Legislator Steven J. Flotteron recognizes several 7th graders at St. Patrick’s School; Carrie Reinhold, Religious Education Program; Christine Glynn, Principal and Fr. Sean Gann, Pastor, St. Patrick’s Church in Bay Shore for their efforts in helping collect Valentine’s Day cards for yearly donation by 12-year-old Preston Caruso who attends the K-12 Private Academy. Preston started making Valentine's Cards during Covid in 2020, and donating them to Our Lady of Consolation in West Islip. This year, Preston expanded his distribution of cards to include; patients of Good Samaritan University Hospital, Our Lady of Consolation, The Harborside, and Meals for Veterans. He has also reached out to several other organizations to help in collecting cards for distribution, including; St. Patrick School, St. Patrick Religious Education Program, St. Joseph Religious Education Program, West Islip Public Library Teen Program, West Islip Public Library Children’s Program and Bay Shore-Brightwaters Public Library Children’s Program. Nearly 500 cards have been collected this year.