Brooklyn Queens Land Trust: Celebrating Our Gardens

Positive RSVPs to 718.963.7020 or info@bqlt.org

You’re Invited
BQLT MID-YEAR EVENT
Saturday, November 19, 2011
2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Brooklyn Job Corps Academy Center
585 DeKalb Avenue – 2nd floor. (near Nostrand Avenue.)

Celebrating Our Gardens

Thanking the Gardeners for keeping open spaces as meaningful neighborhood resources, maintaining green and healthy environments of outdoor places of beauty, creating a greener community for us all to enjoy, and growing healthy foods for our families to eat.

Guest Speakers:
Chris Randall, New Haven Land Trust, Connecticut – Executive Director
Ethan Winter, Land Trust Alliance, North East Program – NY Conservation

Invited Guests:
Congressman Ed Towns;
State Senator Velmanette Montgomery;
City Council Members: Al Vann, Darlene Mealy, Diana Reyna, Eric Adrams, Leroy Comrie, Letitia James, Mathieu Eugene, Rubin Wills, Stephen Levin;
State Assembly Members: Annette Robinson, Barbara Clark, Hakeem Jeffries,Vivian Cook;
Trust For Public Land-NYC Programs: Andy Stone, Joanne Morse;
Professor Timothy Leslie, Long Island University – Bees in the Gardens;
Andrea S. Zayas, Principal, La Cima Elementary Charter School – Children and Gardening;
District Leaders Olanike Alabi, Robert Cornegy Jr., Walter Mosley III;
Brooklyn Job Corps Academy Center; Citizens Committee for New York City

Join us for good food and fun with fellow gardeners and friends.

Meet ‘n Greet – 1:30 p.m.
Program – 2:15 p.m.
Food, Entertainment – 3:00 p.m.
Giveaways and Raffles – 4:00 p.m.

Brooklyn Queens Land Trust (BQLT) is a 501(c) (3) not-profit organization.
Tax deductible donations are welcomed — 677 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn

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