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by Staff Writer / New York Islanders

Starting at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, August 4, 2009, at the Nassau Coliseum, leaders from the surrounding communities, labor, as well as fans and supporters of the project will rally and march to the Lighthouse project public hearing at the Adams Playhouse on the campus of Hofstra University.

The rally will be held in Lot 8 of the Nassau Coliseum and feature special guest speakers which will include Islanders owner Charles Wang, Islanders Alumni and local elected officials. Islanders forwards Josh Bailey and Joel Rechlicz will also attend the meeting and greet fans who are in support of the Lighthouse Project.

At 8:45 a.m. the rally will conclude and everyone will march from Lot 8 to the Adams Playhouse for the 9:30 a.m. start of the public hearing.

"Just Build It!" T-shirts will be available for the first 2,000 people in attendance. Parking at the Coliseum will be free of charge.

If you have a website and you would like to promote the public hearing and the rally, please click the following link to downloadable buttons for your site.

For further questions, please visit or the Official Blog of the Lighthouse Development Group, The Light Post at You can follow the Lighthouse project on Twitter at @Lighthouse_LI or join the "I support the Lighthouse at Long Island" on Facebook.

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