Veterans of Foreign Wars 235 Merrick Rd, Lynbrook, NY11563 The Veterans of Foreign Wars organization was established in 1899 by veterans returning home from the Spanish-American…More war. The organization has grown immensely over the last 100 years, with posts and locations all over the country. The Lynbrook branch is located on Merrick Road, and its meetings are held monthly. The hall is also available for rentals.
Wars Auto Repair 164 Hempstead Ave, West Hempstead, NY11552 Wars Auto Repair will do oil changes, tune-ups, brake check, inspections and more. Suspension specialists, these…More licensed mechanics also do shocks and struts. The garage opens early in the morning and closes late at night.
Chester A. Reese Veterans Memorial Park Utterby Rd & Church St, Malverne, NY11565 Located near the Malverne train station, this park includes several park benches, walking paths and a gazebo. It was…More named after Chester A. Reese, a World War I veteran and recipient of the Distinguished Service Cross. In the park, residents will find tributes to local veterans, including a Malverne Honor Roll dedicated to local Veterans of Foreign Wars, and memorial plaques on the benches. There is also a special area that pays tribute to those who perished on 9-11.
Harris Field Lexington Ave & Hempstead Ave, Malverne, NY11565
Harris Field comprises a baseball diamond, a playground and a basketball court. The Malverne Little League uses this…More park as its home playing field for many baseball and softball games. During league games, volunteers operate Mike and Sparky's Place, a refreshment stand located near the baseball diamond.
The field is named after William Harris, who served as mayor of the village of Malverne in the 1940s during WWII. Harris was known for creating the Malverne War Council and encouraging support of the U.S.O. and Red Cross, and when the war ended, he focused on improving recreational facilities in the village.
Community Outreach 366 Woodfield Rd, West Hempstead, NY11552 Pastor Betty Brown of Word of Faith Deliverance in Hempstead founded the Community Outreach store in 2008. The store…More provides household items such as bedding, bath towels, kitchenware, lamps and furniture to single mothers, war veterans and others who are in need. People are asked to give a small donation in return for the products, unless they can not afford to make a contribution. In the event that she does not carry a product that a person needs, request forms are available. Recently, Pastor Brown introduced a special offer in which people could fill a large garbage bag with items from the store for a suggested donation of $75. While she does not accept used products from donors, those looking to help support the store can make a monetary contribution.