2009-12-18 / Community

Sanders Hosts Safety Meeting With Merchants

Councilman James Sanders Jr., the Rockaway Development and Revitali - zation Corporation, the Rockaway Chamber of Commerce, and the 101 Precinct hosted a "Safety Meeting With Rockaway Merchants" on Wednesday, December 16. The meeting took place at RDRC located at 1920 Mott Avenue in Far Rockaway at 7:00 p.m.

The purpose of the meeting was to give business owners safety tips and resources to protect their stores and themselves during the holiday season. Last week, the Gold Fashion Jewelry Store in Far Rockaway was the target of a robbery and Sanders is looking to prevent any further such incidents from occurring.

"As we continue to celebrate the holidays let us remember to be vigilant and careful at all times. Today we are taking precautionary steps to prevent further tragedy from occurring during a time we are [supposed] to be [celebrating a] joyous season," said San - ders.

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