Glen Cove Resident and Republican candidate for Nassau County Legislature District 18 Robert Germino held a Veterans Fundraiser at on June 30.
The former United States Marine Corps captain is an Iraq veteran, board member of the not-for-profit “Semper4Soldiers.”
Germino said the event was an intimate affair with many familiar faces from his military past as well as a few walk-ins who stopped by to show their support for him and the veterans.
"The sweet smells and tastes of Italy surrounded us among talks of politics and the future of Nassau," said Germino's campaign manager .
Germino gave spoke on the current state of the economy: “We should not spend beyond our means," he said. "I will ensure that the Nassau County Legislature does not follow the Glen Cove City Council’s lead. Nassau County cannot afford to be one step above junk bond status as Glen Cove."
Germino – who is currently a member of County Executive Edward Mangano's Staff – was nominated by leader of the Glen Cove Republican Party Paul Meli at Wisdom Lane Middle School in Levittown on May 24.
Germino is running against Glen Cove City Councilwoman , D-Glen Cove.