Sen. Persaud’s annual Easter Egg Hunt March 24

Sen. Persaud’s annual Easter Egg Hunt March 24
Photo by Tangerine Clarke

New York State Senator, Roxanne J. Persaud is set to host District 19, 2nd Annual Easter Egg-Hunt, on Saturday, March 24 from 11 am – 1 pm, at Canarsie Park, on Seaview Avenue in Brooklyn.

Sen. Persaud said the Easter Egg Hunt, is a family fun community event, expected to excite and engage hundreds of families, who will be treated to refreshments, and lots of prizes during a two-hour festival that will be highlighted with an Easter Bunny, fun-filled activities, face painting, and all things Easter.

The politician told Caribbean Life that the Senate District 19 Easter Egg Hunt is one more way to serve the community. “I am happy with the response and support from the community because families in the 19th senatorial district deserve opportunities for physical and social activities outdoors,” she said, adding, “I am proud to be able to host this egg hunt in the district for a second year.”

The event that is free and open to the public, is among many others the Senator offers to her constituents.

Sen. Roxanne Persaud recently hosted an open house during the New York State Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators 47th Annual Legislative Conference on Feb. 17, in Albany, New York, under the theme “On This Journey, There is Still #HOPE.”

The caucus provided an opportunity for individuals from all perspectives and backgrounds to gather, collaborate and share ideas.

In addition, the politician sponsored educational events, workshops and a Youth Summit during the Caucus. Her community engagement also includes an annual seniors day from across SD-19 to access resources, discuss their concerns, socialize with their peers and celebrate this important phase in their lives.

“It is not always easy to meet the needs of constituents. However, my interaction with seniors, as I visit them in the senior centers in the district, in their place of worship and at my office informs me of their unique needs and concerns. It feels gratifying to hear them say that they are looking forward to next year. I feel a sense of duty to ensure that I allocate more resources so that our active adults continue to enjoy the benefits they deserve,” said Sen. Persaud.

The district encompasses Canarsie, East New York, Brownsville, Mill Basin, Sheepshead Bay, Bergen Beach, Marine Park, Flatlands, Mill Island, Georgetown, Ocean Hill and Starrett City. There are approximately 318,019 constituents residing in the district.