Gennaro Bestows Pacesetter Award Honors
On March 25, City Councilmember James Gennaro honored local resident and community activist, Carolann Foley with the Pacesetter Award for her outstanding effort as a woman in the community. The award was presented to Foley at a ceremony at City Hall hosted by Speaker Gifford Miller celebrating Women’s History Month. Gennaro nominated Foley for her dedicated service and numerous contributions to her community.
Foley, a life long Queens resident, has lived in the Electchester Cooperatives for 21 years. She is co-founder of the Flushing Association for a Better Community and president of the 107th Precinct Community Council.
The Pacesetter Award is conferred in an annual ceremony of the New York City Council celebrating women selected by the individual members who exemplify the spirit of New York City in their community service. This year there are 28 recipients from throughout New York City.
Pacesetter Award Winner Carolann Foley (c.) is shown with City Councilmember Tracy Boyland (D–Brooklyn) and James Gennaro at award ceremonies at City Hall.