Senator Lee M. Zeldin (R, C, I- Shirley) honored Gail Hoag, who recently retired from her position as Executive Director of the Patchogue Chamber of Commerce. At the surprise retirement party on May 23, 2013, Gail was recognized for her 15 years of service to the Patchogue Chamber.
During her extended time with the Patchogue Chamber, Gail introduced a computerized membership program and oversaw the creation of the Chamber’s first website. She established evening networking meetings and the Chamber’s monthly newsletter. In 2003, Gail worked to create the Greater Patchogue Foundation, a charitable 501c3 organization that works to advance, promote and improve the charitable, cultural, and educational virtues of the Greater Patchogue area.