Morris Park Community Association’s Dinner Dance

(l-r) Congressman Eliot Engel, Councilman Andrew Cohen and Assemblyman Michael Benedetto enjoyed spending time together.
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Morris Park Community Association celebrated its 45th annual Dinner Dance on Saturday, April 6 at Marina del Rey Caterers. This year’s honorees included Joe Desimone, former Warriors Football Club president and Cardinal High School Football coach and Rosemary Mercora, P.S. 83 literacy staff developer and Forum of Italian American Educators president.

Honoree Rosemary Mercora with MPCA president Al D’Angelo (l) and first vice president Frank Agovino.
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(l-r) Joseph Thompson, 49th Precinct Community Council president; Silvio Mazzella, MPCA secretary and Tony Vitaliano, Community Board 11 first vice chairman had a great time.
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Councilman Mark Gjonaj (r) gave a speech before the festivities commenced.
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The night’s honorees Joe Desimone (3rd from l) and Rosemary Mercora (c) with MPCA board members (l-r) Chris D’Alessandro, Silvio Mazzella, Al D’Angelo, Frank Agovino and Carmine Torchetti.
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Congressman Engel (3rd from l) presented a Congressional Citation to Joe Desimone (4th from l) and Rosemary Mercora.
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