Volunteer Groups

Boy Scouts of America Troop 43 Sea Cliff

Mark Greco, Troop Committee Chairperson – (516) 676-3978
Linda Zilli, Charter Org Representative
Alex Chebuske, Scout Master 2015

Meets every Monday Sept thru June at 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church
153 Glen Avenue
Sea Cliff, NY
All Boys 10 – 18 yrs are welcome

Friends of the Sea Cliff Village Library

P.O. Box 333
Sea Cliff, NY 11579

Mission: To increase awareness of and to expand the use of our adult and children’s libraries; support improvements and enhancements in services and resources; raise funds to meet library needs; and encourage cultural and educational activities. Membership: $10 individual; $20 Family.

Friends of the Sea Cliff Village Museum

95 10th Avenue
Sea Cliff, NY 11579
(516) 671-0090

The Friends of the Sea Cliff Village Museum ensure the future of the museum’s collections,help fund Museum activities, receptions and partially offset exhibit expenses.

Gold Coast Lions Club

Stephanie Hunt, Pres.
P.O. Box 25
Sea Cliff, NY 11579
(516) 674-0942

Mission: The Gold Coast Lions Club supports and raises funds for sight-related causes and for organizations that help needy people in the community.

Programs: Defensive Driving Courses, Garage Sales, Food Drives, Cooking at Page One, Restaurant with chef Jeanine, Annual Christmas Party and other fundraisers throughout the year.

Meetings: The first and third Thursday of each month.

Membership: The Gold Coast Lions Club welcomes  all local women wishing to make a difference in the community.

Good of the Village

Sheila Wenger, President
The GVA is dedicated to improving the quality of life for Sea Cliffians. Through sales of Christmas cards and Antique Shows,  the GVA raises money that is contributed to various organizations and the Village.The GVA’s latest grant was a donation to benefit the Sea Cliff Waterfront Restoration Project.

Mutual Concerns Committee

Peggy Como, Pres.
P.O. Box 164
Sea Cliff, NY 11579

Mutual Concerns is a grass-roots group that formed 29 years ago to meet some pressing needs of residents of the North Shore School District area.

Emergency Food Center: Provides short-term supplies of canned goods, supplemented by purchases of fresh fruit, vegetables, meat and dairy products.

Senior Lunch Program: Seniors meet twice weekly at St. Luke’s Parish Hall to enjoy a full program of activities, companionship and a nutritious lunch.

Thanksgiving & Christmas Food Baskets: All the food fixings for the holidays are provided to people needing a helping hand.

Christmas Day Dinner: Christmas Dinner is provided to give people, who cannot visit family, a chance to celebrate with friends and neighborswhile enjoying a festive holiday dinner.

Holiday House Tour Fundraiser: A self-guided, self-paced tour of several unique Sea Cliff houses decorated for the holiday season. The price of admission includes guide books, maps, directions and a delicious full-course lunch.

North Shore Kiwanis

P.O. Box 335
Sea Cliff, NY 11579
Founded in 1968

Mission: To promote service, friendship and understanding among persons in the community and throughout the world.

Programs: Klothes for Kids, Kamp Kiwanis, Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Center at NSUH in Manhasset,Scholarships for NSHS students, Youth Clubs,Circle K, Key Club at NSHS, Middle School
Builders Club, K-Kids at the elementary school,Sea Cliff Mini-Mart (fundraiser).

Meetings: Thursdays at the Swan Club.

Annual Membership: $80; one time processing fee of $25.

Sea Cliff Baseball and Softball

James Versocki, Commissioner - [email protected]

For children in grades K through 6; no residency requirements. Registration is in March in the Sea Cliff Firehouse. Season opens in April. All games are played in Sea Cliff and the North Shore School District. In addition to the games, clinics are held in conjunction with local high school coaches. Opening Day Parade, Picture Day and Awards Picnic.

Sea Cliff Beautification Committee

Park Maintenance and Refurbishing: Members prune shrubs and trees, mulch and generally maintain every park within Sea Cliff’s borders.  New plants. Shrubs and flowers are planted as needed.

Pick-a-Pocket Program: Volunteers beautify and maintain small patches of greenery throughout the Village of Sea Cliff.

Flower Baskets: The Beautification Committee purchases flower baskets that adorn Village light poles along Sea Cliff Avenue from spring throughthe fall.

Holiday Wreaths: Every Christmas season the Beautification committee purchases ribbons and evergreens that its members fashion into the festive holiday wreaths to bedeck Sea Cliff Avenue lamp posts for the season.

Secret Gardens Tour Fundraiser: This annual self-guided tour of charming private gardens isan important means of raising revenue for the Committee’s continuing projects. In addition to visiting beautiful gardens, both formal and informal, admission includes refreshments and musical entertainment.

Annual Plant Sale: The Annual Plant Sale, held every spring, on the lawn of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church raises funds for various projects.

Annual Luncheon: Delicious lunch and lecture at Bailey Arboretum during the autumn. Price: $20 per person.

Friends of Central Park: The Central Parkplayground is in the process of being upgraded with new equipment and ground cover to meet federal safety guidelines.  Funds are still needed to complete this monumental projectdesigned for the enjoyment of our children.

Field Notes: The Beautification Committee’s official newsletter, printed quarterly,containing advice on planning, pruning, planting and care of gardens; interesting articles about horticulture; and much more.  This newsletter is beneficial for everyone, from novice to professional.

Membership:  $10 per year.

Sea Cliff Civic Association

Ann DiPietro, Pres.
P.O. Box 62

Sea Cliff, NY 11579

Programs: Meet the Candidates, Victorian Ice Cream Social, Sunset Serenade, Village Garage Sale, Progressive Dinner, Shakespeare in Spooky Park and the Whitecap Awards.
Annual Membership: $10.

Sea Cliff Council for the Arts, Inc.

Kathleen DiResta-Roth
P.O. Box 56
Sea Cliff, NY 11579
Chartered in 1999

Mission:  To support and promote the arts and the artistic community; to create an environment where the creative spirit can flourish; and to make the arts a prominent and vital presence in the Village

Programs: Showcase of the Arts: cultural programs featuring local artists presented to the public at Sea Cliff Village Hall; Monthly Art Exhibits and Receptions at the Sea Cliff Library featuring local artists; Annual Invitational Art Exhibit at Visions Gallery of North Shore High School; Quarterly Invitational Art Exhibits at Daniel Gale/Sotheby’s International; Annual Children’s Play.

Quarterly Newsletter: newsletter and cultural calendar featuring member-artists,
programs, exhibits and cultural events.

Annual Membership: $15 for Artists; $7 for Senior
Citizens and Students: $10 for Friends.

Sea Cliff Landmarks Association

Leslie Guerci, Chairperson
P.O. Box 69
Sea Cliff, NY 11579
Founded in 1972

Mission: To educate the public about our unique architectural heritage, encouraging homeowners to use historically appropriate materials whenrenovating their homes; to provide lectures on topics relating to history, architecture, design,and the maintenance of old houses; to disseminate information on the future character of the Village, including the preservation of buildings
threatened by demolition and the protection of water views; to compile historical information in a usable format for future generations; to recommend priorities to the Village of Sea Cliff Board of Trustees.

A resource for: Information on historic design, interior and exterior paint color selection, listings of historically-sensitive contractors,architects and handymen, information about historic building products, e.g.windows and doors. The SCLA, also, has been a resource for applicants during the zoning, planning, and architectural review process, lending support from an historical perspective for restoration orconstruction projects.

Programs: Meetings and lectures throughout the year on topics related to historic preservation, the Landmarks Association’s House Tour (every other year), winter holiday and summer parties for members in good standing, and SCLA Restoration Grants of $2500 or less for the restoration, replication, or preservation of original exterior elements, e.g. windows, porches or siding.

The SCLA is in the process of completing a 100 page book incorporating information on the Village’s landmarks from a variety of sources.This wonderful reference book includes a synopsis of the history and descriptions of the architectural styles of Sea Cliff’s landmark structures, photos, relevant tidbits and advertisetisements from old issues of The Sea Cliff News, and a summary of our Village’shistory. The book will be ready for sale Spring 2007.

Membership: $15 per year or discounted at $60 for 5 years.

Sea Cliff Sailing Club

Joe Roman, Director
(516) 526-2579

Offers sailing lessons to all North Shore School District students 12 years of age and older. Classes are held at the Sea Cliff Beach, Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm during July. Pre-registration required. Dues are $20 and every student must purchase a t-shirt for $10.

Senior Action Committee

Jean Stratford, Chair
Call Village Hall, (516) 671-0080

Mission: To enable senior citizens to liveindependently and securely in their own homes.

Services: Wednesday shopping bus, transportation for medical care, handyman to make small household repairs, senior outreach, telephone reassurance and visits to housebound seniors, individual shopping assistance for the housebound, Annual Senior Picnic on the lawn of the Sea Cliff Methodist Church and AARP 55 Alive,Driving Course. Learn more!

James F. Brengel American Legion Post

Phil Como, Pres.

Sea Cliff Memorial Committee

Angeleta Dhandari-Donovan, Chairperson

Email the Sea Memorial Committee

Our mission as volunteers is to facilitate families in their desire to appropriately memorialize their loved ones. The committee will work with the Village of Sea Cliff and with other volunteer organizations to identify various memorials and their placements. We respect and value the memory of each individual and will do our best to honor your request for the good of the entire village.

Our Village is a special place and we thank you in advance for your interest and request. There are many ways in which you may choose to honor the memory of your loved one.  Here you can find updated information on the availability of items such as benches, water fountains and various plantings. There will be designated areas for placement of such items within this one square mile.

For more information or to make a donation, please contact Village Hall at (516) 671-0080.  If you have a question/comment regarding the content of this page drop us a line by email.

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Memorial Items/Donations