Assemblyman Andrew Raia is joined by (back row, left to right) Loretta Sehlmeyer; Lee Heit-Beck; Sen. John Flanagan (2nd District); Island Harvest President Randy Dresner; keynote speaker and CBS Radio LI Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs; Kathryn MacDonald; Sen. Marcellino’s staffer, Mary Ann Hicks; Sen. Owen Johnson’s staffer, Ann Parmely; and (front row) Christian Sehlmeyer; Greta Farrell; Calder and Jane Schecterson; and Stephanie Parmely. Donald Matthews is not pictured.
“I am so pleased to honor the service and compassion of these selfless volunteers,” said Raia. “Members of Island Harvest represent the best of our community; their commitment to the less fortunate and hungry is an inspiration to all of us. Food feeds the body. Good works nourish the soul.”