Developing Faces Charity Event 10/22

Founder Robert Morin, MD, FACS and his team welcome you to the Developing Faces Second Annual fundraising event to help raise money for the 2016 Surgical Mission to Guatemala City. Proceeds will go towards providing surgical care to children in need. Developing Faces’ March 2015 mission to Guatemala was a huge success. Because of the…

Honorable Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, will Present Award to Gala Honoree Kenneth Fisher and Family at the MHA-NYC Gala on 6/6

 The Mental Health Association of New York City (MHA-NYC) is pleased to announce that the Honorable Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, will attend our annual benefit gala on June 6th at Cipriani 42nd Street. Secretary Shinseki will present the award to our gala honoree Kenneth Fisher and family, of Fisher Brothers and will speak about the important…

National Academy’s 2013 Spring Gala Honors Christo on 5/16

The National Academy will be hosting their 2013 Spring Gala on May 16th. The National Academy is a community of artists, students, museum-goers, and supporters of the arts. Since 1825, the National Academy Museum, School, and association of esteemed artists and architects—National Academicians—have been united in the common goal of bringing art to all through…

“The Rise of Congo: Empowering Through Education” Fundraiser Held at Asellina in NYC

Noëlla Coursaris Musunka, founder and CEO of the Georges Malaika Foundation (GMF), hosts their 2nd annual The Rise of Congo: Empowering Through Education” New York Reception celebrating Congolese culture, fashion and music on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at Asellina, in the Gansevoort Hotel. The event will be hosted by comedian Eddie Kadi and will feature an exclusive performance by the legendary Lokua…

SantaCon NYC hits Manhattan on 12/15

From the Facebook page, SantaCon can only be explained as “a non-denominational, non-commercial, non-political and non-sensical Santa Claus convention that occurs once a year for absolutely no reason. It’s your chance to spread holiday cheer in the most magical and absurd way possible”. AKA the Bar Crawl of all Bar Crawls. SantaCon NYC is a…

Recap: UCP of NYC’s Santa Project Party

On Monday, December 3rd, young professionals and philanthropists came out to support the United Cerebral Palsy of New York City with the 3rd Annual Santa Project Party. Proceeds from this event provide gift cards, equipment, and necessities for the charity which helps brighten their holiday season. Many of these families were directly impacted by Superstorm…

MoMA’s Friends of Education Hosts Jazz Interlude

The Friends of Education, founded in 1993, is an affiliate group of The Museum of Modern Art. The mission of the Friends of Education is to foster a greater appreciation of art created by African American artists and to encourage African American participation in the activities and membership of MoMA. In addition to financial support,…

Recap: WISH NYC, A Toast to Wishes Benefit

Thursday night I had the pleasure of attending WISH NYC: A Toast To Wishes, a benefit to raise funds for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Celebrating its 3rd year, WISH NYC was held at the swanky LAVO in Midtown East. Upon arriving I quickly noticed that the event was highly geared to the young professional, with most…

The Daily Fizz’s 3rd Annual Holiday Bazaar on 11/17

On Saturday, November 17, cocktail event producer The Dizzy Fizz is hosting the 3rd Annual Holiday Bazaar. This year, guests will have the opportunity to attend one of two sessions to enjoy the season’s most festive cocktails. Choose the afternoon session (1:00 – 4:00 p.m.) for some daytime spirits-sipping, or roll into the evening session (7:00 – 10:00…

Cherub Improv’s Second Annual Gala 11/13

  On Tuesday, November 13th, Cherub Improv, the Manhattan-based non-profit organization founded by Jonathan Evan Goldberg, Joy Copeland Purver and Steve Van Ooteghem, will host its Second Annual Gala from 7:00pm-10:00pm at Tribeca Cinemas on 54 Varick Street. The evening, which will feature cocktails, food, music, a live and silent auction and, of course, an…

City Harvest’s Bid Against Hunger

On Tuesday, October 16th, City Harvest will hold its annual and highly anticipated Bid Against Hunger charity event. This walk-around chef’s tasting event will feature over 70 of New York City’s premier restaurants including Beauty & Essex, Red Rooster Harlem and Le Bernardin. Besides the delicious fare guests will have the opportunity to bid on…