Mayor Allan M. Dorman (front row, second from left), Village of Islandia, honored local residents Victor Montanez (front row, second from right) and Raul Jimenez Cintron (front row, right) at a special ceremony on September 7 for their volunteer work in the community and in helping their fellow veterans. They are joined by members of Col. Francis S. Midura Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #12144, including John Probst (front row, left) and (back row, l-r) Chaplain Tom Brauner, Eusebro Soto, Jr. and Post Commander Raymond Bush.
September 15, 2016
Village of Islandia Honors Local Residents Victor Montanez and Raul Jimenez Cintron
On September 7, the Village of Islandia held a special ceremony on the grounds of Village Hall to recognize two of its residents, Victor Montanez and Raul Jimenez Cintron, for their ongoing volunteer work in the village and in helping our nation’s veterans.
Mr. Montanez and Mr. Cintron, both war veterans and members of the Col. Francis S. Midura Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #12144, take part in the village’s annual Memorial Day and Veterans Day ceremonies and volunteer their time at the village’s special events. In addition, they give their time and talents helping patients at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Northport.
At the ceremony, Mayor Allan M. Dorman thanked Mr. Montanez and Mr. Cintron for their service to the community. He also announced that, on September 23, Mr. Montanez and Mr. Cintron will be honored at a special ceremony at the Sachem Public Library in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. The event is being presented by the Office of New York State Senator Tom Croci.
For more information, call (631) 348-1133 or visit www.newvillageofislandia.com.