Nominations Open for 2019 Black History Celebration

Click HERE to View/Download the 2019 Nomination Packet.

December 14th, 2018 – The Town of Islip is currently accepting nominations for the 2019 celebration of Black History. The Town of Islip will celebrate Black History in February by honoring individuals who have made significant contributions to the Islip community, and live or work in the Town of Islip. The celebration will take place at the February Town Board Meeting. 

To nominate a community member, you must submit a nomination form before the January 16th, deadline. 

The forms and category list can be downloaded from our website: Click HERE. Applications can be mailed to the Department of Parks & Recreation, Attn: M. Figalora, 50 Irish Lane, East Islip, NY  11730, faxed to (631) 224-5316, or e-mailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. In addition, a short biography, resume and letters of recommendation must be attached to the Nomination Form.

Honorees will be selected based on their accomplishments and contributions to the Town of Islip Community.

Nominations must be received by: Wednesday, January 16, 2019.

For more information or assistance, please call the Department of Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs at (631) 595-3500, ext. 1033 or (631) 224-5310.


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