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“Free” Anaheim Health Fair provide services to over 500 individuals:


ANAHEIM, Calif.- April 7, 2008
Gary Singh

Anaheim, CA – When the idea of bringing a “free” health fair to the City of Anaheim was proposed to Anaheim City Councilman Harry Sidhu by Pravin Mody of Anaheim based GBS Linens and Dr. Nitin Shah in association with Anekant Community Center, a wonderful equal partnership was formed. For the second year in a row, the City of Anaheim continued its efforts to encourage healthy living through this collaboration by hosting the Second “Annual” Anaheim Health Fair held on Sunday, April 6, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Special thanks must be given to the following individuals, organizations, and sponsors who joined together in equal partnership to make the Second Annual “Free” Anaheim Health Fair such a wonderful community event providing services to over 500 individuals: (1) Anaheim City Council Member Harry Sidhu, with leadership support from Mayor Curt Pringle, City Council Members Lucille Kring and Lorri Galloway, and Mayor Pro Tem Bob Hernandez; (2) Dr. Nitin Shah, Anekant Community Center, and the over 70 Indo-American doctors who donated their medical services; (3) Pravin Mody of GBS Linens; (4) The City of Anaheim and all of its dedicated, hardworking staff, especially, those in the Community Services Department, City Manager’s Office – External Affairs Division, Office of the Mayor and City Council staff members, and Anaheim Public Utilities Department; and, (5) The Anaheim Chamber of Commerce staff and board members.

Elected officials attending the Second Annual “Free” Anaheim Health Fair on Sunday, April 6, 2008 included Anaheim City Council Member Harry Sidhu and Council Member Lucille Kring; and City of Stanton Mayor Pro Tem, Al Ethans, along with his wife Mavis.

Anaheim Health Fair Sponsors included the following: GBS Linens as “Grand Sponsor;” Disneyland Resort;Turner Construction Company; Anaheim Hills Clubhouse; The Gas Company; Anaheim Disposal;The Anaheim Family YMCA; Care Ambulance. Anaheim Health Fair In-Kind Donors included the following: Freeman Decorating Company; Sally Ann Catering; Aramark; Thomasville; Bagel Me; Costco; Vons; Yellow Cab of North Orange County; Kaiser Permanente; and City of Anaheim Public Utilities

And, lastly, but far from least, special thanks must be given to the over 100 volunteers – many from the Cerritos College “Project Hope” group, who donated their time and efforts in the true spirit of community service.

“How honored we are in the City of Anaheim to have partners like Pravin Mody, Dr. Shah, and Anekant Community Center to make this event a reality again in our great city,” said Councilman and 33rd State Senate District Candidate Harry Sidhu. “This is now an annual event giving an opportunity to all who attend to have access to healthcare services ensuring the highest quality of life.”

The fair is part of an initiative that was introduced NRI Harry Sidhu, Council Member
Sunday, April 6, from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.
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ANAHEIM, Calif.- April 2, 2008
Gary Singh

The City of Anaheim continues its efforts to encourage healthy living by collaborating with the Anekant Community Center and GBS Linens to host a free health fair at the Brookhurst Community Center, Sunday, April 6, from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Specialists from various fields of medicine will be available for free consultations and advice including:

  • Blood pressure
  • Glucose readings to eye and dental exams.
  • Allergy screenings
  • Cholesterol readings
  • Gynecological services for those who qualify

The City is pleased to be holding the health fair for the second year in a row. The fair is part of an initiative that was introduced by Anaheim City Council Member Harry Sidhu, P.E.

Councilman Hary Sidhu said:

  • It is my goal to ensure that every member of our community has equal access to healthcare services.
  • The Health Fair gives us an opportunity to offer all Anaheim residents the highest quality of life. With the success of last year’s event, we are confident that the Annual Health Fair will become a great tradition in the City of Anaheim.”

The Brookhurst Community Center is located at 2271 Crescent Ave. in Anaheim. A shuttle service will be available at designated locations throughout Anaheim for those interested in transportation to the Brookhurst Community Center. Translators will also be at the Health Fair to assist those who may need their services. For general information regarding the Health Fair, or for transportation information, including shuttle stops and pick-up times, please call (714) 765-5191. For medical related questions, please call (562) 244-9035.

The City of Anaheim is one of the nation’s premier municipalities and California’s 10th most populous city. Anaheim covers 50 square miles with more than 345,500 residents and 2,047 City employees. The municipal corporation’s annual budget is $1.363 billion. Anaheim supports a thriving business community with companies such as CKE Restaurants, Inc., L-3 Communications, Pacific Sunwear, and Disneyland Resort. Successful sports franchises including the Stanley Cup Champion Anaheim Ducks, Angels Baseball, Anaheim Arsenal, and the USA Men’s National Volleyball team call Anaheim home. Anaheim also boasts world-class meeting and entertainment venues with the Anaheim Convention Center, the largest on the west coast, Honda Center, The Grove of Anaheim and Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Annually, Anaheim welcomes millions of visitors to the city, truly making it the world’s celebration destination. For more information, please visit




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