EVENT: S. Philly: St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church’s 2nd Annual Multicultural Health Fair – Sat., 9/28/13, 9AM – 2PM

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US Navy 070619-N-7783B-003 Cmdr. Warren Woollin, assigned to Operational Health Support Unit Detachment Golf Great Lakes, performs a routine medical exam on a Thai citizen, with the assistance of a Royal Thai Army nurse (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

On Saturday, September 28 at 9am-2pm, St. Aquinas Catholic Church will be hosting its Second Annual Multicultural Health Fair.  Please see the information below. Please distribute to all of your contacts.

Below is a message from Harold J. Copeland, Coordinator:

I would like to officially invite your organization to participate in St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church’s 2nd Annual Multicultural Health Fair.  The event will take place on Saturday, September 28, 2013, 9 AM – 2 PM, 1700 Block Morris Street, Philadelphia PA 19145.  Set-up times for all vendors will be 8 AM – 8:45 AM.  Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided for all vendors.

 This is a free, family-oriented, community event open to the public

Please confirm your participation by contacting me at 215-749-4220 or via email.  We look forward to partnering with your organization at this important community Health Fair.  Please advise what types of services, for example, blood pressure screening, BMI, etc. your organization will be providing.  Health-related materials and giveaways are encouraged.  Employment-related agencies have been invited to provide additional services to our attendees.  The media has been invited to this event


 To the numerous organizations who participated in last year’s 1st Annual Multicultural Health Fair, once again, please accept our sincere gratitude for your outstanding services

 I hope all of you had a wonderful weekend!

 Harold J. Copeland, Coordinator

2ND Annual Multicural Health Fair

St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church


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Chinese Language Skilled Attorneys Needed for 9 Week Long Temporary Project in Gangzhou, China (Expenses Paid) Starting on 8/2/13

Special Counsel, Inc. is trying to identify and hire 20 Chinese Fluent Attorneys to travel abroad to Guangzhou, China for an immediate temporary project.

China Project Details: Looking for 20 Chinese Fluent Attorneys with written and oral fluency in Simplified Chinese & mostly Mandarin.

Pay Rate: $55/hour, OT at time-and-a-half for hours worked in excess of 40/week
Expenses Paid: Travel, Visa, per diem

Contact: Gerard P. Grandzol, VP of Recruitment | Special Counsel, Inc
1601 Market Street, Suite 1720, Philadelphia, PA 19103, DD: 267-507-2641, Cell: 267-980-7032

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EVENT: Free Dental Clinics in Pennsylvania – Temple Univ Liacouras Center 5/31 to 6/1/13| Offices of State Senator Vincent Hughes

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The following is a message from the Offices of State Senator Vincent Hughes

Free Dental Clinics in Pennsylvania [Brushing Teeth]Temple University Liacouras Center at 1776 North Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19121 Friday, May 31 and Saturday June 1, 2013 Doors Open At 6:00 AM Fillings, cleanings, extractions, and much more!!! No eligibility or income requirements!!! Children and Adults!!! MOM-n-PA is an annual two-day free dental clinic for under-served Pennsylvanians. All services are provided free of charge by members of organized dentistry and assisted by a host of volunteers. MOM-n-PA provides dental care for the relief of pain to thousands of the most needy,many of whom are from working families who do not have access or cannot afford dental insurance. Many of these patients might otherwise have no hope of receiving care. During our mission on May 31 and June 1st, 2013, more than 800 volunteers, including 120 dentists will treat around 2,000 patients! Services Include: fillings, cleanings, extractions, and much more! No eligibility or income requirements! Children and Adults served. Doors Open At 6:00AM. First Come, First Served. Learn more about upcoming community events and provide your feedback on my website at senatorhughes.com.

Special Thanks to Darlene M. for sharing this information with me

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N.J. law shields 911 callers reporting drug overdoses | Maiken Scott | newsworks.org | 5/2/13

English: Drug overdose

New Jersey aims to reduce the number of drug overdoses — which have killed more than 6,000 people in the last decade — with a new law protecting people who call 911 to report drug overdoses from criminal charges…

Under the new law, those seeking help in case of an overdose will not face drug possession charges, or be charged for violating parole…

New Jersey is the 12th state to adopt this kind of law. While police don’t typically don’t press charges in overdose situations, research on the effects of such laws found that they have diminished fear of repercussions among addicts.

For full article see: http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/local/item/54293

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Nationalities Service Center: NEW TRAINING FOR COURT INTERPRETERS on 5/11/13

English: A Video Interpreter sign used at vide...

English: A Video Interpreter sign used at videophone stations in public places where a Deaf, Hard-Of-Hearing or Speech-Impaired can communicate with a hearing person via a Video Relay Service. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The Department of Translation and Interpretation in collaboration with the Department of Legal Services at Nationalities Service Center is pleased to announce our newest interpreter training course:

This innovative course is designed for bilingual individuals aspiring to become state certified court
interpreters. Introductory Techniques for Court Interpreters will provide a strong foundation in the legal system and terminology as well as interpreter skills through a combination of:
 Courtroom Culture
 Consecutive and Simultaneous Interpretation
 Sight Translation
 Memory Building Strategies
 Note Taking Techniques
 Practice-Based Activities

This course is not language specific and instruction is entirely in English. There are no entry requirements. Students will be provided with all course materials. This course is designed to help participants improve their skills while working to become a certified court interpreter in the state of

Please click here to see the details for Introductory Techniques for Court Interpreters. This course will take place at Nationalities Service Center (1216 Arch Street, 4th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107) on Saturday, May 4th and Saturday, May 11th from 9AM to 5:30PM. Enrollment is limited so make sure to register soon! Costs: $250.

For full calendar of interpreter training see: http://www.nsc-languages.org/#training.

Additional questions can be directed to <info@nscphila.org>.

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