Summer “Salute to Our Police” Club Meeting!
“Salute to our Police” backyard club meeting was held on July 23, 2020 with Zuckery Bo Band signing “It’s Just a Matter of Time” and our 145th Anniversary Lincoln Dinner Honorees Award Presentation in person. Special guest speakers included Joseph Imperatrice, founder of Blue Lives Matter, Joe Murray, former Queens DA candidate and defender of NYPD Officers, David Franklin, Port Washington Police Commissioner, Republican candidate for State Senate. See videos below.
Special acknowledgement and thanks to Jim Doukas for videotaping the entire meeting.
Lincoln Dinner Honorees Award Presentation:
Mike Amvros: Businessman of the Year Award: Owner of successful family business since 1986, the magnificent Oasis Café in Bayside, catering to the Trump family and baking for Trump Tower
Rabbi Menashe Bovit: Religious Freedom Award: Rabbi of Bellerose Jewish Center and Defender of Religious Freedom and our Judeo-Christian Values
Gavin Wax: Young Republican of the Year Award: President of NY Young Republican Club and former NYS director for Ted Cruz presidential campaign
Dawn Eskew: Sanctity of Life Award: Certified Bioethicist, NCBC. Founder and President of Personhood Education New York, organizer of the annual International Gift Of Life Walk – NYC
Simon Zysman son in law of Sgt. Philip F. Kahn: Receiving The Rabbi Morton Pomerantz Veteran of the Year Award, posthumously on his behalf: Sgt. Kahn was a Highly Decorated World War II U.S. Army Air Corps Veteran and who recently passed away at 100 years old.
Hon. Senator Martin J. Golden: The Harvey Moder Lifetime Achievement Award, Brooklyn’s distinguished State Senator and retired New York City Police Officer. He has been leading the charge to support our police and speak about NY’s Finest and the bail reform laws.
Special Guest Speakers:
Joe Murray – Queens native, joined NYPD in 1987, was part of Queens North Task Force, was in the plain clothes anti-crime unit- the real crime fighters. He is an Attorney representing and defending embattled NYPD officers who are under attack from the mob and from our terrible city’s leadership. He will talk about the war on cops as a defender of our police force.
David Franklin – Port Washington Police Commissioner, who is running for State Senate in a very competitive race against Democrat Anna Kaplan. This is a close race to flip a Senate seat to Republican. He’s a great person and needs our help, and support.
Joseph Imperatrice – Joe founded BLUE LIVES MATTER to help Law Enforcement Officers and their families during their time of need. He has 13 years’ experience in Law Enforcement from Foot Patrol, to Street Narcotics, to Supervisor of Plain Clothes Anti-Crime unit. His message now needs is very critical in a time of mob attacks on our police, our safety and security and our country’s foundations. Let’s welcome Joe Imperatrice.