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Posted on: January 19, 2020

[ARCHIVED] 2 events tomorrow to honor Dr. Martin Luther King---two amazing honorees

There are two events within Greenburgh tomorrow to honor the memory of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


Hastings on Hudson is holding a community breakfast from 9:15 to noon at the James Harmon Community Center in Hastings.


The 19th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Legacy Youth Awards lunch will be held Monday 11:30 AM to 2 PM at the Doubletree Hotel in Tarrytown.



WOODLANDS HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT BEING HONORED BY AFRICAN AMERICAN MEN OF WESTCHESTER TOMORROW FOR BEING A ROLE MODEL IN OUR COMMUNITY





Cailla Cruz is being honored by the African Men of Westchester for her outstanding community service and for being a role model in our community;

 Cailla Cruz was appointed by the Greenburgh Town Board to two separate citizen Boards – the Greenburgh Police/Community Advisory Commission and the Greenburgh Parks and Recreation Advisory Board;

 Cailla Cruz is an honors student who attends Woodlands High School;

 Cailla Cruz has volunteered her time to the Greenburgh snow angels program- helping senior citizens and residents with disabilities clear their driveways of snow so they can maintain their independence and get help from first responders in the event of an emergency;

 Cailla Cruz served as a Greenburgh summer intern for Town Clerk Judith Beville and Town Supervisor Paul Feiner during the summer of 2018 –and participated in a successful effort to persuade New York State officials to repave roads owned by New York State. She’s most deserving of this honor.



HASTINGS TO HONOR FAMILY TO FAMIY - A NON PROFIT THAT CONNECTS SPONSORS AND RECIPIENT FAMILIES IN NEED NATIONWIDE
Pam Koner of Hastings founded the organization and was named by CNN as one of our nation’s heroe’s in 2009.https://www.cnn.com/2009/LIVING/05/14/cnnheroes.pam.koner/PAUL FEINER


Mom connects families to feed the hungry - CNN.com

www.cnn.com

In 2002, Pam Koner was flipping through the The New York Times when a photograph stopped her in her tracks: an 8-year-old girl laying across her torn, barren mattress in Pembroke, Illinois, forking pasta and a boiled chicken bone into her mouth. The girl’s image signified the deep-rooted poverty in her rural community.


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