• We Will See You in 2021!

     

    Thank you for your patience as we took the time to review our options for the Inner Circle Show. For nearly 100 years, our annual event has raised much-needed funds for local charities. This year, we’re taking a pause to allow our beautiful city to stay inside and #FlattenTheCurve.

     

    We will not be gathering together to celebrate in person this year, but we know you’ll make next year’s show the best one yet. Meanwhile, your continued support during this unprecedented time allows us to carry on our mission. Click here to support us.

     

    And stay tuned as we explore ways to provide a virtual glimpse into what we were working on this year!

     

    Stay safe. Stay healthy. We’ll see you next year!

Update on Inner Circle Member Tom Poster

John Lindsay and Bob Wagner on the left, and Ed Koch and Abe Beame on the right of our own Tom Poster in the lead at the 1978 Pulaski Day Parade.

John Lindsay and Bob Wagner on the left, and Ed Koch and Abe Beame on the right of our own Tom Poster in the lead at the 1978 Pulaski Day Parade.

Inner Circle Member Marty Steadman filed this update after visiting with Tom Poster recently:
“I spent about an hour with Tom Poster and spoke to Helen Poster on the phone from the lobby desk to their apartment in Dominican Village, an assisted living complex in Amityville (Suffolk County). Both were in good spirits and reasonably good health. They love their assisted living home, with all its activities.  Tom worked for the Associated Press and later went into State Government for 10 years.  He and Helen edited and published the Polish-American World for 51 years.
 “For some of the younger members, Tom has about 56 or 57 years with The Inner Circle, [he became a member in 1959]and he was a superstar on stage.   He was at his best when the male-only members dressed up as women in politics and government.   Tom played Bella Abzug (Congress)and Mary Ann Krupsak (Lieutenant Governor) and Doctor Ruth (TV adviser)  and he was nothing short of hilarious every time.
 “Tommy was often assigned to Albany for the Legislative Sessions, and he also performed for the Legislative Correspondents Association charity show for years.”

 

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