Posted at: 02/22/2013 1:35 PM
Rochester City Council President Lovely Warren will receive the Pioneer Award at the Annual Black Heritage Gala at the Rochester Plaza Hotel.
The Pioneer Award is given to individual who possess and demonstrate a unique understanding the collective history of perseverance and achievement in the African American community and share it with others.
“This is truly a great honor and I am humbled to be chosen as a Pioneer this year. I have spent my entire adult life fighting to improve the lives of those around me, whether it has been through my work at the state level or here at home as the North East District Representative. I do and will to continue to advocate for those less fortunate to ensure that everyone has opportunities to grow and advance in our community. I am grateful for this recognition and look forward to celebrating with everyone at the gala”, said Warren.
Warren will receive the award on February 23 at 7:30 p.m.