Dance for Dance 2019

April 17, 2019 6:30 - 9:00 pm

Lower Eastside Girls Club, 402 East 8th Street (bet. Ave. C & D), NYC 10009

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Dance for Dance 2019

Join us for an evening of community celebration, friend- and fund-raising while supporting Mark DeGarmo Dance's mission and activities. Called "a national model" by National Endowment for the Arts, MDD's elementary education program is "evidence-based" serving PreK-5 students in 4 of 5 NYC boroughs.

Honoring Nia Imani Franklin, Miss America 2019

With MDD's inaugural Arts Education Advocate Award 2019

Ms. Franklin, opera singer, composer, and arts education advocate, will perform.

Donations of $500 and above will include one professional photo opportunity with Miss America.

Master of Ceremonies: Nat Towsen, comedian and producer

Dress: Festive

The evening will include hors d'oeuvres and drinks,
MDD student performances, and
a silent auction of glamorous goods, gift certificates, dinners and vacations.

Dance for Dance Co-Chairs (in formation)

Judy Choi*

Sarah Finlayson & Lindley DeGarmo

Roshene Kemp

Lawrence P. Holodak*

Lindsay O'Reilly

Shefali Trivedi* & Daniel Slotwiner

Karen DeLuca Stephens*

Marianne Egri* & David Thomas

*MDD Board Members

Ex Officio (in formation):

Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer

NY State Senator Liz Krueger

NY State Senator Brad M. Hoylman

NY State Assembly Member Peter J. Abbate, Jr.

NY State Assembly Member Maritza Davila

NY State Assembly Member Michael G. DenDekker

NY State Assembly Member Harvey D. Epstein

NY State Assembly Member Daniel J. O'Donnell

NY State Assembly Member Nathalia Fernandez

NY State Assembly Member David I. Weprin

NY City Council Member Ben Kallos

NY City Council Member Carlina Rivera

NY City Council Member Paul Vallone

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Lower Eastside Girls Club, 402 East 8th Street (bet. Ave. C & D), NYC 10009

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