2005-08-18 / Community

Addabbo Center Celebrates Health Center Week


The Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health Center celebrated National Community Health Center Week with its second annual Legislative Breakfast on August 8 in the boardroom of their Far Rockaway site. Photo: Sandy Fogg; Chief Operating Officer, J.R. Peter Nelson; Executive Director, Zandra Myers; Director Government Affairs, Congressman Gregory Meeks, Dr. Alphons Chan, Medical Director. Congressman Meeks spoke about the unique partnership between the health center and the elected officials.The Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health Center celebrated National Community Health Center Week with its second annual Legislative Breakfast on August 8 in the boardroom of their Far Rockaway site. Photo: Sandy Fogg; Chief Operating Officer, J.R. Peter Nelson; Executive Director, Zandra Myers; Director Government Affairs, Congressman Gregory Meeks, Dr. Alphons Chan, Medical Director. Congressman Meeks spoke about the unique partnership between the health center and the elected officials.City Council Member Joe Addabbo Jr. speaks of his family’s pride In the health center. He led the Queens Delegation this year (2005) in securing $500,000 for the building of the new center.City Council Member Joe Addabbo Jr. speaks of his family’s pride In the health center. He led the Queens Delegation this year (2005) in securing $500,000 for the building of the new center.City Council Member James Sanders Jr. remarks about receiving health services from PRYME. He led the Queens Delegation last year (2004) in securing $500,000 for the building of the new center. In addition, he added extra $260,000 in 2003. Sanders is moved to have the OB/GYN Waiting Area named for his late mother; Lois Sanders.City Council Member James Sanders Jr. remarks about receiving health services from PRYME. He led the Queens Delegation last year (2004) in securing $500,000 for the building of the new center. In addition, he added extra $260,000 in 2003. Sanders is moved to have the OB/GYN Waiting Area named for his late mother; Lois Sanders.City Council Member Gifford Miller, who as Speaker of the City Council had the privilege of signing off on all monies requested from Queens Delegation, takes a special interest in this project.City Council Member Gifford Miller, who as Speaker of the City Council had the privilege of signing off on all monies requested from Queens Delegation, takes a special interest in this project.Maura Bluestone; CEO Affinity Health Plan presents Dr. Nelson with a National Health Center recognition award.Maura Bluestone; CEO Affinity Health Plan presents Dr. Nelson with a National Health Center recognition award.Congressman Gregory Meeks who is truly the “Champion” of this building project and of the health center is pleased by the naming of the building for his late mother; The Mary McNeal Meeks Building.Congressman Gregory Meeks who is truly the “Champion” of this building project and of the health center is pleased by the naming of the building for his late mother; The Mary McNeal Meeks Building.Guests view floor plans of 6200 Rev. Joseph H. May Drive (Beach Channel Drive)Guests view floor plans of 6200 Rev. Joseph H. May Drive (Beach Channel Drive)Dr. Nelson gives Executive Summary to the Elected Officials, the Managed Care Companies and community residents. He thanked everyone for their help in bringing the building to its present state of 99 percent completion.Dr. Nelson gives Executive Summary to the Elected Officials, the Managed Care Companies and community residents. He thanked everyone for their help in bringing the building to its present state of 99 percent completion.Assembly Member Michele Titus, who very early on secured $200,000 in Capital funds from the state, is pleased to have the Pediatric Waiting Area named for her.Assembly Member Michele Titus, who very early on secured $200,000 in Capital funds from the state, is pleased to have the Pediatric Waiting Area named for her.

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