Sunday, December 02, 2007

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Coffee Bark Enjoyed by All

[UPDATED] Click above to view video selects of the Dog Run Ribbon Cutting with New York City Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe.

Yesterday, the Commissioner of Parks, Adrian Benepe commemorated the 1 year anniversary our of St. Nick's Dog Run by acknowledging the hard work of the Friends of St. Nicholas Park in a ribbon cutting during the St. Nick's Dog Run Coffee Bark.

Joining Commissioner Benepe where Manhattan Park Commissioner William Castro, Martin Smith, Director of Constituent Services for Councilman Robert Jackson and Patricia Jones, the 2nd Vice Chair of Community Board 9.

Over 50 Friends of St. Nicholas Dog Owners took part in the ceremony as well as student from the Kipp Star School who were volunteering yesterday to help plant with our gardener Scott Farrington.

The Friends would like to thank the ongoing support and hard work of everyone who makes our Monthly Coffee Bark so special including:

Julia Granaki
Vaneik Escheverra
Josh Greenberg
Diva Goodfriend-Koven
Michael Tosi
Jehanne Piper
Corey and his son Darius
Sophie and Jason (and Ginger!)

Photos of the event can be found by clicking the link below

Our monthly Coffee Bark will start back up in the first Saturday of April. Saturday April 5th from 9-11am.

Thanks again to everyone and we'll see you in the Dog Run!

William Mullin
Friends of St. Nicholas Park

1 comment:

William_Guffman said...

The Parks and Recreation has a feature about this event on their website in their newsletter the Daily Plant: