Monday, December 2, 2013

Roosevelt Island Says Thank You To NYC Council Member Jessica Lappin For Her 15 Years Of Service - Reminisce About Past Battles And Accomplishments

Roosevelt Island Historical Society (RIHS) President Judy Berdy hosted a Thank You For Your Service gathering for NYC Council Member Jessica Lappin earlier this evening. Ms Lappin will no longer be a member of the NYC Council representing Roosevelt Island because she was term limited from running for another term.

 City Council Member Jessica Lappin (center) with Judy Berdy (left) and Lynn Strong-Shinozaki (right)

Ms. Lappin has been involved with Roosevelt Island for the last 15 years beginning as a staffer in former City Council Speaker Gifford Miller's office to her current position as Roosevelt Island's NYC Council Member.

Ms. Lappin told the representatives of Roosevelt Island organizations that:
... I have always been a Roosevelt Island person...
Ms Berdy said of Ms. Lappin:
... you've helped so many organizations and people on the Island...
Roosevelt Island Seniors President Delores Green expressed her appreciation too for Ms. Lappin's service adding that Ms Lappin would be missed.

Ms. Lappin and Ms. Berdy reminisced about past Roosevelt Island battles and accomplishments. Here's what they said.

Good luck and Best Wishes to Ms. Lappin in whatever she decides to do next.