NSLA Holds Charity Event for Needy Kids
|Pressemitteilung von: Nassau Suffolk Limousine Association (NSLA)|
(openPR) - MINEOLA, NY -- On Tuesday, December 4, 2007 One Hundred Thirty Luxury Stretch Limousine, Black Car & Livery Drivers participated in a huge Holiday Toy Drive for needy kids at Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, N.Y. |
It started with the 130 Stretch Limousine Convoy that also included Nassau County Highway Patrol, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots and The Salvation Army Toy Program that departed from Belmont Park at 11:00 A.M. The event included a live Holiday music concert.
The convoy from Belmont Park converged on Eisenhower Park for the VIP Ceremony at 12:00 Noon. Drivers loaded their donated new toys onto U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots and The Salvation Army Toy Drive trucks for distribution to the children.
Through the gift of a shiny new toy, the Nassau Suffolk Limousine Association (NSLA) and National Limousine Association (NLA) along with The Salvation Army Toy Drive and the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program has provided happiness and hope to disadvantaged children who might otherwise be overlooked this holiday season.
Through the generosity, holiday spirit and caring of our limousine, black car and livery drivers. This was the biggest Holiday Toy Drive because they have:
* The Biggest Heart for Disadvantaged Kids.
* The Biggest Holiday Spirit.
* The Biggest Holiday Toy Drive in Nassau Suffolk Limousine Association (NSLA) History.
* The Biggest Attendance by Drivers from Nassau County, Suffolk County and the New York Tri-State Metropolitan area.
VIPs in attendance were: Jeff Greene, President, National Limousine Association (NLA); Peter Giordano, President, Nassau Suffolk Limousine Association (NSLA); Douglas Schwartz, NSLA Executive President; The entire NSLA Board of Directors; Commissioner Roger C. Bogsted, Nassau County Office of Consumer Affairs; James W. Reed, Deputy Commissioner, Nassau County Office of Consumer Affairs; (Ret.) Major Charles J. Kilbride, Nassau County Toys for Tots Coordinator, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve; Linda Schlapp, The Salvation Army Nassau County Director; Rev. Joseph M. Schlafer, Paster of St. Joseph's Church, Garden City, NY; David Abizadeh, President of Mirage Limousine; Vocalist Capt. Amanda Lumbila, The Salvation Army Freeport Corps. and The Salvation Army Hempstead Corps. Band.
Nassau Suffolk Limousine Association (NSLA)
97 East Valley Stream Blvd.
Valley Stream, N.Y. 11580
Contact: Douglas Schwartz, Executive President
The NSLA strives to promote growth of the chauffeured transportation Industry by providing educational programs and public awareness campaigns. We are committed to the long term health of the Industry and are supported by our members and suppliers. Our focus is to provide political support for our Industry, expand the Limousine market on Long Island, support community events and provide exposure for our members.