The officers of Community Board 8 didn't just want to say thank you and good-bye to their District Manager Pat Manning after she retired on December 30th of 2016. They got together to have a Happy Retirement Party for their former District manager who had begun working at the Community Board 8 office in 1983. The attendees included current and former elected officials, many of the ten board chairs Ms. Manning worked for, current and former CB 8 members, local community leaders, and some of those who attended District Service Cabinet Meetings held by District Manager Manning.
Above - (l - r) Current Cb 8 Chair Dan Padernacht, Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, Ms. Patricia Manning, Former CB8 chair Bill Stone, Deputy Bronx Borough President Aurelia Greene, Former CB 8 Chair Martin Wolpoff, and current Councilman (and former CB8 member) Andrew Cohen.
Below - Ms. Manning receives a proclamation from Deputy Bronx BP Greene.
Above - State Senator Jeff Klein reads a proclamation from the State Senate for Ms. Manning.
Below - Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz also had a proclamation from the State Assembly for Ms. Manning.
Above - Since Congressman Engel was busy in Washington, former staffer to the congressman,and current CB 8 chair of the Public Safety Committee stood in for Congressman Engel in giving Ms. Manning a proclamation from Congress.
Below - Current CB8 Chair Dan Padernacht reads from the proclamation given to Ms. Manning from Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Above - Former Councilwoman and also former chair of CB8 June Eisland congratulates Ms. Manning on her service to the community.
Below - Current Councilman Andrew Cohen and former CB 8 member also congratulates Ms. Manning on her service to the community.
Above - The delicious cake said it all with 'Best Wishes Pat'.
Below - Mr. Randy and Patricia Manning who will now be able to spend much more time together.