American Red Cross

Blood Drive – Help Save a Life & Make Your Appt Now!

donate blood

The American Red Cross has an urgent need for eligible blood donors to help #RestockTheShelves. Blood donors with types AB, O negative, B negative and A negative are especially needed. Make an appointment to give blood today by downloading the Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS.

Legislator Amparo is sponsoring a Blood Drive – Saturday, Sept. 26th from 10 am – 2 pm at the United Methodist Church located at 9 S Mesier Ave, in Wappingers Falls.

Thank you.

#legislator_14 #savealife

Legislator Amparo is sponsoring a Blood Drive – Saturday, Sept. 26th from 10 am – 2 pm

donate blood

The American Red Cross has an urgent need for eligible blood donors to help #RestockTheShelves. Blood donors with types AB, O negative, B negative and A negative are especially needed. Make an appointment to give blood today by downloading the Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS.

Legislator Amparo is sponsoring a Blood Drive – Saturday, Sept. 26th from 10 am – 2 pm at the United Methodist Church located at 9 S Mesier Ave, in Wappingers Falls.

Thank you.

#legislator_14 #savealife

Legislator Amparo is sponsoring a Blood Drive – Saturday, Sept. 26th from 10 am – 2 pm

donate blood

The American Red Cross has an urgent need for eligible blood donors to help #RestockTheShelves. Blood donors with types AB, O negative, B negative and A negative are especially needed. Make an appointment to give blood today by downloading the Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS.

Legislator Amparo is sponsoring a Blood Drive – Saturday, Sept. 26th from 10 am – 2 pm at the United Methodist Church located at 9 S Mesier Ave, in Wappingers Falls.

Thank you.

#legislator_14 #savealife

Blood Drive Today in Wappingers Falls

donate blood
The American Red Cross has an urgent need for eligible blood donors to help #RestockTheShelves. Blood donors with types AB, O negative, B negative and A negative are especially needed. Make an appointment to give blood today from 12:00pm to 5:00pm at the Wappinger Town Hall located on Middlebush Rd. by downloading the Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS.
Thank you.

53 Smoke Detectors Installed! Great Job Everyone!

The American Red Cross, in partnership with the Wappingers Falls Fire Dept., the United Village Committee of Wappingers Falls and I  conducted Home Fire Safety Checks and installed 53 smoke detectors. There is a lot to learn when it comes to fire safety.  Thank you ALL for your hard work and commitment!

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Legislator Amparo to sponsor “Just Your Type Blood Drive” Tomorrow

donate blood

Show your support.  Come out and save a life. Please consider giving blood this Saturday (10 am – 3 pm) at the United Methodist Church located at 9 S. Mesier Avenue in Wappingers Falls.

 

Legislator Amparo to sponsor “Just Your Type Blood Drive”

donate blood

Show your support.  Come out and save a life. Please consider giving blood this Saturday (10 am – 3 pm) at the United Methodist Church located at 9 S. Mesier Avenue in Wappingers Falls.

 

Legislative Report for Mar. 19, 2015

Legislative Report for August 14, 2014

Activities:  Made numerous phone calls and responded to many emails regarding employment opportunities, FEMA flood mapping, Metro North, a citizen emergency preparedness training, environmental and common core related issues.  Met with four constituents regarding various county issues.  Worked on the 4th Annual Health & Wellness Fair and Citizen Preparedness Corps Training with the American Red Cross.  Managed social media content.

Letters:  Signed a letter asking the County Executive to work with the Legislature in launching a new bipartisan New Economy Task Force for Dutchess County consisting of labor, businesses, colleges, and taxpayers, and to hold public forums across the county in an effort to generate job-creating ideas.

Forum:  Hosting a Citizen Preparedness Corps Training Sunday, March 29, 2015, at 12:30 pm at the VFW.  The Veterans of Foreign Wars is located at 8 School Street, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590.

Event Recap: The 2nd Annual Health and Wellness Fair 2013

This past Saturday, June 8th members of the community gathered at Mesier Park in Wappingers Falls, NY, for the 2nd Annual Health and Wellness Fair.
In honor of this year’s theme, healing, there were many free activities; a natural digestive health class was presented, along with gardening therapy, pet therapy, blood pressure checks, and live music from our local pharmacist at Walgreens.  Chiropractors were on site to conducting health screenings and stress tests.  Visitors also enjoyed a Yoga and Zumba session!
Natural Digestive Health class.

Natural Digestive Health and Stress Screening

Zumba at the 2nd Annual Health and Wellness Fair

Zumba at the 2nd Annual Health and Wellness Fair

Gardening Therapy

Gardening Therapy

The Village of Wappingers Falls Police Department conducted fingerprinting for child safety and provided tables with information on local services.

The Poughkeepsie Journal came out to show support and interviewed Dutchess County Legislator Francena Amparo.

Dutchess County Legislator Francena Amparo being interviewed by the Poughkeepsie Journal.

Legislator Amparo being interviewed by the Poughkeepsie Journal.

The annual blood drive was a success, 24 units of blood were collected!  This enables the American Red Cross to save the lives of 72 people.  A special thanks to all our blood donors!

Dutchess County Legislator Francena Amparo donating blood.

Dutchess County Legislator Francena Amparo donating blood.

Legislator Amparo would like to thank everyone who made this year’s Health and Wellness Fair a success and we look forward to seeing you next year.

Our sponsors were Mayor Matt Alexander Village of Wappingers Falls Mayor; Walgreens Pharmacy; Mobile Life Support; Stop & Shop Supermarket; Brown Chiropractic Associates, PC; WellCare; Adams Fairacre Farms; and Beacon Dental.

Contributors who helped to organize this year’s Health Fair with Legislator Amparo were the Southern Dutchess NAACP, Innercity Works and the C.O.L.O.R.S. Foundation.

Below: Photos from 2013′s Health and Wellness Fair, Photography by: Travis Jones