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photo-10_11301555Rob Simonetti is a concrete batcher at Ferrara Bros. Building Materials. He gave a barn presentation 7 years ago which people still talk about. Rob is back with an update on the fascinating world of concrete.

executive-protectionPeter Tocco provides Executive Protection for high profile individuals. He previously gave Barn presentations on Martial Arts and Situational Awareness. Peter discussed his work and described some of the challenges and dangers involved in protecting his clients.

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Ed Cardillo, PhD is a clinical psychologist and author of horror, science fiction, and dark fantasy. He talked about the role playing game Dungeons & Dragons and explained how it’s played. Ed gave a live demonstration of D&D with the assistance of several other D&D enthusiasts. He discussed the benefits of the game including its use as a therapy for children with autism.

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This year’s Casino Night at the Barn was designed to raise funds to benefit the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. We had tables for blackjack, craps, roulette, and poker manned by professional croupiers. Everyone who attended had a great time, but unfortunately due to a low turnout, we were barely able to over expenses. Next year we’ll do better in this regard.

BBQ

Our annual BBQ Night was a great success. We tried something different which was to ask guys to bring something to throw on the grille. There was a large variety and quantity of food which was enjoyed by all. Special thanks goes out to those who helped with the organization, cooking, and cleanup.

Lion Air 737 Max

Bob DeGennaro was an air traffic controller for the Federal Aviation Administration for 25 years. He currently works in the aviation industry and teaches air traffic control to college students. Back by popular demand, Bob shared his insight into the recent Boeing 737 Max crashes and the emerging scandal around the safety of this aircraft.

maxresdefaultMarcos Quinones is a retired NYPD Detective and renowned specialist in the Occult and Occult Crimes. He helps law enforcement agencies worldwide sort through clues to determine what type of occult practitioners were at work — and what they might have been seeking. Marcos discussed his work and shared stories about occult phenomena in our community.