Tag - community service projects

Avella and Samuel Field Finish 10 Week Community Service Program

The Queens Times June 29, 2000 Civic Leader, Tony Avella and Samuel Field YM-YWHA teamed up to perform two worthwhile community service projects, anti-graffiti and auto theft prevention. For the past 10 weekends, Avella and student volunteers from the Samuel Field YM-YWHA, led by Hal S. Eisenberg, Community Service Coordinator, have been conducting anti-car theft Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) etchings. The effort was conducted throughout Whitestone. Several hundred residents took advantage of the Police Department’s anti-car theft programs. The anti-car theft component was [...]

Bayside Teen’s Atypical Models to Hit Catwalk at Charity Event

By Nathan Duke Thursday, April 2, 2009 1:22 PM EDT An 18 year old senior from Bayside’s Benjamin N. Cardozo High School said she is currently overseeing 18 teenage girls who do not fit the typical description of a fashion model, but will walk the runway at a Manhattan charity event this summer. Olivia Mignone, who lives in Bayside and attends Cardozo, founded Shortstack Modeling Agency in 2006 through the city-based Windows of Opportunity, a [...]