SCHOOL-BASED HEALTH CENTER OPENS AT IS 98
Montefi ore Health System held a ribbon-cutting event to celebrate the grand opening of I.S. 98’s school-based health
center earlier this month. The facility’s opening marked the Montefi ore School Health Program’s 31st school-based health
center. Teams of primary care providers, mental health specialists, dentists and community health organizers provide
comprehensive care for over 40,000 children in elementary, middle and high schools throughout the borough.
The ribbon-cutting ceremony of IS 98’s school-based health center. Photo courtesy of Montefi ore Health System
ASSEMBLYMAN BENEDETTO HONORS POST 253
BRONX TIMES REPORTER, NOVEMBER 2 58 9-DECEMBER 5, 2019 BTR
POST 253 DONATES
TURKEYS TO VETERANS’
In preparation of Thanksgiving, the Theodore Korony American
Legion Post 253 recently held a Turkey Drive collecting
monetary donations to purchase turkeys and other items
to donate to the borough’s veteran families living in transitional
housing. Turkeys were donated to 28 families in total.
(l-r) Auxiliary member Joanne Cunningham, past commander
John Lanci, auxiliary president Judy Lanci and Acacia
Network transitional housing director Ravi Rampersaud.
Photo courtesy of the Theodore Korony American Legion Post 253
Turkeys which were handed out to families by the Theodore
Korony American Legion Post 253.
Photo courtesy of Theodore Korony American Legion Post 253
Theodore Korony American Legion Post 253, along with the Ladies Auxiliary, were honored and presented with a proclamation
by Assemblyman Michael Benedetto on Sunday, November 17.
Ladies Auxiliary president Judy Lanci, along with members of the Theodore Korony American Legion Post 253 receive a
proclamation from Assemblyman Michael Benedetto. Photo by Laura Stone
Ladies Auxiliary president Judy Lanci, commander Gene De Francis, fi rst vice chairman Kevin Devine, second vice chairman
Sal Caruso, third vice chairman Nick Tedesco and fi nance offi cer Ed McGee receive proclamation presented by Assemblyman
Michael Benedetto. Photo by Laura Stone