DNA MUSIC’S ATHENIA WOWS
As part of the 2019 Unitex Summer Concert Series, Athenia Henderson, part of DNA Music,
sang pop, R&B, oldies and any kind of dance music for approximately 40 Triboro Center
residents inside the center’s auditorium on Monday, July 22.
(l-r) Dariana Marte, Triboro Center’s recreation leader; Devon, DNA musician; Athenia Henderson,
DNA vocalist; Nate Goldman, administrator; Rose Ferreira, recreation director; Denise
Santiago-Aviles and Eileen Alleyne, recreation leaders.
Photo courtesy of Centers Health Care/Triboro Center
CON EDISON PACKS LED LIGHTBULBS
Con Edison representatives visited the Food Bank For New York City’s 90,000 square foot
warehouse in Hunts Point on Tuesday, July 23 to pack 75,000 LED lightbulbs for distribution
to low-income households across the fi ve boroughs. The initiative is designed to help
food-insecure New Yorkers use less energy and save money, so they can afford to put food
on the table.
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RIDGEWOOD, CHAMBER HOST
SMALL BIZ EVENT
Ridgewood Savings Bank and the Bronx Chamber of Commerce co-hosted its Small Business
Open House on Tuesday, July 23 at the Residence Inn by Marriott.
(l-r) Ridgewood Savings Bank Small Business relationship manager Vanessa Baijnauth and
Brian Tynan, Authority Advertising’s John Trieu, Bronx Overall Economic Development
Corp’s Pedro Barry and Radael Roger, Richard Bassik and Chamber president Lisa Sorin.
Photo by Silvio Pacifi co
(l-r) ConEd volunteers Crystal Sun, Katelyn Tsukada, Peguy Charpentier, Nikki Dube, Suzanne
Jutras and Alex Stern were ready to help brighten low-income households’ lives.
Photo by Silvio Pacifi co
SOPHIE DAVIS STUDENTS COMPLETE
ST. BARNABAS INTERNSHIP
Students from the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Sciences/CUNY School of Medicine
recently completed their eight-week clerkship/internship at St. Barnabas Hospital. The students,
who completed their third of seven years in the medical school program that is a
clinical affi liate of SBH, worked with preceptors at the hospital to complete community
projects and case studies that ranged from adverse childhood experiences and the consequences
of trauma, to patient mistrust in healthcare settings.
Caroline Davis (back, r), SBH director of Patient and Community Engagement, with the students.
Photo courtesy of St. Barnabas Hospital
FOR CITY ISLAND
Councilman Mark Gjonaj joined the City Island Civic Association
and Save our Seniors to address a traffi c light
at the corner of Pilot Street where local elders must cross
the busy City Island Avenue adjacent to Pilot Cove Senior
Councilman Gjonaj (2nd row, 3rd from l) joined City Island
elders in demanding change.
Photo courtesy of Councilman Mark Gjonaj’s Offi ce