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SCPD, Town of Babylon and Wyandanch COTA To Host Community Easter Egg Hunt

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The Suffolk County Police Department, Town of Babylon and members of the Wyandanch Council of Thought and Action (COTA*) will host their first-ever Community Easter ...

Suffolk County, NY - April 18, 2014 - The Suffolk County Police Department, Town of Babylon and members of the Wyandanch Council of Thought and Action (COTA*) will host their first-ever Community Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19, in Wyandanch.

The egg hunt will be held at Wyandanch Park, located on Mount Avenue, from noon until 3 p.m. The event, which is open to children ages 2 to 12, will feature an egg hunt, a sack race and a free-throw contest. Prizes will be awarded including two bicycles.

“We are excited to be hosting our first-ever Easter egg hunt and looking forward to having children from our community participate in this event,” said Suffolk County Police Department Deputy Commissioner Risco Mention-Lewis.

For more information contact: (631) 852-6085.


WHAT: Community Easter Egg Hunt for children ages 2 to 12
WHEN: April 19 from 12 p.m. until 3 p.m.
WHERE: Wyandanch Park, Mount Avenue, Wyandanch
WHO: Deputy Commissioner Risco Mention-Lewis from the Suffolk County Police Department, Falischa Jones from the Wyandanch Council of Thought and Action, Carol Quirk from the Town of Babylon

* COTA is a support group spearheaded by Deputy Police Commissioner Risco Mention-Lewis designed to decrease recidivism.  The goals of the support group are to assist individuals in becoming productive citizens of the community, to create a new social network with a moral voice and to become a visible positive grass roots movement to amplify the moral voice within the community.

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