BROOKLYN, NY (10/30/17) – Over the course of two days at Brookdale Hospital and Medical Center, State Senator Kevin Parker hosted his 4th Annual Mammography Clinic in conjunction with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Delta Rho Omega Chapter.
“Early detection is the best form of prevention. During Breast Cancer Awareness Month it is important that we work together with community partners to bring awareness and resources to the women in our community, said Senator Kevin Parker. Accessibility is always the number one concern for me when providing services to residents across our great State,” concluded the Brooklyn lawmaker.”
During the event over 100 women from the community were serviced, those without health insurance were able to receive their exam at no cost. Both Well Care and Brookdale Hospital provided gift bags filled with informative pamphlets and toiletries for everyone in attendance.
About State Senator Kevin Parker
Senator Kevin S. Parker is intimately familiar with the needs of his ethnically diverse Brooklyn district comprised of sections of Flatbush, East Flatbush, Midwood, Ditmas Park, Kensington, Windsor Terrace, and Park Slope. A lifelong Brooklyn resident, he is the Ranking Democratic Member on the Senate Committee on Energy and Telecommunications, as well as the Committee on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse.
Senator Parker is the Whip of the Senate Democratic Conference; Member of the Senate Democratic Conference Policy Group; Member of the Senate Select Committee on Technology & Innovation; and Member of the Senate Democratic Minority and Women-Owned Business Task Force (MWBE).
For the 2017-2018 Legislative Session, Senator Parker serves on the Senate Standing Committees on Finance; Rules; Higher education; Labor; Insurance, and Banks.
For more information on Senator Parker, please visit www.nysenate.gov/senators/kevin-s-parker