Thank you to everyone who joined our inauguration event last week! We had a great crowd to celebrate Past President Eric & welcome our new President Sven. Thank you to Eric for everything you did to make the 2014-15 Rotary year fabulous!
BK Style Foundation Announces Fashion Week Brooklyn 2015
Events Scheduled from June 25 through 28
City Point and the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership Welcome FWBK to Albee Square
BK Style Foundation will present Fashion Week Brooklyn’s Fall and Winter Collections at Albee Square on June 26 & 27, in partnership with Downtown Brooklyn Partnership and City Point Brooklyn. Each day show will feature several designers on the runway at the plaza. The event will be attended by VIP guests and press, and are open to the public.
The official opening event will be held on June 25th at Brooklyn Borough Hall, at 10am, under the sponsorship of Borough President Eric Adams. At this event, all partners and participants will be recognized, and there will be a fashion presentation by Caribbean designer Sonia Noel.
On Friday, June 26, the first evening will showcase Eco-Friendly and Ready to Wear designers, with runway shows beginning at 7:30 Albee Square in Downtown Brooklyn (Dekalb & Fulton Street).
On Saturday, June 27, the runway will showcase national and international men’s and women’s wear designers, also at Albee Square.
On June 28th, closing event will be held at The Pacific BK, located at 1065 Pacific Street in Brooklyn, beginning at 4:30pm.
The event schedule can be viewed at fashionweekbrooklyn.com/schedule/
Thank you to everyone who donated to our ShelterBox fundraisers for Nepal. We raised $2,000 to donate to ShelterBox! Read more on the ShelterBox website about the deployments: http://www.shelterbox.org/deployment_details.php?id=253
Please join us for the inauguration of the next president of the Rotary Club of Wall Street New York, Sven Dietrich, on June 17, 2015, 7-9pm in Hell’s Kitchen at the Cantina Rooftop (rain or shine).
Besides looking forward to a fantastic new year for our club, we will have a fundraiser for good causes that our club supports (Nepal earthquake relief and Gift of Life Foundation), award ceremonies, and good fellowship.
Tickets are $50 and include two drink tickets (house wine, beer, soda, and well liquor), a first round of shared appetizers, and a tax-deductible $25 donation to the causes mentioned above via our Rotary Club of Wall Street Foundation, a 501c3 not-for-profit organization.
About Cantina Rooftop
Cantina Rooftop, located atop Stage 48, features an innovative Modern Mexican dinner menu and expertly crafted cocktails, with a focus on Margaritas. The year-round rooftop opened on Cinco de Mayo. The restaurant and bar have a fully retractable rooftop that handles up to 80 people.
We will be in a separate section of the rooftop with our own bar, DJ booth, and seating.
Run for a reason. Join Team UNICEF for the 2015 TCS NYC Marathon (November 1, 2015). By committing to raise a minimum of $3,500, to support women and children in over 150 countries and territories, you will receive a guaranteed entry in the 2015 race and the following benefits:
– Personal online fundraising page to support your efforts
– Team U Race Kit: practice T-shirt, running jersey, supporter materials & more
– Invitation to Team UNICEF Brunch with guest (Saturday, October 31)
– Private transportation to start line on race day
– Entry to private tent at start line with blankets, food, beverages & more
– Access to Team UNICEF finish area location with food, steam room & shower
– Invitation to U.S. Fund for UNICEF’s Annual Meeting – Location TBD, May 2016
If you or someone you know is interested in joining the team – apply today at unicefusa.org/teamunicef.
This just in! Our film team published the first trailer for our documentary about the Haiti Entrepreneurship Camp!
In Memory of Rotarian Barney Barnet, RI Alt Representative to the UN
Sunday, May 31, 2015
Check in, Pick up T-Shirt: 8:30 to 9:30
Walk 10 AM to 12:00 PM
1.6 miles round trip .8 miles round trip to mid span
First 1st 1,000 Registrants Commemorative T-Shirts
East Side of City Hall Park (Brooklyn Bridge Subway Station at the Bridge Ramp)
See more details & register at:
Thank you to everyone who volunteered at Ronald McDonald House last week! It was a very successful event.
Ms Tapper will be promoting her personal platform, “Amaze Me,” a mentoring initiative designed to encourage individuals to become mentors in an effort to address our country’s mentoring gap. She hopes to partner as Miss New York with iMentor, the Mentoring Partnership of New York and Mentor Connect to help spread this message to various nonprofit organizations, schools and corporations across the state of New York.
This meeting will be held at Club Quarters on the corner of William and Pine Street (map) from 6pm-9pm.
Thank you to our 2014 Film Event Sponsors!