Queens Perspectives Presents: The Grand Opening and Naming of the Helen Marshall Cultural Center

Presented by Queens Borough President Melinda Katz

QPTV is re-cablecasting this program in honor of former Queens Borough President Helen Marshall who recently passed away at the age of 87.

Watch as we bring you the dedication ceremony where Queens Borough President Melinda Katz named an 11,000 square-foot multi-purpose event space at Borough Hall after former Queens Borough President Helen Marshall. Helen Marshall currently resides in sunny California with her family and was unable to attend the naming ceremony. She was represented by her daughter, Agnes Marie Marshall; her son, Donald Marshall, Jr.; her grandson, Chasen Marshall; and her daughter-in-law, Chalena Marshall. This program was produced to recognize Ms. Marshall’s dedication to the community that she humbly served.

In honor of the former Borough President, Richard Khuzami, a founding member of the Queens General Assembly, along with Lefteris Bournias, Tomas Vrettos and Rachid Halihal graced us with a musical performance from the Mediterranean. The ceremony also featured a performance by PS 127’s chorus and a poetry reading from Shirley Viri and Timoteo De Luna. Tune in as Borough President Melinda Katz, Assembly Member Jeffrion Aubry, along with family, friends, legislators, and members of the community, pay tribute to the Honorable Helen Marshall.

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