Summer is off to a wonderful start this June in New York.
The Youth Take Over Project hosted a community session at the Malcom X and Dr. Betty Shabbaz Memorial and Educational Center to inspire kids from across the region. Guest speakers including Pete Durkovic and Chef Gigi with ER Catering spoke to the group about the importance of taking your dreams and making them a reality. DJ June played hot tunes as guests delighted in delicious food by the chef at lunch.
The mission of program is to cultivate young minds to take over the world positively and confidently. Students are empowered through educational workshops, as well as professional mentors from various fields such as Law Enforcement, Financial Literacy/Management, Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Music, Fashion, and Media. Next up will be future workshops, as well as partnerships with the NYPD and FDNY to help foster a positive relationship between youth and local law enforcement.
“We are dedicated to transforming the minds of urban youth and inspire them to make social and individual changes in society and ultimately be influential doers within society,” stated Founder Maurice Talton.
In Midtown, The Doman Group hosted a special meet and greet gathering on the stunning rooftop of 5 Penn Plaza. Guests gathered as the sun set over the city on a clear day to hear about trust in finance as they enjoyed cocktails and company. Host Mark Doman is the Chief Executive Officer of The Doman Group (TDG). The Doman Group is a federally-registered with the Securities & Exchange Commission as a registered investment advisor. Mark is also a Registered Financial Advisor with the NFL Players Association, and is a member of the District of Columbia, Florida and American Bar Associations.
Mark Doman handles the financial futures of some of the top players in the NFL, including Carolina Panther’s Trai Turner, San Francisco 49’ers’ NaVorro Bowman, Houston Texans’ Devon Still, Davante Adams from Green Bay Packers, all-star NBA player from the Toronto Raptors Kyle Lowry, NY Giants players Craig Dahl and Jonathan Casillas among others.
In upcoming news, the 130th Giglio Italian Feast Spectacular will kick in Brooklyn at Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Williamsburg. The world-class feast kicks off July 5th featuring a 5-story magnificent tower with Neapolitan Saint and brass band carried on the shoulders of 125 men.
And, of course June is celebrating Father’s Day.
Ben & Jack’s Steakhouse will feature a special menu for that special man in your life. Also, DEAN & DELUCA has gourmet offerings with carefully curated gifts and the best delicacies summer has to offer, from juicy Tomahawk steaks to succulent lobster rolls.
Here’s to an amazing summer full of sweet memories and making dreams come true.