Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Assoc.’s 10th Anniversary Fundraiser

Ignazio Terranova (l) proudly accepted his award from Edith Blitzer, PPNA president and Councilman Mark Gjonaj.
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Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association paid tribute to a few distinguished community leaders at its tenth Anniversary Fundraiser on Thursday, April 26 at Maestro’s Caterers. This year’s honorees included Joseph McManus, Liberty Democratic Club member and Community Board 11 member; Regino Brito and Nicholas Pelaez, Lydig Key Food managers; Shirelle Gardner, Apple Bank Branch manager and assistant vice president and Ignacio Terranova, NYC Department of Sanitation Community Affairs officer.

Honoree Louis Lutnik (c) received congratulations from Edith Blitzer and Senator Jeff Klein.
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(l-r) Elizabeth Figueroa, NYBG director of Community Relations; Joseph Thompson, 49th Precinct Community Council president and Bronx Parks Commissioner Iris Rodriguez-Rosa had a great time at PPNA’s fundraising gala.
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Edith Blitzer (l) presented an award to the late Shirelle Gardner’s family. Accepting the award in her honor were (l-r) Peter Moore, Patricia Gardner and Elias Moore.
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PPNA president Edith Blitzer (c) and her fellow board members (l-r) Louis Lutnik, his mother Jacqueline, Steve Glosser, Debby Kawalick, Martha and Andrea Siegel.
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Award recipient Nicholas Pelaez accepted his honor from Edith Blitzer (c) and Francia Tarrats.
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Joseph McManus (r) accepted his award from Edith Blitzer and Councilman Ritchie Torres.
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