New York City, NY (PRWEB) April 21, 2011
Carbon NYC will host 500 guests at its second annual Charity Soirée on May 7th at Center 548 (548 West 22nd Street, NYC). The event will be an immersion into urban art, music, and dance in support of a New York based non-profit organization, CampInteractive. The fundraiser will serve a dual purpose; to raise funds for CampInteractive and to celebrate the charity’s 10 year anniversary. In 2010, Carbon supported charity: water through their Charity Soirée and has since made a commitment to spearhead at least one major philanthropic initiative annually. This event is open to the public and individuals can purchase tickets for $200 or VIP sections for $5,000 each at http://www.carboncharitygala.charityhappenings.org.
The evening will feature a live musical performance by award winning, New York artist, Jose Conde, an open bar sponsored by MEDEA Vodka, Tanteo Tequila, Stella Artois, and Chivas Regal, musical sets by DJ LILI LAMAR and DJ Brendan Fallis, both rising stars on the NY nightlife scene, supported by live dance performances, and hors d’oeuvres by Betel Restaurant and Sushi Nomado, all held at Center 548, one of New York’s premiere art loft spaces.
Carbon has welcomed a number of partners for this event including FORTUNE Magazine, MEDEA Vodka, Tanteo® Tequila, Chivas Regal, Urban Rebounding, Allstate, Betel Restaurant, George Kollitides, Kuldeep Malkani, Jay Goldman, Bill Connolly, Synergy Productions, Mercy, Jersey Street Furniture Rental, CIGNA, Charity Lives, and Little Cupcake Bakeshop.
CampInteractive is a New York based, non-profit organization that empowers inner-city youth through the inspiration of the outdoors and the creative power of technology. They believe that when urban teenagers step back into nature and forward into technology they gain invaluable skills, heighten their academic standing, and begin to realize more of life’s possibilities. The goals of the organization are to provide NYC’s inner-city youth with technology training, giving participants a creative outlet. The organization provides environmental education to connect city kids to the natural world and the environmental issues facing their generation, as well as a safe space to learn, grow, and build personal goals for the future. In September of 2006, a year-round program began with the opening of the Center as a base. CI now actively engages youth throughout the year with academic tutoring, monthly outdoor trips, and technology workshops.
Carbon is a New York based invitation-only social network of international business leaders. Criteria for Membership are outstanding professional achievement and a demonstrated passion for non-work related pursuits, including the arts, philanthropy, technology, sports and leisure. The foundation of Carbon Membership is integrity and a commitment to actively participate in events and support other members professionally and personally. Carbon events give Members unique access to the best that New York City has to offer, while fostering personal and business relationships.
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