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2011 News Archive

Children's Holiday Party
Santa Claus made an early stop at Metropolitan Hospital on Saturday, December 17, bringing the joy of the holiday season to more than 1,500 outpatient children at the annual Children's Holiday Party. Celebrated illusionist David Blaine joined musicians, face painters, and clowns to entertain the children and families. The presents distributed at the event were gathered from various toy drives organized by volunteers and community members. The Children's Holiday Party is presented in collaboration with the Metropolitan Hospital Center Auxiliary.
 

Children receive gifts from Santa Claus.


David Blaine joins in the holiday festivities.

Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Turkey Distribution
On November 21, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ's Chief Executive Officer of Americas, Mr. Masa Tanaka, along with several bank representatives, distributed over 80 Thanksgiving turkeys with all the trimmings to patients and their families.  Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ has had a longstanding commitment to the Metropolitan Hospital community since the early 1990s.

 
 Mr. Masa Tanaka, Chief Executive Officer of Americas at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (bottom right), and bank representatives

Auxiliary Gala
The Metropolitan Hospital Center Auxiliary hosted
its annual event in support of cancer care, on Tuesday, October 4 at Bowlmor Lanes, Union Square. The event was a great success! Funds raised will be used to enhance patient care services. For more information about the Auxiliary, call 212-423-6128 or contact metropolitan.auxiliary@nychhc.org.  
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 Honoree Dr. Karl Adler, Metropolitan Hospital Executive Director Meryl Weinberg, honoree Lynda Curtis, and Auxiliary Member Herve Vixamar.

 

 

 

 

 


 Guests take a break betweeen games.

Take Care NY 
Take Care NY, HHC's annual campaign promoting prevention and the importance of early detection, was held at Metropolitan Hospital Center every Wednesday in October. Hospital staff provided flu vaccines, blood pressure and glucose screening, HIV rapid testing, access to affordable health care and information on an array of health issues. HHC President Alan Aviles attended Metropolitan's October 12 Take Care NY event.
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HHC President Alan Aviles with Metropolitan Hospital staff.

Family Day Annual Health Fair
Metropolitan Hospital Center hosted its annual Family Day Health Fair on Saturday, August 13. Hospital staff and our local community partners provided health information, screenings and entertainment for the whole family. The festival was presented in collaboration with MetroPlus.
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The Power of Aging Well Annual Health Festival
Metropolitan Hospital Center hosted its annual “The Power of Aging Well” senior health festival on Thursday, June 23, 2011 in Thomas Jefferson Park. Over 600 senior citizens participated in the annual health fair, which included entertainment, art exhibits, exercise programs and health screenings.
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