Photo Coverage: Gov. Cuomo, Harry Belafonte, and Others Join Friars In Saluting Mayor David Dinkins on His 90th

The security was tight in the Monastery last night as politicians, tennis legends, celebrities and Friars gathered in the Frank Sinatra Dining Room to pay tribute to David Dinkins on his 90th birthday. The security protection wasn't good enough however to stop one of the greatest comedians on the planet, Dean Emeritus Freddie Roman (MC) to have some fun with the former Mayor. As a matter of fact Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who made a special trip down from Albany to be at the Friars got some laughs himself during his heartfelt tribute to Mr. Dinkins. There was much love, laughter, joy, and a few tears in the club during the evening, as there always is in the Friars Club. I couldn't help thinking as I watched all the Democrats and Republicans in the room enjoying each others camaraderie, how great it would be if all our representatives in Washington would become Friars, meet in The Monastery, feel the love, and solve the nations problems.

Toasting and entertaining Mayor Dinkins were, Harry Belafonte, Congressman Charlie Rangel, Monica Seles, Billie Jean King, LiLlias White, Christine Pedi, Roberty Cuccioli, Carol Woods, Chris Gillespie, Freddie Roman, Andrea Frierson, Fay Ann Lee, Sal Viviano, Darren K. Stokes, Brandie Sutton, and the hilarious Jessica Kirson.

An application to become a member of the club doesn't ask for party affiliation, it's only requirement is that you be prepared to have a good time!

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Photo Coverage: Gov. Cuomo, Harry Belafonte, and Others Join Friars In Saluting Mayor David Dinkins on His 90th
Mayor David Dinkins & Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Photo Coverage: Gov. Cuomo, Harry Belafonte, and Others Join Friars In Saluting Mayor David Dinkins on His 90th
Harry Belafonte, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Pamela Frank

Photo Coverage: Gov. Cuomo, Harry Belafonte, and Others Join Friars In Saluting Mayor David Dinkins on His 90th

Photo Coverage: Gov. Cuomo, Harry Belafonte, and Others Join Friars In Saluting Mayor David Dinkins on His 90th

Photo Coverage: Gov. Cuomo, Harry Belafonte, and Others Join Friars In Saluting Mayor David Dinkins on His 90th
Mayor David Dinkins & Michael Gyure, executive director Friars Club

Photo Coverage: Gov. Cuomo, Harry Belafonte, and Others Join Friars In Saluting Mayor David Dinkins on His 90th
Harry Belafonte, Pamela Frank , Billie Jean King, Mayor David Dinkins

Photo Coverage: Gov. Cuomo, Harry Belafonte, and Others Join Friars In Saluting Mayor David Dinkins on His 90th
Happy Birthday Mayor David Dinkins

Photo Coverage: Gov. Cuomo, Harry Belafonte, and Others Join Friars In Saluting Mayor David Dinkins on His 90th
Rinaldo Nistico & Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Photo Coverage: Gov. Cuomo, Harry Belafonte, and Others Join Friars In Saluting Mayor David Dinkins on His 90th
Mayor David Dinkins & Ralph Compagnone

Photo Coverage: Gov. Cuomo, Harry Belafonte, and Others Join Friars In Saluting Mayor David Dinkins on His 90th
Mayor David Dinkins & Bo Dietl

Photo Coverage: Gov. Cuomo, Harry Belafonte, and Others Join Friars In Saluting Mayor David Dinkins on His 90th
Gov. Andrew Cuomo & Bo Dietl

Photo Coverage: Gov. Cuomo, Harry Belafonte, and Others Join Friars In Saluting Mayor David Dinkins on His 90th
Gov. Andrew Cuomo & Bo Dietl

Photo Coverage: Gov. Cuomo, Harry Belafonte, and Others Join Friars In Saluting Mayor David Dinkins on His 90th
Gov. Andrew Cuomo & Joyce Dinkins

Photo Coverage: Gov. Cuomo, Harry Belafonte, and Others Join Friars In Saluting Mayor David Dinkins on His 90th
Christine Rose, David Dinkins, Eda Sorokoff

Photo Coverage: Gov. Cuomo, Harry Belafonte, and Others Join Friars In Saluting Mayor David Dinkins on His 90th
Eda Sorokoff & Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Photo Coverage: Gov. Cuomo, Harry Belafonte, and Others Join Friars In Saluting Mayor David Dinkins on His 90th
Sunny Sessa & Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Photo Coverage: Gov. Cuomo, Harry Belafonte, and Others Join Friars In Saluting Mayor David Dinkins on His 90th
Tom Postilio, Mayor David Dinkins, Mickey Conlon

Photo Coverage: Gov. Cuomo, Harry Belafonte, and Others Join Friars In Saluting Mayor David Dinkins on His 90th
Christina Rose & Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Photo Coverage: Gov. Cuomo, Harry Belafonte, and Others Join Friars In Saluting Mayor David Dinkins on His 90th
Gov. Andrew Cuomo & Stephen Sorokoff

Photo Coverage: Gov. Cuomo, Harry Belafonte, and Others Join Friars In Saluting Mayor David Dinkins on His 90th
Gov. Andrew Cuomo & Joe Sirola

Photo Coverage: Gov. Cuomo, Harry Belafonte, and Others Join Friars In Saluting Mayor David Dinkins on His 90th
Mayor David Dinkins, Billie Jean King, Monica Seles

Photo Coverage: Gov. Cuomo, Harry Belafonte, and Others Join Friars In Saluting Mayor David Dinkins on His 90th
Ron Abel, Chuck Steffan, Carole Koeppel, Stephen Sorokoff, Sunny Sessa

Photo Coverage: Gov. Cuomo, Harry Belafonte, and Others Join Friars In Saluting Mayor David Dinkins on His 90th
Harry Belafonte, Eda Sorokoff, Pamela Frank

Photo Coverage: Gov. Cuomo, Harry Belafonte, and Others Join Friars In Saluting Mayor David Dinkins on His 90th
Bo Dietl & Ralph Compagnone

Photo Coverage: Gov. Cuomo, Harry Belafonte, and Others Join Friars In Saluting Mayor David Dinkins on His 90th
Freddie Roman & Stan Gilbert

Photo Coverage: Gov. Cuomo, Harry Belafonte, and Others Join Friars In Saluting Mayor David Dinkins on His 90th
Tom Postilio, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Sunny Sessa, Mickey Conlin

Photo Coverage: Gov. Cuomo, Harry Belafonte, and Others Join Friars In Saluting Mayor David Dinkins on His 90th
Harry Belafonte, Rinaldo Nistico, Pamela Frank

Photo Coverage: Gov. Cuomo, Harry Belafonte, and Others Join Friars In Saluting Mayor David Dinkins on His 90th
Billie Jean King & Rinaldo Nistico

Photo Coverage: Gov. Cuomo, Harry Belafonte, and Others Join Friars In Saluting Mayor David Dinkins on His 90th
Bob Spiotto, director of programs

Photo Coverage: Gov. Cuomo, Harry Belafonte, and Others Join Friars In Saluting Mayor David Dinkins on His 90th
Ralph Compagnone, Michael Gyure, Rinaldo Nistico, Freddie Roman, Larry Schatz

Photo Coverage: Gov. Cuomo, Harry Belafonte, and Others Join Friars In Saluting Mayor David Dinkins on His 90th
Sidney Davidoff

Photo Coverage: Gov. Cuomo, Harry Belafonte, and Others Join Friars In Saluting Mayor David Dinkins on His 90th
Friars Club

Photo Coverage: Gov. Cuomo, Harry Belafonte, and Others Join Friars In Saluting Mayor David Dinkins on His 90th
Mayor David Dinkins

Photo Coverage: Gov. Cuomo, Harry Belafonte, and Others Join Friars In Saluting Mayor David Dinkins on His 90th
Chris Gillespie, Robert Cuccioli, Brandie Sutton, Darren K. Stokes, LiLlias White, Christine Pedi, Andrea Frierson, Fay Ann Lee, Sal Viviano (not in photo Carol Woods & Jessica Kirson)

Photo Coverage: Gov. Cuomo, Harry Belafonte, and Others Join Friars In Saluting Mayor David Dinkins on His 90th
Happy Birthday David Dinkins

Photo Coverage: Gov. Cuomo, Harry Belafonte, and Others Join Friars In Saluting Mayor David Dinkins on His 90th
Happy Birthday David Dinkins

Photo Coverage: Gov. Cuomo, Harry Belafonte, and Others Join Friars In Saluting Mayor David Dinkins on His 90th
Andrea Frierson & Congressman Charlie Rangel

Photo Coverage: Gov. Cuomo, Harry Belafonte, and Others Join Friars In Saluting Mayor David Dinkins on His 90th
Sal Viviano, Eda Sorokoff, Stephen Sorokoff, Sunny Sessa

Photo Coverage: Gov. Cuomo, Harry Belafonte, and Others Join Friars In Saluting Mayor David Dinkins on His 90th
Chuck Steffan, Billie Jean King, Ron Abel

Photo Coverage: Gov. Cuomo, Harry Belafonte, and Others Join Friars In Saluting Mayor David Dinkins on His 90th


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