George Wirt

NECO 2012 Kick Off (60 images)

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The National Ethnic Coalition (NECO), the sponsor of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor, hosts a media kick-off to announce the first round of Medalists for 2012. Legendary newscaster Marvin Scott of WPIX-TV hosted the event at the Lambs Club at the Chatwal Hotel in Manhattan. NECO Chairman Nasser J. Kazeminy unveiled a special portrait of the State of Liberty created by artist Bernard Solco. The artwork was commissioned by NECO.