Annual Members Meeting & Champagne Brunch
More than forty Constitution Island Association members and guests gathered for their Annual Members Meeting at the Thayer Hotel for a delicious brunch on December 4. Following a short vote for the new By-Laws and new and returning Trustees, the guests enjoyed the lavish spread, remarks from the Chairman and the Vice Chairman and a Hudson Valley/ Warner Family Trivia game. Silent Auction items from The Cottage, The Riverview Restaurant, Ladies Reading Club, The Good & the Beautiful & garden items, along with artwork from Dorian Remine completed the Sunday gathering.
Chairman Vincent Tamagna welcomes the guest of the CIA's 2022 Annual Members Meeting.
Garrison Commander Col. Tony Bianchi and CSM Michel Fraser were the guests of honor.
The CIA gardeners were gifted their brunch from the Association as gratitude for a successful year in the garden: (From L) Cynthia Thomas, Margaret Flint, Marian Leeds, Linda Gerten, Colette Fulton, Ann Garti, Grace Gloeckler and Monica Staats.
New members from Garrison joined the festivities: (L) David Lilburne, owner of Antipodean Books, and Marianne Sutton and David Watson, owners of The Cottage Bed & Breakfast in Cold Spring, and Cathy Lilburne.
(L) Vice Chairman Fred Osborn III gives a recap of the Warner House renovations. (Far L) Trivia answers from the winning table that included the Constitution Island caretaker Roddy MacLeod. Guests enjoy the festive Thayer atmosphere and the ample Thayer Hotel Brunch.