City Council Speaker Christine Quinn Attends Pedestrian Safety Coalition Affiliate’s Meeting

The Clinton/Hell’s Kitchen Pedestrian Safety Coalition (CHEKPEDS) sends along the following information:

N. Y. City Council Speaker

Will join the the 47th/48th Streets Block Association monthly meeting

We are thrilled to have Ms. Quinn as our guest. She will be joining us around 8:30. All are welcome to attend our meeting.


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