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Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck Hosts Pancake Breakfast to Benefit Ronnie Reisig Memorial Scholarship Fund

02-09-2011 08:46 AM CET | Associations & Organizations

Press release from: Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck

/ PR Agency: PRMG
(Center Moriches, NY) — On March 6, Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck will host a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon. Proceeds from the event will benefit the scholarship fund in Ronnie Reisig’s name. The scholarship will help send a special-needs child to the camp for the summer.

The scholarship is named after Ms. Reisig, who worked with autistic children at BOCES in Westhampton Beach. She passed away on June 22, 2010 after a long battle with cancer. Before her death, she requested that at least one of her students would have the opportunity to attend Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck.

To purchase tickets in advance, call Karen at (516) 248-0886. Tickets will also be sold at the door.

Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck challenges children with disabilities to reach beyond their physical and developmental challenges and experience all that life has to offer. Throughout the program, campers participate in typical summer camp activities, such as arts and crafts, talent shows, cook-outs, swimming and boating.

For more information about Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck, call (631) 878-1070 or visit www.camppaquatuck.com.

About Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck
Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck was created by members of the Moriches Rotary Club in 1946. Located on the shores of Kaler's Pond on eastern Long Island, Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck is funded entirely by donations and is a special place where children with physical and developmental disabilities can experience first hand the pleasures that an active life has to offer. Children participate in a wide range of activities especially designed for youngsters who are in wheelchairs as well as those who are ambulatory. These activities include swimming, boating, arts and crafts, petting zoo, talent shows, cook-outs, games and a Carnival Day. The program also provides educational activities in areas such as nature, arts, fire safety and communication skills.

Hank Russell, Public Relations Director
PRMG
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Patchogue, NY 11772
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