CONGRESSMEN MEEKS AND
WEINER BESTOW CONGRESSIONAL RECOGNITION UPON ALBERT BALDEO AND
OTHERS AT GALA EVENT
Gregory Meeks and Anthony Weiner headlined an awards and outreach
empowerment event sponsored by the United Communities Alliance,
and recognized and thanked several community, business and labor
leaders at the Fairfield Pavilion in Richmond
last Friday evening.
occasion brought together many diverse groups from throughout the
area to celebrate the accomplishments and significant
contributions of elected, professional, community and business
leaders for their tireless commitment to serving the
public officials who attended the event, or were represented,
included State Senator Joe Addabbo, Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer,
Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley, Councilman Eric Gioia, Councilman
John Liu, Councilman Eric Ulrich and Councilman James Sanders.
honorees, truly reflective of the talents, origins and heritage
which distinguishes Queens
as the most diverse county in the
were Albert Baldeo, Victoria Schneps-Yunis, Blair Burroughs, Bob
Monahan, Mark Weidler, Dr. Philip Baldeo, Mendra Singh, Lou
Kirchgessner, Anthony Gellineau, Gary Comorau, Baldath Ramdeen and
of the United Communities Alliance, Albert Baldeo, said that the
organization seeks to empower and improve the quality of life of
residents living in Queens.
Its goals are to consolidate residents of the district into active
participation for the betterment of the district, to develop
coalitions of neighborhood organizations and groups, to foster a
greater civic voice for the community, to solve issues and
problems confronting neighborhoods, and to translate civic
activity into positive activity.