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2015 Gala Program Journal – online

Inside: our work in 2015, as well as advertisements from local people and organizations. Full PDF here.
The Cooper Square Committee Annual Gala

October 1, 2015


6 pm:  Cocktails and appetizers

6:45 pm:  Dinner

7:30 pm:  Program

8 pm:  Dessert and dancing



Welcome:  Steve Herrick, CSC Executive Director

MC:  Rosie Mendez, NYC Council Member


Presentations to Honorees:


Presenting to the Icon Community United

Brad Hoylman, NYS Senator


Presenting to the Mahfar Tenants Alliance

Margaret Chin, NYC Council Member


Presenting to the   Community Development Project

of the Urban Justice Center

Gale Brewer, Manhattan Borough President


Silent Auction

We thank the following businesses, restaurants, theaters and individuals for donating items for our silent auction:

Catherine Cottages – Montour Falls, NY

Crunch Gym – 404 Lafayette Street

Erez Ziv – Horse Trade Theater Group, 85 East 4th Street

Frank’s Bike Shop – 553 Grand Street

Horse Trade Theater Group – 85 East 4th Street

Jane’s Exchange – 191 East 3rd Street

La Palapa, Cocina Mexicana – 77 Saint Marks Place

New York Theatre Workshop – 79 East 4th Street

Pangea, Italian Restaurant & Bar – 178 2nd Avenue

The Public Theater – 425 Lafayette Street

Robert Pinter – Masseur & CSC Member

Roberta Schine – Yoga Instructor & CSC Member

Shawn Dahl – CSC Member

Standard Hotel – 25 Cooper Square

Soaring Adventures of America (Hot Air Balloon Rides) – Nationwide


Check out the historic & recent Cooper Square Committee photos around the room! They are available for purchase for $40 each.


9:00 pm:  Silent Auction ends


We would also like to thank Horsetrade, Rod Rodgers Dance Company, and Metropolitan Playhouse for donating items towards the production of this event.
Additional Gala Supporters: Paula Luria Caplan and Margarita Lopez.
Correction: Gladys Cortez-Feliciano is a member of the Gala Committee – her name was misspelled in the book.