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.
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The event celebrates the linkages we have created and HCCI’s role in the holistic revitalization of Harlem.