Assemblywoman Joan L. Millman
Albany Office: Room 510 Capitol, Albany, NY 12248, (518) 455-5426
District Office: 341 Smith Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231, (718) 246-4889
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JOAN L. MILLMAN
52nd ASSEMBLY DISTRICT

Millman's 2006 Senior Fair Just Around the Corner
Free Services, Information and Medical Screenings for Seniors

On Friday, October 20, 2006, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Assemblywoman Joan L. Millman will host her 2006 Senior Fair at Public School 58 in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn.

WHEN
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2006
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

WHERE
P. S. 58, 330 SMITH STREET
(ENTRANCE ON 1ST PLACE)

The Fair will bring numerous services to seniors in the Assemblywoman's District, which includes Park Slope, Boerum Hill, Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn Heights, and D.U.M.B.O. This year, over 20 government, non-profit, and other organizations will be in attendance, including the New York State Attorney General's Office, the New York City Transit Mobile Sales Team, the FDNY Fire Safety Education Unit, the New York City Department for the Aging, local senior centers, community health centers, volunteer legal services, and many more.

In addition to the services provided by the different agencies, refreshments will be available to all guests, and the Heights and Hill Community Council and the Park Slope Geriatric Day Center will provide free transportation from around the District.

"I am pleased to provide our senior citizens with access to much-needed services," said Assemblywoman Millman. "My Senior Fair is not only a one-stop shopping trip for area seniors to receive information and free access to medical, financial and legal services; it is an opportunity for seniors to familiarize themselves with the city, state, and non-governmental agencies that are equipped to provide them assistance."


Millman Celebrates Local "Greenest Block" Winners

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Assemblywoman Millman with Borough President Marty Markowitz, Marilyn Gelber of Independence Community Bank and winners of the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens "Greenest Block in Brooklyn" contest, at Borough Hall.
On September 21, Assemblywoman Joan L. Millman presented awards to winners of the "Greenest Block in Brooklyn" contest from the 52nd Assembly District.

The contest, sponsored by the Brooklyn Botanical Garden and Borough President Marty Markowitz, recognizes, the residential and commercial blocks, restaurants, and other businesses that work to keep the Brooklyn streetscape green and beautiful.

There were five winners from Assemblywoman Millman's District, including at least one in each category. "I am proud that there were so many winners from my District," said Assemblywoman Millman. "I can't say I'm surprised though; this community is proud of where they live and committed to keeping it beautiful."


Assemblywoman Millman Sits on Assembly Panel to Improve Undergraduate Internship Program
A Great Opportunity for Young People to Participate in the NY State Government

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Assemblywoman Millman speaking at an Assembly Panel on the Assembly Session Internship Program. The panel discussed the strengths of the program and possible ways to improve it for future participants.
On September 25, Assemblywoman Millman participated in an Assembly panel to discuss improvements for the Assembly Session Internship Program. The Internship Program not only provides undergraduate students with the opportunity to learn about and directly participate in the New York State legislative process, but it is also the only legislative internship in Albany with a structured academic requirement, and an independent faculty-in-residence teaching in it's classroom component.

Assemblywoman Millman, a strong advocate of the program, has taken on at least one intern in each of her nine years in Assembly. At the Assembly panel meeting, she discussed the success of the program and was eager to hear from past interns about the strengths and weaknesses of the program, and how it can be improved. One of the goals of the panel was to ensure that the Internship Programs is accessible to as many New Yorkers as possible.

"The Assembly Session Internship Program is a great way for young people to get involved in the legislative process," said Assemblywoman Millman. "It really is a win-win situation for everyone involved. What people sometimes don't realize is that the internships don't just benefit the students, who are getting important hands-on experience in the workings of their government. The participants are hard working, mature, and creative individuals and they provide invaluable support to the office staff and to the Assembly members as well."

To find out more about the Internship program, or to apply, go online to assembly.state.ny.us/internship or call (518) 455-4704.


Assemblywoman Millman Will Provide Free Flu Shots to Local Residents This Month

As part of an ongoing effort to bring services to the District, Assemblywoman Joan Millman in partnership with Long Island College Hospital in Cobble Hill will administer 150 free flu shots on October 12th and 13th. The flu shots are available to any adult in the 52nd Assembly District

WHEN
OCTOBER 12TH AND 13TH
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

WHERE
341 SMITH STREET

CALL TO RESERVE A SHOT!

This is the third year in a row Millman is providing free flu shots. To reserve a shot, please call Assemblywoman Millman's District Office at (718) 246-4889.

"Access to flu shots is an important public health initiative, especially for seniors and those with compromised immune systems" stated Millman. "I want to thank Long Island College Hospital for their support in providing important health services to my constituents."


Office of Assemblywoman Joan L. Millman
341 Smith Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231
(718) 246-4889
millmaj@assembly.state.ny.us

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