FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 30, 2013
Supervisor Kaiman Commemorates Fallen Heroes at Memorial Day Parade
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North Hempstead, NY – North Hempstead Town Supervisor Jon Kaiman joined dozens of residents, veterans and elected officials at the Albertson, Garden City Park, Great Neck and Mineola Memorial Day parades .
Supervisor Kaiman spoke at the ceremony at the Garden City Park School, where he reminded hundreds of parade-goers the importance of recognizing those who gave their lives in defense of our nation.
“Today is important not just to those who knew someone who made the ultimate sacrifice, but it’s significant for all of us to take the time to commemorate these courageous men and women who died in the name of our country,” said Supervisor Kaiman. “The fight to preserve our freedom continues today, so that our great country can continue to prosper.”
Supervisor Kaiman spanned the Town on Memorial Day for commemorations in Great Neck, Albertson and Mineola as well.
Town Supervisor Jon Kaiman addresses the crowd at the May 27th parade. He is flanked on his left by NY State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli, Post 5253 Commander Tom Rumore, and Nassau County Legislator Wayne Wink. On his right (from right) are Post 5253 Chaplain Vincent DeMartino, Bob Janotte, member of Post 5253, and Post 5253 Pres. of Ladies Aux Alfreda Chowtkowski.
From left, Village Of Great Neck Mayor Ralph Kreitzman, NY State Assemblywoman Michelle Schimel, Ex- Chief Vigilant Great Neck Fire Department Robert Lincoln, Town Councilwoman Anna Kaplan, Village of Great Neck Plaza Mayor Jean Celender, Nassau County Legislator Wayne Wink, North Hempstead Town Supervisor Jon Kaiman, Nassau County Legislator Judi Bosworth, Supt. Of USMMA RADM James A. Helis, NY State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli, Former North Hempstead Town Clerk Deena Lesser, and Capt. Fred Shaw U.S. Navy (Ret.)
Town Supervisor Jon Kaiman addresses the crowd at the May 27th parade.