NASSAU NEWS BRIEFS – JAN 26, 2017

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and Glen Cove Mayor Reginald Spinello have partnered to acquire a new Adult Day bus, which will provide transportation to the Glen Cove Senior Community Center for seniors in Glen Cove, Glen Head, Sea Cliff and Glenwood Landing. The center provides supportive services such as health promotion, information and assistance, outreach and recreation for senior residents in the area. The two officials were joined for a “ribbon-cutting” yesterday by Victoria Meyerhoefer, Director of Nassau County’s Office for the Aging; Dr. James Dolan, Jr, Acting Commissioner of the Nassau County Department of Human Services; Carol Waldman, Executive Director of the Glen Cove Senior Center; Barbara Peebles, Deputy Mayor of Glen Cove; and Beth Limmer, Program Liason.

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Nassau County’s Office of Minority Affairs and Coordinating Agency for Spanish Americans will host a free Business Workshop for small business owners and start-ups on Thursday, March 16th at 8:30am in the Ceremonial Chamber of the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building located at 1550 Franklin Avenue in Mineola – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today. The workshop is designed to assist the business owners with registering to become MWBE-certified, obtain licensing requirements and business certification, and discover lending opportunities.  The event also provides valuable business-to-business networking opportunities. County Executive Mangano remarked that Nassau County consistently has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the region and State of New York – “thanks to business-friendly policies and economic development opportunities created by my administration.” He added that the free business workshop will help support employers in growing their businesses here and show small business owners all that Nassau has to offer in helping to grow jobs. Workshop participants include representatives from the U.S. Small Business Administration; Gold Coast Bank, the Nassau County Industrial Development Agency, Nassau County Office of Consumer Affairs, Nassau County Department of Health, Nassau County Fire Marshal’s Office, and the Nassau County Clerk’s Office. RSVPs preferred.  Contact the Nassau County Office of Minority Affairs at ciman@nassaucountyny.gov or call (516) 572-2243.

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The Nassau County Department of Parks, Recreation and Museums is seeking applicants to fill open lifeguard positions at the County’s outdoor pools located at Cantiague, Christopher Morley, North Woodmere and Wantagh Parks for the 2017 summer season – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced this week. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age and must possess: current Nassau County Lifeguard Certification; current (no more than a year old) American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer OR current American Heart Association CPR/AED for the Health Professional; and Current American Red Cross or American Heart Association First Aid. Lifeguard positions start at $15 per hour. For more information or to see if you qualify, please call (516) 572-0508.

 

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