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OnDecember22HopeAvenueresidentsJermaineWillisandRonnieLeealongwithJohnLandgrafandStevenErwinfromBushAvenueattendedaspecialholidayeventsponsoredbytheFatherDrumgooleCouncilKnightsofColumbusinRichmondtownStatenIsland.Approximately75developmentallydisabledmenandwomenattendedtheBreakfastwithSantacelebrationwhichincludedanappearancebyHelloKittyacheerfulclownandKrisKringlehimself.IncidentManagementCoordinatorTheresaKolsinwhohelpedorganizethespiritedeventforILAsaidAfterhearingaboutourAgencywhileattendingILAsNovember1TexasHoldEmTournamentoneoftheKnightsofColumbusSalCuccoinvitedustohischaptersChristmasparty.Wewereprivilegedtoattendtheparty.Itwasagreatdaytheyhadsomuchfun.RonniesbrotherJerryLeeandsister-in-lawMaryLeecametocelebratewithhimanddancedthemorningaway.StevenwassingingallthecarolsfromhisseatandJermaineandRonnieweredancingtothemusic.Johnenjoyedwatchingeveryoneelsesinganddance.TheresareportedSantaandtheKnightsofColumbusgrantedallwishes.RonnieaskedforahatJermainerequestedawatchandJohnandStevensettheirsightsonafootballandatoycarrespectively.JoiningTheresaatthepartywereDirectSupportProfessionalsJaieemDegroatfromBushAvenueandFrancisBatamafromHopeAvenue.TheywerewonderfulTheresasaid.AreaCoordinatorLindaSchnabelalsoattended.WhatstoodoutthemostwerethegenerosityandthelovefromtheKnightsofColumbusstaffLindarecalled.TheyservedrefreshmentsprovidedentertainmentandhadagiftforeveryIndividual.Itwasatrulybeautifulexperience.TonyMarcianowhohelpedorganizethepartyfortheKnightsofColumbuswasthrilledtowelcomeILAtothefestiveoccasion.SalandIhavebeendoingthiseventforthelast30years.ThisistherstyearthatILAjoinedus.AssoonasSallearnedaboutILAhegavethemaninvitation.AttheKnightsofColumbuswereheretohelpthecommunity.OurmissionwastogiveIndividualsjoyfortheholidaysandprovideagoodtimeandafundayout.JudgingbyeveryonessmilingfacestheymettheirmissionILAmadeafriendinSalandTony.TheymadethisspecialdaypossibleTheresaremarked.TonyhasalreadygrantedILAaninviteforthe2014holidaypartyYoureinletsdoitagainthisyearILAIndividualsEnjoyHolidayCheeronStatenIslandByKellyKassContributingWriterLeftBushAvenueDirectSupportProfessionalJaieemDegroattakesinthefestivitieswithStevenErwinandJohnLandgraf.RightJermaineWillisbroughthisdancingshoestotheparty.PhotosbyTheresaKolsin10