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27

Aug

JATW: Submissions

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27

Apr

Whether you play or just watch,  Texas Hold ‘Em Poker is one of the most fun events in our year. The evening will be held at SlateNY, 54 W. 21st Street, and includes cocktails and a silent auction. For more information, contact Caryn Campbell at 212.427.7900 ext. 225 or email ccampbell@cstorefront.org.

Whether you play or just watch,  Texas Hold ‘Em Poker is one of the most fun events in our year. The evening will be held at SlateNY, 54 W. 21st Street, and includes cocktails and a silent auction. For more information, contact Caryn Campbell at 212.427.7900 ext. 225 or email ccampbell@cstorefront.org.

(Source: thechildrensstorefront.org)

23

Apr

RFK Young Leaders 2013 Benefit!!

The 2nd annual RFK Young Leaders Benefit is here y’all! Let’s get together for a more just New York!

DJ set by Questlove 

Special performance by Uma Thurman, Timothee Chalamet (Homeland), Yaya DaCosta, Dominic Fumusa (Nurse Jackie)

Keynote by Kerry Kennedy

Food provided by Whole Foods, Haven’s Kitchen, Magnolia Bakery, Bite Sized Kitchen, Tea & Jam, Imperial Woodpecker Sno-Balls and more….

 

This year the RFK Young Leaders are working to win basic rights for New York farmworkers. Did you know farmworkers don’t have a right to a day off….ever? Do you know that children who work on farms can be paid below minimum wage? By coming to this event, you are standing with the 100,000 people in New York that work on farms, and will help us all pass the Farmworkers Fair Labor Practices Act.

 

Event sponsored by:

                 

                 

 

 

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D.R.E.A.M. is a cutting edge, financial education and advocacy 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to empowering underrepresented, urban youth by equipping them with the essential knowledge for life’s challenging financial decisions. 

D.R.E.A.M. is a cutting edge, financial education and advocacy 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to empowering underrepresented, urban youth by equipping them with the essential knowledge for life’s challenging financial decisions. 

CLEAN WATER BENEFIT FOR VOSS FOUNDATION

MAY 1 2013 

7:30 PM TO 10:30 PM

OPEN BAR: 7:30 PM TO 8:30 PM

Start your summer with a splash! Please join us for an exclusive clean water fundraiser at the Gansevoort Park rooftop, benefiting Voss Foundation. If you help us sell out the event, together we can provide clean drinking water to an entire community in Liberia! Tickets will not be available at the door.

GANSEVOORT PARK ROOFTOP 420 PARK AVE S. NEW YORK, NY

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28

Mar


Complex presents:Courvoisiology LabFeaturing Kelly RowlandThursday, April 4th

Complex presents:
Courvoisiology Lab
Featuring Kelly Rowland
Thursday, April 4th

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23

Feb

Olek’s opening @ The Jonathan LeVine Gallery. Open bar from 9 - 12 pm No. 8 357 W. 16th (Near 9th Avenue) RSVP Susananton@hotmail.com

Olek’s opening @ The Jonathan LeVine Gallery. Open bar from 9 - 12 pm No. 8 357 W. 16th (Near 9th Avenue) RSVP Susananton@hotmail.com

Old Man River

An original play Old Man River which is a part of the Midwinter Madness Short Play Festival, directed by. Guil Fisher.

 

Old Man River is a play about living in the moment and the chance encounters that happen every day and which we rarely take the time to stop and appreciate.  Oh, and there are laughs.  Lots of laughs.  And love.  And a most talented ensemble that will make all forty-five minutes of my show worth your while. 

 

I’ve enclosed a link below with relevant show dates and ticket information.  Show dates are Wednesday February 20th at 8:00, Friday February 22nd at 9:45, and Sunday, February 24th at 1:30 pm.  Come on out and support.

 

http://www.smarttix.com/show.aspx?showcode=OLD10

20

Feb

DeMarco Morgan, Atlanta’s 11 Alive Anchor hosts 3rd Annual Haiti Cherie; Pride, Love and Commitment to support Hope on a String with Celebrity Chef and Restaurateur Alexander Smalls

Presented by Haitian Entrepreneur, Producer and Philanthropist, Fabrice Armand, Hennessy, the Date Valet & NYC Professionals
Event Partners include New York Urban League of Young Professionals, Entrepreneurs and Professional Network, Haiti Tourism Inc, New York Young and Powerful Group, Haitian Times

Honoring

Judge Lionel Jean-Baptiste, Illinois Circuit Court Judge 

Rodney Leon, Founder of Rodney Leon Architects
Mona Scott-Young, CEO of Monami Ent

Music provided by
Melanie Charles, Brianna Colette
DJ CEO. DJ MOMA. & DJ RICKY BONDS
When: Thursday February 28th, 2013, 6pm-11pm
What:  Fabrice Armand’s 3rd Annual Birthday Benefit to Support Hope on a String Inc.



Where:  Broad Street Ballroom – 41 Broad Street, New York NY 10005



 Tickets

General Admission : $50 (Wine, Beer, Champagne Open Bar)
VIP Admission :$150 (Hennessy Cocktails & Open Bar All Night, Hennessy, Belvedere, Grand Marnier, 10 Cane Rum, Glenmorangie)
Tickets : www.haiticherie3.eventbrite.com
Video : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d6f6lQiepd4
DeMarco Morgan, Atlanta’s 11 Alive Anchor hosts 3rd Annual Haiti Cherie; Pride, Love and Commitment to support Hope on a String with Celebrity Chef and Restaurateur Alexander Smalls

Presented by Haitian Entrepreneur, Producer and Philanthropist, Fabrice Armand, Hennessy, the Date Valet & NYC Professionals

Event Partners include New York Urban League of Young Professionals, Entrepreneurs and Professional Network, Haiti Tourism Inc, New York Young and Powerful Group, Haitian Times

Honoring

Judge Lionel Jean-Baptiste, Illinois Circuit Court Judge

Rodney Leon, Founder of Rodney Leon Architects
Mona Scott-Young, CEO of Monami Ent

Music provided by

Melanie Charles, Brianna Colette

DJ CEO. DJ MOMA. & DJ RICKY BONDS

When: Thursday February 28th, 2013, 6pm-11pm

What: Fabrice Armand’s 3rd Annual Birthday Benefit to Support Hope on a String Inc.

Where: Broad Street Ballroom – 41 Broad Street, New York NY 10005

Tickets

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General Admission : $50 (Wine, Beer, Champagne Open Bar)

VIP Admission :$150 (Hennessy Cocktails & Open Bar All Night, Hennessy, Belvedere, Grand Marnier, 10 Cane Rum, Glenmorangie)

Tickets : www.haiticherie3.eventbrite.com

Video : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d6f6lQiepd4

18

Feb

"Give-A-Ball Foundation Fundraiser"
 
The purpose of this fundraiser cocktail party is to raise money to support our efforts of empowering 1000 youth through sports in 2013. As we will display footage of our Nigeria Soccer Project I & II, a series of ball distribution events to promote teamwork and leadership while emphasizing the Give-A-Ball Values – on and off the soccer field – we will also announce the 2013 Give-A-Ball Goals to impact more children around the world! Please join and help EMPOWER more children through sports as we aim to raise $20,000 to empower 1000 more youth through sports.Open Bar by HISPANIOLA RUMSHors d’oeuvres + Raffle Prizes for DonorsRSVP Events@GiveaBall.Org- Raffle prizes Incl. Brooklyn Nets Tickets, NY Red Bulls Tickets and more!- Free Admission- Donations are Welcomed here: http://kickinginthenew.eventbrite.com/ - Donations received are 501 (c)(3) (Tax-Exempt Deductible)

"Give-A-Ball Foundation Fundraiser"

 

The purpose of this fundraiser cocktail party is to raise money to support our efforts of empowering 1000 youth through sports in 2013. As we will display footage of our Nigeria Soccer Project I & II, a series of ball distribution events to promote teamwork and leadership while emphasizing the Give-A-Ball Values – on and off the soccer field – we will also announce the 2013 Give-A-Ball Goals to impact more children around the world! Please join and help EMPOWER more children through sports as we aim to raise $20,000 to empower 1000 more youth through sports.

Open Bar by HISPANIOLA RUMS

Hors d’oeuvres + Raffle Prizes for Donors

RSVP Events@GiveaBall.Org

- Raffle prizes Incl. Brooklyn Nets Tickets, NY Red Bulls Tickets and more!

- Free Admission

- Donations are Welcomed here: 
http://kickinginthenew.eventbrite.com/ 

- Donations received are 501 (c)(3) 
(Tax-Exempt Deductible)


Please join me for a special evening in support of New Jersey Needs You, a unique program that prepares first-generation college students to realize their college and career potential.


 


Our inaugural fundraiser is being held on February 28th, and will include an Open Bar, Silent Auction, Food, and DJ. Attached are both the Invitation and full Silent Auction Catalog.

Please join me for a special evening in support of New Jersey Needs You, a unique program that prepares first-generation college students to realize their college and career potential.

 

Our inaugural fundraiser is being held on February 28th, and will include an Open Bar, Silent Auction, Food, and DJ. Attached are both the Invitation and full Silent Auction Catalog.

12

Feb

This Valentine’s Day, we’re presenting a very special edition of our always-full-of-love ABSOLUT® LUNCH BREAK series. We’ll have the king of amorous grooves, DJ Questlove, on the decks (the man has “love” in his name!), and as always, lunch is on us.

Join us on Thursday, February 14 from 12:30-1:30 pm to share the love, enjoy a drink, bust a move, and eat lunch. You’ve already won our heart; just RSVP for your spot on the list to make it official.

 Name *Email *Date of Birth (MM/DD/YYYY) *
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IMPORTANT- 1. You MUST be 21 or older with valid photo ID to enter. No exceptions. 2. Space is limited. Event entry is on a first come, first serve basis, and by invitation only. Having your name on the guest list does not guarantee entry once venue reaches capacity. 3. Your RSVP is only valid for one entry. Any friend(s) accompanying you must have previously RSVP’d, and their name must appear on the guest list or they will not be admitted to the event. No exceptions.

This Valentine’s Day, we’re presenting a very special edition of our always-full-of-love ABSOLUT® LUNCH BREAK series. We’ll have the king of amorous grooves, DJ Questlove, on the decks (the man has “love” in his name!), and as always, lunch is on us.

Join us on Thursday, February 14 from 12:30-1:30 pm to share the love, enjoy a drink, bust a move, and eat lunch. You’ve already won our heart; just RSVP for your spot on the list to make it official.

Name *Email *Date of Birth (MM/DD/YYYY) *
By RSVP’ing to this event, you will automatically be subscribed to Flavorpill.
View our terms and privacy policy.

IMPORTANT- 1. You MUST be 21 or older with valid photo ID to enter. No exceptions. 2. Space is limited. Event entry is on a first come, first serve basis, and by invitation only. Having your name on the guest list does not guarantee entry once venue reaches capacity. 3. Your RSVP is only valid for one entry. Any friend(s) accompanying you must have previously RSVP’d, and their name must appear on the guest list or they will not be admitted to the event. No exceptions.

State of the Union Address

On Tuesday, February 12th, please join YP4C and the NY African American Chamber of Commerce as we co-host President Obama’s first State Of The Union address since being re-elected. The watch party will take place from 6 pm to 11 pm at Highland Park, which is located at 206 E 34th Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenue. We have our very own Ilyas Akbar (DJ ILL) on the wheels spinning hits from the 90s from 6 to 9 pm as well as after the President’s address. Highland Park is offering 2 for 1 drink specials on top shelf drinks from 5 pm to 8 pm. At 9 pm, we will watch President Obama’s State of The Union address. There will be media on-hand as well getting our opinions on the President’s address. We will be live tweeting at the watch party as well. The official hashtag for the event is #SOTU and our event specific hashtag is #YP4Cwatch.

Please RSVP at http://yp4c.org/events and enter “SOTU” in the comments section. Also, President Obama recently called on Congress to pass common sense reforms to help reduce gun violence. If you are interested, please feel free to sign this petition being sent around by the Democratic Party asking Congress to swiftly pass legislation: http://my.democrats.org/Reduce-Gun-Violence. Thanks.

Host Committee
Ilyas Akbar * Brian Benjamin * Tai Cooper * Tara Dowdell * Mark Anthony Jenkins * Kara Lee * Diane Lucas * Taffi Woolward

04

Jan

President’s Inaugural Ball

Happy New Year to all!  As a heads up, for all who would be interested in grassroots level tickets for the President’s Inaugural Ball on Monday, January 21st please sign up here to be notified when they go live: http://action.2013pic.org/page/s/inaugural-ball-public-tickets-signup?source=PIC_home.  If you do not sign up then you will not get the notification so please make sure to do it as soon as possible if this is an avenue that you would like to pursue. The grassroots tickets will be only be made available online and for a limited time by the Presidential Inaugural Committee. Once I receive the information I will make it available as well.

Also, for those interested in attending the Young Professionals United for Change (YP4C) Pre-Inaugural Gala on Saturday, January 19th, I am pleased to announce that we have just confirmed celebrity DJ D-Nice will be joining us as he did 4 years ago. Early bird ticket prices will expire Sunday, January 6th at midnight. Ticket information can be found at:yp4cinaugural.eventbrite.com
Sincerely,
Brian Benjamin

Brian Benjamin
Obama Victory Trustee 

(Source: yp4cinaugural.eventbrite.com)

Face2face Africa’s quarterly networking mixer, “I am a professional African.” Guests will have the incredible opportunity to network with some of the most influential professionals and movers and shakers in the tri-state area. The event will be MC’ed by Cocody Productions’ very own Jake Bright. Music will be provided by Cocody Productions and DJ E-love.
Advance registration is highly recommended or entry will not be guaranteed.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
All press is welcome! Registration is free. Please send your credentials to info@f2fafrica.com. For more information, contact info@f2fafrica.com or call 888-505-1299.
For the West Coast, F2FA will host another release celebration in Hollywood, California on February 1, 2013. Stay tuned for  more information!

Face2face Africa’s quarterly networking mixer, “I am a professional African.” Guests will have the incredible opportunity to network with some of the most influential professionals and movers and shakers in the tri-state area. The event will be MC’ed by Cocody Productions’ very own Jake Bright. Music will be provided by Cocody Productions and DJ E-love.

Advance registration is highly recommended or entry will not be guaranteed.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

All press is welcome! Registration is free. Please send your credentials to info@f2fafrica.com. For more information, contact info@f2fafrica.com or call 888-505-1299.

For the West Coast, F2FA will host another release celebration in Hollywood, California on February 1, 2013. Stay tuned for  more information!