Gala celebrates Black Heritage

Posted at: 02/23/2013 11:20 PM

Black Heritage Month is wrapping up in the next week and on Saturday night Rochester's Black Heritage Committee held one of its last events celebrating the month.

News10NBC's own Lynette Adams emceed the event at the Rochester Plaza Hotel.

Among those honored tonight was City Council President Lovely Warren.

“I feel truly honored to be receiving the Pioneer Award from the Black Heritage Committee.  It's really awesome to be considered for this honor,” said Warren.

The Pioneer Award is given out to those who work to improve the African American community and who hold a unique understanding of its achievements.