On Nov. 20, State Sen. Joseph Addabbo will bring the Mobile Care Clinic to provide free digital mammograms and clinical breast exams to women ages 40 and over with health insurance, ages 50 and over without health insurance, City residents and those who have not received mammograms over the past 12 months.
The mammograms will be held at Maspeth Federal Savings, 56-18 69th St., from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For information or to make an appointment, call FrankFazio at (718) 738-1111.
Municipal Credit Union (MCU) announced that it will participate in two charitable initiatives this holiday season – City Harvest’s Daily News Food Drive and the Salvation Army Toys for Tots toy collection. These goodwill partnerships are part of MCU’s ongoing corporate commitment to give back to the communities in which it serves.
MCU branches will serve as drop-off and collection sites for both of these programs. Collection sites include 90-15 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst and 134-66 Springfield Blvd., Springfield Gardens.
A complete list of all MCU branches and drop-off site locations can be found at www.nymcu.org/branches.
The Latin American Cultural Center of Queens and the Sunday to Remember program will host a Thanksgiving celebration from 2:30-5 p.m. Nov. 30 at El Paraiso Tropical, 102-11 42nd Ave., Corona.
Seating is limited. To reserve a seat, call (718) 261-7664 or email email@example.com.
U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Alex Yee graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Yee is the son of Sandy P. Yee of Jackson Heights.
Army Pvt. Kevin A. Cabal-Reyes has graduated from One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at the U.S. Army Infantry School, Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. The training consisted of basic military training and advanced individual training (AIT). Cabal-Reyes is the nephew of Zuleima Caboy of East Elmhurst.
Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer has announced his fifth annual holiday food drive. The councilman is requesting non-perishable items, including canned meats, canned soups, canned vegetables, canned/dried fruit, infant formula, peanut butter, and dried goods including pasta, rice and grains be dropped off at the following locations through Dec. 12:
Councilman Van Bramer’s District Office, 47-01 Queens Blvd., Suite 205, Sunnyside.
Queens Library at Court Square, 25-01 Jackson Ave., Long Island City.
Queens Library at Sunnyside, 43-06 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside.
Queens Library at Broadway, 40-20 Broadway, Astoria.
Queens Library at LIC, 37-44 21st St., Long Island City.
Queens Library at Woodside, 54-22 Skillman Ave., Woodside.
For information, call Amanda at (718) 383-9566 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Great Neck Plaza Business Improvement District (BID) is helping Great Neck Plaza, Long Island and metropolitan-region shoppers save this holiday season with its holiday savings coupon program from Nov. 25 through Jan. 13, 2015. Back by popular demand, the program is offering money-saving discount coupons that can be used at participating merchants throughout the Village of Great Neck Plaza.
Discount coupons include $5 off a one-time purchase of $25 or more, $10 off a one-time purchase of $50 or more and $20 off a one-time purchase of $100 or more. The coupon includes Great Neck Plaza’s finest shops, boutiques and restaurants.
Consumers interested in receiving the gift certificates can log on to the BID’s website at www.shopgreatneck.com
Military veterans from Queens have been invited for a special American Legion service session at Fort Totten in Bayside. All wartime veterans are invited to learn more about the American Legion and veteran benefits.
Membership and veteran information staff will be available on Nov. 13 and Nov. 14 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Nov. 15 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., along with members of American Legion Posts in Queens County to kick off this community and veteran service campaign.
The State Service Officer will also be available for all area veterans with claims or other veteran-related questions from Nov.13-15. For information, call Frank Weldon at (718) 878-2196.
A professional artist has joined the Kew Gardens Community Center and will teach art on Thursdays at 1:30 p.m. The center is located at 80-02 Kew Gardens Road, suite 202. Sign-ups required if interested.
The Central Queens YM&YWHA in Forest Hills will host a free NBA local competition for area youth on Dec. 14 at 5:30 p.m. Local youth ages 7-12 will have the opportunity to participate in an NBA-Fit Dribble, Dish & Swish Competition. The program provides boys and girls, competing separately, a free opportunity to showcase their excellence in core basketball skills. For information or to register, call (718) 268-5011, Ext. 505.
Jeffrey Chung of Beechhurst and Adela Young of Flushing were two area Bowdoin College students who were honored at the Sarah and James Bowdoin Day ceremony on Oct. 31 to honor their excellence in scholarship. Bowdoin College is located in Brunswick, Maine.
Dorothy Darbouze of Queens Village was recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, the oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Darbuze was initiated at Western Kentucky University.