York Cares 27th Annual Coat Drive –
Citywide at various locations.
collection continues through the New Year.
great opportunity for young children, who might ask why the
Statue of Liberty is seen huddled and shivering in the snow
on ads at this time of year.
Explain it's for New York Cares' annual coat drive so
homeless and low-income families can have something warm to
Donate gently used coats of all sizes or even start
your own drive in your building or school. Collection sites
are located around the city in transportation hubs, police
stations, and participating stores. Check the New
York Cares website for a complete list of drop-off locations.
What's Happening Now
GRASSROOTS FUNDRAISING WORKSHOP
Join Grow-to-Learn NYC and Citizens
Committee and learn more about financially building and
sustaining a school garden in your neighborhood! Thursday December 1 at 5:00-7:00pm
Member Cohen's CUNY Citizenship NOW Free Application
Assistance event on Saturday, December 3, 2016
from 11 am-3pm at Tracey Towers. For more details
please see the
Your favorite HOLIDAY
TRAIN SHOW is back for its
25th annual tradition. Visit The New York Botanical
Gardens and be amazed as these enchanting model trains zip
through a display of 150 landmarks recreated with bark,
leaves and other natural materials under the twinkling glow
of the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory.
and rebates for your
Grow Your Business with BOEDC. Bronx based
small businesses and local entrepreneurs of all sizes and
sectors are able to receive a boost of $2,000 to $50,000
with help from the
Bronx Revolving Loan Fund
Loans can be used as
working capital, for the purchase of machinery or equipment,
inventory and accounts receivable.
happening in your
for monthly minutes, meeting dates, and Community
Events, Read the letter from
Bronx Borough President, Ruben Diaz Jr.,
explaining how important the Community Boards are to
serving you and your business.
in the Bronx?
42nd Precincts Toy Drive. Now Through December 15,
2016. Kindly donate new unwrapped Toys to The
Precinct at 830 Washington Avenue, Bronx, NY. 10451.
For information call (718) 402-3887
Chamber of Commerce 2016 Holiday Party & Toy Drive on
Wednesday, December 14th, from 6:00-10:00 pm, at
Villa Barone Manor. See the pricing, tickets and table
reservations with full information for RSVP in the
Family Court's 4th Annual Holiday Dinner: On behalf of
the Bronx Family Court you are cordially invited to their
FOURTH ANNUAL HOLIDAY DINNER on DECEMBER 8, 2016
from 6:00pm to 10:00pm at Maestro's, 1703 Bronxdale Ave.,
Bronx, NY 10462. To purchase tickets please contact Mike
Greinfinger (646) 573-1885.
Enjoy a collection of Swing
Era Classics with the Swingtime Big Band led by Steven
Shaiman at Wave Hill on Sunday, December 4,
2 - 4 PM.
Institute Tuition Free Job Training for Women,
Classes begin March 2017 in NYC. Attend an open house
and learn more about The Grace Institute and its training
programs. Please visit their website for an open house
graceinstitute.org you can also contact them
via phone at 212-832-7605.
2016 has so many new job opportunities and networks to
help the Bronx continue to grow. State Senator Gustavo
Rivera's Office has released this employment bulletin
loaded with jobs and resources. Also information like resume
workshops and career training opportunities. This
bulletin is packed with useful job and employment training
information. Check it out the large document is
Continuing Education & Workforce Development Department
at Hostos Community College
offers educational,career, and personal
opportunities designed to address the
needs of the South Bronx, Bronx, and
Upper Manhattan communities.
Reminisce with Bronx Historian, Bill Twomey:
Do You Remember?
Nonprofit Looking for Volunteers: Masa invites you to
build a brighter future for the children of the South Bronx,
By tutoring for two hours a week you can be a part of the
change. Join them in transforming communities through
education —one family, one child at a time. They are
seeking dedicated volunteers to provide tutoring and
homework help to elementary, middle-school and/or
high-school students at our South Bronx community center.
For Details on Masa's After-school Program, Volunteering and