FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 19, 2016
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Couples Reaffirm Vows at North Hempstead Valentine’s Day Event
North Hempstead, NY – Town Clerk Wayne Wink, Supervisor Judi Bosworth and other Town officials attended North Hempstead’s seventh annual Marriage Recommitment Ceremony, held at Harbor Links Clubhouse in Port Washington. The ceremony, which was officiated by Town Clerk Wayne Wink, offered married couples the opportunity to reaffirm their vows to each other during the Valentine’s Day season.
Around 60 couples renewed their vows at this year’s ceremony, something Supervisor Bosworth is proud of. “Many of these couples have been married for over 50 years and it’s truly heartwarming that they are still so committed to each other that they want to reaffirm their love after all those years,” said Bosworth. This year’s longest married couple was Larry and Ruth Shifman from New Hyde Park, who have been married for 74 years.
“It is an honor to be able to officiate this ceremony and celebrate the longstanding commitment that these couples have for each other,” said Town Clerk Wayne Wink.
Also on hand at the ceremony were Council Members Viviana Russell, Peter Zuckerman, Anna Kaplan and Lee Seeman.
To view a North Hempstead TV program on this event featuring interviews with numerous couples from the Town, log on to www.myNHTV.com or watch NHTV on Channel 18/63 on Cablevision and Channel 46 on Verizon FIOS.
(Left to right):
Council Member Anna Kaplan, Larry & Mary Centola, Town Clerk Wayne Wink, Marie & Frank Lappin , Supervisor Judi Bosworth, Larry & Ruth Shifman, Council Member Peter Zuckerman, Council Member Viviana Russell and Council Member Lee Seeman at the Marriage Recommitment Ceremony