Nassau News Briefs Oct 20, 2016

Nassau County’s 9th Annual Mega Job Fair will be held on Friday, October 28th at Nassau Community College in Garden City, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today.

The fair will host employers from across Long Island, which will be seeking candidates for positions including entry and middle management level, licensed professional, hospitality and food service industries, banking staffing and individuals with technical and IT experience.

There is no charge for admission and parking at Nassau Community College is free.  Veterans’ admission begins an hour earlier, at 9:00 a.m., while doors for General Admission open at 10:00 a.m.

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Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano, the Nassau 200 Millennial Think-Tank and the Frank G. Zarb School of Business at Hofstra University announce a “How to Start a Business” Panel to be held on Tuesday, November 1st from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Monroe Theatre at Hofstra University.


All residents are welcome to attend, and share with executives, entrepreneurs, faculty, and members of Hofstra’s Center for Entrepreneurship –the best practices to creating a business on Long Island.


Speakers will include Nick Terzulli of the Nassau County IDA, Richard Hayes, Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship, Dean Stacey Sikes, Senior Assistant of Hofstra Center for Entrepreneurship, Chris Perotta, Owner and Executive Chef of Blackbird Kitchen & Cocktails, and Jared Ginsberg, Founder/CEO of Class Act Sports.


“Nassau County is the best place to live, raise a family and start a business. My administration is committed to growing our economy and educating young people on ways in which to make their business ownership dreams come true,” County Executive Mangano said.


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Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano yesterday congratulated the Nassau County Department of Health (DOH) on again being selected as a host site for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) 2016 Public Health Associate Program (PHAP).  The DOH was awarded, three Public Health Associates out of the 200 awarded nationally.  PHAP is a competitive, two-year paid fellowship within the CDC, which is geared toward recent baccalaureate and mater’s level graduates who are interested in a career in public health.


“Nassau County will again benefit from associates who have attained academic success and now seek to further develop their public health training through placement at the Department of Health, said County Executive Mangano. “I am proud of the Health Department’s accomplishment and I am honored that these associates will assist Nassau County in frontline public health programs.”


For additional information on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Public Health Associate Program visit


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Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today acknowledged the generosity of American Legion – William J. Longuet Post 101 – for their donation of a handicap-accessible 2016 Ford Transit 12-passenger van to the Nassau County Veterans Service Agency.  This is the third van purchased by Post 101.  The van, valued at $35,715, will be used to provide transportation to veteran healthcare facilities in East Meadow, Valley Stream, the Northport VA Hospital and the Vet Center in Hicksville.  There is no charge for this veteran transportation service and appointments can be made by calling (516) 572-6560.


County Executive Mangano stated, “My administration is committed to serving our veterans and ensuring they have respectful transportation, housing and job opportunities in Nassau County.  I thank American Legion – William J. Longuet Post 101 for their generosity as this handicap-accessible van donation helps us better serve local veterans.”



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