Meet & Greet held for Jamaican-American Mayoral Candidate for Mount Vernon, Andre Wallace

Miss Dream Castle Pageant Director Co-Host Meet & Greet for Andre Wallace

NEW YORKMiss Dream Castle Founder and Pageant Director Gwen Nicks-James and Attorney-At-Law Lauren P. Raysor, Esq. recently co-hosted a meet & greet for Jamaican-American mayoral candidate for Mount Vernon Andre Wallace.

Wallace, who currently serves as Mount Vernon City Council President has decided to throw his hat in the ring is one of the strong contenders in the June 25 Democratic primary and looking to unseat incumbent Mayor Richard Thomas.

Among his top priorities are job training and increasing economic development in an effort to ease the burden on residents “as right now most of the taxes earned by the City are brought in by homeowners,” stressed Wallace.

Meet & Greet held for Jamaican-American Mayoral Candidate for Mount Vernon, Andre Wallace

Miss Dream Castle Pageant Director Gwen Nick-James (3rd left), & Mount Vernon City Council President & Mayoral Candidate Andre Wallace pose with contestants from the Miss Dream Castle Pageant.

On Monday night, facing off in their first primary debate in front of a standing room only crowd inside the Grace Baptist Church on South 6th Avenue, Mr. Wallace said that Mount Vernon needs to overhaul its government.

“We have to work to change it together. There is none of us up here that will be elected that really believes, and I’m hoping the others believe the same, that we can do it by ourselves,” remarked Wallace.

The Democratic primary will take place on June 25, four days before the Miss Dream Castle Pageant hosts its 10th anniversary gala at the Royal Regency, 165 Tuckahoe Road, Yonkers.

Contribution $90 which includes open bar, cocktail hour and dinner.

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