Orient Beach State Park Run Sunday

Stony Brook Eastern Long Island Hospital’s Orient Beach State Park run/walk benefits those battling substance abuse and alcohol addiction.

Run. Walk. Help others recover.

Stony Brook Medicine’s Eastern Long Island Hospital is hosting its third annual 5K Family Walk/Run Sunday, September 8, to benefit its Quannacut inpatient and outpatient addiction and inpatient adult psychiatry programs. The event coincides with National Recovery Month.

Registration is from 7:15 to 7:45 AM Sunday morning at Orient Beach State Park. The 5K begins at 8 AM, and there’s an 8:30 AM start for a half-mile fun run for children. There will be an awards ceremony, activities for kids, live music, and a post-race party. Registration could also be done online at www.elih.org/walkrun.

Eastern Long Island Hospital’s Riverhead rehabilitation center works to bring hope and personal care through behavioral help, with cognitive and behavioral therapy, substance abuse treatment, and trauma-related counseling for patients. For more information call 631-477-5164.

Fall Striper Showdown Fishing Tournament

Stony Brook’s Eastern Long Island Hospital is also hosting its first Fall Striper Showdown Fishing Tournament September 13 and 14.

Up to four anglers are allowed per boat, and there will be cash prizes awarded to the those who catch the three largest striped bass and bluefish.

There will be a captain’s oyster fest to kick off the festivities September 13 from 6 to 7 PM. Tournament weight-in will be September 14 from 2 to 5 PM, and a striper bash will be held that night from 7 to 10 PM. All proceeds benefit Eastern Long Island Hospital.

For more information and to register, visit www.elih.stonybrookmedicine.edu/events/fishingtournament or contact Linda Sweeney, vice president of external affairs, by phone at 631-477-5164 or email [email protected].

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