Diaz Hosts ‘Abrazo Dominicano in New York’ Banquet

Honoree Aneiry Batista (c) graciously accepted her awards from the elected officials.
Photo by Miriam Quin

Senator Ruben Diaz, Sr.; Assembly members Marcos Crespo, Luis Sepulveda, Michael Blake and Victor Pichardo and Councilman Rafael Salamanca honored six distinguished Dominican community members during the annual ‘Abrazo Dominicano in New York’ banquet on Friday, July 22 at Eastwood Manor. This year’s honorees included Senator Adriano Espaillat’s chief of staff Aneiry Batista, Maria Santos, Michelle Melendez, Jose Mota, Milton Nunez and Jose Viloria.

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