SBPLI Hosts Its 4th Annual Golf Outing On October 2

Former Brookhaven Town Supervisor Mark Lesko Named This Year’s Honoree
Mark Lesko

Mark Lesko

The 4th Annual SBPLI Golf Outing benefiting the Long Island FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) robotics programs will take place on October 2 at Stonebridge Golf Links & Country Club, located at 2000 Raynors Way in Smithtown. This year’s honoree will be Mark Lesko, former Brookhaven Town supervisor and current executive director of Accelerate Long Island.

In his current role with Accelerate Long Island, Mr. Lesko fosters an entrepreneurial ecosystem on Long Island and works with the region’s research and business organizations. Prior to working with Accelerate Long Island, he was the Town of Brookhaven’s supervisor, where he became a regional leader on the issue of economic development and served on New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Regional Economic Development Council for Long Island. In addition, he was a federal prosecutor in the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., Brooklyn and Long Island, a deputy chief of the Long Island Criminal Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York and a corporate litigator with large firms in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C.

Registration and lunch start at 11:00 a.m., with a shotgun start at 1:00 p.m. Golf will be followed by a cocktail reception at 5:30 p.m. and a dinner at 6:30 p.m.

Registration is $900.00 per foursome or $250.00 per golfer, which includes BBQ lunch, reception and dinner. For those who wish to attend the reception and dinner, but not golf, the cost is $100.00 per person. The deadline for registration is September 20.

SBPLI focuses on inspiring students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. It proudly sponsors and manages three unique FIRST programs on Long Island, including the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC), FIRST LEGO League (FLL) and Junior FIRST LEGO League (Jr. FLL).

In case of inclement weather on the day of the event, please call the club at 631-724-7500 for playing conditions.

Sponsorship opportunities are available. To register, or for more information, visit