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Release Date: 03/22/2011

The Technology Center powered by Time Warner Cable provides children, adults and seniors in the community with unique e-learning opportunities and hands-on training

Students demonstrated e-learning programs accessible at Sunnyside Community Services through the Tec

Students demonstrated e-learning programs accessible at Sunnyside Community Services through the Technology Center powered by Time Warner Cable.  Services and products donated at the company's Technology Center in Sunnyside include ultra-fast Internet service, high definition TVs, digital cameras, laptops and educational software. From l. to r. Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez, Time Warner Cable’s East Region/NYC Regional Vice President of Public Affairs Harriet Novet, Sunnyside Community Services Executive Director Judith Zangwill and Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer. Photo Credit: Shahar Azran Photography

New York, NY –
Sunnyside Community Services (“SCS”) and Time Warner Cable today celebrated the one year anniversary of the Technology Center powered by Time Warner Cable.   This state-of-the-art facility serves as a vital resource and educational tool for residents in Sunnyside, Queens.  Time Warner Cable partnered with SCS to provide access to the latest technologies and specialized e-learning programs to seniors, families and young people.

“By partnering with Sunnyside Community Services to create a Technology Center, we serve seniors, adults and young people with accessibility to the latest technologies to develop important skills useful in all facets of life.  Providing simple and easy access to these important resources at this state-of-the-art Technology Center is another way Time Warner Cable connects people with technology in the communities we serve,” said Harriet Novet, Regional Vice President of Public Affairs, Time Warner Cable New York City.

The Technology Center powered by Time Warner Cable is fully equipped with state-of-the-art computers, computer software, Time Warner Cable Business Class High-Speed Internet service, flat screen high definition (HD) televisions, HD cable service including an HD DVR and digital cameras -- all underwritten by Time Warner Cable. 

“Sunnyside Community Services is an exceptional organization which now plays a critical role in ensuring technology and e-learning programs are developed to maximize the full potential of the Technology Center and its abundant resources,” added Novet.

An official ceremony was held at SCS today with special guests including Executive Director of Sunnyside Community Services Judith Zangwill, Regional Vice President of Public Affairs of Time Warner Cable’s East Region/NYC Harriet Novet, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney, Congresswoman Nydia M. Velázquez, Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer and Don McCallian on behalf of Assemblywoman Cathy Nolan.

“On behalf of our members and our community, Sunnyside Community Services is grateful for the chance to partner with Time Warner Cable and offer exciting new activities and e-learning experiences to individuals of all ages,” said Judith Zangwill, Executive Director of Sunnyside Community Services.   “Time Warner Cable’s generosity and donation of valuable equipment and resources helps us advance our mission to provide vital services and enrichment activities to benefit the community.”

SCS reaches over 18,000 individuals of all ages with programs including after-school options, ESL and citizenship classes, job skills and college readiness programs, family literacy, a full-service center for active older adults, home care services, adult day care for individuals with Alzheimer's, and more.  SCS is located at 43-31 39th Street.

The Police Athletic League’s Harlem Center in Upper Manhattan houses the first official Technology Center powered by Time Warner Cable. 

To learn more about Time Warner Cable’s initiatives with The Technology Centers, powered by Time Warner Cable, visit

About Time Warner Cable
Time Warner Cable’s East Region provides technologically advanced video, Internet and telephone services to more than 5.9 million residential and business customers.  Time Warner Cable’s East Region serves more than 1,300 cities in nine states, including Alabama, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.  The East Region has more than 17,000 employees focused on delivering the company’s mission every day by connecting people and businesses with information, entertainment and each other. 

Time Warner Cable is the second-largest cable operator in the U.S., with well-clustered systems located mainly in five geographic areas — New York State (including New York City), the Carolinas, Ohio, southern California (including Los Angeles) and Texas.  Time Warner Cable serves more than 14 million customers who subscribe to one or more of its video, high-speed data and voice services.  Time Warner Cable Business Class offers a suite of phone, Internet, Ethernet and cable television services to businesses of all sizes. Time Warner Cable Media, the advertising arm of Time Warner Cable, offers national, regional and local companies innovative advertising solutions that are targeted and affordable.  More information about the services of Time Warner Cable is available at, and

About Sunnyside Community Services
Sunnyside Community Services offers a range of life-enhancing community-enrichment programs that include after-school programs for children; college and career programs for teens and young adults; ESL and GED classes; a lively center for active older adults that offers a variety of activities and education and entertainment options, caring and dedicated home care services, a social adult day program for people with memory loss and other cognitive disorders; citizenship education classes; and many other community programs.  SCS is located at 43-31 39th Street, Sunnyside, NY.  For more information, call (718) 784-6173, or go to

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