Friday, October 29, 2010

Mike Breslin, Albany County Executive, to address Roundtable on November 10

ALBANY, NY – October 25, 2010 – Albany County Executive Michael G. Breslin will address the Albany Roundtable on Wednesday, November 10.

The Albany Roundtable luncheon meetings are held at the historic University Club, 141 Washington Avenue at Dove Street in Albany, but remain open to the public.

Mike has lived in Albany County all his life and was president of his graduating class at Vincentian Institute. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point, and later served a year in Vietnam where he was a company commander in the 4th Infantry Division.

After graduating from the University of Toledo Law School, Mike was an attorney in private practice for more than 20 years, including more than a decade with his brothers Neil and Tom in the firm Breslin, Breslin and Breslin. Mike’s community service includes more than 20 years on the board of Hospitality House, a residential drug treatment facility, 13 years as attorney to Saint Anne Institute, a facility for adolescent girls, seven years on the board of LaSalle School for Boys and more than ten years of coaching youth baseball and softball teams.

A longtime member and former chairman of the Bethlehem Democratic Committee, Mike was appointed Albany County Executive on January 1, 1995. Voters elected Mike to a full, four-year term the following November. During his tenure, Mike has been committed to providing essential services to the people of Albany County, while increasing the efficiency and reducing the size and cost of County government.

Reservations for the November 10 luncheon are required by Monday, November 8 and can be made by calling 518-431-1440 (through the Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber of Commerce) or by e-mail at albanyroundtable@yahoo.com .

The luncheon is open to the public and the cost is $15. The University Club will serve a hot and cold buffet from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m., with the program commencing at 12:30. All luncheon participants are invited to enter the Roundtable Raffle for free membership in the University Club through the end of 2010.

For additional information visit www.albanyroundtable.com.

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