Copiague Cares News

For Immediate Release

Contact:  Janet Lombardo


 Suffolk’s Got Talent (Talent Competition)

Suffolk County, Long Island – Suffolk County Crime Stoppers, Long Island’s #1 School District Fundraising Company – Music Idol USA and Copiague Community Cares announced their partnership to bring Suffolk’s Got Talent, a positive program designed to promote self-esteem, build confidence, develop life skills, and inspire positive motivation in our youth. This first annual county-wide talent show welcomes all types of entertainers; singers, musicians, dancers, etc. between the ages of 10 – 17. You must be a resident of Suffolk County, NY to enter.

Suffolk’s Got Talent takes place on Thursday, August 17, 2107 at Napper Tandy’s – 15 E. Main Street, Smithtown, NY 11787. Auditions will be held in mid-July. Website:

“At Copiague Community Cares we are proud of our outreach program and look forward to working with Suffolk County Crime Stoppers, and Music Idol USA to bring our youth of Suffolk County together in making positive and healthy decisions by participating in Suffolk’s Got Talent”, said Teri Kroll – Secretary, Copiague Community Cares. “This activity also helps to bring the Coalitions across our county together as a Countywide Community we will continue to strengthen our organizations and together combat the Opioid Heroin Epidemic by helping our young children to make positive and healthy decisions.”

Janet Lombardo, Suffolk’s Got Talent creator and Director for Copiague Community Cares said, “Last year we teamed up with Music Idol USA to create a similar program called, Town of Babylon’s Got Talent. Over 50 middle school students performed on the big stage at Tanner Park in Copiague, This will be our first County-wide show, and we hope to make it an annual event in Suffolk County.”

About Suffolk County Crime Stoppers Suffolk County Crime Stoppers was officially formed in 1994 – They share their heritage with Crime Stoppers USA which is now forty years old. Crime Stoppers is a partnership between the Community, the Media and Law Enforcement. Each local crime stoppers program is its own 501c3 non-profit corporation, governed by a local board of directors operating under their own by-laws. Crime stoppers guarantee of anonymity is protected by statute by most states and has been tested at the Federal level all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. Dial 1-800-220-TIPS to anonymously submit tips. By Text Message: Text tips anonymously by texting “SCPD” and your message to “CRIMES” (274637). By Email: Visit for anonymous tip submissions. All calls, text messages and emails will be kept confidential. Crimes in progress should be immediately reported by dialing “911” and suspicious activity should be immediately reported by dialing 852-COPS (2677) .


About Music Idol USA Based on the Television Series American Idol, Music Idol USA brings Long Island schools a spectacular production for your children to perform their special talent for friends, family and classmates. Your children will experience the thrills of a lifetime, that most of us can only dream about. For more information: contact Gene Henriksen at (516) 906-8818.


About Copiague Community Cares Copiague Community Cares is a non-profit community coalition. The mission of the Copiague Community Cares coalition is to cultivate a community spirit using the energy, passion and commitment of resident, business, professional, educational, law enforcement, faith-based and government representatives, to promote awareness, knowledge and actions aimed at the prevention of underage drinking and substance abuse in our youth and adults.


For Immediate Release: 12/12/2016 GOVERNOR ANDREW M. CUOMO

State of New York | Executive Chamber
Andrew M. Cuomo | Governor

New Radio PSAs, Print Ad and Expanded Airtime for Television PSAs will Build Awareness of Resources Available to Communities Across the State

Listen to Radio Ads Here, See Print Ad Here, View PSAs Here


Copiague Community Cares in conjunction with Assemblywoman, Kimberly Jean-Pierre hold a Family Workshop Series in 2016

September – Anti-Bullying and Cyber Bullying
October – Bike and Halloween Safety
November – Addressing Anxiety and Dealing with Feelings

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Copiague Community Cares participates in Assemblyman Kimberly Jean-Pierre’s
Trunk or Treat 2016

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Copiague Community Cares and Lindy Cares receives $30,000.000 grant from the State to help us combat addiction in our community!

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