Category Archives: Norma Gonsalves

The NUMC Mobile Mammography Van Is Coming to North Bellmore

Presiding Officer Gonsalves is pleased to announce that the Nassau University Medical Center Mammography Van will be coming to our area to provide breast cancer screenings for women over age forty. The screening will include a breast examination by a nurse, a mammography and instructions for breast self-examination.

 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2017 • 8:45 AM TO 12:00 NOON

North Bellmore Public Library – 1551 Newbridge Rd., North Bellmore

 

If it’s been at least a year since your last mammography and you are planning to receive an exam, you will need a prescription for the exam from your doctor (if you have insurance) and must provide any past exam films, if available. Women with health insurance will be required to make a co-payment. The mammography is free for uninsured women, based on eligibility guidelines.

 

APPOINTMENTS ARE REQUIRED AND ARE SCHEDULED ON A FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED BASIS,

 

For additional information or to make an appointment, please call Presiding Officer Gonsalves’ office at (516) 571-6213.

 

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Presiding Officer Norma Gonsalves Invites You to Attend a Public Safety Community Forum

Presiding Officer Norma Gonsalves, in conjunction with the Nassau County Police Department and CEMCO, invites you to attend an important Public Safety Community Forum in East Meadow which will provide an overview of the Police Department and an opportunity to discuss and address residents’ public safety concerns. Presiding Officer Gonsalves will be on hand along with representatives from CEMCO and Nassau County’s 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 7th police precincts.

 

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 • 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

East Meadow Public Library – 1886 Front St., East Meadow

 

 

No reservations necessary – Walk-ins welcome. For more information, please contact Presiding Officer Gonsalves at: (516) 571-6213; ngonsalves@nassaucountyny.gov.

 

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Free Public Forums for Advocates in the Latino Community

This is the first in a series of free public forums for advocates in the cultural, ethnic and religious communities of Nassau County to familiarize them with the policies and procedures of DSS as directed by New York State.

 

Future forums will address advocates in the Haitian/Creole, Muslim, East Indian, LGBT and Senior communities.

 

Thursday, September 28, 2017 – 2:00 P.M.
DSS, 60 Charles Lindbergh Blvd, Uniondale

Room 101 A and B

 

Panelists: Bi-Lingual staff of DSS Medicaid, SNAP, Temporary Assistance, Services and Child Care and bi-lingual staff of the Department of Health WIC program

 

RSVP by September 11, 2017. Space is limited to 75 guests, with maximum 2 staff from each agency.  Victoria.OBrien2@hhsnassaucountyny.us.

 

Sponsored by the Nassau County Department of Social Services and the DSS Advisory Council, in conjunction with the Nassau County Department of Health and the Nassau County Youth Board.

 

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Free Mini Golf for Senior Citizens at Eisenhower Park

Presiding Officer Norma Gonsalves is pleased to announce that the miniature-golf course at Eisenhower Park will be open for free mini golf for all senior citizens.

 

Thursday, September 14, 2017
10:00 am to 12:00 Noon
(Rain Date: Tuesday, September 19th)
Miniature-Golf Course at Eisenhower Park, parking field #4 or #5

 

Please join Presiding Officer Norma Gonsalves and enjoy a free game of mini golf.  RSVP is required – you must make an appointment for a time slot.  Please call 516-571-6213 to reserve a time slot for your free game of mini golf

 

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Gonsalves Attends Boy Scout Troop 577’s Eagle Court of Honor

Seamus Daniel HealeyPresiding Officer Norma L. Gonsalves attended Boy Scout Troop 577’s Eagle Court of Honor for Eagle Scout Seamus Daniel Healey at the Levittown Fire Department Headquarters. Seamus is a resident of Bellmore.

 

For his project, Seamus undertook the refurbishment of Colby Hall at the United Methodist Church located in Merrick. The work consisted of spackling and painting the walls and ceiling in the entire hall and carpeting was installed on the lower half of the walls. Outside work was completed as well that included power washing, leaf removal and concrete work to fix a leak.

 

His project helped several groups such as Cub Scout Pack 206 and the Progressive School of Long Island, that use Colby Hall as a meeting place, making it a brighter and cleaner place to meet. His project took 273 hours and 36 volunteers to complete.

 

“Seamus has given to his community something that they will be able to use for many years to come,” said Presiding Officer Gonsalves. “Seamus’ dedication to Scouting and to the members of Troop 577 has been continuously displayed through his skilled leadership!”

 

Presiding Officer Gonsalves is pictured above with Eagle Scout Seamus Daniel Healey.

 

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Presiding Officer Gonsalves Attends Eagle Scout Brian Harding’s Court of Honor

Eagle Court of HonorPresiding Officer Norma L. Gonsalves attended Boy Scout Troop 123’s Eagle Court of Honor for Eagle Scout Brian Harding at the Merrick Golf Clubhouse. Brian is a resident of North Merrick.

 

For his project, Brian renovated an unused classroom at Sacred Heart Church, which can now be used for Church and community activities. Brian’s project took 40 hours and 35 volunteers to complete.

 

“Brian has shown tremendous dedication and leadership skills to attain the rank of Eagle Scout,” said Presiding Officer Gonsalves. “His project of renovating an old classroom for community activities is truly a testament to the Scouting pledge “Giving service to others.”

 

Eagle Scout Brian Harding is pictured above with Presiding Officer Gonsalves.

 

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Nassau University Medical Center Mammography Van Coming to East Meadow

Presiding Officer Gonsalves is pleased to announce that the Nassau University Medical Center Mammography Van will be coming to our area to provide breast cancer screenings for women over age forty. The screening will include a breast examination by a nurse, a mammography and instructions for breast self-examination.

 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 2017 • 8:45 AM TO 12:00 NOON

East Meadow Public Library – 1886 Front St., East Meadow

 

If it’s been at least a year since your last mammography and you are planning to receive an exam, you will need a prescription for the exam from your doctor (if you have insurance) and must provide any past exam films, if available. Women with health insurance will be required to make a co-payment. The mammography is free for uninsured women, based on eligibility guidelines.

 

Appointments are required, and are scheduled on a first come, first served basis.

 

For additional information or to make an appointment, please call Presiding Officer Gonsalves’ office at (516) 571-6213.

 

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Presiding Officer Gonsalves Presents National Night Out 2017

On Tuesday, August 1st, neighborhoods throughout Nassau County are being invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the “34th Annual National Night Out” crime and drug prevention event. National Night Out is designed to: 1) heighten crime and drug prevention awareness; 2) generate support for, and participation in, local anticrime efforts; 3) strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships; and 4) send a message to criminals letting them know neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.

 

TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2017 • 7:00 PM • RAIN OR SHINE

TOWN SQUARE – VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK, EAST MEADOW

 

The event will feature the Nassau County Police Department Explorers Program, NCPD R.E.A.C.H. (Return Every Adult & Child Home) Program, HealthFirst/New York, NuHealth, United Health Care, Information on Megan’s Law, Child I.D. Kits, Candle Lighting Ceremony and a Demonstration by the Nassau County Arson Robot.

 

Educational literature on Child Safety, Personal and Property Safety, Internet Safety and Drug Prevention will be available. Representatives from the Nassau County Police Dept. will be on hand to answer questions on public safety. Refreshments will be served.

 

Balloon animals, glitter face painting, refreshments, the Amateur Observer’s Society of New York and other entertainment will all be on hand for the kids (and adults) to enjoy.

 

For additional information, contact Legislator Gonsalves’ office by calling: (516) 571-6213 or emailing ngonsalves@nassaucountyny.gov or go to the National Night Out web site: www.nationalnightout.org.

 

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Presiding Officer Gonsalves Attends East Meadow Fire Department Installation

East Meadow Fire DepartmentPresiding Officer Norma L. Gonsalves attended the East Meadow Fire Departments 87th Annual Inspection and Installation Dinner held at the Milleridge Cottage in Jericho. The ceremony is held annually to install new officers of the Fire Department, honor past officers and honor life members of the department as well.

 

“The East Meadow Fire Department Annual Inspection and Installation Dinner is a wonderful event,” said Presiding Officer Gonsalves. “It is important to honor those who have served and protected our communities.”

 

Pictured above (left to right) are Chief of Dept. Joseph Lennon, Presiding Officer Norma Gonsalves, Ex-Chief Anthony Buttera – 65 years of service; Ex-Chief Dominic Santoro – 75 years of service; Chaplain Douglas Wood – 50 years of service and Ex-Chief John McGee.

 

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Presiding Officer Gonsalves Attends 12th Annual Prairie Benefit

Friends of Hempstead PlainsPresiding Officer Norma L. Gonsalves attended the 12th Annual Prairie Benefit of Friends of Hempstead Plains which took place in David S. Mack Hall at the Hofstra University Club in Hempstead. During the benefit, the Friends of Hempstead Plains honored Dr. John Staudt with the 2017 Honored Special Guest Award; Ed Ichart, Lisa Bott and Maryann Richer from Mazars USA LLP with the 2017 Corporate Volunteer Honoree Award; 2nd Assistant Chief John Skelly from Uniondale Fire Department with the 2017 Community Service Honoree Award; Joe Grupp with the 2017 Volunteer of the Year Honoree Award; Tom Coughlin from Mods of NY with the 2017 Program: “Cargo Containers” Award; and Tom McKloskey with the 2017 Photographer Award.

 

“Your untiring dedication and commitment to preserve and restore the Hempstead Plains habitat and foster good stewardship of the land through education and research is truly a great achievement.”

 

Pictured above (left to right) are Dr. John Staudt, Tom McKloskey, Assistant Chief John Skelly; Presiding Officer Norma Gonsalves; Ed Ichart, Maryann Richer, Lisa Bott, Joe Grupp; Betsy Gulotta of Friends of Hempstead Plains at Nassau Community College; Town of Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino and NYS Assemblyman David McDonough.

 

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