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LI Young Professionals of American Cancer Society Hold Summer Bash

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Corporate honoree Greg Caggiano, Young professional honoree Leg. Joshua A. Lafazan (I-Syosset), and humanitarian honoree Megan Smith. (Photo by Ed Shin)

The Long Island Young Professionals of the American Cancer Society (YPACS) hosted its second annual Red, White & Blue Summer Bash at the Crescent Beach Club in Bayville on Sept. 8.

More than 100 supporters enjoyed entertainment by Diamond Dig, a live Fire Dancer demonstration, beach games, dancing, signature drinks and a gourmet barbeque amidst a spectacular beach front setting.

Honorees for the 2021 Red, White & Blue were Joshua A. Lafazan (Young Professional Honoree), Megan Smith (Humanitarian Honoree), and Greg Caggiano (Corporate Honoree). More information about the 2021 honorees is available at acsredwhiteblue.org.

“The American Cancer Society is thankful to our Red, White & Blue sponsors, including Estee Lauder/Nordstrom, Catholic Health Services, Long Island Press, and Joshua A. Lafazan,” said Katie Goepfrich Schafer, director at American Cancer Society.

This spirited evening affair supported the organization’s life-saving mission to celebrate lives, save lives and lead the fight for a world without cancer. Complete details are available online acsredwhiteblue.org.

Image 2 Megan Smith Humanitarian Honoree Katie Goepfrich Schafer Executive Director at American Cancer Society
Megan Smith, the humanitarian honoree, and Katie Goepfrich Schafer, executive director at American Cancer Society. (Photo by Ed Shin)
Image 3 Sandy Lafazan Joshua Lafazan Jeff Lafazan
Sandy Lafazan, Joshua Lafazan, and Jeff Lafazan. (Photo by Ed Shin)
Image 4 Stacey Caggiano Greg Caggiano Michelle Caggiano John Cerverizzo
Stacey Caggiano, Greg Caggiano, Michelle Caggiano, and John Cerverizzo. (Photo by Ed Shin)
Image 5 Joshua A. Lafazan Pat Bishop Kelly Jim Kelly Greg Caggiano
Leg. Joshua A. Lafazan, Pat Bishop-Kelly, Jim Kelly, and Greg Caggiano. (Photo by Ed Shin)
Image 6 Terri Magro James Manicone Rachel Jurist
Terrie Magro, James Manicone, and Rachel Jurist. (Photo by Ed Shin)
Image 7 Joshua A. Lafazan 18th District of the Nassau County Legislature
Leg. Joshua A. Lafazan (I-Syosset), of 18th District of the Nassau County Legislature. (Photo by Ed Shin)
Image 8 Zack Kitton Carlo Maltempi Greg Caggiano Rick Frassetti Rob Rodgers
Zack Kitton, Carlo Maltempi, Greg Caggiano, Rick Frassetti, and Rob Rodgers. (Photo by Ed Shin)
Image 9 Linda Marie Paul Event Manager from The Crescent Beach Club Katie Goepfrich Schafer Megan Smith Matt Smith
Linda Marie Paul, event manager at The Crescent Beach Club, Katie Goepfrich Schafer, Megan Smith, and Matt Smith. (Photo by Ed Shin)
Image 10 Jeff Weiner Megan Smith Matt Smith Kelsey Weiner Andrew Goldstein Helene Weiner
Jeff Weiner, Megan Smith, Matt Smith, Kelsey Weiner, Andrew Goldstein, and Helene Weiner. (Photo by Ed Shin)
Image 11 Matt Smith Megan Smith Riva Schwartz and Alan Schwartz
Matt Smith, Megan Smith, Riva Schwartz, and Alan Schwartz. (Photo by Ed Shin)
Image 12 Barbara Conner Liam Gargiulo Dan Conner
Barbara Conner, Liam Gargiulo, and Dan Conner. (Photo by Ed Shin)
Image 13 Pyro Belly dancer Emily Quant
Pyro belly dancer Emily Quant. (Photo by Ed Shin)
Image 14 Kellly Igoe James Tiernan Milly Rivera Latrice Jackson from Estee Lauder Roosevelt Field
Kelly Igoe, James Tiernan, Milly Rivera, and Latrice Jackson from Estee Lauder Roosevelt Field. (Photo by Ed Shin)
Image 15 Karesse Volpe from Theme Night Wines
Karesse Volpe from Theme Night Wines. (Photo by Ed Shin)
Image 16 American Cancer Society’s Second Annual End of Summer Bash
American Cancer Society’s Second Annual End of Summer Bash. (Photo by Ed Shin)
Image 17 American Cancer Society’s Second Annual End of Summer Bash
American Cancer Society’s Second Annual End of Summer Bash. (Photo by Ed Shin)
Image 18 Megan Smith Matt Smith with a Long Island Press banner
Megan Smith and Matt Smith with a Long Island Press banner. (Photo by Ed Shin)

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