CB 11 Hosts 3rd Annual Health Fair

Montefiore New Rochelle’s Ruben Tupac Yupanqui and Nora Patumanon provided educational literature for obtaining better health and eating habits.
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Everyone was in good spirits celebrating Community Board 11 Health and Social Services Committee’s third annual Health Fair on Sunday, April 29 at Bronx House. The lifesaving fair featured dozens of screenings, demonstrations and giveaways from vendors such as Montefiore and Jacobi hospitals, NYC Health Department, NYC Human Resources Administration and many other local health facilities and agencies.

Grow NYC’s Guramrit Labron provided guests some fresh food for thought.
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Senator Jeff Klein (c) caught up with (l-r) Marcy Gross, Joanne Rubino and Zena Twyman at this year’s health fair.
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(back, l-r) Ostacio ‘Lefty’ Negron, Morris Park Community Association Patrol Committee chairman; Tony Vitaliano, CB 11 chairman; Al D’Angelo, MPCA president; Joe Bacote, CB 11 Health & Social Services chairman; (front, l-r) police officer Juan Sanchez, 49th Precinct Bike Patrol; Joanne Rubino, CB 11 co-chairwoman; Sandra Unger, CB 11 member and Marcy Gross, CB 11 Health & Social Services co-chairwoman.
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Sickle Cell Thalassemia Patients Network members and Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez (r) informed guests of this year’s NYC Sickle Cell Walk.
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Jacobi Hospital’s Terry Quaranta (r) introduced police officer Sanchez to some of the hospital’s therapy dogs.
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