Columbus Day Events
This year, the Morris Park Community Association will celebrate its annual Columbus Day Parade and its 2nd annual Columbus Day Street Fair.
A huge Columbus Day Dinner Dance will take place at Maestros.
MPCA at National Night Out
Morris Park Community Association will once again participate locally in National Night Out, August 5, 2008. It is America's night out against crime.
The "25th Annual National Night Out" (NNO), a unique crime/drug prevention event sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch(NATW)
Last year's National Night Out campaign involved citizens, law enforcement agencies, civic groups, businesses, neighborhood organizations and local officials from over 10,000 communities from all 50 states, U.S. territories, Canadian cities and military bases worldwide. In all, over 34 million people participated in National Night Out 2008.
NATIONAL NIGHT OUT is designed to:
Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness; Generate support for, and participation in, local anticrime programs; Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships; and Send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.
Check back soon for more details....
Look for MPCA members all over town...letting everyone know what we do and inviting all residents to join!
MPCA Helps Young Neighborhood Girl
Nadia Uddin a 10 year old Morris Park resident is suffering from End Stage Renal Disease and is in need of a kidney. Morris Park Community Association members AnnaMaria DiNofrio, and Mark Anthony have taken the young girls plight to the Association and together they have launched a campaign to help Nadia and her family.
Donation buckets are placed at many local businesses. Donations are also being accepted at the regular meetings of the Morris Park Community Association, 1824 Bronxdale Avenue, Wednesdays at 7:30p.m.
The generous support of local businesses and residents is already pouring in. A bake sale at Nadia's school, PS 83 is in the works and other fundraisers will follow.
Most importantly Nadia Uddin needs a Kidney!!
To find out how you can test to be a potential donor contact,