New York: This city’s International Union of Officers and Civilians held its Annual Gala Dinner on Friday, December 1st. The event occurred at the luxurious “Maestros Catering Hall Grand Ballroom” at 1703 Bronxdale Ave. Bronx, NY 10464.
The institution’s president, Frederick Reyes, and the board awarded plaques to the Dominican Consul General in New York, Eligio Jáquez (Antonio Jáquez accepted the plaque for the consul currently traveling in Florida). Jesus Vásquez Martínez (Chú), the Minister of Interior and Police of the Dominican Republic, was also recognized. He sent a video of gratitude as he couldn’t make the trip to be present. Other honorees included General P.N. Claudio Edgar González Moquete, retired NYPD Sergeant Jorge Gautreaux, and Verhuska Feliz (employee of the JCE in New York).
The event, characterized by its grandeur, was excellently organized, with a whole house and a large audience exceeding 400 people.
The International Union of Officers and Civilians is a non-governmental organization (NGO) with a membership of over 500 individuals. This diverse group includes NYPD police officers, FDNY firefighters, paramedics, doctors, teachers, and professionals from various assistance professions. The union is dedicated to fostering community among its members and advocating for their interests.
The responsibility of mastering ceremonies fell on international communicator Leidi Alejo.