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Posted on: October 19, 2017

Town Honors ABATE for Their Support of Local Veterans Groups

Group receiving award certificate from Mayor

Farmingville, NY – On October 10, the Town of Brookhaven honored the members of Long Island ABATE (American Bikers for Awareness Training and Education) at their annual Veterans Appreciation Dinner held at the Tordik-Diederich-Duffield VFW Post 4927 in Centereach. In the past three years, Long Island ABATE has had three Veterans Runs and raised over $300,000 for Long Islands Veterans. Long Island ABATE is a not for profit 501(C) (3) motorcycle rights organization with over 1800 members. During the event, it was announced that they will disburse $120,000 to local veteran’s groups on Long Island. Pictured left to right are LW Murphy, representing State Senator Tom Croci; Councilman Michael Loguercio; Councilwoman Valerie M. Cartright; Supervisor Ed Romaine; Long Island ABATE President Jim Barr; Highway Superintendent Dan Losquadro and Suffolk County Legislator Kate Browning. 

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

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