10th Annual Parkside Health Fair was a Big Success!

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Friends Of Parkside hosted its 10th Annual Parkside Health Fair, Wednesday, July 18th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at TVP II Community Center, located at 5000 Conner at Warren, on Detroit’s eastside.

More than 200 adults and children attend this year’s health fair.

Friends of Parkside would like to acknowledge the following individuals and organizations that played a crucial role in making the 2018 10th Annual Health and Safety Fair such a success:

Sponsors/Sponsorship Level
Detroit Health Department (Gold)
Mercy Primary Care Center (Bronze)
Chandler Park Conservancy (Friend)
Logical Choice LLC (Friend)

Planning Committee Members
Arthurine Butler, TVP Resident
Brenda Fleming, TVP Resident
Destini Smith, Friends of Parkside
Jada Irving, Summer Enrichment Program, Mercy Primary Care Center
Jevonda Robertson, TVP Resident Council
Joyce Jordan-Shaw, Mercy Primary Care Center
Karen Daniels, TVP Resident
Latesa Arnold, Friends of Parkside
Linda Lawrence, TVP Resident
Mildred Johnson, Detroit Health Department
Nadine Wakefield, TVP Resident
Sierra Teadt, Friends of Parkside
Tammara Howard, What About Us Inc.
Zachary Rowe, Executive Director, Friends of Parkside

Vendors
ACCESS
Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Association
Blue Cross Complete
Boy Scouts of America
Chandler Park Conservancy
Detroit Area Agency on Aging
Detroit Fire Department
Detroit Health Department
Detroit Mounted Police Unit
Detroit Northeast Lions Club
Distinctive College Prep
Dominican Literacy Program
Dr. Goold – University of Michigan
Eastside Community Network
Friends of Parkside
Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan
Harbor Health Plan
Heatwaves Housing & Health (HHH) Partnership
Henry Ford Health System
Karmanos Cancer Institute
Legal Aid & Defender Association
Lions of Michigan Hearing Center
Logical Choice LLC
Mercy Primary Care Center
Mobile Fire Safety House
Molina Healthcare of Michigan
Michigan State University CREATE for STEM Institute
Michigan State University Extension
Pathways Academy
Secretary of State Mobile Branch Office
Shar Inc.
Total Health Care
Unified
Villages at Parkside Resident Council
Wayne County Community College District
Wayne County SAFE
Wayne County Sheriff’s Office

Volunteers and Staff
Anthony Young, Grow Detroit’s Young Talent, Friends of Parkside
Brenda Fleming, TVP Resident
Cameron Rolland, Summer Enrichment Program
Carolina Reinoso, Summer Enrichment Program
Chyna Scott, Grow Detroit’s Young Talent, Friends of Parkside
Destini Smith, Co-Health Fair Coordinator, Friends of Parkside
Destiny Lloyd, Grow Detroit’s Young Talent, Friends of Parkside
Isaiah Walker, Summer Enrichment Program
Jada Irving, Summer Enrichment Program, Mercy Primary Care Center
Jevonda Robertson, TVP Resident Council
John Rhodes, Summer Enrichment Program
Joshua Henderson, Grow Detroit’s Young Talent, Friends of Parkside
Kashay Webb, Summer Enrichment Program
Karen Daniels, TVP Resident Council
Latesa Arnold, Friends of Parkside
Linda Lawrence, TVP Resident
Nadine Wakefield, TVP Resident
Nancy Gutierrez, Summer Enrichment Program
Renny Ma, Summer Enrichment Program
Sandra Vidal, Summer Enrichment Program
Shalini Raichur, Summer Enrichment Program
Sierra Teadt, Co-Health Fair Coordinator, Friends of Parkside
Yamani Vinson, Summer Enrichment Program
Zachary Rowe, Executive Director, Friends of Parkside

Organizations
CHASS
Detroit Community Based Research Program (DCBRP)
Grow Detroit’s Young Talent
The Villages at Parkside (TVP) Resident Council
Smile Programs Mobile Dentist
Summer Enrichment Program
TVP Management Office
Warren/Conner Plaza

We would like to give a special thanks to the following individuals and organizations: Mildred Johnson, Dr. Susan Goold, Renee Bayer, Jasmyne Morgan, Dara Watkins, and any other attendees, individuals, and organizations who made the 10th Annual Health and Safety Fair such a wonderful event!

For more information about the 2018 Health Fair or the 2019 Annual Health Fair scheduled for July 17, 2019,  please call 313-822-0311 or email healthfair@friendsofparkside.org.

Click here to download a copy of the Final 2018 Health Fair Evaluation Results & Assessment

 

 

 

 

 

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Friends Of Parkside

Friends Of Parkside (FOP)             Detroit, Michigan

The Friends of Parkside (FOP) is a  not-for profit, community-based organization located on Detroit’s east side in Parkside Homes, a public housing complex. FOP was incorporated in March of 1991. FOP has up to a 15-member board of Directors consisting of Parkside residents, and representatives from community-based organizations, agencies, and institutions.

Friends Of Parkside Mission/Approach/Philosophy

FOP is dedicated to the betterment of the Parkside Community. It is committed to working with all residents, organizations, institutions, and businesses on Detroit’s east side. FOP approach is to provide information and action forums for residents of Parkside Homes and their surrounding neighbors so that together they can begin to address those issues that adversely affect their lives.  FOP believes that whatever happens in or around Parkside Homes affects each of us, and that by working together residents can change things for the better.

Friends Of Parkside Goals

  • A healthy, drug-free, and safe Parkside Community, especially for pregnant women, infants, and youth.
  • An informed and knowledgeable community willing to work together to address issues that threatens the quality of life in the Parkside Community.
  • Gainful employment, businesses, and personal growth opportunities in the Parkside Community.
  • Families and individuals committed to improving the community.

The Community Friends Of Parkside Serves

Friends of Parkside is willing to work with all residents, organizations, institutions, and businesses on Detroit’s east side to achieve its mission and goals. FOP primary focus area is the Parkside Community, which is bounded by Ford Freeway (I-94) on the north, East Forest on the south St. Jean on the west,  and Alter Road on the east.

FOP Programs & Projects (Partial list)

-Bright Futures Youth Program (BFYP)
-Parkside Academic Sports Teams project (PAST)
-Parkside Computer Learning Center
-Parkside Connected!
-Monthly Food Distribution
-Annual Dear Santa/Gift Day Project

For more info, please call 313.822.0311 or info@friendsofparkside.org

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Volunteers Needed

Volunteers Needed @ Friends of Parkside

Friends Of Parkside is looking for volunteers to assist with its various programs and projects. If you are interested or have questions, please call 313.822.0311.

 

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FOP Food program canceled until 2019

FOP monthly food program is canceled until next year. We apologize for any inconvenience.

 

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Are You Connected? Get Jobs and Food information by Text, Twit, or Email

To keep Parkside residents informed about jobs, food give-a-way, volunteer opportunities and more, Friends Of Parkside has developed the ParksideConnected! Project. The Parkside Connected allows FOP to send TVP residents text and email messages about things going on in the community. To sign up for the ParksideConnected! Project, send a text message or email to parksideconnected@friendsofparkside.org with your name, phone number, and carrier or call FOP at 313.822.0311, or stop by the FOP office and fill out the ParksideConnected! sign up form. You can now follow us on Twitter@friendsParkside.

 

 

 

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Parkside children attends Horseback Camp June 18-22

FOP would like to thank Detroit Horsepower, Detroit Housing Commission, Fourmidable/TVP Management Office, R. Bayer, an anonymous donor, our staff and summer interns (Latesa, Sierra & Destini) for making it possible for Parkside children to have a great Horseback summer camp experience.

 

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