Local organizations and residents gathered at the Parkridge Community Center in Ypsilanti Saturday for an information fair aimed at promoting change for the better in the lives of those living on the city's south side. The fair, sponsored by the Community Organizing Team, included health screening and information, a display commemorating Black History Month and information on career fields and opportunities.
Elsie Tipton (left) of the Huron Valley Girl Scout Council undergoes an eye examination administered by nurse Elaine Ray Connell of Catherine McAuley Health Center
Tony West took advantage of a free blood pressure screening.
Brownies Keda Smith and Latina Mitchell served as hostesses.
Connell (left) helps George Goodman fill out a questionnaire as part of the health screening program at the fair, Goodman's wife, Thelma, a co-founder of the area's first community center, also takes part.
Parkridge Community Center
Black History Month
Huron Valley Girl Scout Council
Health Screening Programs
LOH Community Centers
LOH Community Centers - Parkridge
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Elaine Ray Connell
591 Armstrong Ypsilanti