Throggs Neck’s Manhem Club celebrates 90th with a gala

(l-r) The Manhem Club’s Ron Watson, and honorees Gustan Johnson and Carl Johnson with a proclamation at the gala.
Photo by Aracelis Batista

The Manhem Club, one of several private, waterfront beach clubs in Throggs Neck, held a 90th anniversary gala party on Saturday, November 8. As part of the festive celebration, two World War II veterans who both joined Manhem in 1946, Gustan “Gus” Johnson and Carl Johnson, were honored. Members of other nearby clubs took part in the celebration. Among the officials sending proclamations to celebrate the anniversary was Assemblyman Michael Benedetto.

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(l-r) Ron Watson, Linn Johnson, Gustan Johnson, Carl Johnson, Lillian Johnson and Susan Wener with proclamations during the party. The night’s honorees received medals.
Photo by Aracelis Batista

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