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Mangano, Veterans Service Agency Honor Kevin Tirman of Freeport as Volunteer of the Year

Volunteer of the YearNassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and the Nassau County Veterans Service Agency (VSA) honored Kevin Tirman of Freeport as 2017 Volunteer of the Year at their annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner on Wednesday, November 1st at the American Legion in Massapequa. Tirman, who served in the U.S. Military and retired from the NCPD Marine Bureau, has dedicated his time and effort to giving back to the men and women like him that have served in the United States Armed Forces.

 

“Congratulations to Kevin Tirman on being named the 2017 Volunteer of the Year, for everything he does in support of our County’s Veterans,” said County Executive Mangano. “These brave men and women sacrificed their lives to protect our freedom, and now many are in need of assistance. Volunteers like Kevin donate their time and resources to help their fellow residents most in need, and we owe them our gratitude.”

 

Nassau County VSA volunteers assist with transporting veterans to and from medical appointments; organizing Veterans stand-down events; advocating for Veterans at court appearances; and volunteering at food pantries. Just this year the Volunteers and the VSA have helped transport over 3,300 Veterans to medical appointments and have served over 2,500 Veterans from the food pantry.

 

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Veterans Service Agency To Host Monthly Mobile Office Hours At Franklin Square VFW

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced that the Nassau County Veterans Service Agency (VSA) will host monthly mobile office hours at the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), Frank P. Curry Jr. Post 2718, located at 68 Lincoln Road in Franklin Square. Veteran counselors will be at the VFW on the second Thursday of each month from 12pm to 3:30pm starting April 9, 2015.

 

“My administration is committed to providing a better life for our veterans,” said County Executive Mangano. “The level of assistance our Nassau County Veterans Service Agency provides has resulted in our hometown heroes receiving an unprecedented level of financial assistance. I urge all veterans to contact the Veterans Service Agency to ensure they are receiving all of the benefits they are entitled to, as well as to receive information on upcoming workshops, job fairs, stand downs and housing opportunities. If you serve, you deserve!”

 

The Nassau County VSA advocates for veterans and their dependents with the U.S. Veterans Administration, as well as New York State and County agencies by informing them of programs and ensuring they receive all their benefits; assisting with their financial and economic issues; and expanding public awareness of veteran issues. Any veteran who is coping with a military service related injury or illness, including PTSD and Agent Orange, may be eligible to receive a monthly cash benefit. In addition, veteran-volunteers provide free transportation for fellow veterans to the Northport Veterans Administration (VA) Hospital, as well as to clinics in East Meadow, Hicksville and Valley Stream.

 

For more information, veterans should visit the Nassau County VSA, located at 2201 Hempstead Turnpike, Building “Q” in East Meadow (along the entrance road of Nassau University Medical Center). To contact the VSA by phone, please call (516) 572-6565.

 

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