The Conservative Committee of Grand Island honored Assemblyman Robin Schimminger on Feb. 9 at the Buffalo Launch Club with the Integrity Matters Award. Schimminger, who represents the 140th Assembly district, has more than 300 laws to his credit since his election to the Assembly in 1976. Pictured are sponsors of the Integrity Matters Award event: Dr. Kevin Backus, chairman of the Grand Island Conservative Party; sponsors Ann and Frank Williams III, Schimminger, Paul Lamanna, Chris Aronica, Robert Ratajczak Jr. and Gary Roesch.
The Grand Island Conservative Party is putting out a call for qualified conservative candidates to fill the position of town council member for this fall's election. Individuals committed to the Conservative Party platform should send a letter requesting an interview for candidacy/endorsement to the Grand Island Conservative Party, P.O. Box 76, Grand Island, NY 14072. Letters must be received by Feb. 24 and must include a resume and contact information, including email.
Backus commented, "As the independent voice of conservative voters, we hope all candidates seeking this office take the time to make the case for our party's endorsement."