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East Coast Orthotic & Prosthetic Corp. (ECOP) Chief Executive Officer, Vincent A. Benenati, CO, was honored Wednesday, November 9th at a fundraising event held by Alexandra’s Playground.  The event was held at the historic Friar’s Club and was emceed by comedian Lynne Koplitz.  Mr. Benenati was recognized by Alexandra’s Playground for his and ECOP’s continued support of the organization and its philanthropic efforts.

Alexandra’s Playground, a NY registered charity and 501c, was founded in 2009 by Dr. Michael and Andrea Vitale following the death of their young daughter, Alexandra.  The founding principles of the charity are that active play leads to nurturing of the spirit and by that extension, to the nurturing of young bodies and minds.  Since Alexandra’s Playground inception, the organization has fully or partially funded and built twenty playgrounds. Mr. Benenati and some of the ECOP staff have contributed in the building of numerous playgrounds including in some in the New York metropolitan-area, Chicago and Las Vegas, as well as Haiti.

Alexandra’s Playground continues to help build playgrounds in needy areas all over the world like Haiti and Afghanistan to help children and the communities they live in.  To learn more about the organization and how you can help, please visit their website at www.alexandrasplayground.org.