The next VVPA monthly meeting will be held Tuesday, November 20 at 7:00 pm at The Barrow Mansion (83 Wayne St.). As a reminder, VVPA meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month, so be sure to mark your calendars in advance!

Monthly Meeting Agenda

7:007:15pm – Welcome and Call to Order – President Ben Bernouy

7:15–8:00pm – Officer & Committee Reports

  • Treasurer Report – Dermot Ronan
  • Construction Committee Report – Tom Ogorzalek
  • Events Committee Report – Eric Carter/Marlene Sandkamp

8:00–8:45pm – Guest Speakers & Presentations

  • Freeholders Joel Torres and Jerry Walker (expected to arrive by 8 pm)

Community Networking to follow

Upcoming Community Events

  • Holiday Art Show Opening Reception – Tues. Nov. 20, 6-9 PM, DT 234 Gallery (234 York St.) -5% of proceeds benefit the York St Project 
  • Vision Zero JC Information Sessions– Mon. Nov. 26 (Bethune Center) and Tues. Nov. 27 (Dickinson High School)
  • Ward E Community Meeting – Weds. Dec. 5, 6:30 PM – Council Chambers, City Hall 
  • 2018 Holiday Party – Sat. Dec. 15 – 7 PM, Barrow Mansion
  • VVP Farmers Market– Saturdays 8 AM-3:30 PM
  • East District Captains Meeting – 4th Tuesday of the month – M.S. 4, 2nd Floor, Library. Contact JCPD East District Community Relations Officer, Dina Lionakis (201.547.4370; for more information

2018 Holiday Party

Join the VVPA and Barrow Mansion for a holiday party, Saturday, December 15, 7 pm at the Barrow Mansion. Featuring the Holidates, local art, and tours of the Barrow Mansion. 

Call for volunteers! Help decorate the Barrow Mansion Friday, Dec. 7.

Email for more information.

Thanks to our Generous Sponsors

We’d like to thank our sponsors: Dixon Leasing: a subsidiary of Dixon AdvisoryBarrow Mansion Development CorporationJersey Wine & Spirits  and the Friends of Van Vorst Park!

The VVPA depends on fundraising and sponsorships from local businesses and community members. Interested in becoming a sponsor? Email

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