Saturday, January 11, 2014


  NYC Council Member Andy King’s inauguration celebration to kick-off his first four-year term as representative of the 12th District is scheduled for Sunday, January 12, at Evander Childs High School, 800 East Gun Hill Rd., Bronx. Doors open at 3 p.m. and the program will begin at 4 p.m. sharp. Originally, the celebration was scheduled for Friday, January 3rd. However, due to severe weather conditions, the celebration was postponed and rescheduled for this coming Sunday.

The ceremony will include music performances by PS 76 School Band, Gospel Singer Pauline Green of Crawford Methodist Church and modern dance by I Raise. New York City Mayor William DeBlasio has been invited to administer the Oath of Office to Council Member King. A number of elected officials, labor leaders and members of the clergy community will be in attendance, including U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer, Congress Members Eliot Engel and Charles Rangel, Bronx Democratic County Chairman and Assembly Member Carl Heastie, Public Advocate Letitia James, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, the City Council's Bronx Delegation, George Gresham, president of 1199 SEIU, and Anthony Wells of DC37, Local 371.

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