2005-08-12 / Community

Far Rockaway Church of Christ Holds Annual Health Fair


A representative from New York Medical and Diagnostic Center gives a bone density test. Screenings for blood pressure and glucose levels were among the tests available to Far Rockaway residents medical agencies during the August 6 health fair.A representative from New York Medical and Diagnostic Center gives a bone density test. Screenings for blood pressure and glucose levels were among the tests available to Far Rockaway residents medical agencies during the August 6 health fair.A young boy leans forward to play the carnival games Big Mouth and Hoop shot. Other activities for children included face painting and a play area.A young boy leans forward to play the carnival games Big Mouth and Hoop shot. Other activities for children included face painting and a play area.The Far Rockaway Church of Christ Steppers show some fancy steps as they perform. A back to school fashion show and the Far Rockaway Church of Christ Puppet Players were among the afternoon’s entertainment.The Far Rockaway Church of Christ Steppers show some fancy steps as they perform. A back to school fashion show and the Far Rockaway Church of Christ Puppet Players were among the afternoon’s entertainment.Bob the Dog and Bill of Ladder 134 of the ‘Big House’ in Far Rockaway stop by with some other members of the firehouse to check things out at the health fair.Bob the Dog and Bill of Ladder 134 of the ‘Big House’ in Far Rockaway stop by with some other members of the firehouse to check things out at the health fair.Ana Collado (seated, right) of the New York City Department for the Aging’s Alzheimer’s and Long Term Care Unit, along with a colleague, gives a ‘Memory Loss’ workshop. Other workshop topics at the health fair included ‘Senior Safety’, Self Care and Wellness’ and Understanding and Enrolling in Medicare/Medicaid’.  Ana Collado (seated, right) of the New York City Department for the Aging’s Alzheimer’s and Long Term Care Unit, along with a colleague, gives a ‘Memory Loss’ workshop. Other workshop topics at the health fair included ‘Senior Safety’, Self Care and Wellness’ and Understanding and Enrolling in Medicare/Medicaid’. The Church of Christ’s pastor Rev. Cornelius Heywood, Jean Chauncey the director of JSPOA Rockaway Boulevard Senior Center and Brian Block (liaison for State Senator Malcolm Smith) pose for a photo. The annual Health Fair and Festival was co-sponsored by Councilman James Sanders, Jr. and Senator Malcolm Smith. Photos by Miriam Rosenberg 
The Church of Christ’s pastor Rev. Cornelius Heywood, Jean Chauncey the director of JSPOA Rockaway Boulevard Senior Center and Brian Block (liaison for State Senator Malcolm Smith) pose for a photo. The annual Health Fair and Festival was co-sponsored by Councilman James Sanders, Jr. and Senator Malcolm Smith. Photos by Miriam Rosenberg

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