Resource Fair to Offer Free Vaccines for H1N1 and Seasonal Flu

Posted on January 4, 2010

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East Lynn Community Association (ELCA) is hosting a community resource fair on January 6th at 7:00 p.m. at The Temple Ahabat Sholom, 151 Ocean Street. The fair is open to the public at no cost. Light refreshment will be available. Participating organizations include the Daily Item, Girls, Inc., StraightAhead Ministries, Communities that Care, Complete Count Census Committee, Serving People in Need-Financial Stability Center, The Food Project, Children’s Legal Services, Lynn Family and Children Services, Friends of Lynn and Nahant Beach,  Latino Scholarship Fund, Lynn-Side Edition, LynnCam, LynnHappens.com, Project COPE, Lynn Shelter Association, Lynn Time Bank, Neighbor-to-Neighbor, Lynn Police Department, Greater Lynn Senior Services (GLSS), Boston Learning Center, Bridgewell, Lynn Public Health Department, North Shore Rape Crisis Center, and the Special Education Surrogate Parent Program.

The Lynn Public Health Department will be offering free vaccines for both H1N1 and seasonal flu.

In addition, attendees can expect to learn how to access help and information when they need it; how to find agencies needing volunteers who also match their interests; and where donations can do the most good for their area of passion. Attendees will also have an opportunity to register to vote. Free door prize drawings will be held each 15 minutes beginning at 7:00 p.m. with tickets distributed at the door. The association will also be sponsoring a raffle for two grand prizes at 8:45 p.m.

The ELCA is a grass roots organization open to anyone interested in improving the quality of life in Lynn. The organization does not charge dues and meets the first Wednesday of odd months at the Temple Ahabat Sholom, 151 Ocean Streeet, 7:00 p.m. Persons interested in being added to the email distribution list should contact the organization at east.lynn.assn@comcast.net.

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