Allerton International Merchants Celebrate Anniversary

(-r) Inspirational award winner Angelica Rey; Allerton International Merchants honoree Jacqueline Acevedo-Villanueva; Gene DeFrancis, Allerton International Merchants director and Inspirational Award winner Norma Lopez Vargas.
Photo by Ray Maldonado

In honor of its fourth anniversary, the Allerton International Merchants Association honored the Marketing and Advertising Solutions Inc. founder, Jackie Acevado, at its annual cocktail party on Tuesday, April 4 at the Sanz Banquet Hall.

The Allerton International Merchants also presented Inspirational Awards to educator Angelica Rey, community activist Norma Lopez Vargas and slain Emergency Medical Technician Yadira Arroyo.

(l-r) Allerton International Merchants Association’s Christine Ryall, sergeant at arms; Veronica Castro, secretary; Gene DeFrancis, director; Varahn Chamblee, recording secretary; Larry Mauriello, board advisor and Maryann Cordani, volunteer.
Photo by Ray Maldonado

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