2013 Accomplishments



• 2 board members participated in Red Ribbon Week presentations
• 1 Board member participated at Annual Health and Fitness Fair
• 6 Board members participated in Coalition Strategic Planning Sessions
• 7 Board members participate on PRIDE Project Coalition Committees


• Executive Director received certificate from Employee Assistance professional association for EAP Program administration
• Executive Director participated in 12 Executive Director Roundtable training at the Center for Nonprofit Leadership at Adelphi University
• SAFE Social Worker receives Certificate for evidence-based Active Parenting Now Training
• Successful transition of Housing Authority Coordinators


• Crisis Support funds secured through 2014 to serve residents in need
• Grant received by Glen Cove Education Foundation for prevention education
• New York State Department of Education Community-School Grant Initiative submitted by SAFE and Glen Cove School district to continue Life Skills Program at the Middle School
• Board Chair contacts OASAS Nassau County Director of the Department of Alcohol and Substance Abuse for funds to enhance and expand programs and services


• SAFE featured on the cover of Glen Cove Magazine
• SAFE gets a new Logo
• SAFE and the Anti-Tobacco Coalition of Long Island partner with the Mayor and City Council to implement no-smoking signage in all parks and beaches; Collaboration signage featured on the cover of CADCA’s National brochure
• SAFE honored by Glen Cove Police Department at annual National Night Out


• Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program Grant continuing application renewed for Year 10
• Community Development Block Grant funding received for Annual Family Awareness Day; Over 250 people in attendance; Featured Professional cyclist stunt performance and informed youth about the dangers of alcohol and drug abuse
• OASAS “Talk. They Hear You” Prevention Campaign: Provides parents of children ages 9 to 15 with the tools and information they need to start talking with their children early about the dangers of alcohol.
• “Lock Up Your Med’s Campaign” presentation at the Glen Cove Senior Center. Campaign includes continual collaboration with local pharmacies to display “Don’t Forget to Lock Up These Meds!” stickers on controlled substances and distribution of medication tracking cards to the public.
• Drug Facts Week Campaign aimed at arming students to help them make the right choices in regards to drugs and alcohol
• “Underage Drinking Not a Minor Problem” Campaign continued in conjunction with the promotion of SAFE’s Anonymous Parent Hotline for Reporting Underage Drinking – School Committee prevention awareness campaign entitled “We’ve Seen Enough” collaboration with the Anti-Tobacco Coalition of Long Island continued
• Junior Pre-Prom Presentation conducted by the Glen Cove Police Department on the ramifications of Social Host Law and the dangers of drinking and driving.
• Choices and Consequences Program: Collaboration with the School District and Nassau County’s District Attorney’s Office to Glen Cove High School students on the dangers of reckless driving and driving under the influence; Crash Car provided by the Nassau County Police Department was displayed on the Glen Cove High School
• SAFE Rides Student Lifeline program continued to reduce the risk of underage drinking and driving in Glen Cove
• Successful Red Ribbon Week expanded to include the Middle School and High School prevention education presentation by Glen Cove Police Department
• Parent Committee partnership with PTA Council to implement a series of Parent University workshops throughout the year
• Youth Committee implemented National Drug Facts Week; Created a display featuring facts vs. myths about drugs in the health classrooms of the middle and high schools
• Youth Committee received $1,000 CADCA grant to promote a drug free lifestyle
Community Committee expands “SAFE Downtown” to “SAFE Glen Cove” through a collaboration with the Chamber of Commerce, the Business Improvement District and Police Department; Vendor sticker created in the form of a stop sign that states “SAFE, Inc., the Glen Cove Chamber of Commerce, the Glen Cove Police Department, and the Glen Cove Downtown Business Improvement District recognizes this establishment for stopping the sales of alcohol to minors”. Sticker given to vendors by Kiwanis Key Club members and other Coalition volunteers to pledge their support in maintaining an environment that does not permit the sale of alcohol to minors
• 2013 Presentation at New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) Prevention, Law Enforcement and Coalitions Conference on best Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL) practices
• Board Chair leads Community Committee in the process of forming “The Glen Cove PRIDE Foundation”; IRS form 1023 filed; Foundation logo and website established