BP Diaz Honors Dominican Heritage Month Leaders
Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. saluted several local leaders who have contributed to the growth and promotion of Dominican and Dominican-American community and culture at his
annual Dominican Heritage Month celebration on Thursday, February 28 at Beverly Hills Manor. This year’s honorees were Supreme Court Appellate Division Presiding Justice Rolando
Acosta; NYS Senate secretary Alejandra N. Paulino, Esq. and Dr. Amarilis Jacobo. Below, Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez (l) and Odis Guerrero, Fernandez’s Community Affairs director,
celebrated Dominican culture. Insert below, Bruce ‘Blue’ Rivera, The Coffee Break Company co-owner, offered guests a glass of Casa Noble Tequila during the festivities.
Photos by Miriam Quin
(above) Borough President Diaz (l) and Caleb Kim,
Good News New York Church pastor, enjoyed celebrating
Dominican culture in the Boogie Down
(above middle) Senator Luis Sepulveda and honoree
Alejandra Paulino enjoyed some tasty Dominican
(above right) Dr. Jacobo (c) graciously accepted
her citation of merit from Diaz (r) and Breton.
(l-r) Diaz; honorees Alejandra Paulino, Rolando Acosta and Beverly Hills Manor owner Antonio Cabrera with Rosarina Breton,
47 Telemundo reporter.
BRONX TIMES R 16 EPORTER, MARCH 8-14, 2019 BTR