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Brooklyn Heights Association Annual Meeting features Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson

Awards to Be Presented to STVN Founder, 75 Henry St., Potosky and Lahm

February 17, 2016 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson. Eagle file photo by Rob Abruzzese
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The Brooklyn Heights Association (BHA) Annual Meeting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 24, at St. Francis College’s Founders Hall at 180 Remsen St. will feature Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson.

He will be speaking on “Keeping Brooklyn Safe in an Equal and Just System,” a topic that has taken on added resonance as community policing policies, sentencing reform and the exoneration of wrongfully convicted individuals are issues that confront New York City and the nation.

Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. DA Thompson will speak at 7 p.m., which will be followed by the business portion of the annual meeting.

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This year, the Martha Atwater Award will be presented to Steve Guterman, founder of Save The View Now, with additional community awards given to the Whitman Owners Corporation, the board of 75 Henry Street, for its decision to not sell Pineapple Walk; Toba Potosky, the founder and president of the Cadman Park Conservancy; and Mark Lahm, owner of Henry’s End Restaurant.

Refreshments will be served immediately following the Annual Meeting in the Callahan Center.

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