State Senator Parker presents $100,000 check to community center upgrades
Brooklyn, NY- State Senator Kevin Parker presented a check representing $100,000 of capitol funds to Borough Park Jewish Community Council (BPJCC) on Wednesday, December 10, 2008. Rabbi Yechiel Kaufman, Executive Director of BPJCC along with Mrs. Miriam Lubling, Director of Medical and Holocaust Survivors Services at BPJCC were present to accept the check. In his endeavors to build and maintain strong institutions in the district, Senator Parker has supported the Boro Park community since he was elected. The check will be used to fund necessary improvements and development to the center’s facilities.
“The Jewish Community Council have always been and will continue to be a vital part of the Boro Park community, providing tremendous leadership and consultation for our constituents,” said Senator Parker. “I am pleased to present them with capitol funds to assist them in their efforts.”
BPJCC is a not-for-profit organization that addresses the urgent social service needs of over 180,000 constituents within the Boro Park community by providing advocacy and referral programs related to housing, health and social care services. The special event recognizes Boro Park’s Jewish communities’ rich yet tragic past after the Holocaust. The area is surrounded with primarily Jewish immigrants and represents the charitable practices of the past mixed with the contemporary community.
The Boro Park Community is one of the largest Jewish communities in the United States.
About Senator Kevin Parker
Senator Kevin S. Parker is committed to restoring the overall quality of life for the constituents of the 21st Senatorial District in Brooklyn. A lifelong Brooklyn resident, Senator Parker has been a Flatbush resident for more than 27 years. Having been nurtured, schooled and employed in the district, Senator Parker is intimately familiar with the needs of this ethnically diverse community that consists of 311,000 constituents in several communities which include: Borough Park, Flatbush, East Flatbush, Midwood, Ditmas Park, and Kensington.