Queens, NY, February 6, 2012 – NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. (D-Queens), visited students and staff at PS 273 in Richmond Hill in late January for a special program conducted by the American Red Cross (ARC) of Greater NY. The ARC’s representative, Christian Jimenez, presented the Scrubby Bear Program (see photos).
1) (L-R): PS 273 Principal Brenda Ward, American Red Cross-Greater NY Representative Christian Jimenez, NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr.
2) American Red Cross representative Christian Jimenez presenting ARC’s Scrubby Bear Program, part of its Children’s Health & Safety Series that includes instruction in Basic Aid Training for ages 7-10; the Scrubby Bear Hand-Washing Program for ages 5-7; and Longfellow’s Water Habits Are Learned Early (WHALE) Tales, for ages 5-10.
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