Community Board 5 principal administrative assistant Carmen Cruz celebrated a retirement party on Friday, February 24
CB 5’s Carmen Cruz Celebrates Retirement
Salsa Catering’s Daniel Garcia (4th from l) proudly accepted an award (l-r) from board members (l-r) Susan Watts, Ada Patterson, Lois Belin, Louella Hatch, Allie Graham and Cleo Boyd.
Community Board 5 hosted a retirement party on Friday, February 24 for its principal administrative assistant Carmen Cruz who served the board for 35 years.
Cruz was honored in a ceremony by her CB 5 peers, 46th Precinct police officers, Councilman Ritchie Torres and Assemblyman Victor Pichardo at St. Simon Stock School’s gymnasium.
Carmen Cruz (c) was presented a NYS Assembly Citation by Assemblyman Victor Pichardo and Louella Hatch.
(back, l-r) The 46th Precinct’s lieutenant Samuel Ravelo; police officer Anthony Fiol; police officer Yupa; police officer Vega; retired detective Warren Thompson; police officer Vassallo and inspector Philip Rivera, commanding officer, honored Cruz (front, c) for her community service.
Josephine Pabon (c) graciously accepted her award from Lois Belin (l) and Allie Burgess Graham.
Allie Burgess Graham (l) and Louella Hatch (r) gave Carmen Cruz a beautiful bouquet.
Updated 5:08 pm, July 9, 2018