Mayor Bill De Blasio Dominican Day Parade Reception at Gracie Mansion -2018

BY: Liliana Rocio, Senior Editor For World Liberty TV

The Dominican Day Parade (DDP) revealed the names of 23 extraordinary Dominicans driving change across the fields of science, health, public service, arts, business, law, philanthropy, education and other fields, who will be honored at this year’s benefit gala and parade.

Dominican Event at Gracie Mansion

Mayor DeBlasio with First Lady Chirlane McCray & Prince Royce Singer

Award recipients have contributed to all aspects of our society both in the United States and in the Dominican Republic. Gala Honorees and talent who will perform at the gala and parade will be unveiled and announced in the coming weeks.

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Dr.Abbey with Leandra Feliz Son Jr Murded by Gang Members

Maria Khury, The Dominican Day Parade’s Chair said, “Our Board of Directors extends their congratulations to our distinguished award recipients. Each one has encouraged our youth to excel in their future endeavors. We have selected exemplary individuals that are the pillars of many communities. Our mission in continuing to support our youth is for them to follow their path.”

DDP Parade Members

Maria Khury Chair of DDP with officers of Parade

The full list of award recipients follows. You can visit our website in the days to come to read their bios.

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letitia james attorney general Candidate with Women Guests

The Dominican Day Parade, Inc. is a nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) nonprofit, that organizes the annual parade and festivities that promote the richness of the culture, folklore and popular traditions of the Dominican Republic. The organization strives to provide an understanding of the heritage and contributions of the Dominican community in the United States and throughout the world. The 2018 Parade will take place on Sunday, August 12th along the Avenue of the Americas.

Dominican MISS USA NY 2018

Dr.Abbey with Miss NY USA

Parade sponsors include (list in formation): Uber, JetBlue, Goya, Delta, Telemundo, 1199-SEIU, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Acacia Network, Local 100-TWU, Anheuser Busch, Coca Cola, Emblem Health, Metroplus, Columbia University and Patrick Jenkins Associates.


Dr.Abbey With George Hulse of HealthFirst Sponsors of Parade

Mayor  Bill De Blasio  held the Dominican Day Parade Reception at Gracie Mansion , alongside Chirlane McCray, New York’s First Lady. Many politicians were on hand, officers from Police ,FDNY and many Government agencies, with Dominican Background were in attendance and close to 2000 people were in attendance to enjoy the festivities leading up to the Dominican Day Parade 2018.

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Gale Brewer MBP with Dominican Parade Officers

The Honoree was  Prince Royce, Pop performer who was presented a proclamation by Mayor Bill De Blasio, Proclaiming Thursday Aug 9th 2018 , The Prince Royce Day.

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Leandra Feliz Mother of Murdered Son Jr Holding up a pic of her and her son

Dominican Day Parade: The 36th annual Dominican Day Parade will take place Sunday, August 12th, at 12:00pm. The parade takes place rain or shine. More than 10,000 companies and individuals march to celebrate the heritage and culture of the Dominican Republic. Celebrate with us!

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Dominican FDNY Officers

Prince Royce: Pop performer known for the singles “Stand by Me” and “Corazón Sin Cara,” which both hit #1 on the Billboard Tropical Songs Chart. His 2013 album featuring the chart topping single “Darte un Beso” debuted at #1 in the US and in Puerto Rico and was certified Platinum by the RIAA.

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Dr.Abbey with Dago Suarez Auxiliary Inspector Commanding Officer

Gracie Mansion: Archibald Gracie Mansion (commonly called Gracie Mansion) is the official residence of the Mayor of the City of New York. Built in 1799, it is located in Carl Schurz Park, at East End Avenue and 88th Street in the Yorkville neighborhood of Manhattan. The mansion overlooks Hell Gate channel in the East River.

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Dominican NYPD Officers

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