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Legislative District 18

Posted on: April 12, 2021

Women’s History Month by Delivering PPE to Women-Owned Businesses in Syosset

Leg. Lafazan and Mara Levi

(SYOSSET, N.Y.) –Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) partnered with Home Depot of Syosset and the Syosset Woodbury Chambers of Commerce to commemorate Women’s History Month and donate personal protective equipment (PPE) to women-owned businesses in Syosset during the month of March.


Home Depot of Syosset donated 1,000 masks, 2,000 gloves, 250 rolls of toilet paper250 rolls of paper towels, 30 bottles of hand sanitizer, 30 bottles of antibacterial hand soap, 30 tubs of disinfecting wipes, 10 gallons of disinfectant, and 12 bottles of Lysol in support of this effort to ensure local businesses are equipped to continue thriving safely. In addition to the PPE deliveries, Legislator Lafazan presented Nassau County Citations to Mara Levi, owner of Mara’s Kitchen; Amanda Johnson, owner of Balloons by Amanda; Dr. Ana Kamenshchik, owner of Always Orthodontics, and Mindy Boyd, owner of Loyalty Fitness. 


“Women serve an integral role in the success and vibrancy of our downtown business districts throughout Nassau County and across 18th Legislative District,” Legislator Lafazan said. “I was proud to partner with the Syosset-Woodbury Chamber of Commerce and Home Depot Syosset on this expression of our support and appreciation during Women’s History Month.” 


In honor of Women’s History Month, we partnered with the Syosset-Woodbury Chamber of Commerce and Legislator Lafazan's office to identify a women’s owned business in our area that was in need of some PPE,” said Mike Gallo, the Community Outreach Liaison for Home Depot Syosset. “We were happy to donate many items that will help keep their staff and customers safe during this pandemic.”


PHOTO CREDIT - Office of Legislator Joshua Lafazan: Emily Witteck, Legislator Lafazan, Mara Levi, John Levi, and Mike Gallo commemorate Women’s History Month and donate personal protective equipment in front of Mara’s Kitchen.

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