Farmingville, NY – – On March 23, Supervisor Ed Romaine, Councilman Dan Panico and Councilmember Jonathan Kornreich attended the ribbon cutting ceremony of “Anna’s Room” at the Suffolk Independent Living Organization (SILO) located at 3253 Route 112 in Medford. The room was dedicated to the recently retired “Anna,” a guide dog for Marilyn Tucci. Anna accompanied Marilyn, who is blind, for 10.5 years and was a true companion and friend. Pictured left to right are Councilmember Jonathan Kornreich; Supervisor Ed Romaine; Councilman Dan Panico; Marilyn Tucci; Suffolk County Legislator Jim Mazzarella; SILO CEO Joseph Delgado; and Suffolk County 4th Legislative District Chief of Staff, Bob Martinez.
SILO is chartered by the New York State Legislature and contracted by NYSED, ACCES-VR, ILC Department to provide independent living services through-out the Long Island Region. SILO partners with the New York State Department of Health, New York State Office for the Aging, New York Association for Independent Living and over 300 Human Service agencies and private vendors on Long Island to ensure a comprehensive set of services for our participants and clients. For more information, go to www.siloinc.org.