Victor - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently continued his long-standing commitment for business expansion and job growth as he spoke during the 7th Annual Victor Business Awards. The Victor Business Awards, modeled after the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Business Awards, recognize and honor the committed local business owners that devote their work to bettering the local economy.
Pictured left to right are: Senator Mike Nozzolio; Assemblyman Sean Hanna; Jack Marren, Victor Superintendent; Skip Lehman, Mach 2 Management and Businessperson of the Year; Kathy Rayburn, Executive Director of the Victor Local Development Corporation; John Holden, Mayor and President of the Victor Local Development Corporation.
Waterloo - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently spoke at the Seneca County Federation of Sportsmen’s Club's annual dinner where he reaffirmed his support of our Country's second Amendment rights. Senator Nozzolio, a Life Member of the National Rifle Association, is a long-time supporter of Sportsmen’s rights.
Pictured left to right are: Bill Ryan, Treasurer; Fred Beary, Vice President; Senator Nozzolio; Barb Wells, Secretary; Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb; Ed Mitchell, President; and Dennis Money, Master of Ceremonies.
Sodus Point - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently continued his long-standing support for local Emergency Services when he attended the Sodus Point Fire Department Spring Dinner.
Pictured front row left to right are: Anthony Hollebrandt, 3rd Assistant Chief; Mark Jones Jr., 2nd Assistant Chief; Senator Mike Nozzolio; Kris Shirtz, Secretary; Art Putnam, Vice President; and Frank Wackerle, President.
Back row: John Frisbie, Hose Captain; Eric Frisbie, Water Rescue Captain; Tim Jones, Fire Police Captain; Bill Kallusch Jr., 1st Assistant Chief; and Steve LeRoy, Sodus Supervisor.
Ontario - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently continued his longstanding commitment for business expansion and job growth as he spoke during the Optimax groundbreaking ceremony. The $4 million addition will create 50 new high-quality manufacturing jobs at the Wayne County precision optics facility.
Pictured left to right are: Senator Mike Nozzolio; Assemblyman Bob Oaks; Rick Plympton, CEO of Optimax Systems; He Rong Ming, President of Shanghai Micro Electronics Equipment; Mike Mandina, President of Optimax; Jim Hoffman, Chairman of Wayne County Board of Supervisors; Peg Churchill, Executive Director of Wayne County Economic Development Corporation; Robert Kelsch, Supervisor of the Town of Ontario; and Bob McNary, Finger Lakes Regional Director of Empire State Development.
Canandaigua – Continuing his long-standing advocacy for individuals diagnosed with autism, Senator Nozzolio participated in the formal opening of the new Autism Center at the Ontario County ARC in Canandaigua. The Autism Center will serve as a centralized, comprehensive resource for information sharing, referral and care services for individuals and their families.
Waterloo - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently presented LaVerne Sessler III with a special New York State Resolution commemorating his achievement in earning the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout, the highest and most prestigious honor in Scouting. The formal Resolution was adopted in the New York State Senate on March 29, 2011.
Pictured with his Mom and Dad left to right are: Lisa Sessler; Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb, LaVerne Sessler III, Senator Mike Nozzolio; and Vern Sessler.
Senator Nozzolio congratulated Geneva High School Sophomore Melissa Marquez for being named the Geneva Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year in recognition of her outstanding community service, academic success and leadership qualities. Melissa has made the honor roll consistently since sixth grade and participates in a number of educational programs with the Club, as well as the Leaders’ Project at Hobart & William Smith College. She plans on attending college to study biochemistry.
Senator Mike Nozzolio recently stopped by the Fairville Fire Department to support their annual Lenten Friday night dinners. This is the 20th year that the Department has coordinated the event. Volunteers sell approximately 1,400 dinners each Friday. Pictured with Senator Mike Nozzolio is Fairville Fire Chief Rich Jordan.
Albany- Continuing his efforts to support individuals with disabilities, State Senator Mike Nozzolio recently met with Michelle Fridley of Canandaigua, who was named Ms. Wheelchair New York for her advocacy on behalf of disabled citizens living independently in their communities. Senator Nozzolio authored a special legislative resolution honoring Michelle for winning the Ms. Wheelchair New York pageant and participating in the national pageant in Michigan. Michelle visited the State Capital with other local representatives of the Center for Disability Rights, of which she is an active member.
Palmyra - Senator Mike Nozzolio recently spoke at the annual Port Gibson Fire Department dinner where he recognized several of the volunteers for their outstanding service to the community.
Pictured left to right are: Ken Rice, 3rd Lieutenant and Fireman of the Year; Lee Sanders, Assistant Chief; Robin Hilburn; Senator Mike Nozzolio; John Wood, Captain; Dawn Wood; Scott DeCook, Fire Chief; Kristopher Kemp, 3rd Lieutenant and Firematic of the Year; and Doug Wilcox, 2nd Assistant.
Recently I had the pleasure to recognize recipients of the 2011 Webster Police 1000 Club "Making a Difference" Awards. The award honors students in the Webster School District who have made a positive impact on their community.
Pictured left to right are: Gerald Pickering, Webster Police Chief; Senator Mike Nozzolio; Sean Walsh, President of the Webster 1000 Club; Julie Anderson, Webster Schroeder; Mark Johns, NYS Assembly; Corey Shaw, Webster Schroeder; Peter Elder, Mayor of the Village of Webster; Rachael Whitmire, Webster Christian; Melody Marshall, Webster Christian; and Ron Nesbitt, Supervisor of the Town of Webster.
Albany- Senator Nozzolio congratulated Auburn Second Grade student Abby Franchina for having her portrait of her dog “Maxine” selected to appear in the New York State Art Teachers Association Student Art Exhibition. The Art Teachers Association holds the exhibition as part of its annual reception in Albany where State Legislators, students, parents and teachers share in the artistic accomplishments of the young aspiring artists in their communities.