MEETING WED POOL STUDY (7PM)...FREE SKIN CANCER SCREENINGS THURSDAY AT THE POOL
Release Date: July 19, 2010
The Town Board will be meeting at AF Veteran park this Wednesday, July 21st to discuss the pool study (which can be found on the town website: www.greenburghny.com. The meeting will take place at 7 PM at the pool--and then at the multipurpose building. We anticipate that the current pool at AF Veteran park will have to be replaced within the next five or six years. Your input is welcome and appreciated. Members of the Parks & Recreation Board will also be in attendance. We encourage residents to join us at this important meeting.
Free skin cancer screenings will be provided at Greenburgh Town Pool in Greenburgh on Thursday, July 22, from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. The screenings will be provided rain or shine on a first-come, first-serve basis, in the building next to the pool.
The free private screenings are hosted by CancerCare of Connecticut with screenings performed by Sherri Kaplan, M.D. Dr. Kaplan is a board-certified dermatologist with a practice in Ardsley, New York. Dr. Kaplan (
“CancerCare of Connecticut is thrilled to be hosting free screenings which will educate Westchester County residents on simple techniques they can do to prevent skin cancer,” said Lisa Cannella, Regional Director of CancerCare of Connecticut. “The event will also help residents identify potential concerning skin lesions and promote timely medical follow-up.”
Skin cancer is curable when treated in its earliest stages, but less than one-third of people examine their skin and more than half do not know the signs of melanoma. This free private screening is a quick educational process showing you how to detect suspicious moles or growths on your own.
“More than a million Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer each year, making it the most common form of cancer,”said Dr. Sherri Kaplan.