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The Four One One NYC, application to hold a free gift wrapping event in Herald Square

WHEREAS, The applicant, The Four One One NYC, a not for profit church in NYC has applied for a permit to hold an event on December 21, 2007 and December 22, 2007 in Herald Square; and

WHEREAS, This event will take place between 9AM and 3PM with and hour before and after for set up and cleanup; and

WHEREAS, This is a free holiday gift wrapping; and

WHEREAS, All the gift wrapping is done by volunteers from various part of the country; and

WHEREAS, This event has been held successfully in the past at various locations throughout Manhattan; and

WHEREAS, There is no amplified sound or music; and

WHEREAS, There is no commercial aspect to the event; and

WHEREAS, The 34th Street partnership has asked the applicant to also distribute free hot chocolate and coffee; and

WHEREAS, The applicant will clean up all the trash; therefore be it,

RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends approving the permit.

The above resolution passed by a vote of 26 in favor; 0 opposed; 0 abstentions.

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