Freeport Memorial Library is New York State's first war memorial library, dedicated as such on Memorial Day in 1924. In 1925, the Library officially changed its name from Freeport Library to Freeport Memorial Library. In 1928, a memorial tablet bearing the names of military servicemen who were Freeporters and that died in the Civil War, Spanish American War and WWI was dedicated. For more information regarding the history of the Freeport Memorial Library, click here.
Companies Committed to the Veterans Hiring Pledge
Veterans are also welcomed to seek the FREE services of our on-site career counselor and business counselor. Contact the Library for details on their availability.
Island Harvest Feeds LI's Veterans
Island Harvest has initiated Operation: HOPE, a mobile food pantry program for military families in need of food assistance. Food is delivered by a veteran who is sensitive to the needs of other veterans and their families. The goal of Operation: HOPE is to connect veterans and military families to veteran services and other social benefits. For more details, contact Jo-Val Nance, 631-873-4775 ext. 221/ e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Island Harvest also helps veterans obtain SNAP benefits (formerly known as food stamps). For more information regarding the SNAP program, call 516-805-1642/ email: email@example.com.
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