On Tuesday, May 14, 2019, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted the annual Business Day Luncheon, where he gave an update on The Bronx’s economic development and business growth as part of Bronx Week 2019. The event was hosted in conjunction with the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation.
At the event Borough President Diaz honored successful Bronx business people who have contributed to the economic growth of the borough, including: Kang Chae Jung, Kyun Chae Jung, Suzanne Jung Angell and Dosun Jung of C. Kenneth Imports, Inc.; Ceetay’s Amir Chayon; F&F Supply’s Gary Jacobs; Fordham Road Business Improvement District’s Wilma Alonso; Charlie DiMaggio and Stu Rice of FresCo and FresCo International; Liz Neumark and Dean Martinus of Great Performances; GVC Ltd’s Michael LaVallie; KZA Realty Group, Inc.’s Kathy Zamechansky; Mon Amour Coffee & Wine’s Jeffrey Garcia and Sidco Foods, Inc.’s Jose Negron.
“Our local businesses are the lifeblood of our borough, employing Bronxites with jobs close to home and providing them with vital goods and services which make this borough a great place to live. This year’s honorees are exceptional entrepreneurs and community partners who each contribute a valuable part of our diverse economic landscape,” said Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.
“The BOEDC is proud to support all of our local titans of industry and to see Bronx businesses thriving. We will continue to work closely with the business community to ensure their ongoing success,” said Marlene Cintron, President of the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation.
Photos from the event can be downloaded at https://bit.ly/2HmSIlx.