Join Brooklyn’s Playmobile and Fitness Mobile for a day of fun-filled activities. Take part in sports, fitness and outdoor adventure activities! Some of the activities include a potato sack races, jumbo tic tac toe and a fan favorite a big screen TV to play Dance Dance Revolution!
1:00 P.M. You are invited to join Councilman Gentile to help display commemorative posters along the bike path. Each poster was handmade by a local student and honors a 9/11 victim. Meet at the 69th Street Pier for instructions.
4:30 P.M. Join Councilman Gentile at John Paul Jones “Cannon Ball” Park for a memorial ceremony featuring live music. (101st St & 4th Ave)
5:30 P.M. Immediately following the ceremony, join in a solemn procession along the bike path, sponsored by The Shore Road Parks Conservancy. We will all walk together and view the names of the 9/11 victims. The procession will end at the 69th Street pier. (No banners allowed in the procession)
Senator Golden stated, “I am pleased to continue to welcome the Metro Card Van to my district office the first Monday of every month as a service to my constituents. I encourage all those who have Metro Card related matters to take care of to stop by the event at my office and receive prompt and attentive service.”
The Metro Card Bus will enable the local residents to take care of all their Metro Card business at the Metro Card Bus, whether it's applying for or refilling a Reduced-Fare Metro Card, buying or refilling a regular Metro Card, or asking a MetroCard-related question.
There is a bone marrow screening drive for a 6 year old Brooklyn boy, Aidan Jack Seeger, who has been diagnosed with a rare neurological disorder (ADL) tomorrow at OLA. You can also add yourself to his facebook “posse” via this link: http://www.facebook.com/groups/aidanjackseeger
What: Bone Marrow Screening for Aidan Jack Seeger
When: Tuesday, July 19th; 4p-8p
Where: Our Lady of Angels Church
Given last week’s tragic and horrific death of young Lieby Kletzky, many people say to themselves: “I wish there was something I could have done to save his life.” Aidan’s life just might depend on the kindness of strangers coming to his aid and all they have to do is swab the inside of their cheeks with a few q-tips.
Join 30,000 of your fellow Brooklynites in Brooklyn's largest fundraising walk and largest cancer event!
Number one breast cancer fundraiser in New York and New Jersey!
Making Strides is the largest breast cancer event in New York and New Jersey—raising more funds for the cause than any other organization in these two states—$18.3 million in 2010!
How does it raise money?
Teams of walkers ask co-workers, family and friends to support them. Each walker tries to raise as much money as they can May through October. On the morning of the walk, each walker turns in their funds at registration, and then, led by survivors and dancing to music, the Walk begins at 11:00 am.
Brooklyn- State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) will join Michael McLear and family members, for a press conference tomorrow, Friday, June 10, 2011, at 12:00 p.m., at the corner of 92nd Street and Fort Hamilton Parkway in Brooklyn, asking for the public’s help in an effort to finally resolve the case that led to the death of his mother, Donna and his sister, Michelle, 17 years ago.
Donna Blanchard and Michelle Blanchard were killed at this corner in a hit and run by a driver of a box truck on June 7, 1994. This week, marks the 17th Anniversary of their death. Donna was 43 years old and Michelle was 4 years old at the time of their death.
RAMPANT AUTO INSURANCE FRAUD PERPETRATED BY ORGANIZED CRIME – SIGNIFICANTLY HIKING THE PREMIUMS OF BROOKLYN DRIVERS – WILL BE THE SUBJECT OF A NEWS CONFERENCE FEATURING STATE SENATOR MARTY GOLDEN (R-BROOKLYN) AND MEMBERS OF NEW YORKERS STAND AGAINST INSURANCE FRAUD (NYSAIF) ON THURSDAY, JUNE 9TH AT 1:00 IN FRONT OF SENATOR GOLDEN’S DISTRICT OFFICE.
NEW YORKERS PAY 53% MORE FOR AUTO INSURANCE THAN DRIVERS ACROSS AMERICA ON AVERAGE LARGELY DUE TO THE “NO FAULT INSURANCE” FRAUD CRISIS.
THE NEWS CONFERENCE WILL CALL FOR PASSAGE OF THE “FRAUD TAX BILL” TO CRACK DOWN ON ORGANIZED CRIMINALS DRIVING UP NEW YORK INSURANCE COSTS. THE BILL HAS THE SUPPORT OF LEADING NEW YORK STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS.