Air Force Airman Aaron M. Davoudi graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.
Davoudi is the son of Shari Davoudi of Rego Park and Bijan Davoudi of Forest Hills.
The Sisterhood of Rego Park Jewish Center, 97-30 Queens Blvd., Rego Park, will sponsor a Shavuot luncheon at 12:30 on June 4. Cost is $12. To make a reservation, call (718) 459-1000.
Air Force Airman Matthew J. Ulloa graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.
Ulloa is the son of Ydalia Ulloa of Ozone Park and Rafael Ulloa of Brooklyn.
Local students received degrees during spring 2014 commencement ceremonies at York College of Pennsylvania. They include:
Belle Harbor: Joseph Doyle, Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice; Ryan Rayder, Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice, summa cum laude.
Local students received degrees during spring 2014 commencement ceremonies at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs. They include:
Far Rockaway: Kelvin Tavarez, Bachelor of Science degree.
Kew Gardens: Sabrina Melendez, Bachelor of Science degree.
Local students received degrees during spring 2014 commencement ceremonies at Binghamton University. They include:
Richmond Hill: Vincent Tsang.
Woodhaven: Wangning Ge.
The Queens Library will hold a kick-off to its Summer Reading 2014 program from 12:30-4 p.m. June 5 at the Children’s Library Discovery Center, located at the Central Branch of the Queens Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica.
Summer Reading activities will happen in every Queens Library branch throughout the Borough. For information, visit www.queenslibrary.org.
Queens Botanical Garden has announced that during its annual World’s Fair Rose Gala on June 12, the organization will honor Cord Meyer Development, George S. Meyer and members of the Meyer family. For information, visit www.queensbotanical.org/rosegala.
The American-Italian Cancer Foundation’s mobile no-cost breast cancer screening program will hold screenings at the following locations:
June 1: Hindu Temple, 143-09 Holly Ave., Flushing.
June 5: Fireshouse Health Center, 89-56 162nd St., Jamaica.
June 6: Joseph Addabbo Family Health Center, 6200 Beach Channel Drive, Arverne.
June 11: Queens Health Center, 97-04 Sutphin Blvd., Jamaica.
June 12:C Councilman Mark Weprin’s office, 73-03 Bell Blvd., Oakland Gardens.
June 13: PS 280, 34-20 94th St., Jackson Heights.
To schedule an appointment, call (877) 628-9090.
Samantha Dunn of Rockaway Park was named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2014 semester at Elmira College in Elmira.
Adrian Breda of Ozone Park was named to the President’s List for the spring 2014 semester at SUNY Institute of Technology in Utica.
Upcoming events at the Howard Beach Senior Center include:
Calypso Cardio, with Debbie Brown, Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Emergency Preparedness For Seniors, 10:30 a.m. June 10.
Fantastic Fiber with Cassie Plummer, 10:30 a.m. June 12.
“Getting Your Energy Back With Nutrition,” with Dr. Avrum Musnik, June 24.
The Howard Beach Senior Center is located at 155-55 Crossbay Blvd., Howard Beach. For information, call (718) 738-8100.
Ryan Rayder of Belle Harbor and Megan Thompson of Rockaway Point were named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2014 semester at York College of Pennsylvania.
The Forest Hills Volunteer Ambulance Corps will host a comedy show fundraiser 7 p.m. June 7 at Grace Lutheran Church, 103-15 Union Tpke., Forest Hills. Hosted by Just Plain Keith, the show will star Tom Daddario and will feature Scott Papacuri and Robyn Schall.
Tickets cost $20 and are available online at www.comedytogoinc.com, or in-person at Royal Collectibles, 96-01 Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills. For information, call (718) 793-2055.
Kew Gardens Council for Recreation and the Arts will host the sixth annual Kew Gardens Kids Art in the Park event, from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 8 at Kew Gardens Cinema Park, on Austin Street and Lefferts Boulevard in Kew Gardens.
The event will include a day of mural painting, arts & crafts and other creative activities. The main attraction of the free event is a large scale group mural, open throughout the day for kids to paint whatever they envision.