Special recognition for pan veteran

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams (left) presents a proclamation to Neville Jules.

A full house, headed by New York City officials and including well-wishers who traveled from as far away as Canada for the event, was on hand on Sunday, April 26 as special recognition was showered on steel band icon and legendary leader of Trinidad All Stars, Neville Jules.

The gala tribute, presented by the Trinidad & Tobago Folk Arts Institute, was held at Tropical Paradise Ballroom in Brooklyn, New York. Accolades conferred on Jules included three from elected officials in New York.

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