QCP’s Evening Of Fine Food 2019 Delivers A Taste Of Queens

More than forty Queens restaurants, wine, spirits, and beer companies, and heaps of other special guests helped to make the 2019 Evening Of Fine Food on February 26, 2019 the biggest to date. 400 guests enjoyed entrees and desserts from across the Borough. John Luke of A&E’s Storage Wars:NY; Queens’ Favorite Foodie, Joe Distefano; Rick Bedrosian host of “I Could Eat” were special guests and hosts. This year’s Celebrity Chef… Read More

Santa & Frosty Bring Toys – And Smiles – To QCP Children’s Center

A long-standing tradition for the Jamaica Rotary Club (eighteen years!) has been its annual Santa and Frosty visit to QCP’s Children’s Center on December 12, 2018. Along with more than 200 toys, Santa and Frosty delivered, and received, lots of smiles to the children and staff. As always, police from Queens South 103, 112, and 113 Precincts joined in the event, and enjoyed the warm feelings as much as the… Read More

QCP Years Of Service – Boogie Down Disco Style

Longevity of service is a hallmark of QCP’s dedicated staff. At this year’s Years Of Service, QCP honored nearly seventy employees whose service at QCP ranged from five to forty years. Every department and program had representatives present, an indication of how dedicated QCP’s staff are to the individuals QCP serves. So why not have a disco party to celebrate those dedicated employees? This year’s theme was “disco mania”, and… Read More

5-Mile Race And Toy Drive To Benefit Kids At Queens Centers For Progress

Queens Distance Runners To Host Race To Benefit QCP Jamaica, NY – December 5, 2018 There will be lots of smiling children at the Queens Centers For Progres (QCP) Children’s Center this holiday season, thanks to the efforts of the Queens Distance Runners. The Queens-based running club is sponsoring its sixth annual “5-Mile Run and Toy Drive” on December 16. The event helps to raise funds for QCP and collect… Read More

Team QCP — Still Running After All These Years!

For the eighth year “running” Team QCP pounded the pavement of all five boroughs in the 2018 TCS NYC Marathon to raise money for Queens Centers For Progress. This year’s contingent of fourteen, managed to raise almost $35,000 (a record!) According to Wendy Phaff, QCP Director of Development, “We’re so indebted to our team for bringing heart and sole to our agency, for understanding our mission, and for helping to… Read More