Community Leaders, Organizations Shine at 12th District New Year’s Day Ball

Community Leaders, Organizations Shine at 12th District New Year’s Day Ball
 
BRONX — NYC Council Member Andy King and his wife Neva Shillingford-King honored community leaders, organizations and businesses Monday night as a part of the 12th District Annual New Year’s Day Ball celebration at the Eastwood Manor in the Bronx.
 
The star-spangled soiree featured the red carpet, dinner, a live performance by singer/entertainer Howard Hewett, the former lead vocalist of R&B Group Shalamar, and dancing. 
 
“Celebrating Our Beloved Community” was the theme of this year’s ball, which honored community leaders Jamaal Bowman, principal at C.A.S.A. Middle School 11X462; Shirley Trippico, owner of Brandi Realty; Michael Felter, owner of Rivera Driving School; Diana Diaz, community volunteer and 1199SEIU Retired Delegate; Denise Gomez (aka Lady D), community radio personality; Hugh Campbell ESQ of Rodman & Campbell PC; Williamsbridge NAACP, Eastwood Manor, Ultimate Grill, RiverBay Corporation, 32 BJ, Mind-Builders, R.A.I.N., The Renaissance Forum New York -USA and a special neighborhood service award was given to a local postal delivery worker.
 
“It’s a night to bring attention to and commend those who went above and beyond in their service to the people of the 12th Council District,” said Council Member Andy King. 
 
The Kings also celebrated their 7th wedding anniversary at the ball.
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