LMC CHINESE UNIT - ARTWORK DEDICATION CEREMONY
Tuesday, May 25, 2010
Contact: Neal Gorman Nicole Hyland
718-630-8316 (w) 718-630-7414 (w)
917-269-0397 (p) 718-630-7243x3874 (p)
LMC CHINESE UNIT -- ARTWORK DEDICATION CEREMONY
Wall murals and framed artwork to be unveiled
WHAT: Lutheran Medical Center, Councilwoman Sara M. Gonzalez and the Groundswell Community Mural Project are proud to unveil a new mural and artwork installation in Lutheran's dedicated Chinese inpatient health care unit.
The Chinese art dedication ceremony features a new three-piece mural completed in collaboration with students from the Sunset Park High School, hand painted artwork by De Chen, a resident at Shore Hill, and a special performance from the Shore Hill Chinese Choir.
Lutheran is home to Brooklyn's only Chinese inpatient health care unit, designed to specifically meet the needs of one of the city's fastest growing ethnic group. Opened in 2004, the unit offers multilingual doctors and medical staff available 24 hours a day to communicate with patients in Mandarin, Cantonese and English, Chinese meals prepared by a Chinese cook, culturally sensitive color schemes and health care staff trained in the beliefs and customs of their patients.
WHERE: Lutheran Medical Center, Chinese Unit
150 55th Street, Station 4-28, Brooklyn
WHEN: Thursday, May 27, 3 p.m. (Members of the media please confirm attendance with Neal Gorman or Nicole Hyland, see contact info.)
This project is made possible by Councilwoman Sara M. Gonzalez through the N.Y.C. Department of Youth and Community Development, in partnership with the Department of Cultural Affairs and the New York City Council, Cultural After School Adventures Initiative.
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