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Legislative District 11

Posted on: November 19, 2021

Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton Joins Veterans and Community Leaders to Renew Push to Rebuild VFW Post 34

Ahead of Thanksgiving, Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton Joins Veterans and Community Leaders to Renew Push to Rebuild VFW Post 347

WHAT - Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton will visit Glen Cove Bagel Café on Monday, Nov. 22 to announce new and expanded fundraising efforts in support of rebuilding Glen Cove’s Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 347. The second floor of Glen Cove VFW James Donohue Post 347 was badly damaged by fire in mid-August. Officials said that insurance will not cover all costs of rebuilding the multi-purpose community center, which was hand-build in 1920 by Post members. 

During the visit, Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton will highlight Glen Cove Bagel Café owner John Compitello’s ongoing in-store fundraising drive and give thanks to local business owners who will be on hand to present donations to VFW Post 347 leaders ahead of Thanksgiving.
 
WHO - Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton is scheduled to be joined by John Compitello, owner of Glen Cove Bagel Café, leaders of Glen Cove VFW James Donohue Post 347; Glen Cove City Councilwoman Danielle Fugazy Scagliola; Glen Cove Chamber of Commerce President Mary Stanco; and local business owners and supporters delivering donations to support rebuilding VFW Post 347.

WHEN - Monday, Nov. 22, 2021

TIME - 10 a.m.

WHERE - Glen Cove Bagel Café

89 Forest Ave.

Glen Cove, N.Y. 11542

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