Flushing civic leader Don Capalbi honored with a bench in his honor at Queens Botanical Garden

May 17, 2019 210

BY: Carlotta Mohamed

Members of the Queens Community Advisory Council and various leaders celebrated the life and legacy of Flushing civic leader Don Capalbi, who passed away in December, on May 7 dedicating a bench in his honor at Queens Botanical Garden.

“Don was an integral member of NewYork-Presbyterian Queens’ Community Advisory Council for over 12 years, making him one of our longest serving members,” said Jaclyn Mucaria, president, NewYork-Presbyterian Queens. “He was always willing to give advice and be of assistance. Our council has truly felt his loss, but we will also always continue to feel his contributions. We want to publicly share our gratitude, with this bench, here in the community that he served so well.”

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SOURCE: https://qns.com/

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