Meet Your Neighbor

Meet Your Neighbors: Marion Fox & Shirley Sass

March 24, 2017

“I grew up in the Pomonok Houses and when I was eligible to join a senior center, I knew I had to come to the Pomonok Senior Center. I’ve made so many friends and I love the trips we take. We have exercise classes and singing classes, and I feel like they just keep us going.

Meet Your Neighbor: Pemba C. Sherpa

March 17, 2017

“I graduated from Hunter College in 2013 with my psychology degree. I played basketball for Hunter and afterwards I pursued a professional career in basketball in Asia and played for the Nepal national team.

Meet Your Neighbor: Anil Maihepat

March 10, 2017

“I attend the after school Youth Development Center at Newtown High School. I’m taking the guitar class, where we learn how to play and then perform songs for visitors who stop by.

Meet Your Neighbor: Carol Ann Caviello

March 3, 2017

“My sister lived in the Forest Hills Coop for many years. She introduced me to her neighbor and that man became my husband. I took care of them both for many years with the help of QCH and the NORC program.

Meet Your Neighbor: Antonia Exinvil

February 24, 2017

“I’ve been a part of this neighborhood since I was little. I live in the building right next to the Pomonok Community Center, so I’ve been volunteering and helping out here for as long as I can remember.

Meet Your Neighbor: Rosalba Sarmiento

February 17, 2017

“In 1994, I had no job at all so I started to think about opening my own daycare. A friend told me about the Queens Childcare Network and how they give workshops on providing proper child care. I went and learned everything I could, and now 23 years later I have two locations.

Meet Your Neighbor: Christina Edmunds

February 10, 2017

"In 1997, I applied for the Summer Youth Employment Program and was placed in QCH's Neighborhood Intergenerational Chore and Errand program. Nine years later, I applied for the secretary position at their Pomonok Community Center.

Meet Your Neighbor: Kayla Grant

February 3, 2017

“My middle school [J.H.S. 157] introduced me to the Summer Photography Program at QCH last year, and then through that I was introduced to Access For Young Women.

Meet Your Neighbor: Shivani Patel

January 27, 2017

“I’ve lived in Forest Hills for as long as I can remember, so I was excited to be hired recently as a program aide for QCH's new Friendly Visiting program.

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