Daily Archives: October 22, 2009

Dr. Bill Releford Launches Black Barbershop Health Outreach Program in Los Angeles


Dr. Bill Releford’s
Black Barbershop Health Outreach Program
Launches Los Angeles Initiative
To Address Declining Health of African American Men

Initiative A Part of Effort To Screen
500,000 African American Men
for Diabetes and High Blood Pressure by 2012

LOS ANGELES – A visit to your local barber may get you more than a haircut in November. Dr. Bill J. Releford, D.P.M., founder of The Diabetic Amputation Prevention (DAP) Foundation, announced today the launch of its Los Angeles Initiative of the Black Barbershop Health Outreach Program in over 100 barbershops in Los Angeles County on Saturday November 7, 2009. In light of the country’s current health care crisis, the timing couldn’t be better.


Funk Filharmonik’s 24th Anniversary Funksgiving at Club Funk in Huntington Friday November 27th


Huntington, NY (October 22, 2009) What do Billy Joel, John Mayer, Bruce Springsteen, Marc Anthony, Jennifer Lopez, Gloria Estefan, Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles, Jessica Simpson and The Blues Brothers have in common? The answer: members of Long Island’s own Funk Filharmonik have supported them all at some point over the past 25 years, either in the studio for top 10 hits or on stage at events ranging from outdoor festivals to world class concert halls – even to the White House Lawn!