Brooklyn - State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) is announcing plans to host his annual “Support Our Troops” rally on Sunday, June 12, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. in Marine Park, at Avenue S and East 33rd Street.
Residents of the community are invited to join with veterans and family members of active servicemen and women in sending a message of support to our troops both home and overseas. The event will feature inspirational speeches and a patriotic musical selection. American flags will be distributed to all those in attendance.
Senator Golden stated, “I wholeheartedly offer my continuing gratitude to our service men and women. We must continue to gather as a community so to recognize the sacrifices that have been made in the name of freedom and liberty.”
Shore Road Garden Council is having "It's My Park Day" on May 21st. Senator Golden encourages local participation from schools and residents. The event starts at 9:00 a.m. and ends at noon. The meeting location is at the Gazebo at 90th Street and Shore Road.
The senior fairs will feature information and assistance offered by various City agencies including the Department for the Aging, the Department of Environmental Protection, the Department of Finance, the Department of Transportation, the Department of Sanitation, New York and Company, the New York City Police Department and New York City Fire Department.
Additionally, the EPIC Program, the Metro Card Mobile Sales unit and senior service agencies will be attending. Free blood pressure screenings will also be available and lunch will be served.