On Sunday, September 12th, members of the Chosun Taekwondo Academy, located at 60 Galloway Road in Warwick, will host its 11th annual Book Sale in Lewis Park on Main Street in Warwick from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Proceeds from the event will benefit the Warwick Lions Club/Rotary International holiday party for local families in need. Funds are also earmarked for co-sponsor Warwick Historical Society.
The fund raiser will be organized and executed by the Chosun Leadership Team, a group of young martial artists within the academy whose mission it is to provide community service and enhance leadership skills by embracing the ancient creed of traditional taekwondo. This event had to be canceled last year due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
In addition to books for every age, new features include a Kid’s Korner with games, raffles with prizes donated by many local businesses and a chance to read to the Warwick Library therapy dog, Coalby from 10:30 a.m. to noon.
Contributing sponsors for the event include: Jenc’s Party Rentals, Warwick Valley Farmer’s Market, Warwick Historical Society, Guardian Self-Storage and CVS.
On hand to encourage the success of the sale will be Warwick Mayor Michael Newhard, Warwick Town Supervisor Michael Sweeton and members of the Warwick Valley Rotary Club and the Warwick Lions Club.
Reached for comment, former Lions Club Event Chairwoman Claire Gabelmann commented:
“The Chosun Taekwondo Academy Leadership Team is nothing short of amazing,” said former Lions Club Event Chairwoman Claire Gabelmann. “The Chosun Book Sale has continuously generated significant funds for this worthy event. They are well organized and successful in their community efforts. All involved at the Lions Club are impressed with their enthusiasm and abilities under the direction of Chosun parent Kara Greh and Grandmaster Doug Cook.”
For information regarding programs offered at the Chosun Taekwondo Academy, call (845) 986-2288 or visit www.chosuntkd.com.