2014 TCCA Banquet & Awards Ceremony

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The TCCA held it’s 2013/2014 Banquet and Awards Ceremony on November 14th, 2014 at Amici Milano Restaurant with a sold out crowd! Our keynote speaker was the honorable Mayor Eric Jackson.

Business of the Year
2013: Vincent’s Ice Cream Shop
2014: Investors Bank

Citizen of the Year
2013: Carolyn Stetson
2014: Nathaniel McCray

Civic Project of the Year
2013: The Ghandi Garden
2014: Harry’s Cottage

Public Sector Employee of the Year
2013: Samuel Frisby
2014: Det. Cynthia Hargis

Student of the Year
2013: Eddy Torres
2014 Student of the Year: Ana Esqueda

2014 Presidential Awardees:
Edith Savage-Jennings
TCHS Choir
Dr. Allen Page
Home Depot, Ewing
TD Bank, Downtown Trenton

Thanks to all our supporters and advertisers!

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Meeting Schedule

Meeting are held on the second Thursday of each month with the exception of December.  Meetings are open to the public and are typically held at Thomas Edison State College at 109 W State Street, Trenton. Meeting notifications are sent out through our email distribution list and are shown on our calendar to the right.

Executive Board Meetings are scheduled independently each month.  These meetings are also open to the public and will appear on the calendar, but notice is sent out only to the board members.

Meeting agendas are posted prior to meetings on this website as well as emailed through the email distribution list. After completion of meetings, the agendas are replaced with the meeting minutes (once prepared by the Recording Secretary).

2014 September Meeting


General Membership Meeting
September 11, 2014
At Thomas Edison State College, Trenton

Convened at: 7:30 p.m.

A moment of silence was observed in commeration of Sep 11, 2001.

The following Civic Associations were present: Ardmore Ave, Rutherford Heights, Cadwalader Place, Fisher Pl, Cadwalader Heights, Franklin Park, Hiltonia, Euclid Ave, Melrose Ave, Louis Josephson Apts times two, Trenton United Parents.

Minutes were tabled as copies were not available.

Treasurers Report: We have a total of $7678.29 in all accounts.

No Treasurer currently exits and no report was made. The bank account at Investors Bank is being moved to TD Bank.

Police Director Ernest Parrey was the speaker for the evening. HE discussed Community policing, the MyBlock program, school resource officers, PAL, the Police Explorers program and the Citizens Police Academy. He seemed to be very well received.

Committee Reports:

Membership: Brian has been in contact with Mill Hill and they are considering being active again.

Growth: Humboldt Ave wants to start a group. There is also a group that meets at Champions Bar that may be an assn.

Outreach: Ed went to the stakeholders meeting. He has been in contact with individuals in Trenton Old Town area, who may become active again.

Govt Relations: Recent items from Council, indicated people do not feel safe going to evening meetings. The residency ord is tabled until Oct. A best effort will still be made to hire city residents for tech and director level jobs.
Sep 2014 Minutes cont:

Planning and Events: Plaques are on hand for 3 of 5 2013 honorees. It has since been determined the plaques were presented by Mr Hunt. He will also be paying for the Presidents Awards.
This year’s dinner will be at Amici Milano. 200 tickets will be available. Each assn is asked to sell at least two tickets. The MC will be Patricia Hall. Ad info is in an email sent by Elise. Banquet info will be included in the TCCA article in the Times. Brian will reach out to the Mayor for his bio and get him the details of the event.

Budget: TCCA has not had a budget since 2007. Patrick will put one together for the Oct meeting.

Constitution and By Laws: No Report

New Business:

T Shirt order form is available. We should wear them to events we attend as a TCCA rep.


Hiltonia: 30 Sep the Dir of Public Works will be speaking at their meeting.
The City Sr Bldgs will be holding a Sr Summit on 24 Sep at Grace Community Church at 3pm
NCAA will be holding their 44th annual dinner.
Hiltonia is hosting a Halloween party on Oct 25 from 11-1.

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 9:15pm.

Next meeting: Oct 9, 2014.

Elizabeth M Yull, Recording Secretary