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Legislative District 11

Posted on: April 13, 2021

DeRiggi-Whitton Updates North Shore Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Members During Monthly Meeting

DeRiggi-WHitton - NS Hispanic Chamber 1

(GLEN COVE, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) joined the North Shore Hispanic Chamber of Commerce at The View in Glen Cove during their monthly meeting at The View Grill in Glen Cove on Wednesday, April 7.

The meeting, which is led each month by Chamber President Ever Padilla and legal counsel Connie Pinilla, included a presentation by American Community Bank Senior Vice President Matt Nartowicz, who addressed grant and loan opportunities for small business owners.

Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton spoke to members about key issues impacting Nassau County small business owners and highlighted resources, such as the Nassau County’s Restaurant Recovery Grant Program, that are already available for small business owners to utilize. The Legislator also discussed the recently enacted American Rescue Plan and her role as the Minority Caucus representative on Nassau County Executive Laura Curran’s COVID-19 Economic Advisory Council, which has been tasked determining the best uses for the nearly $400 million in federal relief funding. 

Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton applauded the Chamber’s ongoing philanthropic efforts and thanked them for including her in food drives and other direct relief efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. Anyone interested in supporting their upcoming Saturday, May 8 food drive and distribution event at North Shore High School can contact the Chamber at 516-233-8394.

PHOTO CREDIT - Photos by Peter M. Budraitis

Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton - North Shore Hispanic Chamber 2

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