Dec 182017
 
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Be Sociable, Share! TweetErik Coler topped the list of VID Officers for 2018 as he was re-elected President Also elected at the December 14 meeting, as VID officers for 2018 were Vice Presidents, Jennifer Hoppe and two new Vice Presidents, Erik Bottcher and Laurie Hardjowirigo.  All three have been ardent campaigners for local candidates as well as frequent volunteers in Up-State New York, Pennsylvnia, Virginia and Georgia.  We are now, officially, infused with exceptional energy and Democratic commitment for another momentous year. At the January General Membership Meeting candidates for Recording Secretary, Corresponding Secretary, Treasurer, and the Executive Committee will […]

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Dec 132016
 
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Be Sociable, Share! TweetNEW LEADERS FOR NEW ERA AT VENERABLE VILLAGE POLITICAL CLUB With a nod to our past but looking to the future, Village Independent Democrats, the oldest progressive club in New York City, elected 25-year-old Erik Coler as our youngest president ever. His election took place at VID’s December general meeting.  At the same meeting, Laurie Hardjowirogo, Jennifer Hoppe, and Barbara Reuther were elected as vice presidents for the coming year. “The Village Independent Democrats has a storied history,” says Coler.  “For nearly 60 years, this club has fought for human rights and dignity, for the integrity of […]

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Jan 062016
 
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Be Sociable, Share! TweetOn December 10, VID 2016 Officers were elected and after considerable discussion the Club voted No Endorsement for the Democratic Presidential Primary. With 32 members present, elections took place for VID 2016 officers – a President and three Vice Presidents for 2016:  Nadine Hoffmann, President; Linda Jacobson, Vice President; Erik Coler, Vice President, and Barbara Ruether, Vice President.  A Treasurer, Recording Secretary, two Corresponding Secretaries and the Executive Committee will be elected at the January 14 meeting.  Here are the election rules. The next major portion of the meeting was the endorsement of a National Presidential candidate.  Present were Adam […]

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Oct 232015
 
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Be Sociable, Share! TweetThe September Meeting Covered Many Topics… Minutes-2015-9-17 September was a busy month:  leafleting, poll watching, campaigning, judicial candidate selections, forums, vigils, the Judicial Delegates Convention and more.  Following is a brief summary of the General Membership Meeting with a link to the full minutes. Tim Wu will be working for the NYS Attorney General, specializing in technology. The Executive Committee had voted to donate $225 to the Cooper Square Committee for an ad in their journal, it was approved by the Membership. Terri Cude and Dennis Gault won by a large margin, and All six of our […]

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