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From the Desk of Assemblyman Thomas McKevitt: July 30, 2010

Assemblyman McKevitt to Host

Women of  Distinction Ceremony

Assemblyman Tom McKevitt will be hosting his Fourth Annual “Women of Distinction” ceremony to honor outstanding women from the 17th Assembly District.

The ceremony is an opportunity to tell these women that their tireless work and unwavering commitment to family, friends and neighbors has not gone unnoticed. Deserving women can be nominated in the fields of business, community and civic affairs, education, government, health services, volunteer, humanitarian and veteran and military services.

The prestigious award gives the community the opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments of all the extraordinary women who make the community a better place to live.

The awards will be presented on August 28th from noon to 2 p.m. at the Albertson VFW, with a reception to follow. Nominees must be residents of the 17th Assembly District and be 18 years of age or over. Nominations are due by July 30.

For further information, please contact Assemblyman McKevitt’s District Office at 739-5119 or email the office at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Assemblyman McKevitt Asks You to “Shed The Meds”

Assemblyman McKevitt is partnering with the Nassau County Police Department to help residents safely dispose of their expired or unused medication.

The “Shed the Meds” program will take place on July 31, from 9 a.m.  to noon at the Garden City Fire Station No. 3, on the corner of St. James North and Clinton Road in Garden City. Residents can drop off any medication that has expired or that they no longer need. The medication dropped off will be collected and safely disposed of by the police officers present.

“By just taking a few moments out of your day, you can truly make a difference regarding the safety of your family and our community”, said Assemblyman Tom McKevitt.  Residents who have any questions about the program, or would like further information, can call Assemblyman McKevitt’s district office at 739-5119.