Ron Harrington has served on the Middle Country Library Board of Trustees since 2012. Mr. Harrington has deep roots in the Middle Country community dating back to 1927 when his family moved to Selden. He began his career working in a local cabinet shop and in 1972 went into business with the shop’s owner. In the 1990s, he acquired full ownership of Therese Marcel’s Kitchen and Bath in Centereach, which he operated with his wife Therese. Mr. Harrington was a founding member of the Greater Middle Country Chamber of Commerce and served on its Board for ten years. In 2012, Mr. Harrington received the “People of the Year in Business” award from the Times Beacon Record Newspapers. Mr. Harrington raised three children in the community and has resided in Lake Grove for the past 52 years. Mr. Harrington retired in 2015 and currently enjoys spending time with his six grandchildren.