Leaders At Awards Gala
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(1) Olga Luz Tirado (l), Bronx Tourism Council executive director had fun making
friends at the event.
(2) Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. (2nd from l) and Crespo (c) greeted guests
during the celebration.
(3) Everyone had a fun-fi lled evening at this year’s gala.
(4) Bronxites of all ages and backgrounds attended the event.
(5) Riverbay Corp. general manager Noel Ellison (l) and Assemblyman Michael Benedetto spent some quality time during the gala.
(6) Mike Hellstrom (r) was presented his award plaque by Assemblyman Marcos Crespo, Bronx Democratic Committee chairman.
(7) Lewis Goldstein (c) accepted a plaque on behalf of the Stonewall Democratic Club of NYC.
(8) Victoria Schneps (l), Schneps Media president and publisher, enjoyed meeting Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. (r) during the gala.
(9) Nick Gjelaj (l) was honored by Crespo.
(10) Lisa Sorin graciously accepted her plaque from Crespo.
(11) Crespo (r) presented a plaque to Wayne Spence.
(12) (front, l-r) Senator Jamaal Bailey; Vicki Schneps and Laura Guerriero, Bronx Times Reporter publisher had a great time at the event.
(13) (l-r) Laura Guerriero; Lisa Sorin; Wilma Alonso, Fordham Road Business Improvement District executive director; Vicki Schneps; Elizabeth
Figueroa, New York Botanical Garden associate vice president for community relations and Olga Luz Tirado.
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(14) Vicki Schneps with Pat Jenkins.
(15) Attendees had fun at this year’s celebration.