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UFCW Local 1500 Endorses Beedenbender for Brookhaven Town Supervisor

Sep
26
2012

UFCW Local 1500 Endorses Beedenbender
for Brookhaven Town Supervisor

Brookhaven, NY – The United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 1500 has announced that they have endorsed Brian Beedenbender for Brookhaven Town Supervisor. UFCW Local 1500 is the largest UFCW Local in New York State and represents nearly 23,000 members who work in grocery and retail stores, as well as the food processing and meat packing industries.

“Brian Beedenbender is the clear choice to move Brookhaven forward,” said Bruce Both President of UFCW Local 1500, “As Suffolk County Legislator and Chief of Staff to Supervisor Mark Lesko, Brian has repeatedly fought for jobs and economic growth in Brookhaven. Brian's record has shown that he is an advocate for working and middle class families throughout Long Island, just like the one he was raised in. With this, UFCW Local 1500 proudly endorses Brian Beedenbender for Brookhaven Town Supervisor.”

Beedenbender said, “I am tremendously proud to have received the endorsement of UFCW Local 1500 and thank them for their support. As Supervisor, I will fight for the hard-working individuals who make up Brookhaven's middle class families, like those who are members of UFCW Local 1500. I look forward to working with them to bring jobs and economic progress to Brookhaven.”

UFCW Local 1500 was founded in 1937 and now represents thousands of workers throughout the New York City area and Long Island. UFCW Local 1500's members are employed by companies like King Kullen, Pathmark, and Stop & Shop. For more information, please visit http://www.ufcw1500.org/.

For more information on Brian Beedenbender, please visit www.beedenbender.com, Facebook: facebook.com/BeedenbenderforBrookhaven, Twitter: @Bbeedenbender