2004-10-22 / Community

Congressman Meeks Hosts Recognition Gala

Congressman Gregory Meeks held his Annual Awards Recognition Gala with the theme “United in Struggle, Effecting Change”. Senator Charles Schumer and Reverend Dr. Al Sharpton were the keynote speakers, both urging the large audience to call everyone they know around the country and get them to the polls to defeat President Bush in the upcoming election. The Congressional Awardees went to Assemblywoman Barbara Clark and Arthur Hill, Sr. The Community Commitment Awardees were Robert Brugma, Veronica Montgomery-Costa, William Olmeda, Janice Williams, Dr. Jack Schlein and Neeta Bhasin. Pictured, Speaker of the City Council Gifford Miller, Keynote Speaker Senator Charles Schumer, Congressman Gregory Meeks, Keynote Speaker Rev. Dr. Al Sharpton. Photo: Juliet Kaye.

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