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2016 Catering Opportunity For Belmont Lake, Hempstead Lake & Valley Stream State Parks

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New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation – Long Island Region, is accepting applications for catering opportunities at Belmont Lake, Heckscher, Hempstead Lake and Valley Stream State Parks throughout the 2016 calendar ...

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A flat annual fee of $250 covers all four parks. All submissions and payments are due no later than January 31, 2016.

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Babylon, NY - January 1, 2016 - New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation – Long Island Region, is accepting applications for catering opportunities at Belmont Lake, Heckscher, Hempstead Lake and Valley Stream State Parks throughout the 2016 calendar year.

There is a flat annual fee of $250.00. This fee covers all four (4) parks.

For additional information and to obtain an application please call the Regional Concessions Office, Shubhinder Salooja at 631-321-3579 or Erika Gubitosi at 631-321-3551.

All completed applications, required documents and payments are due to State Parks, postmarked no later than January 31, 2016.

Upon approval, each company will be added to a list of “Approved Caterers” for the  facilities. This list will be provided to anyone who requests catering information for Belmont Lake, Heckscher, Hempstead Lake or Valley Stream State Parks.

The New York State Parks system includes 180 state parks, 35 state historic sites, 29 golf courses, and more than 100 beaches and pools. The agency received the 2003-2004 National Gold Medal State Park Award for best state park system in the country for excellence in park and recreation administration and outstanding service to patrons. Visit  www.nysparks.com for more information.