NYPIRG 45th Anniversary Celebration

Honoring the Rockefeller Family Fund and its Director Lee Wasserman
45th logo Dear Friends,
Our November 15, 2018 NYPIRG 45th Anniversary Celebration was a great success, and we all had a wonderful time proudly honoring the Rockefeller Family Fund and its Director Lee Wasserman for their vital efforts to fight climate change. Despite the weather, it was a fantastic evening and a testament to the crucial work that NYPIRG has accomplished since 1973 — and the dedicated staff, volunteers, friends, coalition partners, and supporters who have made that work possible.
NYPIRG will continue to tackle the big issues and take on the powerful on behalf of the public. As your watchdog in New York, we are proud of our decades of tireless work to strengthen democracy, fight for the rights of consumers and voters, and protect the environment and public health. Thank you!
Sincerely,
Blair Horner
Executive Director

Event Photos

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Co-chairs

Jay R. Halfon
Rachel Leon
Chris Meyer
Neysa Pranger
Camille Rivera
Donald K. Ross
Rebecca J. Weber

Host Committee

Melinda Baglio
Sabrica Barnett
Tarika Barrett & Michael O’Loughlin
Geoff Boehm
Michele Bonan & Steve Hamill
Diana Breen
Samara Daly
Judith Enck
Dave Fields
Jay Hershenson
Li Howard & Tom Wathen
Joel Kelsey
Steve Kleinberg
Arthur Malkin
Catherine McVay & Tom Hughes
Mike Pratt
Joseph Rappaport
Lauri Rosmarin-Plattner & Rob Plattner
Larry Shapiro
Pete Sikora
Susan Stamler
Evan Stavisky
Michelle Stern

Special Thanks

Rockefeller Family Fund
Kramer, Dillof, Livingston & Moore
Susan Stamler & Chris Meyer
Barak Berkowitz
Jeff Bloom
Lawrence & Dana Linden
Shoshana Bookson
Arthur Malkin & Donald K. Ross
Michelle Stern
Larry Rockefeller
AARP New York
Professional Staff Congress/CUNY
John Gilroy
Geoff Boehm
Virginia & Sarah Knox
Diana Breen
Jay Halfon
David Kaiser
Michael Porte
TransitCenter
Tarika Barrett & Michael O'Loughlin
Li Howard & Tom Wathen
Catherine McVay & Tom Hughes
Neysa Pranger & Michael Ward
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