PFGF Regular Meeting February 21, 2017

PERSHING FIELD GARDEN FRIENDS REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21ST AT 7 PM 

VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL COMMUNITY CENTER

Agenda items include: 

  • Progress reports on the PFGF Tree Replenishment Project and the Pat Mangini Memorial Garden
  • Our Spring Bouquets Solstice Series Fundraiser 3/24/17
  • Tennis Courts
  • New permitting process for the Community Center

Hope you can join us!!

 

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PFGF Meeting, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017

The next regularly scheduled Pershing Field Garden Friends meeting:

Tuesday January 17th at 7 PM 

at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Community Center in Pershing Field

IMPORTANT AGENDA ITEMS: 

1) There is a developer that wants to do a project at 78-80 Manhattan Ave that requires some variances:

We do need a few variances, as we are in the R-1 district and are by right only allowed (2) 1 or 2 family houses.

Use: 1&2 Family allowed, Multifamily building proposed

Density: 4 units allowed (2-2 family houses), 12 units proposed

Height: We will need a height variance of a few feet, to elevate the first floor above grade in the front yard

Please spread the word as it would be important to voice your thoughts or concerns, if any. ALSO:

2) A request by a Veteran’s group to put a WW II monument in Pershing Field – another important topic to be considered.

3) Plans for the Tree Replacement/Replenishment Project and the Pat Mangini Memorial Garden will be presented

PLEASE JOIN US!!!

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Winter Delights 2016, Successful Fundraiser

On Wednesday December 14th, Pershing Field Garden Friends held its 13th Annual Holiday Fundraiser, Winter Delights, at the Dante Alighieri. We had an excellent turnout, the company was outstanding, and the food was delicious. The culmination of our Solstice Series was a huge success due to the generosity of our members, local merchants, musicians, and artists.

We are thankful to Central Ave Liquors who sponsored our event and to those members who donated tricky tray items along with LuLu’s Hair Zone, Stop & Shop, Cathy King Pottery and artists Grigory Gurevich and Fran Eber. A special thanks to Susan Newman who designed our promotional materials, Tony at Remco Press for printing our posters and to Square 1 for supplying an array of delicious desserts.

Thanks to our volunteers Christine Rock, Renee Cerreta, Michael Cerreta, Maria & Claudio Ambrossi, Tim Keating and Celeste Ruggia; who assisted us throughout the night with our food and drink service, tricky tray prizes and 50/50 raffle. We could not have done it without their help. We are also thankful for the support of our local neighborhood groups; Washington Park Association, the Leonard Gordon Park Conservancy and the Hamilton Park Conservancy.

The night would not have been complete without the musical talents of the Bottomless Mimosas and the Hudson City Rats. The joint was jumpin’ as some folks took to the dance floor. A good time was had by all! We had a fun and profitable night ringing in the holiday season and look forward to an outstanding 2017. Cheers!

Laura Skolar
President
Pershing Field Garden Friends

Winter Delights 2016 photos

Winter Delights 2016, photo set 2

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Winter Delights – Holiday Fundraiser

If mingling with friends and neighbors while listening to fabulous music by the The Bottomless Mimosas and The Hudson City Rats is not enough for a holiday fundraiser, how about good food and plenty of it from Pio Pio and dessert by Square 1.

To purchase tickets: http://bit.ly/2fJ5H4y 

Wednesday, December 14th from 7 to 10 PM
at the Dante Alighieri Society
562 Summit Ave, Jersey City.

Winter Delights Save The Date 2016

Your $65 donation will include a fabulous buffet, a drink and dessert while enjoying music & song provided by the Bottomless Mimosas and The Hudson City Rats. There’s even a dance floor if you are so moved!

Partake in our Tricky Tray featuring items from local artists and merchants while enjoying an evening with neighbors and friends; contributing to a worthwhile cause!

Call for 4 volunteers for serving and bartending.

Contact : Laura at pfgf2004@gmail.com

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