Allerton International Merchants Host Anniversary Gala

The Allerton International Merchants Association was presented with a commendation.
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The Allerton International Merchants Association honored several local leaders at its sixth Anniversary Gala on Saturday, May at The Sanz Banquet Hall.

Explorer Coordinator police officer Andino accepted the Inspiration Award on behalf of the 49th Precinct Explorers.
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This year’s honorees included DSNY First Deputy Commissioner Steve Costas and Inspiration Award recipients Edith Blitzer, Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association president; Bronx Martial Arts Academy and the 49th Precinct Explorers.

Edith Blitzer (2nd from r) was honored with the Allerton Inspiration Award from Gene DeFrancis (l), AIM president.
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Councilman Mark Gjonaj congratulated Edith Blitzer on being honored at the gala.
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Steven Costas (c) attended the gala with his son Andrew, his wife Alicia and his daughter Amanda.
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Morris Park Community Association’s (front, l-r) Christina D’Angelo and Camille Agovino; (back, l-r) Al D’Angelo, president; Frank Agovino, first vice president and Frank Tirabasso, Allerton Avenue Homeowners Senior Program director.
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