Worst Month In RCCS History Headlines Need For Flatbush Barbecue Tonight


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In response to the record paced-numbers of RCCS (Rofeh Cholim Cancer Society) cancer patients seeking insurance help, the RCCS Flatbush sub-committee has announced that this year’s Bar-B-Q will take place tonight. The exciting and tasteful RCCS Flatbush barbecue, will grace East 22nd Street and Avenue I, in front of the home of Pinny & Yaffa Rand, this coming Tuesday at 7PM, and will benefit the scores of cancer-stricken patients in the Flatbush, Marine Park and Crown Heights communities.

The annual Flatbush RCCS BBQ has gained the reputation as being the largest and, arguably, most vital barbecue on the community calendar. Delicious entrees, mouth-watering accoutrements, and exciting raffle prizes and entertainment combine for an evening of chessed and inspiration. Wine tasting, a sushi bar, and other delectable delights will add to the festivities.

An exciting program has been planned with MC Chaim Wielgus, and awardees Chaim Deutsch and Dovid Rogatsky. The evening is in memory of two special women from the community: Mrs Baila Fogel a”h and Mrs Linda Zeffren a”h, plus a mini auction with a grand raffle of a car lease and music by the Mezamrim choral group with a special guest star; you can expect a great evening.

RCCS Flatbush Division is in memory of Tziporah Faiga Gelb a”h and the BBQ is in memory of Chedva Freidel Rand a”h. The Crown Heights Chapter is in honor of the Rubashkin Family.

Each year, RCCS saves the lives of hundreds of cancer-stricken patients in need by subsidizing their health insurance premiums, thus providing them access to the best possible medical care. Today, RCCS subsidizes insurance policies for over 300 cancer-stricken patients each year, and provides hundreds more with insurance advocacy, social services, and medical direction.

{Noam Amdurski-Matzav.com Newscenter}