SGHY Spring Benefit Date Set

The SGHY Spring Benefit will be held on Tuesday, May 12th, 2015, at Clyde Frazier’s Wine and Dine, 485 Tenth Avenue, from 6:30 to 9:00 PM.

SGHY Sping Benefit_FrazierThis year’s awardees include basketball legend Walt Clyde Frazier; Steve Ashkinazy, Former CB#2 Manhattan Youth Committee Chair and long-time advocate for LGBT youth; Pedro Cardi, founder of the Latino College Scholarship Fund and International Brotherhood of Teamsters advocate; Michael Fortenbaugh, Commodore of the Manhattan Yacht Club and Sailing School (which teaches young people sailing skills every summer)Virginia Kee, teacher and founder of the Chinese-American Planning Council; and Harry Malakoff, founder and Commissioner of the Greenwich House Girls Basketball League.

The SGHY Spring Benefit will fund the summer sleep-away and day camps and intensive dance training for middle school students from MS 126 (Lower East Side) and MS 302 (Southeast Bronx).

We are most grateful to our illustrious Host Committee for all their efforts to assure a summer to remember for our students:


Hon. Thomas P. DiNapoli, NYS Comptroller; Hon. Letitia James, NYC Public Advocate; Hon. Ruben Diaz, Bronx Borough President; Hon. Gale Brewer, Manhattan Borough President; Hon. Maria del Carmen Arroyo, NYC Council; Hon. Corey Johnson, NYC Council; Dr. Manny Boxer; Katherine Brown, New York City Center for Space Science Education*; Rikki Charles; York Chu, New York Tennis & Learning*; Jacques D’Amboise, National Dance Institute*; Ty Grant, TeamFirst*; Aedin Moloney, Fallen Angels Theatre Company*; Dr. David Milch, Ars Veritas Foundation*; Dr. Manuel Moran, Clemente Soto Velez Center*; Ken Paskar; Dr. Irwin Redlener, Children’s Health Fund*; Norman Richardson, Indiana Pacers, Chicago Bulls*;  Racquel Solomon;
Neal Tepel, Labor Press*; Bob Townley, Manhattan Youth*.
*organizations listed for identification purposes only





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