Official Guests

Honored guests of the LMHA representing Local, State and Federal Government of the 

United States of America and its military, as well as allied foreign governments,

having participated in ceremonies, parades and other events.

Manhattan Borough President

The Borough Board consists of the Manhattan Borough President, who serves as chair, Council Members representing the borough, and the chairpersons of all the Community Boards in the borough (who may vote only on matters directly affecting their community districts). The Borough Board has the power to initiate and review comprehensive or special purpose plans for the borough and is responsible for preparing a comprehensive statement of expenses and capital budget priorities for the borough as well as mediating any disputes between community boards.

1st District of the New York City Council

(Lower Manhattan)

The 1st of 51 Districts of the New York City Council is responsible for Battery Park City, Civic Center, Chinatown, Financial District, Little Italy, the Lower East Side, NoHo, SoHo, South Street Seaport, South Village, TriBeCa & Washington Squa (i.e., "Lower Manhattan). Similar to Congress at the federal level, the Council is New York City’s legislative body. The Council is separate from the Mayor’s administration but an equal partner in how the City is run.

Consulate General of Ireland

The Consulate promotes and protects Irish interests through its work with the Irish community in the region, promoting Irish economic interest, supporting the strong partnership between the US and Ireland, and providing a range of key consular services.

Consulate General of France in New York

The Consulate General of France is the consular representation of the French Republic in the state of New York, in the United States of America. The Consul protects the interests of French nationals abroad and provides administrative services to the French community.

French Republic Armed Forces

As our oldest ally, the French Republic and its military has a unique connection to the history of the United States of America. Fittingly, representatives of the French Armed Forces (Army, Air Force and Navy) stationed in or visiting New York City frequently participate in ceremonies commemorating and celebrating our joint allied military history and shared democratic and patriotic values.

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