"One can do much. And one and one and one and one can
move mountains. ~ Joan Ward-Harris
CAT Programs – Page 3
CAT SPONSORS POSTER CONTEST
IN NYCHA COMMUNITY CENTERS FOR
"BE KIND TO ANIMALS WEEK"
More than 100 children in six community centers located throughout the five boroughs participated in a "Be Kind to Animals" poster contest sponsored by the Compassionate Action Team. The kids were treated to a viewing of the nationally-acclaimed video "Share the World" which teaches respect and compassion for animals. If you’d like to receive a free copy of this wonderful video for your school or group, you can order one from www.sharetheworld.org.
First prize was a $50 U.S. Savings Bond. Second Place received a copy of the book Saving Ellie and Third Place received the book Whose Coat. Honorable Mentions received Compassionate Action pens. Every participant received a certificate of appreciation. Each participant also received a copy of KINDNews as well as an activity book on dog bite prevention which was donated by the Center for Animal Care and Control.
Here are the winning artists
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1st Daxandro Rodriguez ~ Cooper Park Community Center; 2nd Evena Adams ~ Markham Gardens Community Center; 3rd Brittany Weston ~ Baychester Community Center.
Armando Santiago ~ Cooper Park; Cortney ~ Baychester; Danasia Nieves; Marvin ~ Lehman Village
Nayaunta Towers ~ Baychester; Timothy Cox ~ Cooper Park; Tyler Rainey ~ Markham Gardens; Victoria Rodriguez ~ Baychester.
Nyiesha McDonald from Baychester
Thank you to all who took part