Letter to the Editor

 

Senator Ranzenhofer's Letter to the Editor appeared in the Amherst Bee on August 14, 2013.

 

August 9, 2013

Amherst Bee

5564 Main Street

Williamsville, NY 14221

Dear Editor:

Last weekend, I sponsored my annual Family Health Fair at the Amherst Senior Center. Over 80 providers offered their health services and information to more than 800 residents, an attendance record since I started sponsoring this event.

Around 250 glucose and cholesterol screenings were conducted; 145 retina scans; 85 skin cancer screenings and bone density heel scans; and 78 residents were given a PSA test. Most importantly, 800 residents learned more about their health!

I would like to publicly recognize and thank the Amherst Senior Center and all of its volunteers and staff, Kaleida Health, and every single health provider for taking time on a Saturday morning to improve the health of so many residents in our community!

I am excited to partner with so many dedicated organizations again next year for the 2014 Family Health Fair!

Sincerely,

Michael H. Ranzenhofer

 

State Senator – 61st District

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