2003-08-08 / Community

Church Of Christ HostsFar Rockaway Health Fair

Church Of Christ HostsFar Rockaway Health Fair


The Church of Christ in Far Rockaway recently hosted a health fair on its grounds. The focus of the fair was keeping residents health, but there were many activities for children as well. Pictured, a puppet show with a spiritual theme put on by the children of the church. All photos by Miriam Rosenberg.The Church of Christ in Far Rockaway recently hosted a health fair on its grounds. The focus of the fair was keeping residents health, but there were many activities for children as well. Pictured, a puppet show with a spiritual theme put on by the children of the church. All photos by Miriam Rosenberg.
Joyce Owens of the Church of Christ, left, with Councilman James Sanders , the Reverend Cor­nelius Heywood and State Senator Malcolm Smith (one of the sponsors of the fair).Joyce Owens of the Church of Christ, left, with Councilman James Sanders , the Reverend Cor­nelius Heywood and State Senator Malcolm Smith (one of the sponsors of the fair).Americorp volunteer Yolanda Almanzar of the FDNY holds the door to the fire safety house for an unidentified “victim” to exit.Americorp volunteer Yolanda Almanzar of the FDNY holds the door to the fire safety house for an unidentified “victim” to exit.

State Senator Malcolm Smith speaks to the crowd.State Senator Malcolm Smith speaks to the crowd.Firefighter Jerry Chaxton, along with Lieutenant Joe Torrillo, gives children a lecture on getting out of a fire situation quickly and safely.  The lecture was followed by some time in the FDNY’s smoke-filled “Fire Safety House.”Firefighter Jerry Chaxton, along with Lieutenant Joe Torrillo, gives children a lecture on getting out of a fire situation quickly and safely. The lecture was followed by some time in the FDNY’s smoke-filled “Fire Safety House.”

Lillian Singh, from the Queens Hospital Center, takes a blood sample from David Soon of Long Island.Lillian Singh, from the Queens Hospital Center, takes a blood sample from David Soon of Long Island.Chiropractor Martin Gillman, of the New York Diagnostic Center, talked about pain and treatment options with Far Rockaway resident Ester Anderson.Chiropractor Martin Gillman, of the New York Diagnostic Center, talked about pain and treatment options with Far Rockaway resident Ester Anderson.

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