SUMMER BLOOD DRIVE
In an effort to help the American Red Cross recruit donations during the summer, Assemblyman Magnarelli hosts a blood drive. This year, in partnership with the Solvay Fire Department, the blood drive is being held from noon until 6 p.m. June 3 at the Solvay-Geddes Community Youth Center. For more information, call 428-9651.
Prior to session, Assemblyman Magnarelli meets with labor organizers and union
leaders to hear their concerns and requests. The annual breakfast is a great
opportunity for Assemblyman Magnarelli to focus on labor concerns as he starts
legislative session in Albany.
Community Information Meetings
After the governor releases his budget proposal, Assemblyman Magnarelli hosts four local Community Information Meetings to give the public an idea about what is in the budget as well as to hear their concerns about proposed legislative issues prior to voting in session. The Community Information Meetings are usually held in February and March at the Cecile Center, Van Buren Town Hall, Geddes Town Hall and Lincoln Middle School.
CNY VOLUNTEER FAIR
More than 40 local non-profits and volunteer organizations participate in the yearly CNY Volunteer Fair at DestinyUSA. The CNY Volunteer Fair is a great event for the organizations to discuss what opportunities are available. Great event for students looking volunteer opportunities to earn service credit and for seniors or the general public inquiring about ways to engage in their community. Held yearly the third Tuesday of September since 2010.
CNY VETERANS PARADE
Assemblyman Magnarelli hosts the annual CNY Veterans Parade
and Expo which is held the Saturday before Veterans Day at the
NYS Fairgrounds. The purpose of the event is “Thanking Our Veterans”
of every generation and conflict. The one and one-half hour long parade
features more than 90 veterans and military organizations from throughout
Central New York and beyond. The parade is based on the old-fashioned
military style parades that featured military vehicles, local military units,
Veterans of Foreign War Posts and American Legions. The Expo, held in
the Center of Progress building, features displays with a special emphasis
on military history, local companies, and local organizations helping
present military personnel or veterans. Held yearly the Saturday before
Veterans Day since 2008.