KING ATTENDS BOYS & GIRLS CLUB FIELD DAY
The NYC Collaborative of Boys and Girls Clubs held its inaugural Boys and Girls Club Field
Day on Friday, August 2 at Icahn Stadium. Over 3,600 boys and girls club campers across
NYC, with about 1,500 of them coming from the Bronx, participated in a banner parade led
by Councilman Andy King, fun exercise and competitive activities that promote active living
CHURCH CELEBRATES WEST AFRICAN DIASPORA
Senator Luis Sepulveda attended the West African diaspora at Cherubim and Seraphim
Over 100 children and 63 parents attended
the Seton Falls Coalition Renee Patterson’s
Movie Night on Thursday, July 25 at Seton
Falls Park. The Young Kings and Queens
Chess Club’s Romeo Davis assisted with
the event and thanks City World Toyota and
Eastchester Caterers for their support in
making the event a success.
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MTA BUS REDESIGN NETWORK ON-STREET ENGAGEMENT
The MTA is continuing to collect comments on the bus route redesign from riders in the 13th
Council District. As part of the ‘On-Street’ engagement, they were collecting information
and getting feedback in the Westchester Square area.
Councilman Gjonaj (c) and Joseph Kelleher, Simone Metro Properties president, joined others
in distributing educational literature about the MTA Bus Redesign Network.
Photo courtesy of Councilman Mark Gjonaj’s Offi ce
Councilman King (r) joined many at the celebration.
Photo courtesy of Councilman Andy King’s Offi ce
DIAZ, SALAMANCA CO-HOST ABRAZO DOMINICANO
Council members Ruben Diaz, Sr. and Rafael Salamanca; George Alvarez and Hector Diaz,
Alltown Car Service president sponsored the Abrazo Dominicano in New York on Friday,
July 26 at Maestro’s Caterers. This year’s honorees were Pedro J. Aguiar, entrepreneur, radio
personality and community leader; Anthony Perez, special assistant to Council Speaker
Corey Johnson; Damian Rodriguez, entrepreneur and president of First Class & Diplo Car
Services; and Dr. Fernando Tavarez, psychiatrist.
Councilman Salamanca (r) honored Anthony Perez (2nd from r) during the event.
Photo courtesy of Councilman Rafael Salamanca’s Offi ce
Sepulveda (l) enjoyed meeting with faith leaders during the festivities.
Photo courtesy of Senator Luis Sepulveda’s Offi ce
Seton Falls Coalition and local youth had fun
at the summertime celebration.
Photo courtesy of Romeo Davis