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Empire Wealth Strategies Dare to Dream: Become An Entrepreneurial Financial Advisor

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Empire Wealth Strategies invites you to visit us for an open house to discover the opportunity of starting your own financial advisory practice, tour our facilities, and meet the leadership team. If you are someone who is interested in a career which offers the opportunity to perform meaningful work in your community, to enjoy what you do every day and to be compensated based on your efforts, then this is an event you won't want to miss. It could just be an experience that changes your life forever. Light refreshments will be served. WHAT Empire Wealth Strategies Dare to Dream: Become an Entrepreneurial Financial Advisor WHEN March 9, 2016 WHERE EWS NYC Offices | 2 Park Avenue To register for the exclusive event:  Text empirewealth to 313131 #IHeartEWSCareer Follow EWS Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn Posted by Sean Franklin, Senior Associate, Media Communications Committee,   NGLCCNY Experience Producer,  Socio

NGLCCNY Welcomes Penn Mutual / Empire Wealth Strategies as Newest Corporate Partner

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A common theme among NGLCCNY’s treasured and dedicated corporate partners is a commitment to service. That commitment manifests itself in the services offered to the business community—as well as a desire to give back to those who make New York the epicenter of innovation and success. NGLCCNY is thrilled to welcome Empire Wealth Strategies—an agency of the Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company -- to our ever-growing collection of partners who exemplify service in ways that will benefit every member of our chamber family. As their name suggests, Empire Wealth Strategies is deeply connected to the city and its surrounding communities, providing financial solutions to a wide range of clients for more than 40 years. They actively support many civic organizations and charities, and are dedicated to helping individuals, families, and businesses plan for a secure financial future so they can fully realize all of life’s possibilities. Empire Wealth Strategies wants to be more than you

Orchid Evening at NYBG

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Join the New York Botanical Garden for NGLCCNY’s M3 . A private reception will take place from 6-7 pm. Afterwards, members are welcome to attend NYBG's Orchid Evening LGBT night until 9:30 p.m. The 14th annual Orchid Show transports visitors on a journey through orchid collecting history, each moment playing out against a stunning backdrop of thousands of orchids. Stroll through The Orchid Show: Orchidelirium with a cocktail in hand while music and unmatched beauty create one of New York City's most romantic date destinations. Capacity is limited for the M3, please rsvp by March 21. March 24 NGLCCNY M3 Reception: 6-7 p.m Orchid Evening at NYBG  (LGBT Night):  7:00-9:30 To Register for the M3 & Orchid Show please click here .  General Orchid Evening promotion Orchid Evenings: Saturdays, March 5, 12, 19, 26, and April 2, 9, 16;
Friday, April 15; Thursday, March 24 (LGBT Night);
6:30–9:30 p.m. (entry times at 6:30, 7, & 7:30 p.m.) Stroll t

Non-Profit Spotlight: I'm From Driftwood

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“Where are you from?” Such a simple question. One that is asked all of the time. However, one we don’t really consider beyond the place from which we are from. Nathan Manske, Founder and Executive Director of I’m From Driftwood (IFD) was generous enough to sit with me and discuss what inspired him to weigh that question and start his archiving project.  “We envision a world where every lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer person feels understood and accepted, and every straight and cisgender person is an ally.” - IDF Nathan Manske , found inspiration after seeing “Milk” the film depicting the political life of Harvey Milk and being struck by a photograph in which Harvey is holding a sign that states “I’m From Woodmere, NY”. Nathan considered the distance Harvey had traveled to attend the San Francisco Gay Pride march as well how far other must have travelled to be part of the event. Nathan recounted how isolated he felt growing up in rural Texas and wondered what

Suppliers Come Together: Understanding Mainstream Influentials

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David Ricciardi has 25 years of experience in the technology field, 18 of which have been as the co-founder and President of the Jersey City-based information services company, Proximo . “Proximo has been fortunate to work with some great companies, such as L'Oreal , Toyota Financial Services , Time Warner , Financial Times , and AARP ,” he said. While strategizing over the need for better metrics to support LGBT marketing and diversity and inclusion with Scott Seitz , the head of SPI Marketing , David realized the need for a new service in the marketplace.   SPI Marketing specializes in LGBT marketing and has 20 years of experience marketing for clients like Absolut, Pepsi, LOGO, IBM and MillerCoors.   From this union of data and LGBT marketing experience, UMI  was born. David Ricciardi Co-Founder & President, Proximo Partner, UMI “ UMI, short for 'Understanding Mainstream Influencers,' is a panel of LGBT influential consumers. UMI can tell a compa