Jul 112014
Village Independent Democrats Endorse Zephry Teachout

At the July 10th Membership Meeting the Village Independent Democrats Endorse Zephry Teachout ….after lengthy presentations and debate from all three Gubernatorial candidates the Club chose Zephyr Teachout with a majority vote of 14.  Pre and Post coverage of  VID and its pending decision whether to endorse any candidate has been pretty impressive.  VID-MINUTES-July-10-2014 From Capital New York: Of the 26 votes cast at the Village Independent Democrats club, Teachout received 14 votes and Cuomo got six. “No endorsement” was supported by four people while comedian Randy Credico got two votes. Teachout won the club’s endorsement on the first ballot. In May, before Teachout entered the race, V.I.D. decided not to endorse any candidate for governor. From the NY Daily News: A Fordham University Law professor looking to dethrone Gov. Cuomo won the endorsement of the Village Independent Democrats Club Thursday night. Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/fordham-law-prof-challenger-cuomo-nod-dems-club-article-1.1863001#ixzz37CH4HohY From The Villager: Downtown progressive Democratic club members […]

Jul 012014
July General Membership Meeting

July General Membership Meeting Has a Full Agenda… On Thursday, July 10th, 6:30 PM, St. John’s Lutheran Church – Community Room, 83 Christopher St. (Just West of Sheridan Sq.)  Agenda: II- District Leader Report- Keen Berger II- Campaign Committee Report– Ed Yutkowitz III- Update- Organizing for September 20/21 Climate Change March in New York- Frieda Bradlow IV- Reconsideration of VID’s previous vote of No Endorsement in governor’s race (authorized by Executive Committee) VI- Panel Discussion- What are the Services You Can Expect from Lenox Hill HealthPlex?      Alex Hellinger— Executive Director, Lenox Hill HealthPlex      Dr. Eric Cruzen— Medical Director, Emergency Department Lenox Hill HealthPlex      Wayne Kawadler– Manager, Community Relations, Lenox Hill HealthPlex. X- New Business