16 THE COURIER SUN • SEPTEMBER 17, 2015 FOR BREAKING NEWS VISIT www.couriersun.com Woodhaven preparing for neighborhood-wide yard sale BY ANTHONY GIUDICE email@example.com @A_GiudiceReport Residents of Woodhaven are gearing up for the fourth annual Great Woodhaven Yard Sale, hosted by the Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association (WRBA) and Project Woodhaven. The concept for the neighborhood Never pay FULL PRICE for Medications AGAIN! Rx Help Centers is a drug advocacy program dedicated to helping the consumer get the best price on all of your medications. Our expert team will help you receive the lowest prices for all of your name brand medications. Our service will compliment any existing coverage that you already have. Whether you are insured, uninsured , underinsured or Medicare, we can help. Register for free at www.rxhelpcentersqueens.org Our customers receive assistance for only a nominal charge with NO LIMIT on the number of medications that we can help with. With thousands of name brand and generic medications, we can help you and your family maximize your savings on prescription medications. With Rx Help Centers, never pay full price again! Register for Free www.rxhelpcentersqueens.org WINNER 3 YEARS IN A ROW wide yard sale, which will take place on Saturday, Sept. 26, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., came from WRBA member Vance Barbour. He believed it would be a boon for local residents to hold yard sales on the same day rather than scattered across the calendar. “The Great Woodhaven Yard Sale will give people a whole range of places to visit,” said Ed Wendell of Project Woodhaven. “It will help the people who hold yard sales by helping to get the word out. People in other neighborhoods would see and it will draw in people from other places. People are not going to come from Ridgewood, Brooklyn or other places for one yard sale. It brings people to neighborhood. It’s a really good concept where it helps the people who are having the yard sales and the people looking to buy stuff.” Currently, the WRBA is looking for more residents to join in and become participants. Last year, over 100 households across Woodhaven participated in the yard sale. “It’s been steadily growing. People start looking forward to it,” Wendell said. “We have about 25 houses participating so far, with more scheduled to register.” A Facebook page has been set up where residents can post photos of items they will have on sale, check out items that others have posted for sale and talk with their neighbors. “That’s one of the things we tried to do, is give people a place to post things they have for sale,” Wendell said. “It is popular to have neighbors joining together. It allows people to have more opportunities to shop.” Once registration is complete, the WRBA will have a map of locations that are participating available on request. “People can stop in restaurants and make a day of it. It helps businesses in the area. It’s a fun thing,” Wendell said. “I’m hoping eventually it will get to the point where we have so many houses that we will get people from all over coming to the yard sales.” In case of rain, the rain date will be Sunday, Sept. 27, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, visit the Great Woodhaven Yard Sale Facebook page. Photo courtesy Project Woodhaven Woodhaven residents participating in last year’s Great Woodhaven Yard Sale.
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