For 16-year-old Marcela Pinos, a daughter of Ecuadorian immigrants, her dream of attending a student conference in Washington for the inauguration of the president appeared to be out of reach.
It’s the first time a New York wine has ever been served at a Presidential inauguration and all out in Long Island’s wine country are beaming with pride.
Schumer said tens of thousands of New Yorkers registered to try to win general admission tickets to the 57th Presidential Inaugural Ceremonies.
Residents who want a chance to attend must register online by December 13. The drawing will then be held on December 14, so winners of the lottery can have more than a month to make arrangements to travel to Washington, D.C.
The senator was chosen by congressional leaders for what is seen as a coveted and historic post in Washington.