Katie Ponder, a visitor from Arkansas, was thrilled when Big Apple Greeter paired her with Staten Island Councilwoman Debi Rose, as her Greeter for a Day.
Taking the iconic Staten Island Ferry, Katie was about to meet another New York City icon: the Councilwoman herself.
Ms. Rose radiated warmth as she welcomed Katie and her Greeters, Cindy and Ray, to her beautiful St. George office. The Councilwoman doesn’t just light up a room; she lights up the entire island.
She told us Staten Island was the third largest borough in area – bigger than Manhattan and the Bronx put together. There are 473,000 residents and 70,000 people who take the ferry every day. [Read more…]