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EPIC Long Island Executive Named King of Long Island

EAST MEADOW, NEW YORK, April 11, 2017 – Paul Giotis, Vice President of Operations, EPIC Long Island, was among a distinguished group of professionals to receive a royal honor on April 6th: he was named King of Long Island by Star Network. The lively event, held at Leonard’s Palazzo in Great Neck,…

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EPIC Long Island Mourns the Passing of Claire Agdern

EPIC Long Island mourns the passing of Claire Agdern a volunteer, Board member and staunch advocate for individuals with epilepsy. Her service to the Epilepsy Foundation of Long Island spanned 43 years, beginning with her role as President of the Epilepsy Foundation’s South Shore Auxiliary, a group of volunteers dedicated to raising…

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Representative Scott Perry Introduces Legislation to Expand Availability of Cannabidol Epilepsy Treatment

The Epilepsy Foundation is pleased to support legislation introduced today that would allow children and individuals with epilepsy and debilitating seizure disorders to access cannabidiol (CBD) oil. Representative Scott Perry (R-PA) has introduced the Charlotte’s Web Medical Hemp Act of 2014 (H.R. 5226) to remove therapeutic hemp from the Controlled Substances Act…

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EPIC Long Island Walkers Put Their Best Foot Forward

EAST MEADOW, NEW YORK, October 23, 2015 – EPIC Long Island supporters donned their walking shoes amid crisp autumn temperatures in Eisenhower Park at the agency’s fifth annual fundraiser, EPIC Long Island WALKS 2015. More than $50,000 was raised at the October 17th event, helping to enhance EPIC Long Island’s programs and…

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EPIC Long Island Mental Health Clinic Celebrates 5 Years

East Meadow, NY, May 2015 – EPIC Long Island recently celebrated the fifth anniversary of their Article 31 Mental Health Clinic, based at their East Meadow facility. When the Mental Health Clinic was established in 2010, EPIC was still known as the Epilepsy Foundation of Long Island, but the name was a…

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