Queens, NY
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77th Street & Broadway Guillermo Vasquez Corner since 27 July 2013
one name
Dromm, LACCQ Sponsor Elmhurst Street Co-Naming
On Saturday, July 27, Councilmember Daniel Dromm (D-Elmhurst, Jackson Heights) unveiled a street sign co-naming 77th Street and Broadway in Elmhurst “Guillermo Vasquez Corner”. Vasquez was a prominent HIV/AIDS activist in the LGBT and Colombian communities in Queens until his death from AIDS-related complications in 1996 at the age of 42. The co-naming event was co-sponsored by the Latin American Cultural Center of Queens.
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(L. to r.: Kimberly Rivera; Bibiana Parecki, board member Latin American Cultural Center of Queens (LACCQ); Nayibe Nunez Berger, president, LACCQ; Edna White, board member LACCQ; Councilmember Daniel Dromm; Dr. Elsa Gladys Cifuentes Aranzazu, consul general of Colombia; state Senator Jose Peralta; and Sandy Moya).

7 August 2013
Queens Gazette, New York City