The Cort Club Children’s Christmas Party, is an annual holiday party for children ages 10 and younger. This year it will be held from 1 p.m.. to 3 p.m. Saturday December 19th 2010 at the Cort Club (2648 Gerritsen Avenue).
The event is run by Murray and Jennifer Arvin who have been running the children’s party for an impressive 20+ years. The Cort Club itself has been running the event for at least 50+ years.
For more information, call 718-769-7168.
Cort Club Children’s Christmas Party
Includes , gifts and activities.
Saturday 1pm – 3pm
December 19th, 2010
The Cort Club celebrated it’s mother day with their annual “Mother of the Year” breakfast/brunch by honoring Theresa Samuelsen.
Theresa is a longtime Resurrection Womans Catholic Club member is now also the recently the President of the organization. Theresa is married to Bunky “Warren” for 54 years and has 5 children Joe, Warren, Theresa, Billy, and John and 7 grandchildren.
Anne Marie Corrado was born on January 20, 1969 to Arthur and Jean Olsen, and grew up in the Gerritsen Beach section of Brooklyn and has lived there for most of her life,
Anne Marie graduated from John Dewey High School and went on to attend Brooklyn College, and throughout college, she worked part time in an auto parts store to pay for her tuition and was designated the recipient of the Frances Goodman Memorial Scholarship in her junior year; and
After graduating from Brooklyn College with honors, Mrs. Corrado went to work in her alma mater, Public School 277, where she has taught for the past 19 years, and Mrs. Corrado was a classroom teacher for 14 years and is currently serving as the Math Staff Developer and Data Specialist at the school, and;
During her tenure at the school, she has also helped launch P.S. 277’s after-school drama program, and to date, she has co-produced thirteen plays and happily devotes all of her lunch periods to honing the acting skills of her students, and it should be known that one of her greatest joys is knowing that many of her former students have gone on to pursue drama and beyond; and
Anne Marie Corrado is happily married to her husband, Steven, a chef, and together they have raised three beautiful children, James, Nicholas, and Oliva, and they currently reside in the Gerritsen Beach; and now, therefore, be it
Dr. Eleanor Kehoe has served as a Member and a Past President of the Columbiettes’s Columbus Council #126, Dr. Kehoe is a Past President and Member of Our Lady Help of Christians Rosary Society as well as a Lector at Our Lady Help of Christians Parish. At her lifelong parish of OLHC Dr. Kehoe has served as a Member of the Parish Council and Finance Committee. Furthermore Dr. Kehoe is a past member of the Advisory Board of Midwood Catholic Academy; and
the extensive education Dr. Kehoe has received in New York began at Our Lady Help of Christians Grammar School and continued at St. Edmund’s High School this base of Catholic education could be the source of her great work going forward in her life. Dr. Kehoe attended New York Foundling Hospital School for Baby Nurses, The Long Island College Hospital Nursing School where she received an AAS Degree. She also attended Pace University and received a Bachelor’s & Master’s in Nursing and finished her education at Adelphi University where she received a Ph D in nursing and a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner’s License; and
Dr. Kehoe is presently a full time member of the faculty at The College of Staten Island Nursing Department., Adjunct faculty member at St. Francis College, Nursing Dept. for Brooklyn and part time Nursing Supervisor at The New York Foundling Hospital. Past employments included St. Vincent’s Hospital, Maimondies Medical Center, The Long Island College Hospital School of Nursing and Adelphi University.
WHEREAS, Mary Allen Bosco was born in Brooklyn, New York, Mary graduated from Bishop Kearney High School in 1980, attended St. Joseph’s College in Brooklyn on a full scholarship and majored in Child Study/Special Education with a concentration in history, and she graduated cum laude in 1984, and Mary received a Masters Degree in Education from Brooklyn College in 1987 and she received an Advanced Certificate in Administration and Supervision in 1991; and
WHEREAS, Mary always had an enthusiasm for working with children, Mary became a teacher with the Department of Education in September of 1984 and began her teaching career in the very same school that she is now Principal, the Elizabeth G. Leary School, P.S. 207, having first taught first grade for eight years and fifth grade for three years before becoming the Assistant Principal in 1995, and
WHEREAS, Mary has been the Principal of P.S. 207 in Marine Park, Brooklyn since 1997, and she has transformed the previous elementary school into an exemplary Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 8 school which comprises two buildings and 1180 students, and has flourished under her leadership; and
WHEREAS, Mary loves her students, is passionate about extending to them the most excellent education in the world and believes that her teachers comprise the best staff in the City of New York, devoted to the students and dedicated to the school community and committed to excellence; and
WHEREAS, Mary married Salvatore Bosco in 1989, and together, they reside in the Oakwood section of Staten Island and have two beautiful children, Lauren and James, who have played an integral part in her life as does her mother, sister, and brother, Mary has been supported by her family throughout her career, and their support has enabled Mary to be a successful leader in education; and now, therefore, be it
Donnalee Davis was married to her husband Jack and moved to the Gerritsen Beach section of Brooklyn in 1993 and has lived there since; and
Donnalee began gardening in her new home in the second summer of her and her husbands ownership, and when Donnalee discovered poison ivy in her backyard she decided to tackle it dressed in a Tyvak mechanics suit and gloves, and on that summer day, Donnalee prepared herself some iced lemonade which she took regular breaks to enjoy while she was ridding her yard of the poison ivy; and
Donnalee had thought with all her gear she would be safe from the poison ivy but taking her gloves off to drink her lemonade gave her poison ivy that started on her wrists and spread lasting two weeks, and thus, her gardening adventure began; and;
The Gerritsen Beach Community Garden started in 1997 and Donnalee immediately began volunteering and continues to offer her time and energy to the beautification of her community thirteen years later, a garden that has blossomed under many leaders and volunteers including the AHRC who offered Donnalee their help with the garden on a weekly basis starting in 2007; and
Donnalee Davis is happily married to her husband, Jack, and hopes that people will feel welcome to stop in and visit the community garden when its gates are open; and now, therefore, be it