911 Memorial Ceremony to be held Wednesday, September 11th at the 9-11 Memorial at
FDNY Engine 72, 3929 East Tremont Avenue, at 7 PM. Also
on September 11th, a solemn ceremony will be
held at 8:30 AM
at the Memorial Garden on the Jacobi
Medical Center campus (entrance located
adjacent to building 2).
Creating Content Your Customers
Will Value will be held on Wednesday, September
11th, from 12:30 - 3:00 PM at the Allerton Library. Entrepreneurs at any stage
define what content will build that
loyalty with their customers.
“Business Networking &
Making New Customer Connections.” Join SoBRO's 21st Annual Bronx Biz
Opportunities Expo on Thursday,
September 12th, from 9 AM - 2 PM, at the
Metropolitan College of New York,
Expo is a free event specially held for NYC business owners
(existing businesses/entrepreneurs) to find all of the resources
they need to become better business owners.
A Day of Remembrance will be hosted by Bronx Borough
President Ruben Diaz Jr. and the Supreme Court of Bronx
on Thursday, September 12th. Please join us at Lou
Gehrig Plaza to pay homage to our neighbors who perished on
September 11, 2001. To
confirm your attendance, please see the
Our Bahamian neighbors need our help: Please join us at
the Bahamas Hurricane Relief Drive on Friday, September 13th,
from 12 - 6 PM.
Needed items include canned goods and
cases of bottled water. Drive to be held at Assemblyman Heastie’s Office on 1446 E.
Gun Hill Road, Bronx.
Join the 13th Annual Woodlawn Run
for a Cause on Saturday, September 14th, at 10 AM.
Our mission is to
raise awareness and funds for a
variety of causes in the Bronx and
Yonkers, while encouraging good
physical health. Over the past
years, more than 2,500 runners
and walkers have completed
3.1 mile course. Register
Boogie on the Boulevard 6th Annual Celebration of
art, active living, and public space in the Bronx, will be
held on Sunday, September15th, from 2 – 6 PM on
Grand Concourse between 162nd – 170th Street. The center
lanes of the Grand Concourse are closed to cars, and open to
a world of culture, community, and fun.
Celia Cruz Event - Sunday,
September 15, 2019. This
one-of-a-kind concert will take
place outdoors on the beautiful
Woodlawn Cemetery grounds, rain or shine,
and will feature the music of
Celia Cruz and other Latin
American Artists. The Celia
Cruz & Pedro Knight mausoleum
will be open for viewing from
9 AM - 2 PM and the
Woodlawn Conservancy Trolley
will escort passengers to and
from the concert to the mausoleum.
Free event details
Community Resource Fair: A free event
on September 17th from 2 - 7 PM. at Holy
Nativity Episcopal Church, 3061 Bainbridge
Ave. Free housing, financial, legal and health
services, and information from eight non-profits and two city agencies. To RSVP/partner, or for more information call
UNHP at (718) 933-2539.
Tango in the Park by NYC Parks: Arts,
& Fun on September 21st from
1 - 3 PM at Poe Park Visitor Center. Ever wanted to visit Argentina?
The home of the romantic Tango? Join us for a Taste of Tango in celebration of the
National Day of Dance. No partner neeeded for all levels of
ability. Free Registration
Bronx Silver Screen Trolley Tour:
On September 21st, the
Woodlawn Conservancy partners
with The Bronx Historical Society for a one-of-a-kind
trolley tour. From 12 - 5 PM, hop on
the brand new Woodlawn Trolley and take a ride
back in time as we
celebrate the film industry in The Bronx. This tour may sell out quickly so
tickets must be purchased
Immerse yourself in lush gardens and vibrant art of
Burle Marx, a force of nature in Brazil through his bold
landscapes, vibrant art and passionate commitment to plant
conservation. Through September 29th. This is the largest
New York Botanical Garden exhibition ever!
The amazing Tats Cru captures this
icon and his words on their mural in the
Bronx at MLK Plaza.
is a threat
Thanks, Tats Cru, for continuing to
brighten up our community!
Find them on Instagram here.....
Bronx Community Board 6 is hiring a part-time Community
Associate. The selected candidate will have, under
of the District Manager, latitude for independent decision
action. See the full description
BCA is Hiring: Apply for an exciting job opportunity as
Executive Assistant and join the team in a fast growing
organization. More information and job
The Bronx Council of the Arts Community Engagement
Grant application cycle is now open.
Funding for artists,
arts organizations and culture projects in The Bronx is
for our Arts Fund, Community Arts and New Work grants.
The applications deadline is October 7, 2019.
Applicants are strongly encouraged to
Learn How to Apply for BCA grants to secure your funding for your arts
and cultural activities at one of the 3 dates listed below:
CityMeals Dineout through September 2019: Since 1984,
some of the city’s most philanthropic foodies have indulged
the ultimate fine dining experience through the annual
CityMeals Dineout, knowing that every dollar they donate
to dine goes
directly to preparation and delivery of meals. Over the
program has raised over $17 million – enough to fund
2 million nutritious meals for homebound elderly New
To purchase a table or for more details please
visit CityMeals here..
Bronx Community Health Needs Assessment Survey
2019. Bronx Hospitals are requesting your support in
completing and distributing the
2019 Community Health Survey.
This survey seeks to gather community data that will help
set priorities and coordination efforts, to address local
public health problems. Survey
Continuing Education & Workforce Development
at Hostos Community College
offers educational, career, and personal
development opportunities designed to address
the needs of the South Bronx, Bronx, and Upper Manhattan
Grow Your Business with BOEDC. Bronx based
businesses and local entrepreneurs of all sizes and sectors
are able to receive a boost of $2,000 to $50,000 with help
Bronx Revolving Loan Fund
Loans can be
used as working capital, for the purchase of machinery or
equipment, inventory and accounts receivable.
You served us! The Bronx
and all of NYC serves you
with free classes, coaching
and more! Click
want to tell people that their
desire for clean air and clean
water is elitist?
Tell that to the kids in the south Bronx who are suffering
from the highest rates of childhood
asthma in the country. Tell that to the families of
-Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) Bonus Quote of the
Day, March 27, 2019 Political Wire by Taegan Goddard
LGBT Friendly Senior Housing in NYC:
SAGE is building the Crotona Senior
Residences, a brand-new, LGBT-welcoming, affordable senior housing
development in the Bronx.
Ticket To Work Open House - Jobs For
Disabled Bronx Residents. Multiple Dates
through December 17th. America Works Is An
Employment Network With The U.S. Social
Security Administration's Ticket To Work
Employment Program. Find details and links to RSVP
for multiple dates of events
Bronx Public School Fights for hip hop and arts
education. Through a partnership with Bulova, PS 55 is
getting the first-ever recording studio in a New York school,
but its principal has a bigger mission planned. Art programs
in public schools have long had the unfortunate luck of
forever being in the crosshairs of budget cuts. Despite
mountains of research extolling the benefits of
incorporating music and art into curricula, the U.S.
Department of Education’s 2020 budget proposal put “arts in
education” on its list of programs to be eliminated, deeming
that it has “limited impact.” Read the article published
by FastCompany June 29, 2019
every immigrant New Yorker, there is free safe
immigration legal help in your language, regardless of your
Also read "Know Your Rights: Federal Immigration
Enforcement" Last updated July 12, 2019 "It is
critically important for all, regardless of immigration
status, to know that you have rights and protections under
the law if you are approached by federal immigration
enforcement in your home, on the street,
or in public."
Crime Victims Support Services, at 1138 Neill Ave., offers victims
help in navigating the criminal justice system. Free confidential services include claim
assistance, case follow-up, crisis counseling,
and victim advocacy.. For more information, call
SSA Press Release - Scam Calls PSA: Please take
a moment to review the document (link below) from the Social
Security Administration (SSA) and Office of Inspector
General (OIG). A Public Service Announcement (PSA) campaign
has been launched in an effort to alert and inform the
public about these ongoing scam calls. This press release
also provides information on how to report the incident if
receive the scam call.
Read the press release here...
Third Avenue BID targets opioid crisis in South Bronx.
The Third Avenue BID in the South Bronx is working to combat
the opioid epidemic. BID Executive Director Michael Brady
says their offices overlook Roberto Clemente Plaza, where he
says a lot of people go to
He says everyone at the BID knows how to use Narcan – an
antidote that quickly reverses opioid overdoses.
News12 posted November 8, 2018
Mayor de Blasio announced funding for a new youth
court in the Bronx, which will train young people to
as jurors, judges and attorneys as well as to
cases involving their peers.
Unlikely alliance could rebuild America: From the
South Bronx to Paterson, New Jersey to Broad Street,
Philadelphia, William “Billy” Procida knows what it
takes to build in hardscrabble, inner-city neighborhoods. A
general contractor turned developer turned fund manager,
has a unique vantage point on the Qualified
Opportunity Zone program, which aims to revitalize
poor communities with redirected investment profits.
Stamp Out Mailbox Fishing: Important tips for Tax Time
mail your checks or money order at the Post Office only.
Protect Your $$$. More tax time tips are available.
Bronx Organizations: Do you have any upcoming activities
NY State of Health can take part in?. The NYS
Department of Health is making a huge push this upcoming
Open Enrollment for Health Insurance t in the Bronx. If
you have a community event you would like for the NYS Dep.
of Health to attend to discuss Open Enrollment please
contact: 518-474-3287. DTraecelle Carter ,Director of
Outreach, New York State Department of Health, Albany.
Help a Stranger Have a Meal Today
provides energy savings
and rebates for your
home or business.
in the Bronx?
Introducing the NYC Senior Service Providers Volunteer
Coalition Volunteer Guide. With more than 1.5 million
adults age 60 or older living in New York City, the NYC
Senior Service Providers Volunteer Coalition created an
electronic guide to connect volunteers who want to serve
older adults. See how you can help
Bronx Nonprofit Looking for Volunteers: Masa invites
to build a brighter future for the children of the South
tutoring for two hours a week you can be a part of the
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
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 our neighborhoods.
Reminisce with Bronx Historian, Bill Twomey:
Do You Remember?
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