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Posted on: May 1, 2013

[ARCHIVED] Local Officials Show Appreciation for Camp Bulldog at Closing Ceremony


On April 28th, Supervisor Rich Schaffer and Deputy Supervisor Tony Martinez were in attendance for Camp Bulldog’s closing ceremony at Shorefront Park in Lindenhurst. At the ceremony, Supervisor Schaffer and Deputy Supervisor Martinez joined other local officials and hundreds of guests in thanking the organization for their extraordinary work and service that they provided to those affected by Superstorm Sandy over the past six months.

Camp Bulldog was formed following Superstorm Sandy last fall and has assisted storm victims by collecting clothing donations, serving hot food, providing cleaning supplies, maintaining a food pantry, and offering informational services. Alongside the Lindenhurst Rotary and Interact clubs, Camp Bulldog helped arrange the “Beautification After Sandy” effort to clean nearby properties that were damaged by the storm.

Pictured in the front row (from left to right) are Robin DiGiacomo, Andrea Curran, and Corrina Reyes of Camp Bulldog. Behind them are Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, Village of Lindenhurst Clerk-Treasurer Shawn Cullinane, Scott Martella of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Office, Village of Lindenhurst Trustee Maryann Weckerle, Village of Lindenhurst Deputy Mayor and Trustee Kevin McCaffrey, Supervisor Schaffer, New York State Senator Phil Boyle, Deputy Presiding Officer of the Suffolk County Legislature Wayne Horsley, and Deputy Supervisor Martinez.

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