Supervisor Romaine and Councilwoman Bonner Attend 1st Annual Long Island Young Marines Ball

Supervisor Romaine and Councilwoman BonnerOn October 22, Supervisor Ed Romaine (second from left) and Councilwoman Jane Bonner (fourth from right) attended the 1st Annual Long Island Young Marines Birthday Ball held at the Rocky Point VFW Post #6249. The Young Marines national youth organization is a non-profit 501c(3) youth education and service program for boys and girls, age eight through the completion of high school. The Young Marines strengthen the lives of America’s youth by teaching the importance of self-confidence, academic achievement, good citizenship, veteran appreciation, community service, and living a healthy drug-free lifestyle.
“I was pleased to join with the Young Marines at this very special event,” said Supervisor Romaine. “The organization’s program focuses on character-building and leadership, promoting a lifestyle that is conducive to becoming a productive member of society and I am proud to support them .”
Councilwoman Bonner said, “I applaud the Young Marines organization on their national curriculum, especially on their ‘Closing the Gate on Drugs’ initiative. This is a very important issue that many communities are facing today and I am in full support of their efforts to guide our young people away from drugs.”

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