VVPA Newsletter – May 2018

10 May 2018, Posted by admin in Meeting Agendas

The next VVPA monthly meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 15 at 7:00 pm in The Barrow Mansion (83 Wayne St.). As a reminder, the VVPA monthly meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month, so be sure to mark your calendars in advance!


May Meeting Agenda

Stop by and have a glass a wine on us, while you meet neighbors and learn about what’s going on here in your historic neighborhood!  Wine tasting provided by our friends at Jersey Wines & Spirits!


7:007:10pm – Welcome and Call to Order – President Ben Bernouy

7:10–7:20pm – Officer & Committee Reports

    • Treasurer Report – Dermot Ronan
    • Construction Committee Report – Tom Ogorzalek
    • Events Committee Report – Eric Carter/Marlene Sandkamp

7:20–8:30pm – Guest Speakers & Presentations

    • Presentation by Natasha Ioffe (Center Street Block Association) onpetition to rename Gateway Park (Merseles & Grand St) for late JCPD Lt. Christopher Robateau
    • Presentation on PILOTs – Alex Torpey
Announcements & Community Networking to follow

3rd Annual Golf Outing & Happy Hour – Friday, June 8 

Purchase tickets before May 26 for early birdie special!

Upcoming Community Events

To feature a community event in our newsletter, email vvpanews@gmail.com. The VVPA always welcomes volunteers. Contact us to join in the fun!

News You Can Use

    • Voter Registration Deadline  Tuesday, May 15
    • Job Fair for Experienced RNs – Wednesday, May 16, Christ Hospital –Interested candidates should contact Dana Doyle (dana.doyle@carepointhealth.org; 201-821-8857)
    • Jersey City Reval – Deadline to file formal appeals extended to June 18
    • East District Captain’s Meetings  4th Tuesday of every month at 7pm (MS4 Library on Bright St.; location subject to change). Community members can discuss crime/crime trends, quality of life issues, and other safety/security concerns with the JCPD. For more information on upcoming meetings, contact JCDP East District Community Relations Officer, Dina Lionakis (201.547.4370; dlionakis@njjcps.org)
As always, we try to bring you as many items of interest that affect our community. If you have any items that are important to share, please email vvpanews@gmail.com.

The VVPA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit group. In addition to making a contribution through the VVPA website, we are registered as a non-profit at Amazon Smile. So every time you shop through Amazon Smile, select the VVPA as your charitable organization of choice, and Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to the VVPA.

Thanks to our Generous Sponsors!
We’d like to thank our sponsors Dixon Leasing: a subsidiary of Dixon Advisory and Barrow Mansion Development Corporation for their generous donations and Jersey Wine & Spirits for their sponsorship.  And we always love working with Friends of Van Vorst Park!

The VVPA depends on fundraising and sponsorships from local businesses and community members. Interested in becoming a sponsor? Email vvpanews@gmail.com.

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