Mount Vernon Rising!!!
Mount Vernon to debut promotional campaign on May 14 that will be a reminder of
the glory, dignity, power, culture, location, history, future and treasure that is Mount Vernon, N.Y.
MOUNT VERNON — Mayor Richard Thomas, honored guest Doug E. Fresh, the Mount Vernon Industrial Development Agency, the Mount Vernon Department of Recreation, will host a screening on City Hall Plaza on May 14 to debut “MOUNT VERNON RISING,” a short film promotional campaign.
• UPDATE: The first 500 guests will receive a free, limited-edition Avengers Endgame poster courtesy of the Mount Vernon-based Pyramid America, a manufacturer and distributor of Marvel Comics products.
• UPDATE: The Mount Vernon Performing and Visual Arts Magnet Program Choir will perform from 6 p.m. until 6:20 p.m.
• UPDATE: Hollywall Development Corporation’s (HWDC), Chairman and CEO, Darnell Sutton, in
partnership with industry leader Corbel Communications, will also unveil the Microtrencher, an ultra-modern, powerful, state-of-the-art, industry-first machine, which provides utility contractors a cost-effective, safe way for installing fiber-optic cable. The City of Mt. Vernon will be one of the first municipalities in the United States to use Microtrenching, which will integrate and upgrade the city’s communications system, making it a safer place to work and live; and, making it one of the nation’s new “Smart Cities.”
The Mount Vernon Rising event will celebrate Mount Vernon’s future and its attractiveness as a location for businesses, new residential development, and recreation. Mayor Thomas has just commenced a historic effort to upgrade and advance the level of Mt. Vernon’s communications network and operational management services, using Microtrenching, making Mt. Vernon one of the nation’s new “Smart Cities.”
Mayor Thomas will screen the new promotional film celebrating Mount Vernon’s progress and he will welcome celebrity guests, including:
• Doug E. Fresh, who will be honored as Mayor for the Day
• R&B vocal group Force M.D.’s, best known for two tunes that are widely considered 1980s quiet storm classics, “Tender Love” and “Love is a House”
• Talent from UniverSoul Circus, who will offer previews of their shows at Hutchinson Field from May 15 until May 27.
Hundreds of dollars in donated prizes will be raffled for FREE and a super-hot DJ will provide music.
Free popcorn will be served. Seating will be first come, first served.
When: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. May 14, 2019
What: The debut of a Mount Vernon promotional film and our future vision
Where: City Hall Plaza, 1 Roosevelt Square, Mount Vernon