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Club connection: New York, NY.
Painted canvases educate and motivate at PS 90K, the Edna Cohen School. New York Cares Day, an annual event in the Big Apple, attracted more than a dozen Skidmore alumni and friends to spiff up the grade school in Coney Island. The school “serves a very diverse group” of kids and “focuses on improving literacy,” says Stew Pim Goodbody ’99. “We made a point of representing all cultures in our artwork.” There’s “a great feeling that comes with knowing someone else’s life is going to be made a little better because of what we contributed,” says Dana Metes ’90. It’s “a great way to help out New York and connect with fellow Skiddies,” agrees Steve Shernicoff ’88. Juleyka Lantigua ’96 believes the group’s work will “have a real impact on the school.” She helped paint “a large canvas with a globe and a chain of people encircling it. Then three of us went to work painting a girls’ bathroom. Even that was fun because we spent the whole time chatting, telling stories, and cracking jokes.” —MTS
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