Annual holiday toy give-away offered hundreds of toys for children in need
Brooklyn, NY – As part of an annual tradition, Senator Parker hosted his fifth toy give-away party to donate over 450 toys for children in need. This year with the help of Health Plus, Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, Forest City Ratner and Toys ‘R’ Us, the holiday season kicked off on a cheerful note.
Hoping to bring better awareness to new breakthroughs associated with detecting ovarian cancer, State Senator Kevin Parker (D-Brooklyn) today noted that New Yorkers need to learn more about the symptoms of early disease. He said ovarian cancer used to be called the 'silent killer' because it rarely revealed symptoms in its earliest, most treatable stages. But ovarian cancer is silent no more.
Brooklyn, NY -- Senator Parker will provide Brooklyn homeowners with some assistance in preventing foreclosures and sub-prime lending. An initiative called “Operation Protect Your Home” a cooperative undertaking between officials in federal, state, and city government and lending institutions will host a forum to provide counseling on methods of avoiding mortgage foreclosure.
Brooklyn, NY)—As the people of New York City continue to bear financial hardships, Senator Kevin Parker (D-Brooklyn) addressed the New York City Housing Authority at a Wednesday, August 13, public hearing to help residents remain in their homes.
SENATOR PROVIDES OPPORTUNITIES FOR CHILDREN WITH AUTISM Brooklyn, NY, August 5, 2008 - - New York State Senator Kevin Parker today presented a $100,000 check to Shema Kolainu during their “Hear Our Voices” Legislative Breakfast. With the rapid rise in autism, Senator Parker recognizes the demand for education and resources in this matter.
SENATOR PARKER’S “CIRCUIT BREAKER” SOLUTION WOULD PROTECT CITIZENS AND PUBLIC EDUCATION FUNDING
Brooklyn, NY August 4, 2008 - - State Senator Kevin Parker imposes relief on property taxes on the citizens of New York and situates funding for the public education system. In an effort to reduce the enormous burden of some of the highest property taxes in New York, Sen. Parker proposes the expansion of the “circuit breaker” approach, which is recommended by the New York State Commission on Property Tax Relief.
Program Director and Seniors Eagerly Accepts Funds to Improve Facility
Brooklyn, NY - July 30, 2008- State Senator Parker presented a check for $100,000, Wednesday July 30th, to the Glenwood Senior Center. During the center’s peak hours, seniors gathered as they expressed their gratitude for the generous grant given by Senator Parker. The check will fund necessary improvements to the center’s facility.