PAST EVENTS & ACTIVITIES

March 13, 2013 - Community Service Award

March 13th was a wonderful night filled with great food in a great space, exciting auction items and old and new friends as we honored Bruce Ratner, Chairman and CEO of Forest City Ratner Companies, and Peter Meyer, President of TD Bank's New York City Market, for their outstanding philanthropic endeavors and commitment to the community, at the 40/40 CLUB & Restaurant by American Express at Barclays Center.

We are thrilled to report that through their tremendous efforts as well as all those who contributed, we have raised enough money, from this event alone, to send over 150 low-income Brooklyn kids to accredited sleep-away camps this summer for an experience they�ll never forget.

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2013 Chinese New Year

Camp Brooklyn Fund was delighted to honor several outstanding members of our community at the Annual Chinese New Year Celebration on Tuesday, February 7th at New Spring Garden Restaurant in Brooklyn's Chinatown. Evening host, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, presented the awards to: Kenneth D. Daly, National Grid, Deon Levingston, WBLS/WLIB, Michael �Buzzy� O�Keefe, and Yvonne Riley-Tepie, TD Bank. Thanks to the more than 400 guests in attendance, we will be sending close to 100 more kids to sleep away camp this summer.
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June 3, 2012 - Family Fun on the Williamsburg Pier

This go-to family event overlooking the spectacular East River featured children's amusement rides, BBQ food, and the Frolic! Rock Fest showcasing rock 'n' roll inspired activities and a lineup of popular family bands and rock artists including Little Rock-its by Frolic! with Tim Kubart of Tim and the Space Cadets, AudraRox, Suzi Shelton, and more! All proceeds from the event will benefit Camp Brooklyn Fund.

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February 7, 2012 - Annual Chinese New Year Celebration

Camp Brooklyn was delighted to honor several outstanding members of our community including: Gary B. Flom, President and CEO, Bay Ridge Ford; George Hulse, Vice President of External Affairs, Healthfirst; Community Leader Allan F. Kramer, II, and Irene LoRe, Executive Director, Park Slope 5th Avenue BID, at the Annual Chinese New Year Celebration on Tuesday, February 7th at New Spring Garden Restaurant in Brooklyn's Chinatown. Thanks to the more than 400 guests in attendance, we will be sending over 100 more kids to sleep away camp this summer.
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November 16, 2011 - 22nd Anniversary Mickey Mantle's Community Service Award presented to Filmmaker Darren Aronofsky and Thomas Canty, of Empire BlueCross BlueShield.

The funds raised from the evening will enable Camp Brooklyn Fund to send over 170 kids to sleep-away camp in 2012. Special thanks to our major sponsors, including: 777 Management Corp., Apple-Metro, Inc., Barclays Capital, Broadway Stages Ltd, Brooklyn Cyclones, Citibank, Emblem Health, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, IZOD, Lois A. Jackson, DDS & Associates, Steamfitters Industry / 100 Who Care, and TD Bank. We had over 100 items up for bid in the Silent, Live and On-Line auctions as well as 60 raffle items.
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UPCOMING EVENTS





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June 21, 2011 - A Private Sunset Cocktail Reception at The River Cafe to benefit Camp Brooklyn

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February 16, 2011 - Annual Chinese New Year Celebration

Over 500 friends came together at New Spring Garden Restaurant to enjoy an authentic traditional multi-course Chinese banquet with entertainment at this sell-out event in Brooklyn's Chinatown to celebrate the Year of the Rabbit. Fund. We were so delighted to honor five great community leaders, Bernard J. (BJ) Duffy, Market President, Brooklyn & Staten Island Senior Director, NE Market Operations for Capital One Bank; Colvin W. Grannum, President of Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation; Ilene D. Margolin, Senior Vice President Public Affairs & Communications for EmblemHealth, Inc.; and Charley Ryan & Peter Shapiro, Founders of Brooklyn Bowl. The crowd was entertained by Traditional Chinese Dancers from the Taiyuan, China Acrobatic Dance Troupe, two children's performances from the Brooklyn Chinese America Association and PS 105, and soloists Arthur Lai and Zheng Ying Tin.
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November 16, 2010 - 21st Anniversary Mickey Mantle's Community Service Award presented to Rosanna Scotto, co-host of Good Day New York and Byron Lewis, CEO of UniWorld Group.

The funds raised from the evening will enable Camp Brooklyn Fund to send over 140 kids to sleep-away camp in 2011. Special thanks to our major sponsors, including: 777 Management Corp., Apple-Metro, Inc., Barclays Capital, BET, Broadway Stages Ltd, Brooklyn Cyclones, Citibank, Emblem Health, Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, Federal Law Enforcement Foundation, Lois A. Jackson, DDS & Associates, Phillips-Van Heusen, Preferred Health Partners, TD Bank, UniWorld Group, Inc. We had over 100 items up for bid in the Silent, Live and On-Line auctions as well as 60 raffle items.
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June 29, 2010 - Summer Camp Press Conference

Over 50 campers joined Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz on the steps of Borough Hall for an afternoon press conference. After announcing that Camp Brooklyn Fund will be sending 400 Brooklyn kids to camp we were all treated to an original song performed by two of the campers. Brooklyn Cyclones mascot, Sandy The Seagull, made a special appearance to meet the kids and hand out tickets to a 2010 Brooklyn Cyclones baseball game. We thank the Cyclones for making Camp Brooklyn the beneficiary of their YOUINFORM Jersey Design Contest. Special thanks to BJ Duffy, Brooklyn Market President, Capital One Bank for their major support and to Applebee's for providing the Applebee's Grab 'n Go Box Lunch for our participating kids and their families and caregivers. We were also proud to welcome Charley Ryan, Founder of Brooklyn Bowl as our newest partner.

June 7, 2010 - Queen Mary 2 Luncheon

100 friends boarded Cunard's Flagship and World's Grandest Ocean Liner, the Queen Mary 2, for a Private Reception and Luncheon honoring the 100th Anniversary of the Brooklyn Heights Association and to benefit Camp Brooklyn Fund.
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February 22, 2010 - Annual Chinese New Year Celebration

Over 550 friends came together at New Spring Garden Restaurant to enjoy a multi-course Chinese banquet with authentic Chinese New Year entertainment at this sell-out event in Brooklyn's Chinatown to celebrate the Year of the Tiger. We were delighted to have the opportunity to honor Tom Newell of Con Edison, Ulysses Kilgore of Bedford-Stuyvesant Family Health Center.

December 9, 2009 - 20th Anniversary Mickey Mantle's Community Service Award presented to acclaimed film director and actor, Spike Lee and Denise Arbesu, Group Vice-President for Citibank, N.A.

The funds raised from the evening enabled Camp Brooklyn Fund to send 125 additional kids to sleep-away camp in 2010. Special thanks to our major sponsors, including: 777 Management Corp., Apple-Metro, Inc., Barclays Capital, Citibank, DCM Construction, Emblem Health, JetBlue Airways, Lois A. Jackson, DDS & Associates, Medgar Evers College, MetroPlus Health Plan, Phillips-Van Heusen, Preferred Health Partners, Sotheby's Realty/Karen Heyman, TD Bank and Verizon. We had over 100 items up for bid in the Silent, Live and On-Line auctions as well as 50 raffle items.
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