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Join the Prospect Park Y & New Americans Welcome Center for Giving Tuesday on November 29th

The New Americans Welcome Center serve as multilingual information resource and referral center, and provide immigrant families with a wide array of instructional, vocational, recreational, family support, and social services. Instructional services include English as a Second Language, Cultural Orientation, Citizenship Preparation, Job Readiness, and Computer Literacy. This Giving Tuesday, take part in the global movement and help us give New Americans in our community the opportunity to build a new life in America. Read more…

Edenwald Shapes Up

The YMCA Of Greater New York is building a 50,000-squarefoot recreation center next to the Bronx’s Edenwald Houses. It will feature two swimming pools, a wellness center, a full-length basketball court, an indoor track, and a gym. And it will host a wide range of programming, such as afterschool educational activities, youth day camps, swim lessons, health and exercise classes, civics classes for new Americans, and programs tailored for seniors and teens. Read more…

Diaz Hosts 2nd Annual Diwali Celebration

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. hosted the second annual Diwali celebration on Thursday, October 27 in observation of the Hindu Festival of Lights at the Vishnu Mandir Temple on 1216 Noble Avenue. This year’s honorees included Gewa Gurcharan, Ridgewood Savings Bank branch banking officer; Juliet Rampersaud, Julie’s Fashion owner; Bharati Iyer, Bronx YMCA membership director and 46th Precinct police officer Kaminie Jeeuth. Read more…

Breakfast with Santa (sans reindeer) at Applebee’s

Good news for kids: Santa returns to Applebee's Grill & Bar restaurants this December for the 20th Annual Breakfast with Santa Claus to benefit seven borough-based agencies.Agencies receiving proceeds from the events: Camelot Counseling, Community Resources, The GRACE Foundation, theHave a Heart Foundation, Staten Island Children's Museum, Staten Island YMCA and United Activities Unlimited. Read more…

Resorts World Casino Celebrates Success

Resorts World Casino New York City just marked its five-year anniversary, celebrating the amazing success it has experienced since opening its doors on October 28, 2011. Over the past five years, Resorts World has been a committed partner for many local causes and projects. The casino has worked with nonprofit organizations including the American Red Cross, the Queens Public Library, the Jamaica YMCA and the American Cancer Society. Read more…