57th Annual Awards Reception

VID’s 57th Annual Awards Reception Thursday, April 24, 2014 – See coverage in the Villager   This year’s honorees included:   Andrew Berman, Executive Director Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation Kate Linker, Community Organizer Kevin Finnegan, Director of Politics and Legislation 1199 SEIU United Hospital Workers East Michael McKee. Treasurer Tenants Political Action Committee Board Member Met Council on Housing

Let the 2014 Petitioning Begin…

2014 Petitioning season began on March 8th for the Congressional Primary and continues through April 5th.  VID is supporting incumbents Jerrold Nadler and Carolyn Maloney. State primary petitioning will begin in June.  Stay in touch with Campaign Chair, Ed Yutkowitz, at eddieny@aol.com . 

VID March Schedule

The VID March schedule has lots of notable events.  See the new schedule in the right column VID General Membership Meeting: Thursday, March 13th, 6:30 PM St. John’s Lutheran Church-Meeting Room-83 Christopher St Agenda: 1- District Leader Report– Keen Berger 2- Committee Reports 3- Special Presentation– John Strausbaugh, author of  The Village: 400 Years of Beats and Bohemians, Radicals and Rogues-A History of Greenwich Village will make a presentation on the history of Greenwich Village.  A Q & A session will follow the presentation.  See the NY Times review 4- Resolutions:     Resolution requesting restoration of bus service on University Place- Tom Connor  Resolution supporting […]

February Membership Meeting

February Membership Meeting  Thursday 2/13, at 6:30 PM VID will hold their February Membership Meeting at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 83 Christopher Street.   The agenda will include a report from District Leader Keen Berger, Committee reports and a forum entitled The Power to Change: Clean Energy and the Future of New York City. Presenters for this forum include:  Samara F. Swanston– Legislative counsel to the Environmental Protection Committee of the New York City Council, an Adjunct Professor at the Pratt Institute Graduate School for Urban Planning and the Environment, and an Adjunct Professor at the Hunter College Graduate School for Urban Affairs and Planning. Lisa […]