PHRMA’S ROADMAP TO HEALTH VISITS
Assemblywoman Karines Reyes joined the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America and New York Health Works in Parkchester to bring health screenings and educational
information to locals, in celebration of National Nurses Week. The Roadmap to Health program launched in January with an inaugural event in the Bronx and has continued to provide
information and resources to New Yorkers to help empower individuals with knowledge about their health.
Reyes (back, c) with community representative and Roadmap to Health screeners. Photo courtesy of PhRMA
Assemblywoman Reyes (l) listened attentively to a
Roadmap to Health screener.
Photo courtesy of PhRMA
PRESTON HONORS GIANNINI AT GOLF OUTING
Preston High School hosted its 11th annual Golf Outing on Tuesday, May 7 at Pelham Bay &
Split Rock Golf Course. The Preston community honored alumna and current board member
Geralyn Harty Giannini, Class of 1974, for her many years of dedication to the school.
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COMMUNITY DRUG FREE
The Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition
held its monthly meeting on Tuesday,
May 14 at Soundview Branch Library. The coalition
discussed its mission, elevator pitch
and prevention ethics.
(back, l -r) SCDFC’s Genise Guerrero, Hatije
Tarelli, Roymink Campbell, NCO Lavern Skerrit,
Maxine Daughtry, NCO Julio Alvarez,
(front, l-r) Dr. Jose Rivera and Soundview
Resident Council president Anne Johnson.
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SALAMANCA DISCUSSES AMAZON
IN HUNTS POINT
Councilman Rafael Salamanca met with Brad Griggs, Amazon Economic Development senior
manager, and local stakeholders to discuss the opening of Amazon’s last mile facility; a
project slated to employ over 1,500 individuals.
Salamanca (c) and others attending the meeting discussing Amazon in Hunts Point.
Photo courtesy of Councilman Rafael Salamanca’s Offi ce
(l-r) Cristina Fragale, Preston senior director of Recruitment and Development; principal
Jane Grendell and Geri Giannini. Photo courtesy of Preston High School