Town Recognizes 7 Islip Residents at Black History Celebration

Supervisor Carpenter, Town Board, and all honorees pose for a photo

February 15th, 2019 – Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter and the Islip Town Board recognized 7 Islip residents during February’s Town Board meeting, as part of Islip Town’s 2019 Black History Celebration. Among the honorees were Edward Groce, a 16 year veteran of the SCPD; Anthony Ayhoung, President of the Suffolk County Caribbean Cultural Association; Judy and Norman Daniels, Brentwood High School Coaches; Paula Moore, Vice President of the Brentwood Board of Education; Rohan Murphy, a double amputee and three-time All-League Wrestler and professional Motivational Speaker, and Marian Reid, Deputy Director of the Long Island Housing Services.

Nominated by their peers, each of the 7 honorees have devoted themselves and their time toward improving the quality of life for all Town of Islip residents, representing some of the most dedicated and civic-minded individuals our Town has the honor to be home to. Islip Supervisor Angie Carpenter and the Islip Town Board presented the honorees with specially engraved tokens of gratitude for the many years of service they’ve devoted to our community.

“The recipients of this year’s Black History Celebration are remarkable individuals who are truly deserving of this honor. They are leaders, role models and friends, who have given selflessly to improve the quality of life of their fellow residents, and for that we are especially grateful,” said Supervisor Carpenter.


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