BWD Group, LLC (BWD) of Plainview NY, presented EAC Network with a $5,000 gift in support of the agency’s 14thAnnual LIGHT OF HOPE Luncheon, presented by Bethpage Federal Credit Union. The fundraiser was held on Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 at the Crest Hollow Country Club and raised almost $115,000 to help support EAC Network’s many programs and services. BWD has been a longstanding supporter and friend of EAC Network and has participated in the Annual Luncheon for many years. Their generosity will continue to benefit the agency’s programs and services.
The LIGHT OF HOPE Luncheon is EAC Network’s largest annual fundraising event. This year’s event honored Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Angela S. Anton of Anton Community Newspapers, who was also a sponsor, for their service and commitment to the community.
Proceeds from the event support EAC Network’s 70 programs that protect at-risk children, support senior citizens, help people with mental health and substance abuse problems, educate people seeking financial independence, assist individuals who are under or unemployed, mediate disputes, and work with families in crisis. Last year, EAC Network helped over 57,400 people.
About EAC Network
EAC Network provides a broad array of educational, vocational, counseling, and criminal justice services. The organization’s 70 programs protect children, create opportunities for seniors, promote healthy families and communities, empower people through employment and education, and provide alternatives for people with substance abuse and mental health needs. For more information about EAC Network, please call 516.539.0150, visit www.eac-network.org, and follow our Twitter handle @EACNet.
About BWD Group, LLC
BWD Group is a family-owned insurance brokerage firm based in New York and one of the largest privately held brokerage firms in the United States. BWD provides a comprehensive range of innovative insurance products, risk management services and benefit programs for a diverse and distinguished clientele across the country and around the world. Known throughout the insurance industry as the worldwide leader in sports and entertainment insurance, BWD Group has also achieved international recognition for its expertise and capabilities in commercial and personal lines, individual and employee benefits, financial planning, consulting, program administration and claims services.