WHAT - A local community leader and philanthropist is celebrating the season of giving by equipping local first responders with tools they can use to save lives all throughout the year.
Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) will join with John C. Lalena from the Kiwanis Club of Manhasset-Port Washington, Matt Gordon from the Locust Valley Fire Department, and Sea Cliff Fire Department First Lieutenant Ray Silka to celebrate the Club’s donation of a Pickering pediatric trauma AED kit to the fire department, marking the continuation of a charitable tradition dating back to 1990.
Then, in the aftermath of the deadly crash of Avianca Flight 52 in Cove Neck, Mr. Lalena’s wife, Eleanor, organized friends through North Shore Hospital to raise funds for the purchase of pediatric AED kits for local agencies. After she passed away, John continued the philanthropic endeavor that has to date delivered more than 425 kits to agencies across the nation.
WHO - Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton is scheduled to join with John C. Lalena, member of the Kiwanis Club of Manhasset-Port Washington, Foundation President and Past Distinguished Lieutenant Governor of LIN; Matt Gordon from the Locust Valley Fire Department; Sea Cliff Fire Department First Lieutenant Ray Silka.
WHEN (LOCUST VALLEY) - Noon on Friday, Dec. 23, 2022
WHEN (SEA CLIFF) - 1 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 23, 2022
WHERE (LOCUST VALLEY) - Locust Valley Fire Department
228 Buckram Road
Locust Valley, N.Y. 11560
WHERE (SEA CLIFF) - Sea Cliff Fire Department
67 Roslyn Avenue
Sea Cliff, N.Y. 11579