Friend, Palmesano Welcome Red Cross Delegation To Capitol

January 29, 2014

Pictured left to right are Assemblyman Phil Palmesano, State Disaster Coordinating Team Co-Chair Steve Monroe, Red Cross State Official Michael Hoplight, American Red Cross Sullivan Trail Chapter Executive Director Joel Robinson, Jr., and Assemblyman Chris Friend.

Assemblymen Phil Palmesano (R,C,I-Corning) and Chris Friend (R-Big Flats) were pleased to host a contingency of American Red Cross Officials in Albany, including American Red Cross Sullivan Trail Chapter Executive Director Joel Robinson, Jr., State Disaster Coordinating Team Co-Chair Steve Monroe and Red Cross State Official Michael Hoplight.

“We were pleased to meet with these outstanding public servants. The Red Cross does a tremendous amount of work in our local community. During times of disaster, it is a stabilizing force of essential relief for our Southern Tier and Finger Lakes communities,” said Palmesano and Friend in a joint statement.

The officials were in Albany for the annual American Red Cross Advocacy and Awareness Day.