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NGLCCNY Members: 50% OFF Shining Stars

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By now you’ve heard the news that multi-platinum performing artist Deborah Cox is gracing us with her chart-topping hits. And, to make the night even harder to resist, our newest corporate partner Avon has made it possible for you and up to 5 of your guests to receive 50% OFF both regular and VIP tickets! This is a limited-time members-only offer that ends at 11:59pm on Sunday, October 2nd . To activate your 50% savings simply enter the discount code “ Avon-NY ” at check out when purchasing your Shining Stars tickets at nglccny.org/ss . Our Chamber’s annual signature event is a mere two weeks away, and a team comprised of your fellow NGLCCNY members has been hard at work to ensure you have an extraordinary night! Shining Stars will be an interactive event. Throughout the evening, take a chance on a series of Text-to-win and Tweet-to-win packages that will include: Broadway tickets; luxury-hotel stays at properties such as the Setai Fifth Avenue, Sheraton TriBeCa and Wash

The Ernst & Young Wokshop Series for Diverse Suppliers

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Maximize your business potential!

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - Victory Fund New York Champagne Brunch

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Looking to volunteer? Two decades have passed since the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund first began working to elect openly LGBT leaders to public office. In that time, the number of out elected officials has grown from less than 50 to more than 500. In 2011, the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund celebrates 20 years of success growing the number of openly LGBT leaders in elected office across America. When? Date: Sunday, September 18, 2011 The Mandarin Oriental , 80 Columbus Circle at 60 th Street, New York, NY 10023 Reception , 12:00PM – 12:45PM Brunch Program , 12:45PM – 3:00PM Brunch Program Featured speakers include: Cheyenne Jackson Host Hon. Christine Quinn New York City Council Speaker Hon. Annise Parker Houston Mayor Chuck Wolfe Victory Fund President and CEO With a tribute to: Hon. Tom Duane New York State Senate Hon. Daniel O'Donnell New York State Assembly Hon. Matthew Titone New York State Assembly Hon. Harry Bronson New York State

Deborah Cox Singing at Shining Stars...will you be there?

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Don't miss NGLCCNY's Second Annual Signature event and your chance to see multi-platinum entertainer Deborah Cox performing her hits live !

DIVADENCE

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YOU AND A GUEST ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO THE GLOBAL LAUNCH OF D I V A D E N C E A LUXURIOUS COSMETICS LINE IN COLLABORATION WITH SWAROVSKI CRYSTAL FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9TH 2011 7PM UNTIL 10PM DISTRICT 36 | 29 WEST 36TH STREET | NEW YORK CITY FEATURING A RUNWAY SHOW BY WESTCOAST LEATHER WITH EUROPEAN HEARTLAND MODEL AGENCY :::: OPEN BAR & PASSED HORS D'OUEVRES :::: By invitation only. RSVP required: rsvp@press-playpr.com www.swarovski.com

Cloud 48 : Fashion Gives Back

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NGLCCNY members Jesse Sabo of lostfoundreturned and Michael Stern of Stonehenge NYC have joined forces with Andre Reid of Empire Worldwide and urban fashion designer Francis Hendy to host a fundraising event on September 8th, 2011. The event, Cloud 48: Fashion Gives Back, kicks off NYC Fashion Week in high-style and promotes Francis Hendy's 2012 Spring/Summer collection. It is the perfect time for the LGBT community to come together in support of the 10th Anniversary of 9/11 and the HIV/AIDS community by raising money for the NYC Police & Fire Widows' and Children's Fund and The Brent Varner Project . The NGLCCNY has proudly championed the event along with fellow-sponsors Stella, Samsung Experience, Bamboo 52, 123 Burger Shot Beer, Anheuser Bush, Moet, Voss, and Stonehenge NYC. Highlights include cuisine by NGLCCNY member and executive chef Benedetto Bartolotta's " Indulge By Bene " , Open Wine Tasting, performances by Live Society, Jackie Scott, and
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Express your Self at the Shining Stars Masquerade – the most anticipated NGLCCNY event of the year! Indulge in gastronomic delights and dazzling entertainment while connecting with hundreds of LGBT business professionals and allies all in support of the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce New York. And this year we are pleased to present 10% of the net proceeds to our non-profit beneficiary the Hetrick- Martin Institute Home of the Harvey Milk High School. Performances by renowned recording artist Deborah Cox, live DJ, prizes and more. This is an event not to miss! For ticket information, please visit: www.nglccny.org Members - $195 Non-members - $250 VIP Members - $295 VIP Non-members - $350 Event Sponsors Avon Fourth Wall Events L7z Group Cutting Edge Elite Poppin Media Sponsors Gay City News

Gay City News Article (Pp 18) : Census Data Provides Surprises on Same-Sex Couples

Job Opening at Fourth Wall Events

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Our friends and colleagues at Fourth Wall Events, are currently looking to fill the position of Sales and Business Development Manager . The successful candidate will have the following: A solid working knowledge of the event industry Have been successful in a sales role Have a consistent work history and be involved in the meeting and events community. (MPI, ISES, PCMA, etc). While Fourth Wall Events would like this candidate to have experience and be well connected, personality and ability to fit into the existing team will play an equally important role in being chosen. In summary, this person must know how to work hard, play hard and make money! This position is salaried PLUS an unlimited commission potential. It comes with full benefits to include medical, dental and vision insurance, a matching 401K program, and full expense account with company AMEX, and more. For further information and to forward your resume, please contact Carvie Gillikin at Fourth Wall Ev

September 2011 M3: Members' Monthly Mixer

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Are you an NGLCCNY member? Considering joining and want to know more? Then M3: Members’ Monthly Mixer is for you! Come and learn about National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce NY’s mission and our upcoming events — all designed to help you grow your business and bottom line. Celebrate with us as we officially induct our newest members and corporate partners into the fast-growing NGLCCNY community. Don’t miss this opportunity to forge connections with NGLCCNY members, corporate partners and community leaders. In addition, you will meet Richard Oceguera, President of NGLCCNY; David Ricciardi, Chair of Supplier Diversity Committee; Jeffrey Calandra, Membership Liaison; Gonzalo Araya, Chair of Media Communications; and our Executive Committee Chair, Robyn Streisand. M3: Members’ Monthly Mixer takes place on the third Wednesday of every month. We would like to thank this month’s Business Community host, Poppin , for its gracious support. New NGLCCNY members: You will rece

NETWORKING BOOT CAMP with Sharon Melnick, Ph.D.

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Do you find it awkward to attend a networking event where you do not know people? Do you wish you had ice-breaker phrases? Do you want to bond with the right person quickly, and be memorable? These and other questions to fine-tune your networking skills will be answered by noted, business psychologist Sharon Melnick , Ph.D. , a national expert on “Are You Talented But Getting in Your Own Way?” This insightful, beneficial workshop is open to NGLCCNY members only; it will take place prior to the Chamber’s September M3: Members’ Monthly Mixer hosted by Poppin . Seating is limited so be the first 25 to register at http://bit.ly/nd20gH . WHEN: Wednesday, September 21, 2011 from 5:30pm to 6:15pm (prior to M3: Members' Monthly Mixer ) WHERE: Poppin, 44 West 18th Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10011