Bravest and Finest Honored by Rockaway Chamber
Police Officers from the 100 Precinct. All smiles, from left to right: P.O. Yvette Irizarry, P.O. Christine Weisenauer, and P.O. Shawline Senior.
The men and women of our local fire and police departments were honored by the Chamber of Commerce, on April 10. The event, sponsored by Allstate Insurance, was held at the Beach Club.
|Several honorees stand with Lepore and local North Fork Bank Branch Manager John Hennessey.||100 Precinct Police Officer Michael Sykora was honored.|
|City Councilman Joe Addabbo, Jr., thanks those in uniform for their hard work.||Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer speaks to the gathering of firefighters, police officers, their families, local representatives, and others.|
|City Councilman James Sanders thanks the bravest and finest, and wins the crowd over by promising to be brief.||Rockaway Chamber of Commerce President John Lepore, left, and New York City Fire Department Lieutenant Kevin Kelly of Engine Company 264.|
|Firefighter William McAuley, of Engine Company 328, attended with his daughter Brittany.||Linda Elsasser, left, and Carol Breen, representing Peninsula Hospital.|
|101 Precinct Police Officer Christopher Jordan speaks as he is honored.||New York City Police Department Deputy Inspector Kenneth Lindahl, left, and Lepore.|
|Thomas Lawless, Commanding Officer Patrol Borough Queens South, and Rockaway Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Liz Sulik share a laugh.||Retired Transit District 23 Captain Brendan Keeney, who worked for 20 years in transit enforcement, shares a lighter moment with the audience as Transit 23’s current Captain, Mark Watenberg, introduces him at the podium.|