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Heritage Celebrations

2022 Russian-Speaking American Community Reception

May 19, 2022

Eric Adams hosted a gathering in Gracie Mansion to celebrate members of the Russian-Speaking community.

The program began with opening remarks from Community Affairs Unit Commissioner, Fred Kreizman. Commissioner for the Mayor's Office for International Affairs, Ed Mermelstein, then delivered remarks at the podium and introduced the Mayor, who delivered remarks and closed the program.

Program Participants

  • Mayor Eric Adams
  • Commissioner Fred Kreizman, Community Affairs Unit
  • Commissioner Ed Mermelstein, Mayor's Office for International Affairs


  • Gypsy Fun Trio

Community Engagement Partner

  • EmblemHealth

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