Electeds Host Valentine’s Day Senior Dance

Local youth enjoyed dancing with Joyce Wilson (r) on Valentine’s Day.
Photo by Veronica Feliciano

Love was in the air as Bronxites celebrated Valentine’s Day through dance. Congressman Eliot Engel, Senator Jamaal Bailey and Councilman Andy King co-hosted the second annual Valentine’s Day Senior Dance on Thursday, February 14 at 135 Einstein Loop Community Center. More than 200 elders from senior centers in the elected officials’ districts and high school seniors enjoyed the heartfelt celebration.

Captain Thomas Fraser, 45th Precinct commanding officer, wished Gladys Perry a happy Valentine’s Day.
Photo by Veronica Feliciano

(l-r) Cardinal Spellman High School senior volunteers Melissa Richmond, Katelyn Reid, Courtney Dixon, Josaine Jarvis, Kaitlyn De La Rosa, Melanie McQueen, Sabil Robinson, Rachel Osei, Jasmine McCook and Kathleen Smith.
Photo by Veronica Feliciano

Councilman King celebrated the holiday with Gladys Perry (l) and Sandy of the Marvelettes.
Photo by Veronica Feliciano

(l-r) Senator Bailey, captain Fraser and Councilman King welcomed everyone to the heartwarming extravaganza.
Photo by Veronica Feliciano

Councilman King danced with the Cardinal Spellman High School senior volunteers.
Photo by Veronica Feliciano

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