When I first came to St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in 2000, the congregation was looking to grow, not only in size but in commitment to the surrounding community. That has always been the hallmark of St. Luke’s.
Before my father moved to California in the nineties, he and I used to spend all of our time walking the streets of New York City. We'd talk for hours about what he was reading or writing at the time. He was such a passionate guy, and I was never able to keep up with him.
Reporter John Friia visited our Forest Hills Community Center on April 16 to interview Tabitha Gamonski about QCH's recent HI Impact Award in youth development. Tabitha supervises three of our top performing programs: ACCESS for Young Women, Summer Video and Photography and Evening Teen Center.
Queens Community House (QCH) has been recognized as a recipient of Algorhythm’s 2018 HI Impact Award. The award, given to programs and organizations demonstrating exceptional success in youth development, reflects QCH’s commitment to serving youth in the borough of Queens.
Lenore (Left): Some people are surprised to find out that I’m a 94 year old who texts and uses an iPad. I’ve never thought of age as a reason to stop growing and learning. Lately, I’ve been spending more time at home, so a friend suggested I sign up for QCH’s Friendly Visiting Program.