(Bronx, NY)--State Senator José M. Serrano and his father Congressman José E. Serrano honored three exceptional local community leaders in their annual celebration of Black History Month. This year's honorees were the Hon. Helen Diane Foster, Council Member from the 16th District in the Bronx; Richard R. Buery, Jr., President and CEO of The Children's Aid Society; and Hon. Donald A. Miles, Civil Court Judge of the City of New York-Bronx County.
"I am proud to honor these remarkable leaders during this month of celebration of black culture, heritage, and contribution to our society," said Senator Serrano. "Their success serves as an inspiration to not only the African American community, but to all New Yorkers. It is important for us to acknowledge and recognize those whose accomplishments continue to pave the way for future generations to come," continued Serrano.
The Serrano's annual Black History Month celebration took place at Bronx Shepherd's Restoration Corporation and included live music and remarks by elected officials from throughout the community.