(Brooklyn New York) Senator Roxanne J. Persaud organized five hours of exciting activities for the community at the beautiful Seaview Park on Thursday, August 9, 2018.
The Fun Day started at 12 p.m. and it was a “One Stop Event”: Exciting carnival games with fun prizes, raffles, interactive reading, skillful stilt walkers, fabulous face painting, traditional board games, rock wall climbing for the adventure seekers. In addition, there was an abundance of resources, which included Cardio Vascular Screening, Dental Screening, energy saving tips, financial literacy, fire safety and other opportunities for adults and children.
Senator Persaud said, “I am proud to be able to partner with key organizations to bring a fun and enlightening event to the community. SD 19 Fun Day is planned with the needs of the community in mind. I am happy to offer both the family fun as well as resources that families can access and also share with others. In addition, I want families to continue to enjoy the beauty of the parks in the district, which is also great for connecting and also key to promote physical activity and sustain healthy lifestyles."
Hundreds of families, as well as daycare and summer program participants, had fun moving from place to place enjoying the treats offered by over 50 different vendors. There was a food court with, fresh and delectable refreshments like watermelon, hot dogs, popcorn, lemonade and ice tea. Department of Education Food Services provided 800-boxed lunches for children.
The guests participated in raffles donated by various organizations which included St. Francis College. The grand prize which was an Apple iPad was donated by TD Bank. They also stopped to strike a pose or take a selfie with Senator Persaud.
“It was great to see hundreds enjoying all that the Nineteenth Senatorial District has to offer. I am thankful to be able to increase the number of partners this year and look forward to more partners in 2019, our constituents deserve to be served!” Senator Persaud said.
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