15 BRONX WEEKLY September 29, 2019 www.BXTimes.com
RAIN HOSTS ANNUAL ALZHEIMER’S WALK AT ORCHARD BEACH
RAIN hosted their annual Alzheimer’s One Step at a Time Caregiver Walk on Thursday, September 12 on the Orchard Beach boardwalk. The event was attended by RAIN employees as well
as friends and family members of those who suffer from the disease.
RAIN employees and participants after the walk. Photo by Jewel Webber
RAIN employees gather together before the walk. Photo by Jewel Webber
RAIN employees, seniors and other participants hold up signs in support of health and ending
Alzheimer’s. Photo by Jewel Webber
BCC RECOGNIZES CONSTITUTION AND CITIZENSHIP DAY
Bronx Community College held a celebration to recognize Constitution and Citizenship Day on Tuesday, September 17,
which featured a presentation by State Senator Gustavo Rivera on civic engagement and information on tenant rights
as well as an interactive art exhibit, music and even an opportunity to register to vote with help from the college’s Phi
Theta Kappa Honors Society. The event, which was organized by the college, BCC Reads, BCC’s offi ce of student life and
the BCC Democracy Project, was observed to commemorate the signing of the Constitution in 1787.
State Senator Rivera speaks to BCC students during his presentation. Photo by Michael Carlo
BRONX COUNTY AMERICAN
Bronx County American Legion Auxiliary presented 100% membership
banners to Unit Presidents to honor thier commitment.
Unit 253 Presidents MaryKay Champlin (left) and
Judy Lanci (right) Courtesy of Bronx County Leigon