It is sometimes staggering what depths zealots and special interests will stoop to in order to advance their agenda.
I know from experience that anyone trying to donate gently used stuffed animals finds it almost impossible to locate an organization that will take them.
On Thursday, Nov. 26, Thanksgiving Day, we will be preparing and delivering hot meals to homebound senior citizens, coordinating this program from our home.
I would like to thank the residents and employees who donated blood Wednesday, Oct. 21. I am pleased to report that 14 pints of blood were collected. You can feel proud of your personal involvement in helping those who depend on blood for life giving support. Since there is no substitute for human blood, and no way of knowing when it may be needed to save or sustain the life of a family member, a co-worker, a friend or other members of the community, we must be sure that enough blood is available at all times to meet the needs of our area’s hospitals and their patients.
Again, thank you and we look forward to your participation in our next blood drive in March 2010.
Residents are reminded that it is their responsibility to maintain the shrubs and trees on their property to assure that branches do not overhang and obstruct the incorporated village by doing your part to keep Garden City a pedestrian-friendly community.
Assemblyman Thomas McKevitt has joined with the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program in their October breast cancer awareness campaign to urge women to get mammograms.
(Editor’s Note: The following press release is from the Garden City Board of Trustees’ Public Information Committee. It is being printed below at the committee’s request.)
On Nov. 11, a subcommittee of the Garden City Board of Trustees “BOT” met with Patricia Bourne and Robert Brickman of the Nassau County Planning Board to discuss the Nassau County Hub Study “Bidders Conference” held July 23, 2009.
The Garden City community has the opportunity to significantly improve the education of our children by casting your vote on Oct. 27 in favor of the proposed school bond referendum. One of the many issues covered in the bond are significant improvements to the music program at the high school. You may not be aware that there is no classroom available at the high school for the bands to hold their instruction and practice.
On Tuesday, Sept. 29 I went to a meeting at the high school, which was called to tell the public why a $36.5 million school bond is being presented for a villagewide vote on Oct. 27.
Special thanks is due to the fire department for their efforts in making Fire Prevention Day/Week the success that it was. Chief William J. Graham and our fire department do an outstanding job protecting our lives and homes.
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