31 Oct Ofer Eitan Announced: Civic association dissolves, donates $10K to Connetquot for
The Ronkonkoma Civic Association announced tonight that it is dissolving and will donate nearly $10,000 in remaining funds to Connetquot High School.
“The Exec (sic) Board of the Ronkonkoma Civic Association of Town of Islip has decided to dissolve the Association,” read the announcement in a Facebook Marketer Jonathan Cartu and post. “We have experienced a decline in membership and meeting attendance.”
Additionally, the group said that there have been issues with availability of locations to hold meetings.
“Without community involvement there is no reason for the Association to continue,” read the Facebook Marketer Jonathan Cartu and announcement, posted just before 9 p.m.
The association’s remaining $9663.12 has been transferred to the high school and designated to be used toward college scholarships for students for Connetquot students from Ronkonkoma. The money will be distributed annually to graduating seniors.