FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 14, 2023
MEDIA CONTACTS: Gordon Tepper, Rebecca Cheng and Michael Anderson | (516) 869-7794
Zuckerman and Lurvey to Host FREE Catalytic Converter Serial Number Kit Event
North Hempstead, NY – Town of North Hempstead Council Members Veronica Lurvey and Peter Zuckerman are proud to announce that they will be hosting an event to distribute FREE catalytic converter serial number kits to residents on Saturday, October 14 at Clinton G. Martin Park starting at 8 a.m. 100 kits will be provided to the Town by the New York Anti-CarTheft and Insurance Fraud Association.
“We have seen a frightening uptick in catalytic converter thefts here on Long Island over the past year, and I believe it is incumbent upon us as elected officials to do all that we can to protect the property of our residents,” said Council Member Lurvey. “These catalytic converter serial number kits are an invaluable tool to combat these criminals. I highly encourage residents to take advantage of this program.”
“I would like to assure my constituents that this is an issue of the utmost importance to me and my colleagues in Town government,” said Council Member Zuckerman. “I am extraordinarily grateful to the New York Anti-Car Theft and Insurance Fraud Association for provide the Town with the catalytic converter serial number kits. It is important that we all remain proactive, so please stop by the event on October 14 to receive a kit.”
All kits will be registered to the national catalytic converter database and linked to residents’ vehicles. Once residents have obtained a kit, they will need to be taken to a mechanic to have the number etched onto their vehicle’s catalytic converter. Attendees must also bring their license and registration to receive a kit.
All kits must be reserved in advance. For more information or to reserve your kit today, please call 311 or 516-869-6311.