Bailey Celebrates Mother’s Day in Co-op City

Local youth enjoyed learning and playing chess thanks to the Young Kings and Queens Chess Club.
Photo by Veronica Feliciano

Senator Jamaal Bailey hosted his third annual Mother’s Day celebration in the Einstein Community Center on Saturday, May 4. The event featured free hair, nails, sip and paint, a Salsa lesson, massage services and chess lessons courtesy of the Young Kings and Queens Chess Club. Cristina Contreras, North Central Bronx Hospital executive director, served as the celebration’s keynote speaker.

Romeo Davis (back, l), Young Kings & Queens Chess Club founder, joined local mothers for a fun game of Scrabble.
Photo by Veronica Feliciano

Local residents enjoyed receiving manicures during the Mother’s Day celebration.
Photo by Veronica Feliciano

Senator Bailey (c) welcomed everyone to his annual Mother’s Day celebration.
Photo by Veronica Feliciano

Senator Bailey (r) gave local youth roses to commemorate this year’s celebration.
Photo by Veronica Feliciano

Bailey (back, l) and Romeo Davis (back, r) gave residents educational literature to help them learn the rules of chess.
Photo by Veronica Feliciano

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