Yorktown Talk Focuses on Limiting Coronavirus Spread

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Yorktown Supervisor Matt Slater

YORKTOWN, NY — May 9, 2020 – Officials from the Lowe’s home improvement store donated thousands of KN95 masks to emergency responders in Yorktown on Yesterday morning.

A video of the event is posted on the town’s Facebook page.

Pele Edwards, the store manager at the Yorktown Heights Lowe’s, said the donation was made in gratitude to first responders.

“We just want to do our part to help them stay safe as we all fight the global pandemic,” said Edwards.

The masks, valued at about $20,000 will be shared among the following agencies:

• Yorktown Police

• Yorktown Volunteer Ambulance Corps

• Yorktown Heights Volunteer Fire Department

• Mohegan Lake Volunteer Ambulance Corps.

• Mohegan Lake Fire Department

We’ve been saying that we’re better when our community is behind us,” said Yorktown Police Chief Robert Noble. “Thanks for looking out for us and we’ll continue to do our best.”

“Lowe’s has been a great partner for the Town of Yorktown, helping us flatten the curve and putting in the socially responsible parameters to protect not only their customers but their employees who continue to work,” said Supervisor Matt Slater.

A video of the event is posted on the town’s Facebook page.

SOURCE: Ernie Garcia | Publicist | Thompson & Bender

 

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