On Thursday, April 21, 2016, Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement, Inc. (HCCI) will host the 30 Anniversary “Let Us Break Bread Together” Awards Gala & Dinner at the Marina del Rey in Throgs Neck, New York. This festive affair will begin with a cocktail reception at 6:00 PM, followed by dinner and the awards program at 7:00 PM. The theme is “Honoring the Past ~ Envisioning the Future.”
This splendid affair will feature a silent auction and live performances by opera singer Martina Bruno, gospel luminary John Stanley and the jazzy duo Acute Inflections.
This year’s honorees include: Anthony Harmon, President of New York Branch NAACP and Director of Community & Parent Outreach, United Federation of Teachers (UFT); Bishop Gregory G. M. Ingram, Presiding Prelate, First Episcopal District, African Methodist Episcopal; Ron Moelis, Chief Executive Officer and Founding Co-Partner, L&M Development Partners; and Preston D. Pinkett, III , Chairman and CEO, City National Bank of New Jersey; and Vivian A. Taylor, Ed.D., Associate Dean of Diversity & Cultural Affairs, Columbia University. A Special Award will be presented to the Honorable Herman Denny Farrell, Jr., New York State Assembly.
The event celebrates the linkages we have created and HCCI’s role in the holistic revitalization of Harlem.