The City of Mount Vernon is home to the largest Caribbean American community in Westchester County. Mrs. Golding was greeted by many local dignitaries and community members including County Board Vice Chairman Lyndon Williams and members of the City Council.
“As a proud Caribbean American, I believe Mrs. Golding serves as a true inspiration to all ethnic groups in Mount Vernon. On behalf of the Westchester County Board of Legislators I join Mayor Young in celebrating Caribbean Heritage Month and honoring Mrs. Golding in our city.”
Mount Vernon City Council President Karen Watts and Council member Diane Munro-Morris also expressed their admiration for the First Lady during the reception.
“I am proud of the leadership of this City in bringing Mrs. Golding to Mount Vernon. She is very gracious and her presence is an inspiration to all of us,” stated City Council President Karen Watts.
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