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Monroe County Legislator Harris Teamed-up with Officials and Agencies to Support Thurston Fire Victims
On December 10, 2018, The Rochester Fire Department declared a Thurston Rd apartment building on fire and later deemed it a 5 alarm fire. Thankfully, all of the residents vacated the building unharmed however; the building was later a total loss and immediately after the fire was controlled.
Legislator Harris teamed up with Vice President of City Councilman Adam McFadden and 19th Ward Community Association President, Zola Brown to coordinate a donation drive for the 12 residents who were burned out.
Harris, arranged for Monroe County Mobile DMV and Office of Vital Records to replace destroyed documents as result of the fire. Monroe County Clerk Adam Bello provided the on-site access to these services during the donation drive.
Councilmember LaShay D. Harris Administers the Father’s Day Pledge
On June 15th,2019, at the steps of City Hall (30 Church Street, Downtown Rochester) Councilmember LaShay Harris (South District Representative) lead the community in the Annual Father’s Day Pledge to End Violence. This is for the sixth year that our City has participated in this event.
The Father’s Day Pledge at City Hall is supported by various organizations; civic, fraternal, unions, non-profits and more.
“I am honored to read the Pledge this year – I applaud all the dads out there, the mentors, the uncles, cousins and neighbors who are doing their part to support our youth, to make sure that they stay on the right path. Truly it takes a village and I am thankful to all who help our youth,” said Councilmember Harris.
Legislator Harris Coordinated Suit Up for Success.
Legislator Harris partnered with government colleagues Monroe County Legislator LD 29th Ernest Flagler-Mitchell and Monroe Legislator LD 22nd Vince Felder, Volunteers of America, Phu Concepts Inc., Colony Cleaners, Southwest Tribune Newspaper, Dr. Cheryl McKeiver and REOC, Dean Dr. Maureus Rooselvelt to provide a FREE suit drive for men who want to join the workforce. Rochesterians donated gently-used professional attire to help give opportunities to others in need. REOC and Dr. McKeiver provided workshop and training resources to participants.