New Rochelle – The Westchester Hispanic Law Enforcement Association (WHLEA) and Salsa Legend Willie Colon hold a fundraiser in support of New Rochelle District 1 City Council candidate Martha Lopez, Thursday night from 6-9pm at Escape Latino located at 969 Main Street.
“Muchisimas gracias to the Westchester Hispanic law Enforcement Association (WHLEA) and Salsa Legend Willie Colon for your support and endorsement,” Martha Lopez shares. “This was one unforgettable night. WHLEA slays political fundraisers. Si se puede!”
Close to 100 residents, local Latino law enforcement, elected officials and supporters of Martha Lopez including Deputy County Executive Ken Jenkins Westchester County 1st Deputy Commissioner Louis Molina, Mount Vernon Council President Andre Wallace, President of WHLEA Eddie Martinez and
“It was an honor to support Martha Lopez for New Rochelle City Council District 1,” Commissioner Louis Molina shared with Black Westchester. “Martha is an amazing person that represents the heart and soul of America. I’m proud to call her a colleague, friend and look forward to calling her Councilwoman Lopez. Martha is an inspiration for us all.”
“I had a great time at WHLEA’s fundraiser for Martha Lopez,” Council President Andre Wallace shares with Black Westchester. “And Willie Colon was amazing. I was my pleasure to come out and support the future New Rochelle Councilwoman.”
Those who came to Meet and Greet and Salsa Legend Willie Colon were entertained by the Live Jazzy Salsa of Carlos Jimenez and his Quartet throughout the night. Willie Colon joined the quartet and dazzled the crowd with his bass trumpet.
“New Rochelle created a community for me,” Lopez shares with BW. “It has been my home base for the past 14 years. And I can’t think of a better place to further my commitment to public service than New Rochelle. It’s why I’m running for New Rochelle City Council to represent District 1.”
Martha is the Assistant to the Westchester County Executive for Immigrant and Community