Councilman Leroy Comrie recently honored 16 women from across Queens in his seventh annual Unsung Heroines event for Women’s History Month; 15 were present at the ceremony.
Honorees included Gaye Anderson, of Healthfirst; 33rd AD District Leader June Bunch; 29th AD District Leader Jacqueline Boyce; businesswoman Latasha Smith-Bondswell; educator Beverly Bazil Edge; the Rev. Gular Hamilton Glover; executive Jolander Headley; Delta Sigma Theta Sorority official Moira Jack; the Rev. Tracey Whittaby Johnson; Queens Borough Parks commissioner Dorothy Lewandowski; Chantel Legros of the Southern Queens Park Association; executive Monica Sanchez; business executive Patricia Thomas; Jeanine Taylor of MTV Networks; businesswoman Valencia Robinson WIlliams; and NY 1 anchor Cheryl Wills.
The event took place on March 16 at the Robert Ross Family Life Center in St. Albans. More than 200 people attended, including family, friends and members of the Queens community.