Your councilperson just sent a "press release" for an event happening at 3pm today. That's in less than an hour. I can't even bring myself to describe its contents. After almost zero communication with his constituents, zero web presence and zero work on your behalf, he sends this:
**FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE**
COUNCIL MEMBER MATHIEU EUGENE TO PRESENT MISS HAITI RAQUEL PELISSIER WITH A PROCLAMATION AT CITY HALL
(New York, NY) - Council Member Mathieu Eugene and members of the Haitian community will present Miss Haiti 2016 Raquel Pelissier with a proclamation at City Hall today to celebrate her recent achievement as 1st runner up in the 2017 Miss Universe pageant.
A survivor of the 2010 Haitian earthquake, Ms. Pelissier is studying to be an optometrist while serving as a role model for young women. She is Haiti’s first runner up in the Miss Universe pageant since 1975, and hopes to use her role as Miss Haiti to empower the Haitian community.
“We are so honored to welcome Raquel Pelissier to New York City, where we can come together as a community and celebrate her wonderful achievements on behalf of the Haitian people,” said Council Member Eugene.
The proclamation ceremony will take place today at in the cafeteria on the 16th Floor at 250 Broadway in Manhattan.