2012-08-17 / Community

Rockaway Resource Day Brings Out Crowds

By Miriam Rosenberg


The FDNY held CPR training during the afternoon. Photos by Miriam Rosenberg. The FDNY held CPR training during the afternoon. Photos by Miriam Rosenberg. This year’s annual Rockaway Resource Day was filled with fun, music and information. The 101 Precinct Community Council combined this year’s event with the National Night Out Against Crime on August 7. Among those taking part in the Resource Day program was the Far Rockaway Teen Library, Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation, Safe Space, Sarah’s Warriors, the Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health Center, the AIDS Center of Queens County, MakeMy- MotherProud, the Rockaway Youth Task Force and Swim Strong. There was also a talent contest, a fashion show and a skate board competition held in the skate board park and sponsored by TreTruck.



The tables for Catholic Charities and Sheldon R. Weaver Day Care were located side by side on the promenade. The tables for Catholic Charities and Sheldon R. Weaver Day Care were located side by side on the promenade.

McDonald’s provided the food for the afternoon and Ronald McDonald stopped by to say hi to some of his friends. McDonald’s provided the food for the afternoon and Ronald McDonald stopped by to say hi to some of his friends.

Police Officer Tim Wall, who oversees the explorer program at the 101 Precinct, speaks with someone who stopped by their table. Police Officer Tim Wall, who oversees the explorer program at the 101 Precinct, speaks with someone who stopped by their table.

PAL campers stop by the PAL table. PAL campers stop by the PAL table.

DJ Gregory Lomangino, of Superior Entertainment Solutions, had them up and moving on the new stage. DJ Gregory Lomangino, of Superior Entertainment Solutions, had them up and moving on the new stage.

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital Family Health Center gave out information. St. John’s Episcopal Hospital Family Health Center gave out information.

These youngsters took part in the annual Resource Day talent show. These youngsters took part in the annual Resource Day talent show.

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