On Friday, May 14, 2010 Senator Bonacic attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Loch Sheldrake for Lake View Apartments (Conifer Realty, LLC), which provides 60 affordable family apartments as well as Barkley Gardens located in Liberty, which provides 51 affordable senior apartments.
On Saturday, May 15th, 2010 Senator Bonacic attended the annual dinner and officer installation for the Kauneonga Lake Fire Department at the Eagle's Nest, Bloominburg. Senator Bonacic presented The Kauneonga Lake Fire Department with a New York State Senate Proclamation celebrating it's 90th Anniversary.
Pictured from left to right: George Cooke, Tim Blais, Chief of Kauneonga Lake Fire Department and Senator Bonacic
On Wednesday, May 19, 2010 Senator Bonacic attended a press conference at Kolmar Labs where Kolmar indicated that they would be staying in Port Jervis for many years to come. Kolmar Laboratories is an industry leader in cosmetic care and personal care manufacturing and has been based in Port Jervis since 1943 and employs approximately 500 people at this location.
On May 18, 2010 Senator Bonacic met with representatives from the Middletown Professional Firefighters Association in Albany. Here they are with Senator Bonacic after discussing their legislative issues. From left to right: Mike Guattery, Vice-President Jim Beuerman, President Adam J. McCarey, Senator Bonacic.
On Monday, May 17, 2010 Al Wegener, Executive Director of the Shawangunk Mountains Scenic Byway, presented Senator Bonacic with a framed map of the byway in recognition of Senator Bonacic’s work to create and expand the byway.
Senator Bonacic presented Evelyn Alvarez, Director of the Town of Mamakating Library with a Pen Certificate which represents Bill S4824, authorizing the increase of the number of trustees on the Mamakating library district board from five trustees up to fifteen trustees.
A tid-dyed wall hanging was recently presented to Senator John Bonacic by Tess McBeath of the Delaware Youth Center in Callicoon. The hand-printed work of are was created as a thank you by some of the children who enjoy the playground at the Youth Center, which was purchased and installed in 2008 thanks to funding secured by Senator Bonacic. The old playground was destroyed in the flood of 2006.
In Albany on Wednesday, May 12th, 2010, Jerusalem Day, Senator Bonacic met with Joel Lion, Consul for Media Affairs at the Consulate General of Israel in New York, David Baker, Senior Foreign Press Coordinator of the Israeli Prime Minister's Office and Rabbi Yaakov Kellman, Executive Director of Jewish Educational Resources of New York to discuss current issues and current events.
On May 11, 2010 Girl Scouts from across New York State came to Albany for their Annual Legislator’s Showcase. Here, several Scouts from the “Heart of the Hudson” region are pictured with Senator Bonacic after he presented them with Certificates of Merit in recognition of the troop’s project, entitled “Summer Surprises and Birthday Bags”, which was a Silver Award winner. From left to right: Senator Bonacic, Kristin Avery, Anna Gray and Andrea Mendrea.
On Wednesday, May 5th, 2010 Senator Bonacic attended the Ulster County Police Chiefs Association Annual Police Awards Dinner at the Hillside Manor, Kingston to pay tribute to law enforcement and citizen honorees who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to their community.
Senator Bonacic is pictured with members of the NYSP Ellenville BCI, recipients of the Meritorious Police Service Award - Investigation.
On May 1st, 2010 Senator Bonacic attended the Annual Dinner for the Forestburgh Fire Company #1 held at Mr. Willy's in Monticello, NY. Pictured with Senator Bonacic are Anthony Carmeci, President and Chris Bastone, Chief.
On Saturday, May 1st, 2010 Senator Bonacic attended the Women's Health Expo in Kingston, NY.
Pictured with the Senator from left to right is Lori Dubord, Dr. Craig Moss, M.D. and Dr. Debra Karnasiewicz, M.D.
On May 1, 2010 Senator Bonacic attended the Testimonial Dinner in Honor of Chief John S. Burke of the Liberty Department at The Club at Villa Roma, Callicoon, N.Y. Senator Bonacic presented Chief Burke with a New York State Senate Proclamation commending Chief Burke upon the occasion of his retirement.
On April 28, 2010 Senator Bonacic met with USMA Cadet Lee Wakeman (Class of 2012) from Wallkill, NY. Cadet Wakeman is a 2008 graduate of Chapel Field Christian High School and is currently majoring in Philosophy at West Point. Here Senator Bonacic and Cadet Wakeman are pictured during a breakfast reception for West Point day in Albany.
Senator Bonacic attended the 88th Anniversary Dinner-Dance for the Loch Sheldrake Fire Department on April 24th, 2010 held at the Loch Sheldrake Community Center. Senator Bonacic presented Jim Magie, Jr. with a New York State Senate Resolution honoring fifty years of service.
On Saturday, April 24th, 2010 Senator Bonacic attended the Bloomingburg Fire Company Annual dinner at the Eagle's Nest honoring John Besson, Firefighter of the Year, Chris Oliver, Junior Firefighter of they Year, Tom Dempsey, President's Award and Lisa Vieling, Lad of the Year. Senator Bonacic presented New York State Certificate of Merits to each honoree.