Rocky Point, NY - October 17th, 2013 - On Tuesday, October 15th, Legislator Sarah Anker joined the Rocky Point VFW in hosting a Veterans Appreciation Breakfast. The event took place at the Rocky Point VFW Fischer-Hewins Post 6249, where members of the post and local American Legion groups gathered for a hot meal,provided by Mount Sinai’s Bagels Your Way, and information about programs offered by the Suffolk County Veterans Services.
“As Vice Chair of the Veterans and Seniors Committee, I would like to extend my appreciation to our veterans,” said Legislator Anker. “We are fortunate to have the brave men and women of the armed forces protecting our freedom, and it is an honor to recognize their service to our country.”
Legislator Anker presented awards to the Rocky Point VFW Post 6249 for its contributions to the community, and Frank Dapolito and Bob Wedderburn, President and Vice President of Birchwood Veterans Group for their work with the Wounded Warrior Project.For more information the programs available to veterans, please call Suffolk County Veterans Services 631-852-1410.
Pictured: Bob Wedderburn, Vice President of Birchwood Veterans, Legislator Anker, and Frank Dapolito, President of Birchwood Veterans.