COMMACK — CSEA’s Long Island Region Veterans Committee is always making an effort to give back to area veterans.

The committee has been accepting donations of personal care items and food for veterans who are residing at or using services at organizations such as the Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center, the Long Island State Veterans Home, Boots on the Ground and The Veterans Place.

All of the CSEA member donated goods, which include games, clothing and gloves, were recently delivered by Long Island Region Veterans Committee members and other volunteers to the various facilities.

— Wendi Bowie

The Long Island Region Veterans Committee and volunteers proudly display a few donated items at the Long Island State Veterans Home. From left, Steve Abramson, Ed Hussey, Kevin Norwood, Allen Phelps, Long Island Region Veterans Committee Chair Maryann Phelps, Evelyn McFarland, George Dobler, Long Island Region President Nick LaMorte, J.J. Kremm, Catherine T. Kremm and Edward Pluchino.

 

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Wendi Bowie

Wendi Bowie is an award-winning journalist who has focused the majority of her career on covering Long Island news. Her efforts have earned her the Press Club of Long Island Media Award for Public Affairs and the Long Island Coalition for Fair Broadcasting Folio Award. Wendi was drawn to her current position as Communications Specialist for CSEA’s Long Island Region because it speaks to her strong desire to champion the rights of the common man and woman.

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