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Posted: Thursday, June 13, 2019 10:30 am

The Queens Symphony Orchestra Gala this week honored several community leaders at its annual supper at Russo’s On The Bay in Howard Beach, including Ed Wendell, president of the Woodhaven Cultural and Historical Society.

Shown above are orchestra Vice President Tania Broschart, left; Executive Director Deborah Surdi; President Kenichi Wilson; Wendell’s wife, Josephine, and Wendell; City Councilman Eric Ulrich and Robert Holden.

Among the other honorees were Councilman Peter Koo; George Stamatiades, president of the Central Astoria Land Development Corp.; Ellen Leone of UNICO; composer Justine Chen; and Flushing Town Hall’s jazz director, Clyde Bullard.

— Michael Shain

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