Keynote speaker Liz Abzug (2nd from l) graciously accepted her award certificate from (l-r) Bronx Chamber’s Nunzio Del Greco, president and Geri Sciortino, vice president and Varahn Chamblee, Allerton Avenue International Merchants president.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico
The Bronx Chamber of Commerce toasted a few honorees at its annual Women of Distinction Luncheon on Friday, March 23 at Villa Barone Manor. This year’s distinguished honorees included Re. Que English, Not On My Watch, Inc. founder; Melissa Salguero, Grammy-winning music teacher at P.S. 48 and Simone Mair, Curly Girl Collective co-founder. The Chamber honored female students from local high schools by providing scholarships for outstanding scholastic performance.
Bronx Chamber members and this year’s honorees congratulated local students (front l-r) Dwayna Harris, Maria Ramos, Iffatara Smaran, Heydi Portillo, Jessica Karim and Edelyn Nunez on their incredible academic accomplishments.