Mar 302016
 
VID's March Meeting

VID’s March Meeting featured reports on the gun violence forum, the Congressional primary, an early voting bill in the NYS legislature and the Algonquin Pipeline.  It ended with Club endorsements for Jerry Nadler, Carolyn Maloney, Charles Schumer and Hillary Clinton. See the full meeting minutes here.  [Revised ] President Nadine Hoffmann opened VID’s March meeting by welcoming Congressman Jerry Nadler, who is up for reelection.  He soon left, as he could not speak at the meeting. She then reported on the March 1 Women’s Issues forum at the Red Room, participated in by VID, DID, CODA, Manhattan Young Dems, and […]

Mar 092016
 

Here’s the March Membership Meeting Agenda Thursday, March 10, 2016 83 Christopher Street 6:30 PM This meeting must end by 9:45 PM  President’s Report-Nadine Hoffmann District Leader Report- Keen Berger Update on Early Voting Bills- Erik Coler Campaign Committee-Tony Hoffmann:  Petitioning Breakfast–March 12 Update on environmental issues–Nat Johnson Letter to Governor Cuomo regarding tenant issues for Seniors–Tom Connor Update on Clubhouse fix-up–Jonathan Geballe/Nadine Hoffmann Gala Committee–Jen Hoppe Endorsements– Congressional District 10   (Jerry Nadler’s Seat) Congressional District 12  (Carolyn Maloney’s Seat) US Senate– (Charles Schumer’s Seat) US President  Discussion of possible resolution regarding Super Delegates Looking ahead to April, 14, 2016 meeting. Endorsements for: […]

Mar 092016
 
February Meeting - Letters, Resos, Gardens

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 […]