Mangano Announces “Wedding For A Veteran” Contest

Winner will Receive Complimentary Wedding Package Courtesy of Local Nassau County Businesses

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano and the Nassau County Veterans Service Agency today announced the “Wedding for Veteran” contest to award a complimentary wedding for this Veterans Day, November 11th, at Westbury’s Viana Hotel & Spa to one lucky Nassau County veteran or active-duty member of the military.

Co-sponsored by the Village of Westbury, the Westbury-Carle Place Chamber of Commerce, TD Bank, and the Viana Hotel & Spa, the all-inclusive wedding package for up to 50 guests includes a full menu and house drinks, a DJ, photo, and videographer services. Also included are flowers, favors, bridal gown and favors. The Viana Hotel will also offer 10 rooms for use by the bridal couple and their guests for the night of November 11, 2012. In addition, arrangements can be made for a wedding ceremony to take place at the Viana Hotel & Spa.

“This is a great opportunity for one deserving member of our military to have a dream wedding and there isn’t a better day to celebrate than Veterans Day,” said County Executive Mangano. “I am proud to join with our local businesses to give back to our military community and help one lucky couple start their lives together in such a special way.”

The “Wedding for a Veteran” contest is open to any Nassau County veteran or active-duty serviceman or woman. To enter the contest, each applicant should provide a written description in 100 words or less describing why they should be chosen. Applications can be picked up at the Nassau County Veterans Service Agency and must be postmarked by September 24th.

Veterans must be honorably discharged and must produce a copy of his or her D214 if chosen as the winner.

All applications should be mailed to the Veterans Service Agency,Building Q, East Meadow, NY 11554, Attention: Joseph N. Pascarella, Acting Director. The winner of the “Wedding for a Veteran” contest will be announced on October 4th, along with 2nd and 3rd place winners who will receive a monetary prize.