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The Josephine Foundation

Quarterly Newsletter - August 2018

A Note From Our Chairman

Welcome to The Josephine Foundation’s very First Quarterly Newsletter. I am very proud of our organization, and as Chairman since its inception, I have seen some wonderful things happen over the years by the people who are energized by this organization. I hope in the months and years to come, this newsletter will serve as a forum for discussion on …

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Editors Message

Hi All, First and foremost thank you for taking the time to read our very first quarterly newsletter.  It has been a fantastic journey and experience working closely with our Chairman Andrew and my fellow board members to gather and contribute content to make this a reality.  We truly hope you enjoy it but most of all get a good …

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North Shore University Hospital Visit

The St. Mary’s High School Chamber Choir brought some Christmas cheer to the patients at North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset in December 2017. The choir visited patients in the Monti HPC Transplant Unit to bring the beautiful sounds of the season to the patients and staff. These patients need our prayers and happily the students were able to lighten their …

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JoFo Halloween Hoe-Down

Nothing says autumn like crisp air, baseball playoffs, Halloween and one of my favorites, "The Josephine Foundation Halloween Hoe-Down". Meeting up at St. Claire's in Rosedale in the morning, assembling a jailhouse, setting up tables, opening up a bakery shoppe and setting up a Chapel while cool air filled the gymnasium. Yes it was a lot of hard physical work …

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The Friends of Maple Grove and Josephine Foundation Partnership

These two organization share a number of goals, with the main focus on encouraging everyone to learn to work together by creating family arts programs in their communities. The programs developed by the Friends of Maple Grove, center around the historical aspects of the 143 year old cemetery and honoring those buried through many diverse programs including themed Walking Tours, …

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A View from Backstage

A View from Backstage - Peter Carrozzo We rarely hear the voices of those who work backstage. Before the show, we’re too busy to talk, during the show, we’re not allowed, and after the show, we’re too tired.  I’m one of those voices. I’ve been addicted to set design for years.  Except, I don’t call it set design because that …

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Board Member Highlight

Enzo Bifulco "A Renaissance Man" Enzo Bifulco, from San Giuseppe Vesuviano in the province of Naples, Italy, came to America in 1967, eager to realize the American dream. Armed with exceptional skills in tailoring, a strong work ethic and a lot of enthusiasm, within fifteen days of his arrival, he was working for a prestigious american company. Enzo is a multifaceted artist …

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