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Dear Friends, Neighbors and Supporters,

First I want to thank you all for all of your hard work, support and friendship during this campaign. I really appreciate your efforts on behalf of our campaign.

I have congratulated Karen Koslowitz and wished her my best as our next city councilwoman.

On a purely personal basis, to everyone who was involved - - I love you all , am proud of you all for how hard you all worked for our campaign, and I can not thank you enough.

I look forward to working with you all in the future
I really believe that together we can better our community.


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Heidi Harrison Chain

Candidate for City Council

Heidi Harrison Chain has declared her candidacy for the New York City Council from the 29th district -- composed of the communities of Forest Hills, Rego Park, Kew Gardens; parts of Maspeth, Richmond Hill, and Elmhurst

Heidi Harrison Chain is a proven community leader with a history of accomplishment. Both professionally and personally, she has always put our community first. Heidi believes that by working together we can better our community and our city.   Currently a Director in the Office of Legal Affairs of New York City Department of Finance (where she has worked for 20 years), Heidi also works in her free time with the NYPD to enhance police-community relations and to help you by addressing public safety, quality of life, and emergency preparedness issues.  She has been called “one of our hardest working community leaders” and has an acknowledged reputation for consensus building, project management, and problem solving.

We Can’t Afford Business as Usual. We Can’t Afford Politics as Usual. Heidi is not a career politician. Heidi is a “peopletician”.  Heidi is not running for a job -- Heidi is running to do the job for you. Heidi is coming to you as a community leader. Heidi is a lifelong member of the Democratic party.

Born and raised in Rego Park and Forest Hills, Heidi Chain holds and has held numerous leadership positions within the community:

Heidi Chain has worked hard for you and has improved our community with her unparalleled dedication and leadership.  Among her many accomplishments, she:

Heidi Chain believes that we deserve a leader who has the knowledge and experience to deliver more for our community by tackling the difficult issues of today head on —that’s why she’s running.  

Heidi is presented with the 2008 woman of the year award



Heidi Chain has vast experience with City government, finance and our community. As your councilmember, Heidi Chain intends to:

   - Eliminate wasteful spending of our tax dollars

   - Ensure fiscal responsibility and speak out against tax increases

   - Work with the NYPD to keep our community safe and reduce crime

   - Make sure our district gets its fair share of Citywide services and funding

   - Improve our school system so children can learn in a safe and supportive environment

   - Work for you to help you with your constituent issues

   - Fight for seniors


So… join with Heidi and look to the future ----TOGETHER, WE CAN BETTER OUR COMMUNITY