Tag: community-service

Queens College celebrating Black History Month with exhibition highlighting program that aids students from low-income backgrounds

Queens College

Feb. 1, 2024 By Rachel Butler Queens College in Flushing is celebrating Black History Month with a new exhibition focusing on a long-established student support program. The exhibition focuses on what’s known as the SEEK program, a program that assists students from low-income backgrounds by covering college fees, while also providing them with personal tutors,…
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Council Member Moya distributes toys at Corona school to mark the celebration of Three Kings Day

Jan. 5, 2024 By admin Jan. 5 2024 By Czarinna Andres Students at P.S.110Q-The Tiffany School in Corona were greeted with smiles and excitement during Council Member Francisco Moya’s Three Kings Day toy distribution event. Moya, in collaboration with the Carpenter Contractor Alliance of Metropolitan New York (Local 45), distributed over 100 toys to children… Read more »

NYPD’S 109th Precinct talks reduced crime rates in Flushing, address residents’ concerns during community council meeting

Flushing

Oct. 16, 2023 By Rachel Butler Dozens of Flushing residents filled the hall at Bowne Street Community Church to hear reports of reduced crime and applaud the Officers of the Month during the 109th Precinct Community Council Meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 11. Attendees also had the opportunity to voice their concerns to their local officers…
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Flushing councilwoman joins senior citizens for free tennis program in Kissena Park

Flushing

Sep. 26, 2023 By Rachel Butler Flushing Councilwoman Sandra Ung joined local senior citizens at Kissena Park for the first session of a free tennis program that is now available to residents ages 60 and above. The program is administered by the City Parks Foundation and made possible due to a $15,000 allocation in the…
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BP launches new advisory panel for youth to become civically engaged in the future of Queens

In an effort to get more young people involved in civics, Queens Borough President Donovan Richards has created a new advisory panel known as the Youth and Young Adult Council to introduce the “youngest and fiercest” community advocates to both community service and organization. Members of the advisory body will advocate concerns through means of… Read more »