Thanks to the following fortheir support and help
Kings Automotive Group
Con EdisonNational GridKnapp Street DeliComfort InnIL FornettoInvestors Bank
Astoria Federal SavingsArizona Iced Tea & Vinny ScottoBrooklyn NETS • Aviator Sports and EventsCenter • GNC • Empire SignsWheeler’s • Brooklyn Brewery • BrooklynChildren’s Museum • The StudioNew York Aquarium • Brooklyn CyclonesBrooklyn Public Library • Cold Stone CreameryJPMorgan Chase • Sheryll Princess & Capt. PeteCapital One • Century 21 • Dimensions In DanceLove Realty • Turkish Cultural CenterAmity School • Randazzo’s Clam BarReverbNation • Scribble Shop • RidgewoodSavings Bank • Valley National Bank • ManhattanSchool of Computer Technology • WCBS-FM101.1 • Kings Bay Y • CNG • Stella Maris FishingStation • Liman Restaurant Jimmy’s FamousHeros • BKRoads • Aardvark Amusements • A2ZParty • Collegium SoundGothic Press • ProductionHUB • Party Line TentRentals • Pinto Novelty • TnT BalloonBrooklyn Borough Historian Ron SchweigerAmberjack V • The Atlantis • Golden SunshineCapt. Dave II • Bullet I & II • Sea Queen VIIMarilyn Jean IV • Pink Lady • G & S Pork StoreSheepshead Bites • Sunrise Senior LivingSkyline Truck Rental • JML PrintingVaruna Yacht Club • City Parks FoundationHonest Tea • FDNY Engine 276FDNY Education Department FDNY Marine UnitNYC Parks DepartmentNYC Department of BuildingsNYC Department of TransportationNYC Police Department, 61st Pct. and AuxiliaryPolice • NYC Dept of Sanitation • NYC Dept. ofProbation, Community ServicesNYC Fire Dept. • U.S. Coast Guard61st Pct. Community CouncilAll Communities Arts, Inc. • Young AdultInstitute, TRIUS • Crown Trophy • The BarrisonsCliff Bruckenstein • Andrew Levenbaum, PERichie Arneman • Laura McKenna • Jack SpadaroCouncilman Lew Fidler, Supporting AdmiralAssemblywoman Helen Weinstein, Supporting CaptainAssemblyman Steve Cymbrowitz, Supporting CaptainBorough President Marty MarkowitzThe Mayor’s OfficeCommunity Board 15THE BIG BAYFEST VOLUNTEERSLIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDBay Improvement GroupLifetime Achievement AwardPatricia Dillon-ArnemanFeb 1, 1963 - Oct 26, 2011Patricia lived in Sheepshead Bay since 1984. Sheput her heart and soul into the community andhelped Bay Improvement Group at all functions,especially the annual Holiday Toy Drive and thearts & crafts at every BayFest. She was an exam-ple for all of us of what it means to give back tothe community.
ayFest is about people young and old,from the community and elsewhere, com-ing together to discover and celebrate theunique waterfront of Sheepshead Bay. This year’svery special, all new and expanded 21st annualBayFest offers six full hours of fun and music.Jay And The Americans will perform on a mobilestage on Pier 8 at 3:30pm, courtesy of the SheryllPrincess. Folk musicians Stout, Brooklyn bandsSonnyBoy and Sonic Drive, and fire-fighting, bag-piping, rock ’n’ roll group The Shots, as well asDimensions In Dance and the Aviator GymnasticsTeam, will perform on the Main Stage at EmmonsAvenue and East 27th Street. There will alsobe over twenty performances by up-and-comingbands and dance troupes taking place simultane-ously on Piers 1 to 10 of Emmons Avenue. Inaddition to music and dance, BayFest will alsofeature the Brooklyn NETS Mobile Unit, and theFDNY’s educational smokehouse and fireboatdisplay in the bay. Food and drink will be offeredon luxury cruise ships the Sheryll Princess (Pier8—bar only), the Atlantis (Pier 9), and the Am-berjack V (Pier 10), as well as at Emmons Avenueeateries. Activities for kids, including educationalexhibits, amusements, face painting, and an arts &crafts table in Driscoll Tucker Park (by the MainStage); gift card, merchandise, and 50/50 raffles;and visits by our political leaders will round outthe day. We hope everyone has a wonderful timediscovering Sheepshead Bay at BayFest!
e thank all of the great volunteers andeveryone from the top down who hasbeen part of the B.I.G. family team,working without pay to make this event possible.Special thanks to our major sponsor, Kings AutoGroup. We also thank all our sponsors and electedofficial supporters for our 21st BayFest, and wehope you’ll thank them, too, for supporting ourcommunity. Please also visit Stella Maris FishingStation, the power of BayFest, and say thanks.So grab family and friends and come on down--no tickets or registration needed! Enjoy the musicand entertainment on the piers, eat and drink onfabulous dinner boats, have your picture takenwith Jay And The Americans after their show, pick up your favorite performer’s CD on the Atlantis(Pier 9), patronize local shops, and take part inthe only event of its type in all of New York City:Bayfest 2012. Come early and stay all day. Andpick up an Arizona Iced Tea and raffle ticketswhile you’re here! Please help keep the Bay clean,too, and don’t litter. And become part of B.I.G.!Stop by the B.I.G. table near the Main Stage and join your B.I.G. Sheepshead Bay coalition family.Say
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