Governor David Paterson and Senator Malcolm Smith are among the dignitaries invited to the Thanksgiving Celebration for 2000 seniors hosted by Senator Rev. Ruben Diaz and Assemblyman Ruben Diaz Jr.
Senator Ruben Diaz and his son, Assemblyman Ruben Diaz Jr., represent 20 senior centers in their respective districts combined, and they have selected 2000 seniors from these 20 different centers for each senior to receive a $15.00 voucher to use towards their thanksgiving dinner purchase at local participating supermarkets.
This event which is by invitation only, will take place on Tuesday, November 25th, 2008, at 1:00 p.m. in the Utopia Paradise Theater located at 2403 Grand Concourse, bet. Fordham Road and 184th street in The Bronx.
Among the participating senior centers are: James Monroe Ctr, Castle Hill Ctr, Bronx River Ctr, Casa Boricua Ctr., Rain Parkchester Ctr, Melrose Senior Center , Andrew Jackson Ctr, Davidson Senior Ctr, Douglass Leon Ctr., Erma Cava Ctr., Casa de la Felicidad Ctr, Pio Mendez Ctr., Rain Boston Rd. Ctr., E.R. Moore Ctr., Mechler Hall Ctr., Soundview Senior Ctr., Soundview Presb. Church Ctr., Maria Isabel Senior Ctr., Sue Ginsburg Ctr., Morrisania Air Rights Ctr., and Glebe Senior Ctr.
For more information, please contact Senator Ruben Diaz at (718) 991-3161. The press is welcome.