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SENATOR KEVIN PARKER PRESENTS 'WE CAN GO GREEN BROOKLYN ECOFAIR!'

SENATOR KEVIN PARKERPresentsWe Can Go Green Brooklyn EcoFairIn conjunction wtih Senator Eric Adams & Neighborhood Housing Services of East FlatbushSaturday, April 17, 201011:00 am – 5:00 pmHoly Cross Auditorium & Yard 2530 Church Avenue Between Rogers & Bedford AvenuesBrooklyn, NY 11226Let’s Get Green, Brooklyn!FREE Admission!www.BrooklynEcoFair.org

Senator Parker's 3rd annual job fair

Each Spring Senator Parker invites his constituents to a job fair where they can meet with employers, attend workshops and find out more about the Green Economy.

Senator Parker introduces himself at a Green Jobs seminar

Each Spring Senator Parker invites his constituents to a job fair where they can meet with employers. Here is is greeting participants at a Green Jobs workshop.

Senator Parker Matches Employers with 250 Out of Work New Yorkers at Annual Job Fair

Brooklyn, NY- Yesterday, more than 250 out-of-work New Yorkers attended the 7th Annual Job Fair hosted by State Senator Kevin Parker and Councilmember Jumaane Williams at Brooklyn College’s Student Center. More than 20 organizations and companies – ranging from city and state agencies to independent retailers – connected with potential candidates to share current employment and training opportunities.

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Chanukah is the celebration of Miracles!

"Chanukah is the celebration of miracles, a reminder that all things are possible," Senator Parker said.  "As you celebrate the spirit of Chanukah with friends and family, I wish you health, happiness and good fortune." The holiday celebrates a legendary victory of the Maccabees, a band of Jews, over a Greek army that occupied the Holy Land.  After the battle, the victorious Maccabees found only a one day supply of oil in the temple to light the lamps.  But the oil burned miraculously for eight days, the story says.

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