New York City Police Department

Press Release | NO. 2002-154

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press Release # 154
Friday, December 20, 2002



The New York Police Department To Hold Model Block Holiday Parties At Several Locations Throughout The City

The New York Police Department, along with the Mayor's Community Assistance Unit and the Citizens Committee for New York City, will host Model Block Holiday Parties at five locations on Friday, December 20, and Saturday, December 21.

As part of the Model Block Program, which seeks to clean up specific streets in the city, members of the NYPD's Youth Services Section will host the parties and hand out toys to children through the Toys For Tots program. More than 1,200 children are expected to attend the events throughout the city. Each party will feature games, face-painting, T-shirts, food, as well as appearances from McGruff the Crime Dog and the D.A.R.E. Lion.

The Model Block Holiday Parties will take place at the following locations and times:

  • Phase Piggy Back Inc., 262 West 145th Street, Manhattan; Friday at
    4 p.m.
  • St. Mary's of the Sea, 1920 New Haven Avenue, Queens; Friday at 6
    p.m.
  • Featherbed Youth Center, 1646 Grand Avenue, Bronx; Friday at 6:30
    p.m.
  • P.S. 192, 500 West 138th Street, Manhattan; Saturday at noon.
  • 131 Edgecombe Avenue (West 141st Street), Manhattan; Saturday at 6
    p.m.


WHAT: THE NEW YORK POLICE DEPARTMENT TO HOLD MODEL BLOCK HOLIDAY
PARTIES

WHEN: FRIDAY, DECEMBER 20, AND SATURDAY, DECEMBER 21

WHERE: LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT THE CITY



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