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Queens SOUP- Volunteers Needed

This coming Earth Day, April 22, 2017, the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce is hosting the first ever Queens SOUP, a crowd-funded micro-granting community dinner that provides seed funding and promotional opportunities to help launch local projects bringing positive impacts to their community. We will be needing volunteers to help out during the event, if you are interested fill out […]

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法拉盛 夜市雨中登場 30義工獲表揚

「法拉盛夜市」昨晚進行第三次系列活動,市議員顧雅明頒發感謝狀給協助舉辦活動的義工代表。(羊展恬攝) (紐約·羊展恬報導)由大法拉盛西商會主辦的第二屆「法拉盛夜市」活動,昨日​傍晚在法拉盛高中舉行第三次系列活動,雖然在傍晚時分受到陣雨影響,民眾紛紛前往各處躲雨,中斷了節目,但仍有不少民眾攜家帶眷在夜市走走看看。為感謝義工的熱心參與,市議員顧雅明昨晚也頒發感謝狀給30位協助舉辦活動的義工們。   顧雅明對大法拉盛西商會舉辦夜市活動給予大力的支持與鼓勵,他希望透過夜市活動能更引起外地遊客或其他地區民眾到法拉盛來消費及購物,藉此機會連繫到法拉盛各族裔民眾聚在一起。顧雅明說,因為夜市是許多亞洲地區國家的文化特色,也是紐約市其他地方少見的。商會理事李芳也特別感謝義工及商家對活動的支持與協助,希望活動愈辦愈好。 大法拉盛西商會執行主任崔容準則表示,「法拉盛夜市」不但為了向居民推介當地餐館及小商家,也是各族裔社區展現文化特色的平台,促進不同族裔間的和諧相處。他感謝來自各地的30位青年義工們,協助進行各項準備工作。8月26日將是今年「法拉盛夜市」的最後一場,屆時將邀請多位亞裔青年流行樂手在現場演出,並以”718 Love”為主題,要展現出大家喜愛法拉盛,及喜愛法拉盛地區的飲食與文化. Link to original article here .  

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Volunteers clean Flushing block

Flushing Earth Citizens completed its “Adopt-a-Block” pilot project — for which they cleaned up the sidewalks between Union and Main streets on Roosevelt Avenue — on Monday. Volunteers washed down recycling and trash receptacles, removed stickers and graffiti, swept sidewalks and scrubbed newspaper bins and post office boxes during two-hour shifts in the morning and evening for a week. “It […]