With City Councilwoman Diana Reyna (in the white jacket), and two other volunteers campaigning for our friend Julissa Ferreras who won her race for the City Council that day (Tuesday February 24th).
On February 5th, 2009 I was honored by the Queens Courier as one of Queens' "Rising Stars" at a reception at Queens Theater in the Park. Pictured (l-r) Queens Courier publisher Vicki Schneps, Councilmember David Weprin, JVB, Queens Library Director Tom Galante, Borough President Helen Marshall.
We had two house parties on January 11th. The first was held at the home of my friends Alex Davidson and Richard Vezina.
The second party of the day was at the Sunnyside Gardens home of Herb & Liz Reynolds.
On January 8th, good friends Simon and Kelly Delekta hosted a party for me at their lovely home. My friend Jeff Leb joined in the festivities.
On January 7th, 2009 John and Mame Bradley hosted a house party for me at their beautiful Long Island City apartment.
We packed the house at our campaign kickoff which was held on November 23rd, 2008