MONTEFIORE RECOGNIZES NATIONAL STROKE AWARENESS MONTH
In honor of National Stroke Awareness Month, Montefi ore’s Comprehensive Center for Stroke Care held a community awareness
event on Friday, May 3 to spread education on stroke risks, symptoms and treatments.
SALAMANCA HOSTS MAMMOGRAM BUS
Councilman Rafael Salamanca hosted a no-cost mammogram screening and clinical examinations for residents.
FERNANDEZ SPONSORS PROM DRESS GIVEAWAY
Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez
co-hosted a prom dress giveaway
alongside Senator Jamaal Bailey and
Lady Pamela Damon of Talitha Cumi
Etiquitte Academy for Girls.
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HEALTH DEPT HOSTS YOGA EVENT
The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Center
for Health Equity in partnership with Sisters Thrive and Brothers
Thrive hosted ‘Yoganoir: Motherhood Edition,’ a free yoga
and mindfulness event for parents, guardians, children and
the community in the Bronx on Sunday, April 28.
Senator Gustavo Rivera attended the celebration.
Photo courtesy of NYC DHMH
RAIN ALZHEIMER’S CAREGIVER
LINK PROGRAM CONFERENCE
RAIN’s Alzheimer’s Caregiver Link Program hosted its annual
Conference for Caregivers, Professionals and the Community
on Friday, April 26 at Lincoln Hospital Auditorium.
People signed up for more information and services at the
event. Photo by Kasey Rodriguez
(l-r) Montefi ore’s Comprehensive Center for Stroke Care’s Chinyere Mba-Jonas, MPH, Operations director; Dr. Allan Brook,
radiological director; Kerri-Ann Bell, DNP, stroke coordinator; Dr. David Altschul, surgical director and Dr. Charles Esenwa,
Moses Campus medical director with one of the interactive exhibits. Photo courtesy of Montefi ore Health System
American Cancer Foundation representatives were on-site to provide lifesaving exams free of charge.
Photo courtesy of Councilman Rafael Salamanca’s Offi ce
Lady Pamela Damon (3rd from l), Assemblywoman
Fernandez (c), Senator
Bailey (3rd from r) and others
helped Bronxites fi nd their perfect
Photo courtesy of Assemblywoman
Nathalia Fernandez’s Offi ce