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Center for Active Older Adults

Group photo with Gert McDonald

Gert McDonald, Sunnyside Leader and Political Pioneer Celebrates 100th Birthday at SCS

August 10, 2016 | Roberta

SUNNYSIDE — When the city once planned to cut the number of weekly garbage pickups in Queens but not in Manhattan, lifelong Sunnyside resident Gertrude McDonald had a suggestion for her fellow outer borough residents: take your trash to work with you. That's just one of the stories about...

Screenshot from Fox 5 New York Minute at Sunnyside Community Services

Volunteering in a New York Minute

April 19, 2018 | Roberta

Fox 5 New York aired this segment highlighting recent volunteer activities at the SCS Center for Active Older Adults. On April 17, New York Cares and volunteers from HSBC helped our members to assemble and paint springtime crafts while Sabor and the Afro-Latineers played and shared information...


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