The Dallas Police Department’s Office of Community Affairs and Employee Communications will host the 14th Annual Asian Safety and Health Fair on Saturday, October 4, 2014. This event will be held at the Asian Plaza, 9780 Walnut St. (southwest corner of Walnut St. and Audelia Rd.), from 10:00am to 2:00pm. The 14th Annual Asian Safety and Health Fair is free and open to the public.
“An Asian American unit was developed in 1996 in the Office of Community Affairs and Employee Communications, for the past 13 years, the health and safety fair has allowed the Dallas Police Department to continue to strengthen the relationship with the Asian community,” said Sergeant Felicia W. Thornton, #4973, Supervisor of the Office of Community Affairs and Employee Communications.
Dallas Police Department resources will include the Mobile Unit, a Police Squad Car for show-and-tell, the Low Rider and bike patrol. The Dallas Fire & Rescue Department and Dallas Sheriff Office will also attend the 14th Annual Asian Safety and Health Fair with a Fire Engine on display as well as bring along Sparky the Fire Dog and Dallas County Sheriff Mobile Unit.
Several free health services will be provided such as: flu shots, eye, and diabetes testing, blood pressure, dental, cholesterol, hepatitis and prostrate screenings. Mammogram Sign up will also be provided to the public free of charge.
This year’s sponsors are: The Asian Plaza & Hong Kong Market Place, Vietnamese Health Professional Association, Texas Health Resources, Thai Community Center of North Texas, Philippine Community Center, BB&T Bank, Best Thai Restaurant, AAA Texas, US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce – Southwest (USPAACC-SW), Asian Peace Officer Association of North Texas, John Ting Law Firm, North Texas Food Bank, Sam’s Club, Blue Bell, South Texas Dental, Parkland Hospital and other individuals.
For additional information or questions call The Office of Community Affairs & Employee Communications at 214-671-4045.
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