FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 19, 2014
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Town of North Hempstead Brings Holiday Joy with Donations to Northport VA
North Hempstead, NY – North Hempstead Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth, Councilwoman Lee Seeman, Councilman Peter Zuckerman and members of the Town’s Veterans Advisory Committee took a ride out to the Northport Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center on December 13th to drop off dozens of boxes of personal care items, clothing and more as part of the 1st Annual Town of North Hempstead Veterans Donation Drive.
“I am overwhelmed by the success of our first donation drive and am thankful that we can give back to those who have served our country so proudly,” said Supervisor Judi Bosworth after dropping off more than one hundred gift wrapped boxes to Northport VA officials.
Other donations included liquid body soap, hair brushes, deodorant, shaving cream, notepads, address books, powdered laundry detergent, coffee, and gift cards.
For more information on the Town’s Veterans Advisory Committee, please call 311.
Supervisor Bosworth greets Vietnam Veterans Assoc. of Suffolk County Chapter 11 President Rich Kitson. Rich is also Chief of Voluntary Service and Community Relations for the Northport VA.
Supervisor Judi Bosworth, Councilwoman Lee Seeman, Councilman Peter Zuckerman, and members of the Vietnam Veterans Association of Suffolk County Chapter 11 with gift wrapped donation boxes in front of the Christmas Tree at the Northport VA.
Veterans Advisory Committee members, Peter Gong, Yuri Karasz, Gabe Parajos and Supervisor Bosworth.