BAILEY’S BACK TO SCHOOL GIVEAWAY
Senator Jamaal Bailey provided over 500 students with bookbags and supplies for the new
school year during his annual Back to School event on Friday, August 23.
Senator Baily (front, l) gave backpacks to Christian Williams (front, c) and Nikeylah Williams
(front, r). Photo by Silvio Pacifi co
HEALTH & EMPOWERMENT CENTER BBQ
On Friday, July 26, Jacobi’s Health and Empowerment Center hosted a BBQ for patients and
staff. On hand was Dirk McCall, an aide of Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr., to greet patients
and congratulate staff on their ongoing efforts to improve sexual health in the Bronx.
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BP DIAZ HOSTS B-T-S LITERACY HEALTH FAIR
Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. hosted his annual ‘Back to School Literacy & Health’ Fair
on Wednesday, August 14 at Poe Park. The event was co-sponsored by Empire BlueCross
BlueShield and Montefi ore; raffl e prizes were donated by Modell’s Sporting Goods and the
Wildlife Conservation Society.
Borough President Diaz (l) distributed bookbags to local youth.
Photo courtesy of Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.’s Offi ce
Students of all ages received brand new bookbags courtesy of Diaz (c).
Photo by Jewel Webber
Councilman Ruben Diaz, Sr. (l) and Borough President Diaz (2nd from r) welcomed everyone
to the academic celebration. Photo by Jewel Webber
Dirk McCall (2nd from l) met with attendees during the celebration.
Photo courtesy of Jacobi Medical Center
Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez
met with author Kevin C. Fitzpatrick, who
wrote ‘111 Places in Da Bronx That You
Must Not Miss,’ at a book review in Mott
Haven. The book highlights many iconic
Bronx sites including Our Lady of Lourdes
Grotto and the Mosholu Parkway.
Fitzpatrick (l) presented Fernandez a
copy of his book.
Photo courtesy of Assemblywoman Nathalia
Fernandez’s Offi ce