Healthfirst Honors Women’s History Month Community Leaders

Honoree Lillian Chan with her husband Paul.
Photo by Miriam Quin

In honor of Women’s History Month, Healthfirst saluted several local female leaders at its fourth annual Women’s History Month Community Awards on Thursday, March 28 at Maestro’s Caterers.

Jay and Josephine Mckenzie attended this year’s celebration.
Photo by Miriam Quin

This year’s honorees were Patricia Stevenson, Harlem News Group owner; Reese Scott, Women’s World of Boxing founder; Olga Luz Tirado, Bronx Tourism executive director; Dr. Marcia V. Keizs, York College president; Queens Borough President Melinda Katz; Saundra Johnson, Medgar Evers Van Dyke Cornerstone Program director; Lillian Chan, TMI Trading Corp vice president of Sales and Marketing; Mabel Long, Chinese-American Planning Council, Inc director of Donor Management and Special Events; Joann Ariola Shanks, Medisys Health Network Intergovernmental Affairs director; Chaplin Ingrid Lewis-Scott, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams’ senior advisor and Acting Commissioner NYC Department of the Aging DFTA Caryn Resnick.

Honoree Olga Luz Tirado (l) met with Sara Rivera from Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.’s Office.
Photo by Miriam Quin

Isabel Gomez (l) celebrated with State Comptroller Nancy Hernandez.
Photo by Miriam Quin

(l-r) Healthfirst’s Glenys Bisonoi; Grace Santos, Medicare sales director; Juan Taveres, site developer and Kare Felix, PHSP facilitated enrollment Bronx division director.
Photo by Miriam Quin

(l-r) Meghon Shineman, Antoinette Evers, honoree Caryn Resnick, Helen Flowers and Edgar Yu.
Photo by Miriam Quin

(l-r) Isabel Gomez, Councilman Mark Gjonaj and Gaye Anderson had a great time at the gala.
Photo by Miriam Quin

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