Sunny Fun at Touch A Truck 2018

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Sometimes you just got to toot your own horn instead of using the one on the Knight Collision tow truck

The 6th Annual BK Story Voyager Touch-A-Truck brought truckloads of fun to Manhattan Avenue. The sun came out and so did more children and parents than ever before!

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Thanks to UPS, Waste Management, Knights Collision Auto Care Center, National Grid,  Van Leeuwen Ice Cream, MTA’s Vintage Bus,  D’Arienzo Funeral  Home, and the North Brooklyn Angels for bringing their trucks for the kids to touch. Also on hand were a bouncy houses, one in the shape of a fire truck, art projects, face painting, and regular family Yoga classes via Hosh Yoga.  The event was sponsored by Bank of America, Newtown Creek Group, UPS, Waste Management, ExxonMobile, McDonalds, Panera Bread, and Broadway Stages. All the proceeds from ticket sales go to help fund the BK Story Voyager’s operating costs so it can continue its journey to inspire North Brooklyn’s children love of books and to improve literacy.

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(2nd from right) St. Nicks Alliance Board Member Lidija Nikolic (Senior VP Market Mgr Commercial Banking for Bank of America Merrill Lynch) with the Bank of America Merrill Lynch team: (l to r) Fan Yang, Vice President, Senior Small Business Banker; Ozoda Jovliyeva, VP Relationship Mgr Commercial Banking; Maeve Donohoe, VP Treasury Sales Officer Commercial Banking. Bank of America Merrill Lynch was the lead supporter of this year’s BK Story Voyager Touch A Truck
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Inside the MTA Vintage Bus #3758 which was in operation in all boroughs from 1963–1982
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Laura James a proud UPSer (their Community Relations Manager) and on the St. Nicks Alliance Board at the UPS truck (always a favorite) with St. Nicks Alliance Touch a Truck volunteers
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Inside a National Grid truck
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Family Yoga classes were led by Hosh Yoga
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The NYC Transit vintage bus crew with St. Nicks Alliance staff.  (from back l to r) Cassius Forbes, , Joshua Cox, Tracey McCaskill, Bruce, Cheryl Perkins, and Denise Cheeks

Author: Lori Ann Doyon

Managing editor, head writer, and lead photographer of Greenline | North Brooklyn News since October 2014. Resident of Williamsburg, Brooklyn since 1990.

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