2004-02-27 / Community

Addabbo FHC Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony At 6200 BCD

Addabbo FHC Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony At 6200 BCD


Politicians, local activists and those involved with the health center throw the first shovel full of dirt at the site of the new facility.Politicians, local activists and those involved with the health center throw the first shovel full of dirt at the site of the new facility.
The Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health Center held a ceremony last weekend at the site of its new facility at 6200 Beach Channel Drive in Arverne. The center must move from its present location, which is slated for development as part of the Arverne By The Sea project. Pictured, Dr. Peter Nelson, the center’s director (right) with board member Sanford Bernstein.The Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health Center held a ceremony last weekend at the site of its new facility at 6200 Beach Channel Drive in Arverne. The center must move from its present location, which is slated for development as part of the Arverne By The Sea project. Pictured, Dr. Peter Nelson, the center’s director (right) with board member Sanford Bernstein.The former borough president Claire Shulman with the present office holder, Helen Marshall and City Councilman James Sanders, Jr.The former borough president Claire Shulman with the present office holder, Helen Marshall and City Councilman James Sanders, Jr.

Delores Orr, the chairperson for Community Board 14, with district manager Jonathon Gaska and former borough president Claire Shulman.Delores Orr, the chairperson for Community Board 14, with district manager Jonathon Gaska and former borough president Claire Shulman.The community affairs officers from the 100 Precinct, Pete Rahaniotis and Ken Beecher, were on hand for the ceremony.The community affairs officers from the 100 Precinct, Pete Rahaniotis and Ken Beecher, were on hand for the ceremony.

State Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer is flanked by two of those involved with building the new facility.State Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer is flanked by two of those involved with building the new facility.Reverend Evin Gray, former Assemblywoman Juanita Watkins, Addabbo FHC Executive Director Zandra Meyers and its board chairperson, Beverly Tate at the ceremony.Reverend Evin Gray, former Assemblywoman Juanita Watkins, Addabbo FHC Executive Director Zandra Meyers and its board chairperson, Beverly Tate at the ceremony.

City Councilman Joe Addabbo, whose father is the namesake of the health facility, with Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation Executive Director Curtis Archer and the wife of Congressman Gregory Meeks. The RDRC is cosponsoring the new facility.City Councilman Joe Addabbo, whose father is the namesake of the health facility, with Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation Executive Director Curtis Archer and the wife of Congressman Gregory Meeks. The RDRC is cosponsoring the new facility.A large crowd showed up to watch the groundbreaking ceremony.A large crowd showed up to watch the groundbreaking ceremony.

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