Senator Shirley Huntley Hosts World Asthma Day
State Senator Shirley Huntley will host a community workshop to provide families with tips on prevention and detection of asthma. On hand will be Dr. Mayank Skukla, Director of the Pediatric Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center. Parents will have the opportunity to gather vital information that could help prevent their children from going untreated. Co-sponsors of the event are Senator Shirley Huntley, State Senate Democratic Leader Malcolm A. Smith, Congressman Gregory W. Meeks, and Assemblyman William Scarborough. It will be held on Tuesday, May 5, 2009 from 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at Queens Central Public Library, located at 89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica, NY 11432.