In honor of the countless contributions that African-Americans have made to our country, State Senator Gustavo Rivera, Assemblymember Michael Blake and Councilmember Vanessa L. Gibson have partnered with the Montefiore Health System, Metroplus and the Claremont Community Center to host a Black History Month Celebration focused on health onfrom .
In an effort to continue promoting good health practices in the Bronx, the event will host a group of local health organizations that will provide participants with important health information, tips on preventative measures and an array of free health screenings that range from blood pressure to HIV/Hepatitis C testing.
Throughout the celebration, attendees will also be able to enjoy complimentary African food, participate in raffles and join elected officials in recognizing outstanding members of the community.
WHAT: Black History Month
WHO: State Senator Gustavo Rivera
Assemblymember Michael Blake
Councilmember Vanessa L. Gibson
Other Elected Officials
WHEN: Saturday, February 6, 2015
WHERE: Claremont Community Center
489 E 169th Street
Bronx, NY 10456
*This event is free and open to the public.