The Bronx Chamber of Commerce celebrated the accomplishments of Bronx women during its Friday, March 18 Women of Distinction Luncheon held at Villa Barone Manor. The annual luncheon recognizing women in public service and government. This year’s distinguished honorees included District Attorney Darcel Clark; Tracy McDermott, the Office of Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.’s director of community services; NYC Department of Transportation Borough Commissioner Constance Moran and Michelle Dolgow-Cristofaro, Senator Jeff Klein’s office. During the ceremony, Dolgow-Cristofaro was presented a Special Recognition Award by Klein for her many years of service to the Bronx Chamber. Last Friday’s prestigious event also featured Juliet Papa of 1010 WINS Radio fame serving as the event’s mistress of ceremonies and NYS Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul delivered the keynote address.
Right, Lieutenant Governor Hochul (c) stands with scholarship winners (l-r) Tajanique Parker, Blessing Abraham-Anoroh, Alissa Marquez, Kunjben Patel and Vandanna Haripersaud.All Photo by Silvio Pacifico