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For Immediate Release: Contact:
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2009 Corey Bearak
(718) 343-6779


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The Northeast Queens Jewish Community Council  (NEQJCC), joined by State Senators Frank Padavan and Toby Stavisky, Assembly Member Mark Weprin and City Council Member Jim Gennaro kicked off the Fifth Annual "Harmony initiative Fall Food Drive," Sunday, September 13, 2009, at the Samuel Field Y, 58-20 Little Neck Parkway in Little Neck, announced Chairman Corey Bearak and NEQJCC President Jack Friedman.    NEQJCC organized the drive which runs through October 23. 

The largest regional Jewish community council in the Greater New York area, NEQJCC sponsors this program with the Samuel Field/Bay Terrace Y, Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation, UJA-Federation of New York, Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty and the following elected officials: Members of Congress Gary Ackerman (office a collection site), Gregory Meeks and Anthony Weiner, Council Members David Weprin, James Gennaro, Leroy Comrie and Tony Avella, State Senators Frank Padavan and Tony Stavisky, and Assembly Members Ann Carrozza, Barbara Clark, Rory Lancman, and Mark Weprin.

For Information call NEQJCC Executive Director Gail Eisenberg at (718) 225-6750 x247, or email Gail@northeastqueensjewish.org.   Download the flyer.  Read the news Kickoff news advisory.


Standing L to R: NEQJCC Chair Corey Bearak and Executive Director Gail Eisenberg, State Senator Frank Padavan, Assembly Member Mark Weprin, Council Member Jim Gennaro, State Senator Toby Stavisky, Samuel Field Y Executive Vice President Dr. Steven Goodman (also a NEQJCC trustee) and Assistant Director Rick Lewis.  In front are Y teen volunteers.  {Photo courtesy of NEQJCC and Samuel Field Y]




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