Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center Inc. Presents the 3rd Annual Alzheimer’s Regatta & Awards Dinner

Friday, June 12, 2015

BAY SHORE, NY —Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center, Inc. is pleased to announce its annual Regatta and Awards dinner which will take place over two days: on June 18th at the Oyster Bay Marine Center and on June 20th at the Sagamore Yacht Club, both in Oyster Bay, NY. Proceeds will benefit services offered by ADRC and help fund local Alzheimer’s research and support.

The Regatta events will begin with The Classics on Thursday, June 18th, 2015 at the Oyster Bay Marine Center, 5 Bay Avenue in Oyster Bay, starting at 5 p.m. Proceeds from this event will benefit both ADRC and Oakcliff Sailing. Non-members of Oakcliff Sailing will have the opportunity to crew on vintage wooden yachts, the oldest one dating back to 1903. In order to participate, non-members must raise a minimum of $150.

The Plastics will race on Saturday, June 20th, 2015, beginning at the Sagamore Yacht Club, located at 1 Bay Avenue, Oyster Bay. Boats of any size and skippers of any level of racing experience are invited to take part. Participants must register online prior to the event and present sponsor donations upon arrival. Captains will meet at noon and First Gun of the Pursuit Race will sound promptly at 1 p.m.

Paddling for Poker will also commence the same day. This event is open to all paddle boarders and kayakers, who should meet at 2 p.m. at Beekman Beach, 1 West Avenue, Oyster Bay. Participants paddle to five boats at 3 p.m. to pick up a poker card at each boat. These cards will make up their poker hand. The best hand wins, and will be presented at the Awards Dinner. Kayak rentals are available. Those who raise $200 or more will not be charged for a two-hour kayak rental or the Awards Dinner. 

An Awards Dinner at the Sagamore Yacht Club will close the two-day event. Cocktails will be served at 5 p.m., followed by an Italian buffet at 6 p.m. Dinner is $75 per person. Those who raise at least $100 will not be charged for dinner. Awards will be presented to the top racers, top fundraiser, and the Paddling for Poker winner. The event will include a Silent Auction, Raffle and live entertainment provided by The South Bay Salty Dogs. 

For more information, please contact Mary Ann Malack-Ragona, Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer, at (1-855) 732-4500 or visit


Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center, Inc. — which is headquartered in Bay Shore and has a satellite office in Southampton — is the only local Alzheimer’s Disease advocacy and educational facility whose mission is to fund local research and provide hands-on support and services to families on Long Island and the New York metropolitan area. ADRC works with family members, health care professionals and researchers to ensure quality health care and support to those impacted by Alzheimer’s disease through care and consultation, information and referral, training, support groups, and caregiver safety products.