City & State Honor Bronx Power 50 Leaders

(l-r) Honorees Wilma Alonso, Michael Brady, June Eisland, John Doyle and Nunzio Del Greco congratulated each other on their incredible accomplishments.
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City & State toasted many Bronx movers-and-shakers at its prestigious Bronx Power 50 Reception on Wednesday, September 26 at the Wave Hill Public Garden. This year’s distinguished honorees included Stanley Schlein; George Gresham; Charles Moerdler; Nunzio Del Greco; José Luis Cruz; Steven Safyer; Fernando Ferrer; Adolfo Carrion, Jr.; Randy Levine; Karen Meyerhoff; Sandra Lobo; Mychal Johnson; Cristian Samper and John Calvelli; Abe Fernandez; John Doyle; Bill Aguado; Carrie Rebora Barratt; Carla Precht; Maria Torres; John Jenik; Michael Kamber; Joel Fierman, Joe Palumbo and Myra Gordon; Angelo Cabrera; Eliezer Rodriguez; Wilma Alonso; Juan Antigua; Michael Max Knobbe and Gary Axelbank; Michael Benjamin; Nilka Martell; Joe Hirsch; June Eisland; Karen Argenti; Laura Guerriero; Thomas Isekenegbe; Marc Jerome; Dianne Johnson; Avi Weiss; Brad Silver; David Shuffler; Maggie Greenfield; David Gomez; Ethan Geto; Raul Russi; Steven Garibell; Viviana Bianchi; Larry Scott Blackmon; David Gonzalez; Erin Lee and Sandra Erickson.

Keynote speaker Assemblyman Crespo gave a stirring opening speech.
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Fr. Eric Cruz, Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New York Bronx Regional coordinator, offered some words of encouragement during the ceremony.
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Rich Dzwlewicz, TD Bank regional vice president, spoke highly of this year’s honorees.
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(l-r) Gary Axelbank, Linda Asbaty, Rosemary De Luca, Laura Guerriero, June Eisland and Michael Max Knobbe celebrated the evening.
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(l-r) Honorees Gary Axelbank, Wilma Alonso, Michael Max Knobe and Angelo Cabrera had a great evening.
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Senate candidate Alessandra Biaggi thanked this year’s honorees for their dedicated community service.
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