Turkey Distribution at Borough Hall


On Monday, Nov. 21, the Brooklyn Borough President’s Office, Deputy Borough President Yvonne Graham and Senior Advisor Carlo Scissura kicked off the holiday season by distributing more than 1,000 Thanksgiving turkeys and several tons of trimmings — apples, collard greens, white potatoes and sweet potatoes — to representatives of nearly 100 Brooklyn community groups at Borough Hall Plaza. Graham (right) and Scissura (third from right) were also joined by Michael Burke, interim president of the Downtown Brooklyn.

On Monday, Nov. 21, the Brooklyn Borough President’s Office, Deputy Borough President Yvonne Graham and Senior Advisor Carlo Scissura kicked off the holiday season by distributing more than 1,000 Thanksgiving turkeys and several tons of trimmings — apples, collard greens, white potatoes and sweet potatoes — to representatives of nearly 100 Brooklyn community groups at Borough Hall Plaza.

Graham (right) and Scissura (third from right) were also joined by Michael Burke, interim president of the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership; Tom Early, CEO of Health Plus; Larry Hickey, senior VP of business affairs for FreshDirect; Danny Glickberg, executive VP of Fairway Market; and Amanda Quinones, assistant VP and branch manager for Flushing Bank. Volunteers from the Lions Club helped distribute the food.

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