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Human Services Workshops/GSS host various workshops

09/09 - 11/25
Learn - Then Act! Apply for JASA's Institute for Senior Action (IFSA)

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NYATEP'S 2014 Fall Conference

10/22
4th Annual Brooklyn Food & Heritage Awards to Benefit BHS

10/22
Annual Harlem Luncheon

10/22
Benefit for Special Kids - Staten Island Mental Health Society

10/23
Her Justice: Story by Story

10/23
NEW YORK POLICE & FIRE WIDOWS’ & CHILDREN’S BENEFIT FUND’S 29th ANNUAL GALA

10/23
UNIQUE PEOPLE SERVICES, INC. Annual Fundraising Gala

10/23
Long Island Volunteer Center Celebrates 20th Anniversary with its First Fundraiser

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10/28
Vanderheyden Oktoberfest

American Cancer Society Says Budget Cuts Could Cost Lives PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 07 March 2013 01:50

The American Cancer Society said that the across-the-board federal cuts that went into effect this month and the proposed New York spending reductions could cost residents in the state their lives. Federal cuts alone will mean 1,670 fewer free screenings for breast and cervical cancer for New York women who have no health insurance. The federal cuts amount to a 5 percent drop in cancer screenings in New York, and Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposed budget would add a 10 percent cut to the program. Read more in the Times Union.

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