Huntington Chamber’s Annual Government Reports Breakfast

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Chamber’s Annual Government Reports Breakfast a Great Success for 6th Consecutive Year

More than 150 people recently attended the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce’s 6th annual “Government Reports Breakfast” at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury. During the close to two-hour event, a full house took part in intimate roundtable discussions where state and local officials answered questions about community concerns and provided an update on government activities. Babylon Town Supervisor Steve Bellone and Suffolk County Treasurer Angie Carpenter offered opening remarks.

 “Our annual Government Reports Breakfast provides an opportunity for attendees to interact one-on-one with local elected officials and provides everyone in attendance a unique perspective on the inner-workings of government.” said Robert Bontempi, Huntington Chamber Chairman.

 Local officials taking part in this unique event included New York State Senator Carl L. Marcellino, New York State Senator John Flanagan, New York State Assemblyman Andrew Raia, New York State Assemblyman James Conte, Suffolk County Legislator Steven Stern, Suffolk County Legislator Jon Cooper, Suffolk County Legislator Lou D’Amaro, Huntington Town Councilman Mark Cuthbertson, Huntington Town Councilwoman Susan A. Berland, Huntington Town Councilwoman Glenda Jackson, Huntington Town Councilman Mark Mayoka, Huntington Town Clerk Jo-Ann Raia and Huntington Receiver of Taxes Ester Bivona as well as Kyle Strober, Long Island Director for United States Senator Charles E. Schumer,Tracie Holmberg, Deputy Chief of Staff for United States Congressman Steve Israel, and Scott Martella, Regional Director for New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo. Elected officials spent approximately seven minutes at each table as they rotated from table to table to meet each patron in attendance.

 “We’d like to thank all of the elected officials for taking part in one of the Huntington Chamber’s flagship events,” said Jon Ten Haagen, Government Reports Breakfast Co-Chair. “This year’s Government Reports Breakfast was once again a great success where we hope all in attendance gained a new perspective on local, state and national government.”

 Event sponsors included H2M, Adelphi University, Newsday, JVKelly Group, Inc., North Shore Financial Group, Blue Sea Construction, Digho Arts, Ten Haagen Financial Group, Nightingale PR, Community National Bank and Molloy College. 

Story and Photos: By Nightingale Public Relations

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