The LGBT Network opened a new 15,000 square foot community center at 125 Kennedy Drive in Hauppauge today. It is the sixth largest LGBT center in the nation and employs over 55 people. The space includes several conference rooms, a café, and an art gallery.
David Kilmnick, LGBT Network’s President and Chief Executive Officer, welcomed public officials and community members at a ribbon cutting ceremony. Kilmnick said: “We are making sure that our community, our Long Island community, is getting the help they need, and representation, visibility, and leadership in our communities, schools, workplaces, athletic fields, and places of worship, to achieve equality and justice.”
Public officials who spoke at the ceremony include: New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli; New York State Parks Commissioner Erik Kulleseid; and Suffolk County Legislator DuWayne Gregory.
To learn more about the programs and events offered at the LGBT Network’s Hauppauge Center, visit their website.