Jim Owles Kicks Off Pride Season

Getting a jump on a busy LGBT Pride season, the Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club held its annual awards ceremony on May 13 at Elmo restaurant in Chelsea.

The honoress included:

former Mayor David Dinkins (shown with club president Allen Roskoff),

Broadway and television actress, singer, and dancer Bebe Neuwirth (shown hugging Roskoff), who just finished a run of “Midsummer Night’s Dream” at the Classic Stage Company,

and Christopher Tepper and Paul Kelterborn, founders of AIDS Memorial Park, which has won agreement from city officials to dedicate a portion of the park being created as part of the St. Vincent’s Hospital campus redevelopment in commemoration of the battle against the epidemic.