ASSEMBLYMAN COLIN SCHMITT PARTNERS WITH LOCAL LEADERS, CARPENTERS UNION TO DELIVER FREE MEALS TO SENIORS AND VULNERABLE HOUSEHOLDS
Assemblyman Colin J. Schmitt (R,C,I-New Windsor), Woodbury Mayor Tim Egan, local officials, Carpenters Local 279, and the Falkirk Estate & Country Club are delivering hundreds of meals to seniors and vulnerable households in need across the 99th Assembly District.
Nikki Schmitt represented her husband, Assemblyman Colin Schmitt, on the first day of food delivery as he is currently activated for the COVID-19 mission with the Army National Guard.
Meals are delivered contactless (left at the front door). They are delivered twice a week (Tuesday and Thursday) during the COVID-19 crisis at no charge to seniors and vulnerable households thanks to the generosity of Falkirk Estate & Country Club.
Special thanks goes to Wayne Corts and his team at Falkirk Estate & Country Club. Thanks to Wayne’s generosity all these meals are fully provided at no charge.
Specific recognition also goes to Carpenters Local 279 who have committed a significant number of volunteers to help deliver these meals for the duration of the program.
Nikki Schmitt stated, “Today I am privileged to launch our 99th Assembly District COVID-19 meal delivery initiative for my husband Assemblyman Colin Schmitt while he serves on National Guard duty for the COVID-19 mission. We have many seniors and vulnerable households that are in need of a warm meal during this crisis. We are happy to partner with Mayor Egan, Falkirk Estate & Country Club and Carpenters Local 279 to get these meals to those most in need in our community. The Assembly office is fully operational during these difficult times, and this food delivery is just one of Colin’s many programs to help those in need in our district. Please do not hesitate to reach out if you are in need of assistance on this or any subject. I want to send a special thanks to Falkirk Estates for the generous donation of meals for this program and Carpenters Local 279 for sending many volunteers to make sure these meals make it to those in need.”
Mayor Tim Egan stated, “I am proud to be here today to start the delivery of over 70+ meals to our seniors and vulnerable families over the next few weeks. I would also like to thank Assemblyman Colin Schmitt, Falkirk Estate & Country Club and Carpenters Local 279 for partnering with me and the village government to help those most in need in our community. I urge any senior or vulnerable household in need to continue to register for this contactless home meal delivery. We will continue to work with our community and partners in government to provide assistance during this ongoing crisis.”
Wayne Corts, owner of Falkirk Estates & Country Club, “Falkirk Estates & Country Club is dedicated to giving back to our community during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. We are truly grateful to be in a position to help our seniors and those in need of a warm meal at this time. We are proud to be located in Woodbury and will continue to do everything we can to help local residents.”
Matt Ross, Carpenters Local 279 representative stated, “During this difficult time Carpenters Local 279 is committed to helping those most in need in our community. We were happy to answer the call to assist Assemblyman Schmitt, the Village of Woodbury and Falkirk Estates get these meals delivered to those who need them most. Our wish is that everyone stays healthy and we will overcome this difficult time with unified efforts like this.”
Colin Schmitt is committed to public service. Colin is a member of the U.S. Army National Guard and Assemblyman for the 99th NYS Assembly District which includes the Town of Stony Point in Rockland County and The Towns of Wawayanda, Goshen, Hamptonburgh, Chester, Blooming Grove, New Windsor, Cornwall, Highlands and Woodbury in Orange County. Colin lives in the Town of New Windsor with his wife Nikki and their beloved adopted Catahoula puppy Quincy!