Stony Brook, NY  — Stony Brook University Cancer Center received a donation of $40,000 from the Ward Melville Heritage Organization (WMHO) which were funds raised from WMHO’s 23rd Annual Walk for Beauty held Sunday, October 23, 2016, in Stony Brook, NY.  The Walk for Beauty has raised over $1.365 million for cancer research since its inception in […]

WMHO Named as Honorable Mention for CLIC Pinnacle Awards

  WMHO is proud to named as an honorable mention for the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration 2015-2016 Pinnacle Award! The Pinnacle Award is given annually, by the CILC, to organizations that receive outstanding scores on program evaluations submitted by educators and other end users. Receiving the award indicates remarkable quality of educational content […]

Teachers Federal Credit Union had partnered up with WMHO

Teachers Federal Credit Union, one of the country’s largest credit unions, has partnered with WMHO in support of our education outreach programs. Robert G. Allen, CEO/President of TFCU, recently presented a $5,000 check to Gloria D. Rocchio, President of The Ward Melville Heritage Organization at The Brewster House, one of the historic sites it owns, […]

Youth Corps Presents 1st Phase of Species Inventory Project

Congratulations to the WMHO Youth Corps! On Saturday January 14, they presented the 1st phase of a “Species Inventory” of the wildlife at WMHO’s 88-acre wetland preserve. Their goal is to catalog the many species of life found at the wetland preserve. They worked under the guidance of the extraordinary Alexandra Stevens, a marine scientist […]

WMHO’s Youth Corps Raises Money For Local Children

This year, with the help of our Youth Corps, we were able to raise over $1,000 for our Santa Fund which enables us to buy gifts for children in need in our own Stony Brook community. This year, the gifts went to an excellent organization called Long Island Adolescents, a not-for-profit Social Service agency that […]