Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams Hosts Fifth Annual Mega Fall Outdoor Community Market in Baldwin
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By Long Island News & PR
Published: October 18 2018
The event offered residents and small business owners an opportunity to sell new and gently-used clothing, jewelry, home goods, toys, art, and more.
Legislator Abrahams (far left) with the NCPD Explorers and Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen (in green) at the Fall Outdoor Community Market in Baldwin.
Photo by: Office of Nassau County Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams
Baldwin, NY - October 18, 2018 - Nassau County Legislator Kevan M. Abrahams (D – Freeport) welcomed more than 100 vendors and hundreds of shoppers to the fifth annual Mega Fall Outdoor Community Market in Baldwin on Saturday, Oct. 6.
Held in the Baldwin LIRR station’s parking lot, from Milburn to Brookside Avenues, the community yard sale-style event offered residents and small business owners an opportunity to sell new and gently-used clothing, jewelry, home goods, toys, art, and more. Additional vendors included government agencies, banks, community groups, realtors, law offices, churches, the Long Island Nets. and the Freeport Farmers’ Market with farm fresh fruits and vegetables.
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“I’m proud to provide a venue for residents to combine forces and sell their excess belongings, promote a business or raise awareness about work they do in the community,” Legislator Abrahams said. “I have truly enjoyed watching this event evolve and grow during the last five years and thank everyone who helped to make this year’s Fall Outdoor Community Market a success once again.”
Town of Hempstead Supervisor Laura Gillen was among the visitors who attended the open-air market. Members of Uniondale High School’s Junior ROTC assisted vendors and organizers with their setup needs; later, the Nassau County PD Explorers youth program provided additional support to participants. At the end of the day, the St. Vincent de Paul Society offered vendors an opportunity to donate unsold merchandise.