At the Theodora Jackson Adult Center in Jamaica, it was time to show off six months of hard work creating original silk scarves designed and painted by hand at a fashion and art show hosted by the director of Su-Casa Residency Program, Anthonia Akinbola (c.).

 

Su-Casa Residency artist showcase their work at program-ending finale

by Rod Ivey
June 29-July 5, 2018

Participants of the Su-Casa Residency Program at the Theodora Jackson Adult Center showcased their artwork in a program-ending finale last week.

The program participants presented their original silk scarves, designed and hand-painted over the last six months, at the June 18 event. The director of Su-Casa, Anthonia Akinbola. also unveiled a large painting that the entire program created together.  Read More...


 

l-r Beverlky Collier, Shandeeyaky Shabazz. Tyra Emerson, Marcia Keizs, Sandra bookman. adrienne adams, william collins, chrman
l-r Beverlky Collier, Shandeeyaky Shabazz. Tyra Emerson, Marcia Keizs, Sandra bookman. adrienne adams, william collins, chairman

Women honored at JSPOA gala

November 15th, 2015

Dozens of seniors honored the hardworking women of southeast Queens during the Jamaica Services Program for Older Adults 43rd annual gala at Russo’s on the Bay in Howard Beach.

The Nov. 5 gala honored women who live in southeast Queens and have dedicated their lives to improving the lives of others within their community.

The honorees were York College President Dr. Marcia Keizs, Community Board 12 President Adrienne Adams, Executive Director for Cultural Collaborative Tyra Emerson and Director of Dress for Success Shandeeyaky Shabazz. Read More...