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Trump on the Ocean 6/4/08

On Wednesday, June 4, 2008 at 7pm, the Babylon Green Party Gathering will feature Pat Friedman talking about the proposed Trump on the Ocean Project at Jones Beach. www.BabylonGreens.org The event will be held at Pisces Café, 14A Railroad Avenue, Babylon, NY (631-321-1231) www.piscescafe.net (map) Come hungry! For directions to the Babylon Green Gathering, call 631-422-4702 or email ian.wilder@yahoo.com Children are welcome. All gatherings are free of charge, and open to the public. (There is no May 7, 2008 Gathering because Pisces will be closed that night.)

The supersized Trump on the Ocean catering hall project that has been proposed to replace the current “Boardwalk Restaurant” at Jones Beach has been the subject of media discussion, public hearings, and litigation. The media has discussed the controversy about increase in square footage, increased height, and an added basement in a flood zone that would replace the historic restaurant.

Friedman is an activist from Nassau County who has been oft quoted in the media on the Trump on the Ocean project. In a process that has changed from day-to-day, Freidman will provide an up-to-the-moment update on the status of the project and the citizen reaction to it. She will also provide an overview of how an experienced citizen activist interacts with a large project.

Friedman has wide experience in community organizing. She is the Founder and Chair of the 17-year-old Nassau County Non-Partisan Tax Revolt Coalition. As part of the work of coalition, she was elected President of the Franklin Square School Board. 1n 1991. Her school board election was profiled in the Education Section of the New York Times.

Friedman is also the President of her civic association, the Community League of Garden City South, and she served as Vice Chair for the national We The People Foundation from 1997 to 2004. In addition in 2001, she ran for the Nassau County Legislature in the 8th District on the Green Party line. Friedman is also involved in the Waldorf Choral Society, the School of the America ’s Watch and Americans for Legal Reform.

Babylon Green Party Gatherings are held on the first Wednesday of every month:

  • The next gathering will be held on July 2, 2008 and will feature Matt Lavery giving The View From Europe.
  • The August 6, 2008 Gathering will feature hosts Kimberly Wilder and Ian Wilder giving a report on the 2008 Green Party Presidential Convention.
  • The September 3, 2008 Gathering will feature the much anticipated show Bob Westcott: The Folk Legend Rides Again.
  • The October 1, 2008 Gathering will feature veteran activist Marge Harrison on The Social Justice Movement.
  • The November 5, 2008 Gathering will give the post-election viewpoint of media watcher Jaci Clement of fairmediacouncil.org on Media Reform.
  • The December 3, 2008 will be our annual Green Party Holiday Party with music?!
  • The January 7, 2009 Gathering will feature Kirby Einhorn of LI Wins on the necessity of immigrants to the LI economy

For more information about these activities, please go to www.gpsuffolk.org or call Green Party of Suffolk Chair Roger Snyder at 631-351-5763. You can enroll in the Green Party by checking the box marked “Other” on the voter registration form and writing in the word “Green” on the line next to it. Click here to find a voter registration form. You can send donations to the Green Party of Suffolk,14 Robin Drive, Huntington, NY 11743.

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  1. […] Pat Friedman spoke about the Trump on the Ocean project at the Babylon Green Party Gathering at Pisces Cafe, Babylon. Click here for more information on this presentation. […]

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