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Star of Queens: Susan Cerezo
Star of Queens: Susan Cerezo
Stars Billy Rennison 6/25/2012 at 8:25AM

Susan Cerezo Queens Ambassador for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, NYC Chapter Community Board 11 Member   Community Involvement: Susan Cerezo joined Community Board 11 in 2011. As a member, she assists in assessing the needs of the district, which adds to the long list of volunteer work she has done in Queens over the last [...]

Star of Queens: Alexander Blenkinsopp
Star of Queens: Alexander Blenkinsopp
People Billy Rennison 6/11/2012 at 5:12PM

Alexander Blenkinsopp Director of Communications, Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association Member, Community Board 9 COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Alex Blenkinsopp is the director of communications for the Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association (WRBA) and serves on Community Board 9. “I’ve always cared a lot about Woodhaven and about Queens,” he said. “When I joined the WRBA in 2009, I [...]

Star of Queens: Giovanna Ambroselli – Teacher’s Aide St. Joseph’s School for the Deaf
Star of Queens: Giovanna Ambroselli – Teacher’s Aide St. Joseph’s School for the Deaf
Stars Queens Courier Staff 5/14/2012 at 11:46AM

Volunteer Work: Giovanna Ambroselli not only volunteers as a teacher’s aide at St. Joseph’s School for the Deaf, but she also volunteers at St. Francis Hospital as a nurse assistant. At St. Joseph’s she assists the teacher in controlling and communicating with the children. She helps to provide them with fun activities. At St. Francis [...]

Star of Queens: Marva Dudley, president of the Parsons Beacon advisory board
Star of Queens: Marva Dudley, president of the Parsons Beacon advisory board
News Toni Cimino 4/12/2012 at 11:29AM

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Marva Dudley started with the Parsons Beacon program, under the auspices of the Child Center of New York, when her own daughter, now in ninth grade, joined the summer and basketball programs there in sixth grade. “I started having a more active role,” said Dudley, explaining that she first joined the Advisory Board, [...]

Star of Queens: Anna Marie Neubauer
Star of Queens: Anna Marie Neubauer
People Alexa Altman 1/05/2012 at 5:23PM

Anna Marie Neubauer Volunteer Dancing Dreams Community Involvement: Seventeen-year-old Anna Marie Neubauer has been a volunteer at Dancing Dreams, an organization that helps little girls with developmental disabilities learn to dance, for six years. “It’s just something I love to do,” said Neubauer, who acts as a “helper” for an 11-year-old Dancing Dreams participant named [...]

Star of Queens: Christian Ramirez
Star of Queens: Christian Ramirez
People Queens Courier Staff 12/01/2011 at 1:06PM

Community Involvement: Christian Ramirez, 15, volunteers at the Clubhouse, where the WORKS Little League baseball teams play.  There, he helps clean up the equipment and set it up for next season. Aside from that, he helps clean up Victory Field Park every year prior to the season. Ramirez also helps with the Challenger Division of [...]

Star of Queens: Claudia Coger
Star of Queens: Claudia Coger
News Queens Courier Staff 11/11/2011 at 4:39PM

Claudia Coger President Astoria Houses Resident Association COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: For the past three years, Claudia Coger has acted as the President of Astoria Houses Resident Association. An advocate for the residents of the Astoria Houses projects, Coger is responsible for speaking on behalf of members of her community. She takes care of everything from registering [...]

Star of Queens: Randy Mcneil
Star of Queens: Randy Mcneil
News Alana Manning 11/08/2011 at 9:56AM

Community Involvement: Randy Mcneil has been working with the Howard Beach Memorial Services and the American Legion for the development of two memorials in Frank M. Charles Park in Howard Beach. The first has been completed – the Korean War Veterans Memorial. The second, dedicated to Frank M. Charles himself, who was killed in action [...]

Star of Queens: Din Stewart
Star of Queens: Din Stewart
People Melissa Chan 10/27/2011 at 10:37AM

Chair of Community Service, Haraya, Pan-African Students Association, St. John’s University   Community Involvement: As the Community Service chair of Haraya at St. John’s University, Din Stewart is involved in a number of service projects. The one he is most excited about, though, is Haraya’s Fitness Challenge for Kids, which he has been planning since [...]

Star of Queens: Mike Bilski
Star of Queens: Mike Bilski
People Alana Manning 10/17/2011 at 12:45PM

East Coast Car Association – Toys for Tots Community Involvement: Since 2008, Mike Bilski has worked with the , a club dedicated to helping the children of St. Mary’s Children’s Hospital. He is also involved in numerous other organizations, including the Middle Village Veterans Day Parade Committee, the Edward R. Miller VFW Post 7336 and [...]