2011 Accomplishments

SAFE, Inc. Accomplishments 2011

SAFE’s yearly accomplishments were highlighted at the annual Board of Directors meeting. Many of the accomplishments were the result of years of working toward sustainability through strategic planning as evidenced by sustainable environmental strategies, services and programs implemented in 2011. Below is a list of what we achieved in 2011.


  • SAFE welcomed 2 new board members
  • 2 board members participated in Red Ribbon Week presentations
  • 5 Board members participated in Coalition Planning Sessions
  • Creation of new Coalition Chairs Committee was initiated by SAFE Board Chair/Strategic Planner


  • 21st CCLC Program Coordinator receives Advanced Certificate in Parent Education from Adelphi University
  • Executive Director initiates an IAC retreat and an update to web site


  • Crisis Support funds secured through 2011 to serve residents in need
  • 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant (CCLC) grant renewed to provide Life Skills Training to Elementary, Middle and High School students;
  • Employee Assistance Program received funding for alcohol and substance abuse prevention workshops through Legislative enhancement
  • Another successful SAFE Summer Fun program, a Collaboration with SAFE, Inc, the Youth Bureau and Boys and Girls Club
  • Implementation of No-Smoking signage at 3 parklets in Glen Cove via SAFE collaboration with L.I. Anti-Tobacco Action Coalition and City of Glen Cove Department of Parks and Recreation
  • SAFE welcomes a new Webmaster and an updated Web site


  • Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program Grant continuing application renewed for Year 8
  • Community Committee received $20,000 to implement OASAS/EUDL Police and Prevention Education
  • Community Development Block Grant funding received for Annual Family Awareness Day; Over 250 people in attendance
  • SAFE Anonymous Parent Hotline for Reporting Underage Drinking Launched
  • Youth Committee launched National Drug Facts Week
  • OASAS Underage Drinking: Not a Minor Problem campaign launched;
  • Collaboration with local pharmacies  launched through “Lock Up Your Med’s Campaign” at Senior Center
  • SAFE Rides Student Lifeline program implemented to reduce the risk of underage drinking and driving in Glen Cove.
  • School Committee collaborated with The Partnership at Drugfree.org to implement the Police and Communities Together (PACT 360) program in Glen Cove.
  • Successful Health & Wellness Fair in conjunction with Soccerfest; Over 300 people in attendance
  • Red Ribbon Week  expanded to include the Middle School
  • SAFE receives a full Commitment of partnership from the new School Superintendent who attended and fully participated in the Sustainability Planning session in October
  • Community Committee Chair was 2011 National Night Out honoree
  • EUDL presentation by Community Committee Chair, SAFE Executive Director, Coalition Coordinator and Police Officer  in Albany to highlight  SAFE’s accomplishments and the value of community partnerships and best practices
  • Presentation made by SAFE Executive Director and Sgt. Ortiz to New York State Highway Safety Symposium highlighting Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL):    Prevention, Community and Law Enforcement Partnership