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 Girl Scouts Visit Jefferson's Ferry Residents for Earth Day Presentation



S. Setauket, NY…May 8, 2017 … Jefferson's Ferry residents were treated to an Earth Day visit from Girl Scout Troop 1853 in the Mount Sinai-Miller Place Unit. The Girl Scouts presented Earth Day projects that demonstrated the "Health Benefits of House Plants for Earth Day." The girls explained to the residents in attendance how plants help clean indoor air to remove air pollution and the other health benefits of plants. They also donated the plants that they used for their research to Jefferson's Ferry. The troop earned individual Breathe Journey awards for their efforts.

Pictured: The members of Troup 1853 (Mount Sinai - Miller Place Service Unit) and Leader Jo-Ann Tortorici-Balz (far right) with Jefferson's Ferry residents (l-r) Marie Kleinpeter, Doris Rotella and Ann Pols.

About Jefferson's Ferry (
Jefferson's Ferry is a not-for-profit Life Plan Community for active adults age 62 and above, with cottages, apartments, assisted living, and a quality health care center all on one site. Located in South Setauket, a vibrant community along Long Island's north shore, Jefferson's Ferry is surrounded by various attractions, shopping, beaches, theaters, and a world-renowned university. Jefferson's Ferry offers exceptional living and amenities, including restaurants, fitness center, indoor pool, computer center, library, recreational areas, gardens, and gazebos. A mix of cultural excursions, civic activities, and a community of residents who participate in shaping Jefferson's Ferry's future, ensures a spirited and engaged lifestyle.


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