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NY1: New Yorker of the Week

February 1, 2021 | maryrecord

NY1 highlights SCS volunteer Blanca Cintron as the New Yorker of the Week. Blanca holds cooking classes to help keep seniors with dementia engaged. Learn more about Blanca in the NY1 story at ...

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Blood Drive – June 24

June 10, 2021 | maryrecord

Blood donors are desperately needed at this time. The pandemic has led to fewer blood drives and a year of virtually no first-time donors among youth. In addition, there has been a surge in blood usage as hospitals perform surgeries and patients seek medical care that had been postponed during...

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NY1 Noticias: Senior Center Reopening

June 14, 2021 | maryrecord

NY1 Noticias talks to SCS Senior Center Director Kerly Serrano, as well as SCS volunteers, about how excited everyone is for senior centers to reopen for indoor activities. View the story online at: 
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PIX11: NYC Senior Centers Reopen for Indoor Activities for First Time Since Pandemic

June 14, 2021 | maryrecord

PIX11 visited us on June 14, when our senior center offered indoor activities for the first time since March 2020. Watch the story online at:
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Fox 5 New York: NYC Senior Centers Reopen

June 14, 2021 | maryrecord

Fox 5 News reporter Antwan Lewis visited our senior center on June 14, the first day senior centers could hold indoor activities since March 2020. Watch the two stories online at: 
https://www.fox5ny.com/video/944058 and ...

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Univision New York: Senior Center Reopening

June 14, 2021 | maryrecord

Univision stopped by the senior center at Sunnyside Community Services to talk to residents about the reopening of senior centers in New York City. See the two stories online at:
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Blood Drive – July 24

June 16, 2021 | maryrecord

Due to a gap in blood donations, the New York Blood Center has announced a blood emergency. Blood donors are desperately needed at this time. The pandemic has led to fewer blood drives and a year of virtually no first-time donors among youth. In addition, there has been a surge in blood usage as...

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Queens Chronicle: Seniors Gathering Again in Sunnyside

June 17, 2021 | maryrecord

Queens Chronicle visited us on the reopening day of our senior center, saying "it was harder to tell whether the seniors or the staff were happier on Monday morning with the reopening of the Sunnyside Community Services’ Center for Active Older Adults." Read the full story online at:
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Sunnyside News and Views – Spring/Summer Newsletter

June 24, 2021 | maryrecord

In this issue of the Sunnyside News and Views newsletter, you can read about recent news regarding Sunnyside Community Services. Stories include: a recent grant from the Robin Hood Foundation; a new immigration legal services program; a three-year initiative to create opportunities for older...

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Queens Gazette: Senior Center in Sunnyside Reopens

June 30, 2021 | maryrecord

Queens Gazette, a weekly community newspaper in Queens, highlights the reopening of the SCS senior center. Read the full article online at: https://www.qgazette.com/pageview/viewer/2021-06-30#page=9


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