CERT graduates from the Sotomayor Community Center (back, l-r) Edwin Mejia, Hannah Linder, Rejxhis Prifti, David Lucas, Mary-Ann Brigantti, Melody Storgaard, Obeng Frimpong, Edwin Vasquez, Tom Haines, (front, l-r) Deanne Corinthian, Allen White and Marianne Roncoli.
Photo courtesy of the NYC OEM
The Bronx 3 CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) team from Community Board 3 received the inaugural Jonann Webb-Dixon NYC CERT Ambassador Award at a CERT graduation ceremony in Brooklyn recently. The Bronx 3 CERT were presented with an award by Joseph Esposito, NYC Emergency Management commissioner; Phylis Byrne, NYPD Auxiliary deputy inspector and James Brosi, FDNY deputy chief.
Representatives of the Bronx 3 CERT team received the inaugural Joanne Webb-Dixon NYC CERT Ambassador Award from NYC Emergency Management Commissioner Joseph Esposito. (l-r) NYC Emergency Management Assistant Commissioner Herman Schaffer, Bronx 3 Team Chief Joetta Brown, CERT member Jeanette Brown, NYC Emergency Management Commissioner Joseph Esposito with CERT members Obeng Frimpong and Wali Abdun-Noor.