Councilwoman Viviana Russell and Supervisor Judi Bosworth extended a warm welcome as they addressed the attendees at the 2016 Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony held on December 6, 2016 at the Yes We Can Community.
Bishop Lionel Harvey, Pastor at First Baptist Cathedral of Westbury, gave the blessing for the event. Standing with Bishop Harvey are: Nassau County Legislator Seila Bynoe, North Hempstead Park Commissioner Jill Weber, North Hempstead Councilwoman Anna M. Kaplan, North Hempstead Councilwoman representing Westbury Viviana L. Russell, Bishop Lionel Harvey at podium, and North Hempstead Supervisor Judi Bosworth.
Town and County elected officials pose for photo with Santa and Melinda Joseph. Melinda Joseph is a member of the Yes We Can After-School Program. Representing Santa is Kenneth Jones, Commissioner, Westbury Fire Department.
Elected officials, Santa, parks commissioner and carolers pose for photo.