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Women & Whiskey - United for the Cure!


What: Tullamore D.E.W. is hosting amazing event, Women & Whiskey – United for the Cure! Tullamore D.E.W. Brand Ambassador, Eimear Kelleher, and fellow Irish designer, Sinéad Lawlor, welcome all to join them on Sunday, October 26th from 6-8pm. This evening is dedicated to honoring women and fine whiskey, in promoting an incredible cause. Guests will have the exclusive opportunity to see the release of one of a kind, limited-edition bottles that will be donated to the extraordinary Susan G. Komen foundation, honoring breast cancer awareness this month. Guests will also sip and savor luscious custom created cocktails (taking on the elegant shade of pink, of course). An evening of women bonding over top-notch drinks, and supporting a great cause…what could be better?

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Covidien and the World Stroke Organization Are Aiming to Make a Big Change on World Stroke Day

In honor of World Stroke Day, global healthcare products company, Covidien, and the World Stroke Organization are collaborating in a big big way.

Join model and stroke survivor Claudia Mason at Herald Square park for the launch of “Take 2…Tell 2” campaign, which promotes preventative action and awareness around stroke, the second leading cause of death worldwide.

Opera singer Eric Jordan, model Claudia Mason, and Real Housewives of New York star Kristin Taekman, will be present to share their stories and associations with the cause. Expect free healthy snacks and giveaways. The all-day event will present a great deal of surprises, as well as opportunities to learn about the cause. Attending this event could potentially be life-saving for yourself or someone else. On top of that, it will definitely be a good time in the park.

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#MusicFightsAIDS with A-Trak, Fedde le Grand & Surprise Guests at Pacha NYC



In honor of
World AIDS Day on December 1st, some of the biggest names in the music and media industry are partnering with Lifebeat, Music Fights HIV/AIDS to draw urgent attention to the dramatic rise in HIV among young people ages 13-24.

On November 26th, Lifebeat will kick-off #MusicFightsAIDS, a multi-faceted campaign that will bring together a coalition of major media outlets, celebrities, DJs, music venues, and online music distributors to support Lifebeat’s efforts to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS among youth. Partners will feature PSAs, print and banner ads, editorial content on websites, and targeted messages on social media platforms. Visual messages in support of #MusicFightsAIDS will be displayed every two minutes on nine jumbo screens in the heart of Times Square reaching more than 2 million people daily. Venues and nightclubs will distribute HIV prevention materials, activate their promotional and social media channels, and encourage their audiences to share a unified message.

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'Dance For Life' at CLAY Health Club + Spa


To cap-off Breast Cancer Awareness month, CLAY Health Club + Spa is partnering with the Susan G. Komen Greater New York branch to raise funds for the organization. On October 30th, from 5:30 to 8:30pm, participants can dance their hearts out in a variety of styles, including Zumba and Bolly X (an exclusive class will be taught just for the event).

Held at the club's Union Square location, the dance-a-thon's $30 entrance fee will be donated directly to the fight against breast cancer. To find out more information about the uplifting event, visit CLAY's website.

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First Annual Future Influence Gala Leaves Its Mark On Education



The First Annual Future Influence Gala took place on Monday night at Golf & Body in Midtown to benefit Yspaniola's efforts in helping bring education to the Dominican Republic. This gala was a first of many more to come in the future and did not lack in entertainment and fun for a great cause.

The gala had 5 open bars with cocktail stations which featured spirits such as Snow Leopard Vodka, The Macallan and DR's finest, Brugal Rum. VIP guests such as Jeff Cumberland and David Nelson of the New York Jets, as well as New York Giants players Spencer Paysinger and Prince Amukamara mingled with guests as we all snacked on small bites, bided in the silent auction and had some fun using the golf stimulator. The night honored Richard “Big Daddy” Salgado and his brother Louis Salgado for their many years of philanthropic work.

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A ‘Mani’Cure for a Cause

There’s nothing wrong with seeing life through rose-colored glasses. At least cityMANi, New York City’s recently established order-in manicure service, seems to agree. On October 14th, the company hosted an intimate pink-themed party at sideBAR to support breast cancer research (a portion of the evening’s proceeds were donated to the Susan G. Komen Greater NYC foundation).

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The First Annual Future Influence Gala Benefitting Equal Access to Education

It's hard to imagine growing up without schooling, but this is sadly a reality for many children in the Dominican Republic. To help aide in the effort to bring education to such poor communities in the Dominican Republic, the First Annual Future Influence Gala was created.

The gala will take place at Golf and Body NYC and will honor Richard “Big Daddy” Salgado for his many years of philanthropy, as well as benefit Ypaniola.org, a nonprofit organization that is supporting these educational initiatives. Join this first gala with confirmed attendees including Shawn Mayer,Prince Amukamara, Marvin Washington, Tiki Barber, Lawrence Taylor as well as other professional athletes, agents and coaches. There will also be a premium open bar featuring The Macallan, Brugal Rum, Snow Leopard Vodka and more. There will also be food served from top restaurants around NYC as well as a night of entertainment.

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Communities in Schools of Miami & Sueñalo Host Benefit for At Risk Kids

Want to make a difference and dance the night away? Communities in Schools of Miami has a fun way to help. For $30, guests will enjoy a night of Latin-funk fusion sounds by one of Miami’s own. The organization has tapped Miami New Times “Best Latin Band” ‘Sueñalo’ to headline the charity’s concert at Ball & Chain ( 1513 SW 8th St.) Guests will also sip on complimentary cocktails as proceeds are set to directly benefit CIS’ mentoring, tutoring, career counseling, after school, and summer programs throughout Miami Dade County. The Ball will take place on Thursday, October 9th, at 6pm to 9pm.

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During October We Wear Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness

1.) If you love wine and want to donate to breast cancer research, this is the product for you! This year, a portion of the sales from Rabbit’s Original Corkscrew ($50) in Pink will be donated to Breast Cancer Research. The product features an automatic cork release, it pulls a cork in 3 seconds flat, it works on all bottle sizes and cork types, and there is a foil cutter and extra spiral included. Get your drink on and purchase one of these not only to donate to breast cancer research but to make your life a bit easier as well!

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ELEW and the Equestrian Aid Foundation Celebrate Jump For Hope at HAUS

This past Friday night, international spectators from the Central Park Horse Show, presented by Rolex, gathered at the newly opened HAUS nightclub ( 285 W Broadway) for the Jumps For Hope fundraising event for the Equestrian Aid Foundation. The night was hosted by HAUS’ Margaret Horowitz and Kevin Crawford, as well as a committee of equestrians including Karen O’Conner, Nic Roldan, Nick Dello Joio, Jamie Krauss Hess and Jenny Oz LeRoy.