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February 18, 2004
LEGISLATOR GONSALVES RECOMMENDS ATTENDING "YOUR HEALTH & CANCER - EXPO 2004
Legislator Norma L. Gonsalves (R-East Meadow) is urging all residents to attend the "Your Health & Cancer Expo" on March 28, 2004 at the Long Island Marriott in Uniondale. The event is presented by 1 in 9: The Long Island Breast Cancer Action Coalition. Representatives from various medical institutions and organizations dedicated to defeating cancer will be on hand to answer questions on breakthrough research, cutting edge treatments, cancer prevention, and healthy lifestyle choices. "Virtually all Long Islanders have been touched by cancer, this event gives all attendees an opportunity to ask questions and receive the most current information," said Legislator Gonsalves.
The event will be held at the Long Island Marriott in Uniondale (next door to the Nassau Coliseum) on March 28, 2004 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Everyone is invited to attend this most important Expo. "Geri Barish and her staff at 1 in 9 and the Hewlett House have been a remarkable resource to the people of Long Island. Their work with cancer patients and their families have helped ease the pain for thousands of Long Islanders, I am confident that their expertise will carry over to their work with the "Your Health & Cancer - Expo 2004," added Legislator Gonsalves. For additional information on the Expo you can contact Legislator Gonsalves' office at 516-571-6213. If you should need information about the Expo or any other cancer related information, do not hesitate to contact 1 in 9's Hewlett House at 516-374-3190.