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Happy Mothers Day!!

Dear Mother/Friend:

Happy Mothers Day!! Congratulations and best wishes to you on this special day. As a Mother’s Day tribute I offer you the poem "Words of Wisdom". I would like to take this time to thank you for your unconditional love, courage, kindness, virtue and for taking the time to share and renew dreams and hopes. It's your words of wisdom that has guided us and changed the world.

May 8, 2008
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With Free File, you can:• Get a faster refund, in as little as 10 days with Direct Deposit.• File your taxes any hour of the day or night.• Save paper—and that helps all of us.

January 23, 2008
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Holiday Greetings

Dear Neighbor/Friend :Happy Holidays!! The holiday season is here again. It is the time of year when family ties are strengthened, faith and traditions are shared, cultures are celebrated and old acquaintances are renewed. There are countless blessings to be thankful for this holiday season.

December 17, 2007
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NYS Senator John L. Sampson Partners With The Visiting Nurse Regional Health Care Services To Bring Free Influenza (flu) Vaccines To The Community

On, Wednesday, December 5th, 2007, State Senator John L. Sampson (D-Brooklyn), in conjunction with the Visiting Nurse Regional Health Care Services (VNR) will be offering FREE influenza (Flu) shots. The Flu shots will be administered to children 6 years and over (accompanied by a parent), and adults over 50, at the Christian Cultural Center, 1400 Linden Boulevard, between Chester & Bristol Streets, from 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m."The Flu is a respiratory illness that spreads mainly from person to person through coughing and sneezing.

November 14, 2007
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Happy Father's Day!!

Dear Father/Friend:

Happy Father’s Day!!. Congratulations and Best Wishes to you on this special day. Fathers share their time, their strengths, their joys and they give of themselves to make others happy. Thank you for being a role model, friend, instructor, leader and a father.

June 11, 2007
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Stop Sponsoring Genocide

The New York State Senate today passed legislation (S.5287A), co-sponsored by Senator Sampson (D-19) calling on New York companies and government to pull their money from Sudan, in an effort to stop Sudanese government sponsored militia from continuing the ongoing genocide in Darfur."Our State has a moral obligation to support socially constructive investment and to divest from bloody enterprises", said Senator Sampson.

May 23, 2007
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Reinvestment In The Community

As part of the my efforts to promote Reinvestment in the Community, I will be hosting a round table forum for Clergy, Community Leaders, Community Service Providers and members of the Law Enforcement on Thursday, April 12, 2007. This meeting will be used as the foundation from which to launch additional community and public gatherings. Please stay tuned for more information regarding this important effort to help us reclaim our children, our streets and our community.

April 9, 2007
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Senator Sampson Breaks Ground Meeting With Health Care Administrators

State Senator John L. Sampson (D-Brooklyn) and State Senate Democratic Leader Malcolm A. Smith (D-Queens) met with administrators from New York City's hospitals and long-term care facilities to discuss the impact of the Governor's health care budget proposals. The meeting, held at the Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center in Brooklyn, was intended to devise strategies to minimize the potential impacts absorbed by health care facilities. Over sixty participants took advantage of the unique opportunity to express their specific needs and convey solutions for health care reform.

March 14, 2007
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Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center Community Health Awareness Initiative

February- DiabetesMarch- HIV/AIDS April- CholesterolMay- Asthma

FREE Screenings will take place at the following locations: • Crown Heights Family Health Center: 535 Empire Boulevard, Brooklyn, NY 11225 • Charles Drew Family Health Center: 342 Kingsboro 3rd Walk, Brooklyn, NY 11233 • Pierre Toussaint Family Health Center: 110 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11213• St. Francis of Assisi Family Health Center: 333 Knickerbocker Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11233

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February 12, 2007
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Senator Sampson Introduces Legislation To Prohibit Investments That Support Genocide

Senator John Sampson is introducing legislation to stop New York State from investing in companies doing business in the Sudan. This bill ensures that New York does not support business activities with a state that sponsors terrorism and perpetuates genocide in Darfur. The atrocities in Darfur, the Southern region of Sudan, have resulted in the deaths of 400,000 people and the displacement of 2.5 million, inciting outrage throughout the world.

January 22, 2007
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State Senator John L. Sampson To Co-host "juneteenth Freedom Day" Event

State Senator John L. Sampson (D-Brooklyn) announced today that he will be co-hosting a two-day celebration of "Juneteenth Freedom Day." This event celebrates June 19, 1865, which marks the official end of slavery for African-Americans in the U. S., and the signing of Chap.#113 (2004) into law, which officially recognizes the oldest known African-American holiday in New York State."I am thrilled to be able to participate in this wonderful celebration.

May 23, 2005
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Women's Health

Senator Sampson's Women's Health Brochure Viewing, printing, and sharingrequires AdobeReader available for free from Adobe (to download a free copy, click here).

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WomensHealth.pdf

May 10, 2005
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