Around Town: News from your neighbors

(l-r) Liyanna Pekic, Rick Sherman and guest speaker Mary Symmonds.

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Birth Announcement

Billie Jean Carela was born on Friday, April 10 to Heidi and Jean Carela of Waterbury-LaSalle.

•Damianna Francesca DeVita was born to Catherine and Gabriele DeVita of Morris Park on Friday, April 3

Declan Cornelius Moylan came into the wold on Tuesday, April 7 to Julia and Tim Moylan of Throggs Neck.

Rotary Club News

The Rotary Club of the Bronx held meetings on Tuesday, April 21 and Tuesday, May 5, as well as a club fellowship on Tuesday, April 28.

The April 21 meeting featured guest speaker Mary Symmonds who has worked as an international economic and social development professional with a focus on African nations. She has worked at the United Nations Development Programme specializing on economic and social development in Africa for about three decades. She is the co-founder of the Global Leadership Coalition to bring leadership and entrepreneurship opportunities to leaders in the Caribbean, Oceania, Latin America and elsewhere. She spoke of the efforts of this coalition.

David Giller and Helene Abrahams were the guest speakers at May 5 meeting. They are from Think Positive World Enterprises. Their mission is to create a movement for positive change that brings together the collective wisdom, the greatest minds, the best technology, and the most caring souls on the planet.

Happy Birthday

With much Love, Lydia Campoamor wishes her grandson James Dean Hondros a very happy fourth birthday. Grandma, Lydia, Mom, Lizamarie and Dad: Deno are still wondering “where did the time go?”

Reach Reporter Patrick Rocchio at (718) 260-4597. E-mail him at procchio@cnglocal.com. Follow him on Twitter @patrickfrocchio.
James Dean Hondros

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