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Working With Local Elected Officials, Painters Will Dedicate Their Saturday to Repaint Home of Paralyzed Veteran on Long Island

Town Supervisor Ed Romine will partner with the painters of DC 9 to paint and tape the house of a disabled marine.

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A row of paint brushes.

Photo by: Jenny Kennedy-Olsen via Free Images

Selden, NY - April 14, 2016 - On April 16th over 200 painters from District Council 9 (DC 9) International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (DC9) will be refinishing facilities owned or operated by not for profits throughout New York State at no charge, saving funds for organizations that deliver critical services to the community.
Locally, working with Town Supervisor Ed Romine the painters of DC 9 will spend their Saturday repainting and taping the home of William Ventura, a decorated marine who lost the use of his legs through his service.
Painters from DC 9
Town Supervisor Ed Romine
Veteran William Ventura
Business Manager and Secretary Treasurer Joseph Azzopardi, DC 9
Business Representative John Shepard, DC 9 Local 1486
32 Oneida Ave 
Selden, NY 11784
Saturday, April 16, 2016 8:00 AM