Senior Health Fair Draws a Sea of Seniors
Before 9am, a long line had assembled with a crowd of seniors eager to participate in the health fair. The morning crowd was provided a healthy breakfast to start the day. There was a variety of free health check-ups, information and giveaways at the health fair.
HCS Chairman, Mr. Don Lee thanked the seniors and the community for its continued support. "Today, it's our 20th Annual Senior Health Fair. We're very happy to see so many seniors come out to participate in this event and to thank you for your support. HCS was established to help seniors and immigrants in our community and our mission has not changed."
Executive Director, Karen Zhou added that seniors need our support and care. She urged families to pay attention to their physical, emotional, health and well-being.
Among the many special guests were New York State Senator Martin Golden, New York State Assemblyman William Peter Abbate, Assemblyman William Colton, Assemblyman Helen Weinstein, District Leader of the 47th District, Nancy Tong, Deputy Director of the Brooklyn Borough President's Office, Diana Reyna, Brooklyn DA Representative, Kin Ng, NYC Comptroller's Community Liaison, Elaine Fan, NYC Public Advocate's representative Adam Chen, NYC Councilmember Mark Treyger's representative, Angel Fung, Community Board 15 Chair, Teresa Scavo and many more.
HCS men and women Ping Pong and Mah Jong tournament winners were presented awards at the Health Fair.
Photo by Corky Lee