A Memorial Service for Manuel (Manny) Ortiz Arroyo, former Executive Director of Carroll Gardens Association, Inc., will be held on Saturday, March 24th, 2012, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Carroll Gardens Association, Inc., located at 201 Columbia Street, Brooklyn, New York 11231. Manny Ortiz succumbed to cancer on January 17, 2012 in Puerto Rico. Manny is survived by his wife Isidra, children Maria and Manny Jr., and 11 grandchildren.
Manuel Ortiz Arroyo was a Developer, an Urban Planner and a Community Organizer. Manny was responsible for the administration of community, city and statewide organizations involved in housing development, social services, environmental remediation and community economic development. Manny planned and developed substantial affordable housing programs in Red Hook and the Columbia Waterfront District, including employment and youth enterprise programs.
We hope you could join us at the Manny Ortiz Memorial Service to celebrate Manny’s life.