Gala fundraiser

The Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association (WRBA) hosted its 39th annual dinner dance and fundraiser on Friday, November 19 at Joe Abbracciamento Restaurant.

“Resident of the Year” went to Leona Lavan, president, Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society; “Business of the Year” was Neir’s Tavern, Queens’ oldest bar; and the inaugural inductees of the WRBA Hall of Fame were Roger and Josephine Hennin.

“As a Woodhaven resident all my life, it’s a real source of pride to be an . . . honoree and to be joined by so many people who are an important part of this community,” said Roger Hennin, WRBA director.

To learn more about the WRBA, call 718-296-3735.


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