#FootstepsForProgress 5K Crosses The Finish Line

The 2019 Footsteps For Progress 5K Run-Walk has crossed the finish line, and the results are in: This year’s event was the largest to date, with more than eighty timed runners, and several hundred walkers. The 5K course takes the participants through host organization St. John’s University campus, and then back to QCP for a no-holds-barred feast. Queens Distance Runners was co-sponsor for the event. Terri Ross, QCP’s Executive Director,… Read More

Puppies and Shamrocks at QCP’s Bellerose

What could be better on a St. Patrick’s Day then, well, a visit to QCP Bellerose by some of North Shore Animal League’s furriest representatives (puppies, that is). QCP individuals and staff not only got into the spirit of the holiday with emerald green attire, but also received endless helpings of affection from the pups. What a way to spend a holiday! The visit to Bellerose was a reversal for… Read More

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