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Posted on: February 24, 2020

Bellport Youngster Donates $800 “Birthday Present” to the Brookhaven Animal Shelter

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Farmingville, NY - Recently, Supervisor Ed Romaine was at the Brookhaven Town Animal Shelter and Adoption Center to accept a donation of $800 from 10-year-old Isabelle Grucci-Peterson. The money was collected by Isabelle after she asked people who were invited to her birthday party to make a donation to the shelter instead of giving her a birthday present. Upon meeting Isabelle, Supervisor Romaine said, “I know that Isabelle’s family is very proud of her and we are thankful that she chose to make a donation to our Animal Shelter. Because of her generosity, our adoptable pets will have a better time in the shelter until they find their forever home.” Pictured left to right are Isabelle’s grandmother Madeline Grucci; Animal Shelter Director Christina Tormey; Isabelle’s grandfather and former Brookhaven Town Supervisor, Felix J. Grucci, Jr.; Isabelle Grucci-Petersen; Supervisor Ed Romaine; Isabelle’s mother and father Danielle Grucci-Petersen and Kim Boalth Grucci-Petersen.

To meet our adoptable dogs and cats, please visit the Brookhaven Animal Shelter and Adoption Center located at 300 Horseblock Road in Brookhaven. It is open Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. For more information, please call 631-451-6950 or visit the Animal Shelter website.

Supervisor Ed Romaine and Animal Shelter staff receiving donation

Division of Public Information * Office of the Supervisor
One Independence Hill • Farmingville • NY 11738 • Phone 631-451-6595

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