Ltr to Ed:  Chappaqua Neighbors Club welcomes all

April 25, 2014
by Molly Burnett

I am a member of the Chappaqua Neighbors Club and was disturbed to read an anonymous comment in Chappaqua Now implying that the writer had not been welcomed to join the club because of her last name (and, I presume, her ethnicity.)

Such behavior would be directly contrary to the explicit aim of
the club which is to welcome all people to join. We are a diverse group and
are interested in becoming more diverse. We are interested specifically in
having people of any ethnicity, gender identity, political persuasion and
religion represented in our club. I would suggest that the writer contact
our president, Lowen McKay—.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 914-941-0597—
or any member of our board to discuss the lack
of welcome s/he encountered. Our outrage at any discrimination will be
Sincerely, Molly Burnett

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