Town officials announced Monday their support for a Long Island Cares-Harry Chapin Food Bank initiative to create a commemorative stamp honoring the life, talents and charitable accomplishments of Harry Chapin.
At a press conference at the on Gerard Street, Councilwoman Susan A. Berland, board member Mark Mayoka and Long Island Cares executive Director Paule Pachter spoke of ongoing efforts to create a national, commemorative stamp in the memory of late Huntington resident.
members were on hand to announce sponsorship of a Town Board resolution urging the U.S. Citizens Stamp Advisory Committee to establish the stamp and the distribute of postcards that residents can mail to the U.S. Postal Service urging support for this initiative.
The “Legacy 30” campaign — a series of 10 events that include live radio broadcasts, free concerts, special readings and island wide food drives — will end with a free Chapin Family Concert rededicating the Chapin Rainbow stage at Heckscher Park on July 16.