Sunday, August 16, 2015

Committee of 100 Democrats Free Community Barbecue Sat. August 15th

  It was dancing until it got dark, at Saturday's Committee of 100 Democrats 11th Annual Free Community Barbecue. As you will see in the photos below that about 200 people were in attendance at any given time during the all day long event. Several bands played, and there was no shortage of food given out. Even Committee of 100 Democrats critic Mr. Anthony Rivieccio wanted one of this years Committee of 100 Democrats T-shirts. State Senator Jeff Klein dropped by as he has done every year to say hello, and say that without clubs like the Committee of 100 Democrats and Chairman Ricky Martinez our election process is better off.  Chairman Martinez announced that he has selected Mr. John Perez to be the Executive Director of the Committee of 100 Democrats, and to increase the visibility of the Committee of 100 Democrats Bronx wide. Mr. Perez thanked Chairman Martinez for the appointment as Executive Director, and already has begun his task to make the Committee of 100 Democrats a Bronx wide club.

Above - State Senator Jeff Klein hears from one of his former constituents who wanted to know why the services to the community has gone down since the area was redistricted giving the community a different state senator. 
Below - State Senator Klein speaks to the crowd as Committee of 100 Democrats Chairman Ricky Martinez wears one of his favorite shirts. While there were many many events going on Senator Klein stopped by as he has done for the past 10 years for the Committee events. Thanks also go out to City Comptroller Scott Stringer's Bronx Borough Director Jason Laidley, and Public Advocate Letitia James Special Assistant and Outreach coordinator Timothy Tapia who were also in attendance.

Above and Below are some more photos of the crowd at the Committee of 100 Democrats 11th Annual Free Community Barbecue. 

 Above and Below are two of the bands that entertained the crowd.

Left - Frequent critic Anthony Riveccio admires this years Committee of 100 Democrats T-shirt.
Right - Mr. Rivieccio's close friend Ms. Shelia Sanchez also liked the Committee's T-shirt.

The new Committee of 100 Democrats banner that was designed by the new Executive Director John Perez. 

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