Get out your fancy duds…sharpen your political humor, its time for VID’s 59th Annual Gala
VID held a lively February Meeting… which included approval of a letter to Landmark Julius Bar, a resolution for the DNC to schedule more debates, approval of the VID endorsement calendar and a debate over affordable housing vs. local gardens. February 2, 2016 Meeting Minutes Our new Vice President, Erik Coler, stood in for President Nadine Hoffmann, and opened by introducing two judges, the Honorable James E. d’Auguste and Honorable Alexander M. Tisch. He then presented Nadine’s letter in support of landmarking Julius’ Bar. The members unanimously approved. Also approved at the February meeting was Kathy Slawinski’s resolution urging the DNC to schedule […]
The January Meeting Elected More VID Officers and Highlighted the WE NYC Initiative On January 14th VID elected (re-elected) the remaining roster of officers and then heard from VID favorite Marti Spiranza about the Women Entrepreneur initiative to expand female entrepreneurship in New York City, with a special focus on under-served women and communities. You can see the Minutes of the entire meeting here. First, the elections: There was only one nominee for Treasurer–Frieda Bradlow Kathy Slawinski was the one nominee for Recording Secretary For Corresponding Secretary, the two nominees were Ed Yutkowitz and Jonathan Geballe. As there were two positions, […]
Frieda Bradlow, again, graciously provided her home to host another legendary VID Holiday Party. With skillful assistance from Nadine Hoffmann and Nancy Shamban, this year’s soiree broke new attendance records, helped considerably by enthusiasm for the 2016 elections and the prolific speculations and pontifications of political activists, electeds and candidates. There were no shortage of causes, issues, gossip or smiles, nor were the buffet tables anything less than resplendent. Want to see what you missed?