Veterans Encouraged to Network with Employers and Learn the Tools Needed to Start a Business

Old Bethpage, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and the Nassau County Local Economic Assistant Corp. will host a free workshop to highlight the benefits of hiring veterans and to provide veterans information on how to successfully start their own business. The event will take place at the Museum of American Armor, located on the grounds of Old Bethpage Village Restoration, on Friday, June 26th from 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

“My administration is committed to supporting the brave men and women of the United States Armed Forces upon their return home,” said County Executive Mangano. “This free workshop provides veterans the opportunity to network with employers and obtain advice on how to start their own business.”

Veterans and business owners will have an opportunity to meet a panel of veteran specialists to discuss employment and business opportunities. The panel includes representatives from United Veterans Beacon House, Northport VA Medical Center, North Shore LIJ, Long Island Development Corporation, Nassau County Veterans Service Agency and Nassau County Department of Social Services. Formal remarks will also be made by Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and Joseph Kearney, CEO of the Nassau County Local Economic Assistance Corporation.

This free workshop is made possible through the generous support of many partners including the Long Island Small Business Assistance Corp. and the Long Island Development Corporation. To RSVP, please email or call (516) 571-1745. For additional information, please visit

About the Nassau County Local Economic Development Corp.
The Nassau County Local Economic Assistance Corporation (NCLEAC), a local development corporation, was created by the Nassau County Legislature in 2010 to provide assistance for the not-for-profit sector previously supplied by the Nassau County Industrial Development Agency. New York State regulations that allowed IDAs to fund such projects expired in 2008. There is no out-of-pocket expense for NCLEAC.


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