Joseph Solimine Sr. of Pelham was among Bronx and Westchester Kiwanis receiving the club's Legion of Honor Award for completing 25 years or more of volunteer community service this year.
Mr. Solimine has been enrolled in the Kiwanis since 1979 and received his 40-year Legion of Honor Award. He is a member and Past President of the Mount Vernon Kiwanis Club. He also served as Bronx Westchester Kiwanis Division Lt. Governor in 1996-97.
In the photo, Mr. Solimine is standing at the far left. Seated in front is New York Kiwanis District Governor Hank Baker from Holland. NY with former NYS Senator Ruth Hassell-Thompson, who also received Legion of Honor status for her 25 years of service in Mount Vernon Kiwanis.
Standing with Mr.Solimine and honored for a combined 300 years of community service in the Bronx and Westchester Kiwanis Clubs are Denise Landi (25 years in Yonkers Kiwanis); Pat Pilenza (44 years in Bronx Shore Kiwanis); Robert Rubinstein (56 years in Riverdale); Al Carena (25 years in Morris Park Kiwanis); Dr. Ron Volino (39 years in East Yonkers); and Jack Glazier (50 years in Hartsdale Kiwanis)