On Monday, May 5, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., officially kicked off (the Harlem Week inspired) Bronx Week 2014, hosting a party at the Gun Hill Brewery on Laconia Avenue. Borough President Diaz was joined by Bronx Walk of Fame 2014 honorees Swizz Beatz and David Zayas, as well as Council Member Andy King and Deputy Borough President Aurelia Greene, in a show of Bronx pride.
“Montefiore is proud to support Bronx Week, a great annual celebration that brings the borough together and promotes healthy living,” said Steven M. Safyer, M.D., president and CEO of Montefiore Health System. “As an institution committed to improving the health of the communities we serve, Montefiore not only provides high quality, patient-centered health care, but we also work to ensure all Bronx residents have access to health coverage.”
Bronx Week 2014 is made possible thanks to the support of the Montefiore Medical Center, the principal sponsor of this year’s events.
Other Bronx Week 2014 sponsors include Healthfirst, HealthPlus Amerigroup, Affinity Health Plan, CenterLight Healthcare, conEdison, Lehman College, Bronx Community College, Hostos Community College, Metro Plus Health Plan, Cablevision, WellCare, VNSNY, Mercy College, Jewish Home Lifecare, Fordham University, News 12, Domino’s, Bronxnet, Coco Delicioso Helado, and the Bronx Design Group.