The children of Garden
City Community Church Nursery School (CCNS) invited their families to join together
to celebrate a Thanksgiving Feast in Gardner Hall on Tuesday, November 20th.
The children, along
with class mom helpers, baked corn muffins beforehand.
The day of the feast,
each child brought in a fruit and they made a giant Friendship Fruit Salad that
was delicious. All the table decorations for the feast were made by the
children as well.
In response to
Hurricane Sandy, the families made donations of canned or non-perishable food
items that were donated to the victims. Quite a few pounds of canned
vegetables, spaghetti noodles, boxes of stuffing and other items were taken to
two churches in the United Church of Christ (UCC) denomination that are serving
as distribution points in the Rockaways.
CCNS Director, Cathie
McCullough said, "The recent devastation and loss from Superstorm Sandy,
so close to home, really helps us focus on what is important; family, friends
and a loving community. We have been talking with the children about gratitude
and thankfulness. Our Thanksgiving Feast this year is especially moving knowing
what our community has gone through."
In other CCNS news,
registration for the 2013- 2014 nursery school year is continuing.
Garden City Community Church Nursery School has been committed to quality early
childhood education since 1953. It is located in Garden City Community
Church at the corner of Stewart Avenue and Whitehall Boulevard. For more information about the school and
programs please visit www.gardencitycommunitychurch.org
or call 746-1756.
(photos by Suzie Alvey)
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