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City Councilmember Cornegy hosts Brooklyn’s Best Honors

October 8, 2014 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
The honorees from left: Community2Community CEO Marie Yolaine Eusebe; Businessman Waleed Cope; and artist Fedrecia Hartley.  The honorees are shown displaying their proclamations for Borough President Eric Adams.
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On Oct. 1, Urban ID Media in association with the Brooklyn Borough President’s Office and Our Times Press kicked off the inaugural Brooklyn’s Best Honors.  Hosted by City Councilmember Robert E. Cornegy, the festive affair took place at Brooklyn Burger & Brew Co. in Bedford Stuyvesant.  

“It’s an honor to present these awards to individuals, whom I personally know and to my new friend Marie Yolaine Eusebe who is doing great work beyond Brooklyn,” said Cornegy, who presented honorees with citations.  Honorees also received proclamations from Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams.

“It is a privilege to be acknowledged by Brooklyn Best Honors.  This award truly encourages me and inspires me to do more,” said Eusebe, whose Brooklyn-based nonprofit company, Community2Community, continues to provide aid and assistance to Haiti.  

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Other honorees included businessman and entrepreneur Waleed Cope and artist Fedrecia Hartley, owner of Zion Art Gallery and gift shop.  

The event included live entertainment from gospel singer and playwright Darryl Copeland and took in more than $500 for Safe Horizon’s Jane Barker Brooklyn Child Advocacy Center, which provides community response to New York City’s most vulnerable victims of violence and abuse, giving child victims a foundation to move forward from crisis.

 


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