Surfer's Healing Comes to Ponquogue - 27 East

Surfer’s Healing Comes to Ponquogue

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Surfers for healing was held for the first time at Ponquogue Beach in Hampton Bays.   DANA SHAW

Surfers for healing was held for the first time at Ponquogue Beach in Hampton Bays. DANA SHAW

Surfers for Healing founders Danielle and Izzy Paskowitz with their son Isaiah, left.  DANA SHAW

Surfers for Healing founders Danielle and Izzy Paskowitz with their son Isaiah, left. DANA SHAW

A surfer waxes her board at Surfers for Healing on September 14 at Ponquogue Beach.    DANA SHAW

A surfer waxes her board at Surfers for Healing on September 14 at Ponquogue Beach. DANA SHAW

Father Constantine Lazarakis of the Dormition of Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church of the Hamptons  offers a prayer at Surfers for Healing at Ponquogue Beach on September 14.  DANA SHAW

Father Constantine Lazarakis of the Dormition of Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church of the Hamptons offers a prayer at Surfers for Healing at Ponquogue Beach on September 14. DANA SHAW

Members of Southampton Village Ocean Rescue help a participant into the water at Surfers for Healing at Ponquogue Beach on September 14.  DANA  SHAW

Members of Southampton Village Ocean Rescue help a participant into the water at Surfers for Healing at Ponquogue Beach on September 14. DANA SHAW

A surfer does a back flip off the board at Surfers for  Healing.   DANA SHAW

A surfer does a back flip off the board at Surfers for Healing. DANA SHAW

Surfers for Healing was held for the first time at Ponquogue Beach on September 14.   DANA SHAW

Surfers for Healing was held for the first time at Ponquogue Beach on September 14. DANA SHAW

Surfers for Healing was held for the first time at Ponquogue Beach on September 14.   DANA SHAW

Surfers for Healing was held for the first time at Ponquogue Beach on September 14. DANA SHAW

Surfers for Healing was held for the first time at Ponquogue Beach on September 14.   RON ESPOSITO

Surfers for Healing was held for the first time at Ponquogue Beach on September 14. RON ESPOSITO

Surfers for Healing was held for the first time at Ponquogue Beach on September 14.   RON ESPOSITO

Surfers for Healing was held for the first time at Ponquogue Beach on September 14. RON ESPOSITO

Surfers for Healing was held for the first time at Ponquogue Beach on September 14.   RON ESPOSITO

Surfers for Healing was held for the first time at Ponquogue Beach on September 14. RON ESPOSITO

Surfers for Healing was held for the first time at Ponquogue Beach on September 14.   RON ESPOSITO

Surfers for Healing was held for the first time at Ponquogue Beach on September 14. RON ESPOSITO

Surfers for Healing was held for the first time at Ponquogue Beach on September 14.   RON ESPOSITO

Surfers for Healing was held for the first time at Ponquogue Beach on September 14. RON ESPOSITO

Surfers for Healing was held for the first time at Ponquogue Beach on September 14.   RON ESPOSITO

Surfers for Healing was held for the first time at Ponquogue Beach on September 14. RON ESPOSITO

Chris, Ben and Sherri Halucha of Hampton Bays are regulars at Surfers Healing events and were thrilled when it was  held in their own “back yard.” KIM COVELL

Chris, Ben and Sherri Halucha of Hampton Bays are regulars at Surfers Healing events and were thrilled when it was held in their own “back yard.” KIM COVELL

Lisa Libertore, founder of Luv Michael, a nonprofit that creates job opportunities for individuals with autism, and her husband Dimitri Kessaris. Luv Michael is the local organization that underwrote the cost of bringing Surfers Healing to the area. KIM COVELL

Lisa Libertore, founder of Luv Michael, a nonprofit that creates job opportunities for individuals with autism, and her husband Dimitri Kessaris. Luv Michael is the local organization that underwrote the cost of bringing Surfers Healing to the area. KIM COVELL

Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman with Mike Lieberman, Alex King and Josh Belury of Southampton Village Ocean Rescue.   RON ESPOSITO

Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman with Mike Lieberman, Alex King and Josh Belury of Southampton Village Ocean Rescue. RON ESPOSITO

authorStaff Writer on Sep 20, 2022
Surfers Healing, the nonprofit organization that introduces children with autism to the sport of surfing, came to Ponquogue Beach in Hampton Bays for the first time on September 13. The... more

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