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Childhood Cancer Awareness Flag Raising
September 22, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Mayor Steven M. Fulop, the Municipal Council and the Office of Cultural Affairs of the City of Jersey City were proud to honor Copa Maribel Cancer Events, Inc. as we recognize the 2nd Annual Childhood Cancer Awareness during the Flag Raising Ceremony on Tuesday,
September 22, 2020 at City Hall Balcony. We urged all our residents to publicly reaffirm our City’s strong and continuing commitment to controlling and curing cancer. This momentous event of flag raising reflects our shared empathy with the families of children of cancer, our enduring love to our children and to preserve the memories of children of cancer that have left too early in life.
Attendees today from Left to Right are :
Alexander Alvarez – a 7 year old who is battling Leukemia but a Taekwondo “purple belt” candidate, 2nd Grader of South Street School, NJ
German Fernandez – Founder and President of Copa Maribel Cancer Events, Inc.
Councilman James Solomon, Ward E of Jersey City
Jeanette Fernandez – Founder and Treasurer of Copa Maribel Cancer Events, Inc.
Councilwoman Mira Prinz-Arey, Ward B of Jersey City
Council President Joyce Watterman, Jersey City Municipal Council
Mayor Steven Fulop, City of Jersey City
To watch the flag raising on YouTube, please CLICK HERE