Forever Etched in Garden City's Memory
On the second anniversary of the largest terrorist attack in United States history, Garden City Mayor Barbara Miller reminded residents that there is no wrong way to grieve. The Garden City Clergy Fellowship offered comforting words to a village still mourning the loss of 23 of its own. The Garden City High School Chamber Choir and Women's Chorus provided moving renditions of our National Anthem and An American Trilogy, arranged by Mark Hayes.
9/11 Mural Unveiled in Roosevelt Field Mall
Like many Americans, artist Jorge Botero Lujan of South Florida was deeply affected by the event of September 11, 2001. Mr. Lujan, who is originally from Colombia, was painting in his Miami studio on the day tragedy struck. Three days later, he began work on a giant mural, which, he said, represents a prayer for all those who disappeared on that dark day.
Women's Paddle League Tryouts, Challenge Matches
Tryouts will be held for any village resident who is not currently on a GC Recreation Women's Paddle League roster. The tryouts will be held on Monday, Sept. 29, at 10:30 a.m. at Community Park. Cost to try out is $5 per person. Contact Susan Tarzian at 741-2906 prior to Sept. 22 if interested in participating.
Performance Paddle Camp Returns to Garden City
The Garden City Recreation Department will be sponsoring a Performance Paddle Camp (PPC). The camp will be offering unique intensive six-hour and three-hour instruction sessions designed to improve your basic skills and gain insight into the strategy of the game of platform tennis. PPC is run by nationally ranked and certified paddle instructors Gerri Viant and Mike Gillespie. Gerri and Mike have been offering their camps for over five years from Chicago to Nantucket. They provide a thoroughly professional and enthusiastic camp that can train you in areas that are required for you to become a competitive paddle player.
From the Mayor's Office Gardencityny.net