The Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation (RDRC) hosted its annual dinner-dance at Russo’s On the Bay in Howard Beach on May 19, drawing hundreds of civic activists, politicians and business people. Pictured, 100 Precinct Community Council President Danny Ruscillo and his wife, Linda, flank civic activist Dan Tubridy. Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer, RDRC official Valerie West and State Senator Malcolm Smith. Participants enjoy some finger food before the main event. RDRC Executive Director Kevin Alexander with Valerie West. RDRC President Linda Plummer. Former Police Officer Hector Tello; State Senator Malcolm Smith; 100 Precinct CO, Deputy Inspector Thomas Barrett; and 101 Precinct CO, Captain Michael Lipetri. RDRC Executive Director Kevin Alexander is flanked by his proud parents. RDRC Board Member of the Year Ira Seplow receives an award. RDRC official Steve Wolfe gets pinned by Cheryl Jeffrey-Blake. Dancing to the music.