I want to encourage everyone to become a member and actively support your local Parent's Association. The Parent's Associations are here to support you and your Mid through the four years they are at the Academy. It creates a great social network of families who are going through or have gone through the KP experience. The NY/LI Parents Association also supports ALL MIDS by hosting cookouts and Ice Cream Socials throughout the year. They also support the mission of the ever popular Cookie Cafe. They open their homes to the Mids and are there to assist distant parents when needed and have supplied you with numerous pictures and videos of your PC throughout Indoc this year. I can't thank them enough for the job they do! With that being said, on Parent's Weekend, tables will be set up by several parent organizations. Help support their cause by purchasing their items or by giving a donation. A pat on the back and a "Well Done" would also be appreciated.