Bronx Dems Honor Leaders At Awards Gala

Former deputy borough president and Lifetime Acheivement Award recipient Aurelia Greene (r) was presented a lifelike portrait painted by Vanessa Ayala.
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Several local leaders were toasted at the Bronx County Democratic Party’s annual dinner on Wednesday, July 18 at Marina del Rey Caterers. This year’s distinguished honorees included Joseph Geiger, NYC District Council of Carpenters executive secretary-treasurer; Mario J. Garcia, MD, Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine Heart and Vascular Care co-director; Rella Fogliano, MacQuesten Companies president; Rosa Garcia, Mott Haven Bar and Grill owner and Lifetime Achievement Award recipient and former deputy borough president Aurelia Greene.

Bronx County Democratic Party chairman Assemblyman Marcos Crespo (r) honored Joseph Geiger.
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Rella Fogliano graciously accepted her award plaque from Crespo.
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Dr. Mario J. Garcia (l) happily accepted his award during the gala celebration.
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Rosa Garcia was honored for her service to the community and local economy.
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Aurelia Greene (c) received congratulations from (l-r) Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson, Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, Assemblyman Crespo, Borough President Diaz, Councilman Andy King and District Attorney Darcel Clark.
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Mayor de Blasio (l) caught up with Borough President Diaz during the celebration.
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