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Please note all Jubilee pictures are now on the Jubilee Festival page and all pictures with our Programs are now on our BNA Programs page.


2014 Parent Teacher Meeting
on March 11, 2014 BNA staff was invited by factualty to attend the parent teacher meeting at P.S./I.S. 225 to meet with parents and explain our services.

 

 


 

2013 Annual Community Holiday Party
12/13/13
It was an amazing crowd.

We would also like to thank our 2013 Elves who made this year’s party so successful: National Night Club, Golden Key Bakery, Janet Brennan, Senator Diane Savino, Michael Parise, Robert Scarano, Yelena Makhnin - Brighton Beach BID, Alla Lisovetsly - Lisovetsky Memorial Home, Laura Singer, Kristina Yiannaki, National Grid, Apple Bank, Fidelis Care, Ed Eisenburg, Coney Island Cyclones, Jerene Murphy, Health First, St. Petersburg Book Store, Jiglen Eastern Feast, Miracle 99cent Store, Better Life Medical Supplies, Pat Singer, Janet and Raisa Veksler, Concepcion Roncal, Maria Neives - P.S. 225 and Mike Beitchman.


Halloween 2013
BNA staff handed out candy to local children, with the help of our very own Little Red Riding Hood.


2013 60th Precinct National Night Out Against Crime
BNA has proudly participated ever August since its inception to the 60th precincts national police night out. This year was no exception. 

 

 


2013 Free Mold Remediation/Removal Help Meeting
04/02/13 - In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, mold is still a very big issue in many areas of Brooklyn. Neighborhood Revitalization NYC (NRNYC) / LISC conducted and signed up local residents for free mold removal with the help of BNA. We would like to thank NRNYC / LISC and their representatives Robert Beach, Borough Coordinator and Nick Charles, Director of Communications for bringing their services to Brighton Beach.

 


 


Senior Benefit & Housing / Domestic Violence Meeting
02/22/13 BNA provided a multiple topic meeting with the help of NYC Family Justice representitives Alicke Hawks & Joy Ziegeweid, NYC Department of Aging's representitive Roy Carmona, The Mayor's Office of immigrant Affairs representitives Lourdes Vazquez & Emily Rowland-Kain and Affinity Health Plan Affinity representitives Bosede Akamiokhor, Community Program Manager and Lellani Rosa, Medicare Sales Social Service Coordinator. All were on hand to lecture and answer questions residents had about various concerns. We would like to thank them all for making this meeting a success.


2013 Mold Remediation Meeting
02/14/13 - In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, mold has become a huge issue in the Brighton Beach area. BNA provided a very informative meeting sponsored by Affinity Health Plan. We would like to thank Affinity' and their representitives Denise Richards, Director and Bosede Akamiokhor, Community Program Manager and their special guest Dr. Boris Ripo for making this meeting possible.

 

 


 

 

2012 Annual Community Holiday Party

12/13/12
It was an amazing crowd. We had a minimum of 500 people about 200 were children. Of the children attending this party, many were directly affected by Hurricane Sandy, their homes were flooded and their school temporarily closed. We were pleased to give them something to smile about.

We would also like to thank our 2012 Elves who made this year’s party so successful: Oceana Hall, Golden Key Bakery, Janet Brennan, Affinity Health Plan, Fidelis Care, Ed Eisenburg, Jerene Murphy, Michael Weitz, Mapleton Kiwanis, Joe Corace, Fidelis, Health First, Apple Bank, St. Petersburg Book Store, Miracle 99cent Store, Jack’s Barber Shop, Laura Singer, Raisa Ross, Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz, EMVI Chocolate, Janet and Raisa Veksler, Sherry Falcone, Maria Neives, Josh from P.S. 225 and Mike Beitchman for providing us with these beautiful images as well as video.


2012 International Restaurant Night Sponsored by Shore View
10/18/12 Shore View held a benefit for BNA. It featured samples of food from Tatiana Restaurant, Gargiulo's Restaurant, Kabeer Draft & Grill, Tacos El Rey, Wheeler's Restaurant, Yiasou Estiatorio, Papa Leone's, Umi Sushi and more. There was live music by Frankie Mara and bandmate Tony Monier. Prize giveaways donated by Shore View and many local businesses.

BNA is so grateful to Suzanne Hogan, Administrator of Shore View and Bonnie Nogin for putting this together.


2012 Voters Rights and Heating Law Discussion
10/2012 BNA held a very informative Voters Rights and Heating Law Discussion. We would like to thank activist Tanya Segal for co-hosting this discussion. We would also like to thank State Senator David Storabin for speaking with and helping the attendees with their questions and concerns and Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz for providing us with voter registration cards. We appreciate every ones support.



2012 - 2007 60th Precinct National Night Out Against Crime
BNA has proudly participated ever August since its inception to the 60th precincts national police night out. 

 


2012 Women's Health Lecture
05/11/12 BNA provided a Free lecture with the help of Coney Island Hospital's Public Health Educator Samia Butt, who was on hand to answer questions and concern's resident had about Women's Health issues and how to get medical treatment for the uninsured. We would like to thank Samia and CIH for taking the time to share this information.



2012 NYC Human Resources Administration (HRA) Meeting
05/09/12 BNA provided a meeting where The Commissioner of NYC Human Resources Administration Robert Doar spoke to the Brighton Beach Community about local issues. After the meeting the Commissioner as well as other HRA staff had answered questions of the communities concerns. We would like to thank the commissioner and his staff for bringing this meeting to life.

 

 


2012 Free Nutrition & Healthy Eating Lecture
04/24/2012 BNA provided free Lecture on Nutrition & Healthy Eating with the help of Visiting Nurse Service of New York Representatives. We would like to thank VNS and their Health Specialists for helping to bring this Lecture to life.

 

 


2012 Free Cholesterol Screening
03/27/2012 BNA provided free Cholesterol Screening with the help of Visiting Nurse Service of New York Representatives and Alexander Korkhov from the Commission on Human Rights. Health Specialists were on hand for Cholesterol testing and to answer any questions. Alexander was on hand to discuss various Housing Issues. We would like to thank VNS, their Health Specialists and Alexander for helping to bring this event to life.

 

 


2012 BNA's TRIP TO ALBANY
Februray 2012 We went to Albany to fight for the restoration of our Neighborhood Preservation Funding. 

Also Leading the fight to restore the Neighborhood Preservation Funds - Assemblyman Vito Lopez - Chairman
of the Housing Commitee.



2012 Free Blood Pressure Screening
02/21/2012 BNA in cooperation with Vistiting Nurse Service of New York offered free blood pressure screenings.



2011 Annual Community Holiday Party
12/15/2011 BNA held it’s Annual Community Holiday Party. Thanks to the help of local businesses and volunteer’s, BNA was able to give every person who attended a gift and provide them with a relaxing night of music, food and refreshments.

BNA would like to thank the following for their contributions: Sponsors: Citibank and NY Community Hospital. Contributors: Golden Key Bakery, Fidelis Care, Apple Savings Bank, NY Aquarium, Brooklyn Cyclones, Con Edison, 11th Street Grocery Store, NY Lottery, Ed Eisenberg, Yelana Mahknin (Brighton BID), Maria Nieves, Janet Brennen, Laura Singer, Evelyn Strasser (Communtiy Board 13), Miracle 99cent Store, Jack Barber Shop, JP Morgan Chase Bank, Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz. A very special thanks to Photographer Erica Sherman who donated her time and skills, and BNA staff for donating their time.

 

 


International Restaurant Night Sponsored by Shore View
September 2011 Shore View held a Fundraiser to benefit BNA. It featured samples of food from Cafe Glechik, Tatiana Restaurant, Gargiulo's Restaurant, Primorski Restaurant, Kabeer Draft & Grill, Tacos El Rey, The National, Wheeler's Restaurant, Yiasou Estiatorio, Papa Leone's, Michael's and Eurphoria Restaurant. There was live music by Frankie Mara and bandmate Tony Monier. Prize giveaways donated by Shore View, Midwood Ambulance, Santo Trapani, Shiel Labs, Positive Promotions, Shore Pharmacy, Compassionate Care Hospice, Nature Conservation and Wildlife Preservation.

 

 


2011 BOARDWALK MEETING
June 2011 BNA hosted a community meeting with the 60th Precinct to secure the coverage for the balance of the summer on the boardwalk in hopes of instilling a piece of mind with the local residents.


2011 BROOKLYN COMMUNITY LAW DAY
May 2011 BNA was invited by the NYS Courts Access to Justice Program to host a Housing informational table at their event.

 

 


BNA & The New York City Commission on Human Rights
April 2011 BNA met with The NYC Commission on Human Rights Commissioner Patricia L. Gatling
& Staff to introduce her to the neighborhood.



2011 BNA's TRIP TO ALBANY
Februray 2011 We went to Albany to fight for the restoration of our Neighborhood Preservation Funding.  Our
Executive Director Pat Singer was asked to speak at a rally and subsequent hearing. 

Also Leading the fight to restore the Neighborhood Preservation Funds - Assemblyman Vito Lopez - Chairman
of the Housing Commitee

 

 


BNA PARTNERS WITH THE 60TH PRECINCT POLICE DEPARTMENT
For the past 20 years BNA's Executive Director Pat Singer and Staff welcome the new officers of the 60th
Precinct. In our talks with these officers we try to increase their understanding of the neighborhood. even
teaching them a few conversational words.

BNA has also been recognized for their valuable contribution to the development and implementation of the
Streetwise Cultural Diversity Training Curriculum at a ceremony at One police Plaza.

In Sept 2012 Two of our finest came to visit BNA, Detective Nevandro and P.O. Tommy Hopkins, this gave us an opportunity to give them a plaque thanking them, Inspector Deblasio, Lt. James Woods and the men and women of the 60th Precinct who helped make our 2012 Jubilee safe and successful. Truthfully, they make us feel safe every day. They are our first line of defense. God bless them all.



2010 HOLIDAY PARTY
BNA's gift to our community. The young and the old of Brighton Beah come to our free holiday party to celebrate our multi-cultures. 300 attended our party and each received a gift bag donated from our local storeowners. We wish to thank the following for their contributions to our holiday party: Fidelis, Health Plus, Affinity, Golden Key, Joe Corace (Kiwanis Intl), Miracle 99 cent Store, Ed Eisenberg, NY Lottery, Laura Singer, Brighton Gifts, Radin Pharmacy, Shoreview Nursing Home, Jack's Barber Shop, Census Bureau (Valeriy Savinkin), Brooklyn Cyclones, St. Petersburg Bookstore and Apple Bank.


YEARLY THANKSGIVING GIVEAWAY
For the past 10 years with the help of various donations BNA has helped to distribute for Turkeys.



2010 ANNUAL DINNER

Honorees:
Elected Officials of the Year: Mark Davidovich and Delia Schack
Man of the Year: Joe Corace 
Woman of the Year: Naomi Levine, Assistant Principal, P.S. 225
Educator of the Year: Judy Racer, 25 Years with the Board of Education, P.S. 253
Parent Coordinator of the Year: Gina Dacchille, P.S. 253
Health Care Administrator of the Year: Una Morrissey, New York Community Hospital
Outstanding Community Service: Malvina Wulf, Branch Manager, JP Morgan Chase Bank and Brian Gottlieb, Community Activist
Youth Service Team Award: Paul Greco - Sean Kelly - Jared Shapiro - Maria Nieves, P.S. 225


RANDOM BNA EVENTS OVER THE YEARS
A snapshot of some of the misc events that BNA has been a part of and some random pictures over the years.