Cheo-Ana Jacket Spotted at Woerner Kollmorgen Awards
MansaWear’s Cheo-Ana jacket was worn by Nydia Padilla-Rodriguez, recipient of the 2017 Woerner Kollmorgen Community Service Award on Thursday, April 27th at Nazareth College. It was such an honor to see to Nydia greeting her guest in a MansaWear design, but the zenith of my gratitude was when she informed the audience where she purchased the jacket and acknowledged me in the crowd by making me stand up.
Thank you, thank you …. No wonder you are the 10th recipient of this distinguished award. Here’s to Nydia: a friend, an educator, a mentor, owner and artistic director of Borinquen Dance Theater, dance instructor to Mansa and MansaWear devotee. I’m so blessed to count you as a friend.
Photos taken by Greg Francis Photography.