VID Celebrates 60 Years

At a well-attended April 27th event, VID Celebrates 60 Years. We recall words on VID’s history from Ed Gold: The club’s formation flowed from the disappointment in the 1956 presidential election when Adlai Stevenson, the hero of reform-minded Democrats, was routed once more by the war hero Dwight Eisenhower, while receiving only lukewarm support from the dominant old-line Tamawa Club in the Village, where DeSapio called the shots. A group of dejected Stevensonians from the Village Stevenson campaign gathered in late 1956 or early 1957 and decided the Village deserved better than Tammany leadership. –  Ed Gold. The Villager and The Downtown Express,  Feb. […]

Endorsement Meeting April 13th

General Membership & Endorsement Meeting Thursday, April 13th, 6:30 pm St. John’s Lutheran Church 83 Christopher St. 1.  President’s Report 2.  Elected Officials 3.  District Leaders 4.  Committee Reports    Voter Reform Committee – Laurie Hardjowirogo    Environmental Committee – Nat Johnson    Gala Committee – Nadine Hoffmann / Nancy Shamban    Campaign Committee – Tony Hoffmann & Laurie Hardjowirogo    Affordable Housing – Erik Coler 5. Endorsement of City Council & District Leaders     City Council District 1     City Council District 2     City Council District 3     __________________     District Leaders – 66th AD, Part A […]

February General Meeting

February General Meeting Thursday, February 9th, 2017  St. John’s Lutheran Church Annex 83 Christopher Street – 6:30 PM Agenda Make Sure to check out our facebook page and join our event Saturday Feb.11th as we organize the village against Donald Trump!  Click Here                                                               President’s Report  – Erik Coler       I. Woman’s March (Update) – see also Villager Coverage      II. Feb. 11th, Anti-Trump Day of Action   Committee Reports       – […]

May Agenda

VID’s May Agenda Thursday, May 12, 2016, 83 Christopher Street, 6:30 PM  REALLY This meeting must end by 9:45 1.  President’s Report-Nadine Hoffmann 2.  District Leader Report- Keen Berger 3.  Election of Judical Delegates 4.   Gala Committee Report–Jen Hoppe 5. Special Candidates Forum**  Co-Sponsored by VRDC, DID, Jim Owles Club      a. Civil Court Candidates Presentations b. Questions from the Audience         The candidates reported out of the New York County judicial panel are:  Emily Minerva, Phaedra Perry, Shah Ali, Judy Kim, Robert Rosenthal, Josh Hanshaft, Nick Moyne and Margaret Chan.  This year there are two County-wide vacancies for Civil Court.  Margaret Chan is an […]