Visions Honors Leaders At Ceremony

(l-r) Westchester Square Business Improvement District director Ken Varga, Throggs Neck Merchants Association president Bobby Jaen, WSBID’s executive director Lisa Sorin and chairman John Bonizio with TNMA membership director Edward Angelino.
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Serving the blind and visually impaired since 1926, the Visions Bronx Advisory Board celebrated its 25th annual dinner and awards ceremony on Thursday, March 8 at Tosca Marquee. The prestigious awards gala honored community leaders and innovators for their various contributions to our borough. This year’s honorees included the Florio Family and Golden Cookie Company; Roberta Gjonaj, Office of School Health registered nurse; Myra Gordon, Hunts Point Produce Market executive director and Sandy Wolstein, Bronx Rotary Club president.

Honoree Roberta Gjonaj (back, 3rd from r) and her husband Councilman Mark Gjonaj (back, 3rd from l) celebrated the evening with friends and family.
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Award recipient Roberta Gjonaj (2nd from r) received congratulations from (l-r) event emcee Gary Axelbank, her husband Councilman Gjonaj and Rosemary De Luca.
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(l-r) Councilman Gjonaj; Visions executive director Nancy D. Miller; Thomas Messina representing Congressman Joseph Crowley; the honorees Mike Florio, Sandy Wolstein, Roberta Gjonaj and Myra Gordon with Rosemary De Luca.
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Guest speaker Orlando Williams (c) was presented an award plaque by Visions executive director Nancy D. Miller and Gary Axelbank.
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(l-r) Bronx Times Reporter publisher Laura Guerriero, Thomas Messina and Rosemary De Luca enjoyed this year’s awards dinner and gala at Tosca Marquee.
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