Senator Bonacic had the opportunity to address the New York State Bar Association 2015 Annual Meeting in New York City. He was joined by hundreds of members of the legal profession and had the opportunity to lead a discussion on casino gaming in New York State
Warwick Valley Chamber of Commerce hosted a multi-chamber mixer with the Goshen, Pine Island and Greenwood Lake Chambers of Commerce at the Black Dirt Brewhouse in the Village of Florida. Over 200 community members came out to celebrate the opening of the Black Dirt Brewhouse, Orange County’s newest restaurant. Senator Bonacic is pictured with Kristen Said, Owner of the Black Dirt Brewhouse and Kyle Roddey, who is the Director of Operations.
Senator Bonacic attends an open house and ribbon cutting at Flat Iron Financial Group’s new office in the Village of Goshen. The event was hosted by the Goshen Chamber of Commerce. Flat Iron Financial is a small business that assists individuals in financial planning.
"The volunteer chefs from the Kiwanis Club of Minisink Valley did a terrific job as always at their recent pancake breakfast. The event was well attended, and it was a morning of seeing friends, and eating good pancakes. The Kiwanis Club has been in the community since 1957 and has helped many needy organizations through their fundraising events."
Senator Bonacic was sworn in as the Senator for the 42nd district which covers Sullivan County, and parts of Delaware, Ulster and Orange Counties. Here is the Senator with Chief Administrative Judge, Gail Prudenti.
Senator Bonacic attended the pancake breakfast hosted by the Liberty Elks on Sunday, January 11, 2015. "The Elks' members volunteer so much of their time to help their community, and I was glad to be able to express my thanks."
On January 12, 2015, Senator John J. Bonacic met in Albany with advocates from the Spinal Cord Research Group to discuss funding for the group, the 2015 legislative session, and other issues of concern. The attendees were (back row) Keith Gurgui, Spinal Cord Injury Research Board Member; Linda Gurgui, Spinal Cord Injury Research Group; Rich Gurgui, Spinal Cord Research Program; Matt Jacobs, New Yorkers to cure Paralysis; (front) Terry O'Neill, Director of The Constantine Institute; and Scott Remington of the Spinal Cord Research Benefit.
Senator Bonacic meets up with Louis Heimbach, chairman of the OC Trust, and Lucy Joyce, Executive Director of Cornell Cooperative Extension at the Orange County Chamber of Commerce's NYS Legislators Briefing and Breakfast.
Senator John Bonacic attended the first Orange County Chamber of Commerce’s NYS Legislators Briefing on January 8, 2015. This was the chamber’s first general membership breakfast of the year. The Senator spoke on issues of concern to the chamber, and also took questions from the audience. Pictured are: Orange County Chamber president, Lynn Allen Cione; and local Assembly members, James Skoufis, Aileen Gunther, and Karl Brabenec.
Senator Bonacic attended the Center for Discovery's Harvest Festival on November 2, 2014, which honored three individuals for their dedication to improving the lives of those with disabilities. The Senator presented the honorees with NYS Senate Certificates of Merit, and also applauded the work of the Center which is committed to providing positive experiences for their disabled population. (with the Senator is Michael Watkins on left, and Richard Humleker)
Senator Bonacic attended the Center for Discovery’s Harvest Festival on Sunday, November 2, 2014 which honored three individuals for their dedication to improving the lives of those with disabilities. The Senator presented them with New York State Senate Certificates of Merit, and also applauded the work of the Center which is also committed to providing positive experiences for their disabled residents.
Senator Bonacic thanks the volunteers from the Swan Lake Fire Department who recently served breakfast for the community. "I was pleased to visit with the chefs and thank them for the service," said the Senator.
Senator Bonacic visits with the Middletown Elks for their annual "Famous Pancake Breakfast" which this year will benefit the Inspire organization. "This is an admirable example of one great organization helping another," said the Senator.
Senator Bonacic visits with the chefs for the Neversink Fire Department pancake breakfast on Sunday, October, 26, 2014. "We are so fortunate to have these dedicated volunteers who not only donate their time to serve the community, but who also serve up a great breakfast," said the Senator.
Senator Bonacic attended the Woodridge Kiwanis and Fallsburg High School Key Club for their breakfast held at the Woodridge Valley Hall. "We are so fortunate to have these dedicated volunteers who not only donate their time to the community, but who also serve up a great breakfast," said the Senator.