Meet the Vogel Family
Eileen & Jim Vogel have been married since 1990 & have lived on Buckingham Road since 1991. The plan at that time was to move to a nearby town after 3 years. Because of the friendliness of the community & the wonderful neighbors, they stayed, for nearly 29 years so far! They have been involved in Cathedral Gardens & the West Hempstead community in different areas since they moved in. They are active members of St. Thomas the Apostle & for many years helped to organize & run the Buckingham Road block parties. Eileen was been co-chair of the St. Thomas tag sales for the past 3 years. Jim coached Soccer in West Hempstead for 6 years.
Eileen, a retired attorney for Nassau County is a West Hempstead native. She graduated from St. Thomas the Apostle school, Sacred Heart Academy, Trinity College in Washington, DC, the University of Dayton Law School & NYIT Graduate School of Labor Relations. She currently works part time for Kellenberg Memorial High School.
Jim grew up in Flushing & Floral Park. He graduated from Chaminade & St. John's University. He worked in sales for AT&T, Sprint, British Telecom & Computer Associates, providing communications services to Fortune 1000 businesses, primarily in banking, legal & insurance industries. He is now working for Apple part time.
They adopted their twin Daughters, Theresa & Annie from China when they were 18 months old in 1999. The girls attended St. Thomas the Apostle school & graduated from Kellenberg Memorial High School. Annie is a Senior at Catholic University of America in Washington, DC majoring in Mechanical Engineering & Theresa is a Senior at St. John's University, majoring in English, with minors in French, Business & Theology. They will graduate in May.