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2018 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
President ...................................................... Yousaf Naseer Sr. Vice President ...................................... Basit Khurshid 1st Vice President ................................ Syed Asad Ahmad 2ndVicePresident ....................................HasmukhPatel 3rd Vice President ..............................Gregory Kaloustian Treasurer ...................................................... Nasir Ahmad Correspondence Secretary ............................ Bobby Hora Recording Secretary .................................... Rajesh Bathija Director of Government Affairs .......... Gregory Kaloustian General Counsel................................ Arnold J. Hauptman Director ...................................................... Irfan Khawaja Director ...................................................... Russell Grippi
FORMER PRESIDENTS
Jack Rugen, Phil Castaldo, Tariq Khan, Roger Beazley, Domenick Manzo, Loretta Miller, Frank Corigliano, Bill McDermott
PUBLICATION STAFF
Editor/Advertising Manager ............................ Jack Rugen Layout and Production...................... Grafik Sauce Studios Business Manager ........................................ Yousaf Naseer
COMMITTEE CHAIRS/MEMBERS
Golf Classic ............................ Basit Khurshid (Chairman) ........................................Nasir Ahmad, Syed Asad Ahmad Director of Government Affairs .......... Gregory Kaloustian Membership ................................................ Irfan Khawaja Elections ........................................................ Asad Ahmad Trade Show .......................... Asad Ahmad, Basit Khurshid Affiliate Membership .................................... Asad Ahmad Holiday Party .............................................. Yousaf Naseer
LIST OF ADVERTISERS
Through the support of these advertisers, this publication is possible. UFOLINY encourages Franchisees to support these vendors who support our association:
     The Voice of The 7-eleVen franchise owners of long island & new York
     MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT LEGAL PERSPECTIVE
“A Fond Farewell to Soundwave”
by Arnold J. Hauptman, General Counsel
EDITOR’S VIEWPOINT
“It Ain’t Over Till It’s Over”
by Jack Rugen, Former President, Editor
THE ECONOMY... AT A GLANCE
by Jack Rugen
LEGISLATIVE UPDATE • ON CAPITOL HILL
• FROM ALBANY
2019 HOLIDAY PARTY
INDUSTRY NEWS
CORPORATE NEWS
CATEGORY FOCUS... HOT BEVERAGES CATEGORY FOCUS... TOBACCO
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 Soundwave Magazine
is published by the
United 7-Eleven Franchise Owners of
Long Island & New York with
Headquarters at
66 Commack Road, Suite 311 Commack, New York 11725 (631) 486-6266 www.ufoli.com
 AZ Metro
Big Geyser, Inc.
Boening Bros., Inc.
Clare Rose, Inc.
Cooley’s Anemia Foundation E&M Ice Cream
Fiji Water Company Friedlander Group, Inc. GlennWayne Wholesale
Bakery. Inc. La Michoacana
Long Island Ice
Manhattan Beer Dist.
McLane Company
National Dist. Alliance
Nestle US
Newsday, Inc.
Norris Food Services
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
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Legal Disclaimer: This Publication shall not constitute an offer to sell, solicitations of an offer to buy, nor endorsement of any product or service by the United 7-Eleven Franchise Owners Association. The Articles, letters, commentaries and opinions expressed are those of the authors/ guest columnists and though the sources are considered to be reliable, the accuracy cannot
be guaranteed nor does it necessarily reflect the viewpoint of the United 7-Eleven Franchise Owners Association. As such, said does not accept liability for the content of this publication.
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