2021-2022 SCHEDULE

 

MEETINGS AND PROGRAMS

 

OCTOBER MEMBERSHIP MEETING WITH NYS SENATE MAJORITY LEADER ANDREA STEWART-COUSINS

Thursday, October 7, 2021, 8:00 pm -- Membership Meeting -- Scarsdale Public Library and via Zoom

New York State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins, the NYS Senate Majority Leader, will address Scarsdale Forum members on Thursday, October 7 at the Scarsdale Public Library, 54 Olmsted Road, and via Zoom.

 

Doors open at 7:30 pm and the program will begin at 8:00 pm. The program is free and open to the public.

Senator Stewart-Cousins, who represents Scarsdale and neighboring communities, will discuss relevant issues now being considered by state legislators.

 

SUNDAY SPEAKER SERIES
SANDOR FRANKEL, "THE ACCIDENTAL PHILANTHROPIST"
 

Sunday, November 7, 2021, 3:00 PM -- Program held via Zoom

Join us for a presentation by longtime Scarsdale resident and lawyer Sandor Frankel about his recently published book, The Accidental Philanthropist, which recounts the fascinating story of how Frankel became a trustee of the late Leona Helmsley’s $5 billion dollar charitable trust. The event will be hosted by Forum Program Chair Alexandra Tagami Vargo and will include a moderated discussion with the author and Scarsdale Forum President Eli Mattioli, followed by audience Q&A.  

All members of the public are welcome.

About the Author: Sandor Frankel is a practicing lawyer in New York City. A graduate of NYU and Harvard Law School, he has served as a staff member of the White House Task Force on Crime; as Temporary Counsel to the National Commission for Reform of Federal Criminal Laws; and as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Washington, D.C. He is the author of several books, and received the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Beyond A Reasonable Doubt. Frankel represented the late Leona Helmsley and the Helmsley organization for many years. He is a trustee of the Helmsley Charitable Trust, one of the largest private philanthropies in the United States.

NOVEMBER MEMBERSHIP MEETING ON "THE STATE OF THE SCHOOLS"

Thursday, November 18, 2021, 8:00 pm -- Membership Meeting -- Scarsdale Public Library and via Zoom

Scarsdale Board of Education President Karen Ceske and Superintendent Dr. Thomas Hagerman will address Scarsdale Forum members for the annual "State of Our Schools" program, with a question and answer session to follow. The program will take place at the Scarsdale Library, 54 Olmsted Road, and via Zoom.

Doors open at 7:30 pm and the program will begin at 8:00 pm. The program is free and open to the public.

 

DECEMBER PROGRAM 

Thursday, December 9, 2021, 8:00 pm -- Membership Program -- ZOOM

 

FEBRUARY MEMBERSHIP MEETING WITH MAYOR JANE VERON

Thursday, February 10, 2022, 8:00 pm -- Membership Meeting -- ZOOM

We invite you to join us on Thursday, February 10th, to hear Mayor Veron discuss the issues currently facing the Village of Scarsdale at this unprecedented time and to give an overview of the current direction of the budget.

The meeting will be held over ZOOM.

 

MARCH PROGRAM WITH BEN BOYKIN, CHAIR OF THE WESTCHESTER COUNTY BOARD OF LEGISLATORS

Thursday, March 10, 2022, 8:00 pm -- Membership Program -- ZOOM

We invite you to join us on Thursday, March 10th to hear Ben Boykin, Chair of the Westchester County Board of Legislators, who will discuss matters of significance being considered by the Board.

The program will be held over ZOOM.

 

ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING 

Thursday, May 19, 2022, 8:00 pm -- Membership Program -- via ZOOM

This is our Annual Membership Meeting! Officers, At-Large Directors, and Nominating Committee members elected, so all members are highly encouraged to attend.

The meeting will be held online via ZOOM. Please register for login access to the ZOOM meeting.

 

SUNDAY SPEAKER SERIES

Programs will take place on November 7, 2021; February 13, 2022; and Sunday, April 24, 2022.

 

WINTERFEST

Postponed to a date to be decided.