Showing posts from March, 2016

Discover Amazing Thailand

JUST ANNOUNCED!! "WIN A $5,000 luxury experience in Thailand In partnership with Agence V and Belmond  One Pullman Cabin aboard the luxurious Eastern & Oriental Express Train between Bangkok and Singapore or Singapore and Bangkok. *Flights not included, valid til end 2016. Terms and Conditions apply.  More prizes available to be won including a dinner at NYC Michelin Star Thai restaurant Somtum Der. Come Discover Thailand at our exclusive event at the Norwood Club, May 9th from 6pm for your chance to win. " Must be present to win! NGLCCNY members Agence V , Tourism Authority of Thailand and OutThere/Travel invites you to DISCOVER AMAZING THAILAND at our exclusive event at the Norwood Club on Monday, May 9th beginning at 6PM.  Thailand is a country on the up, increasing in affluence and global credibility. But what makes it special is its ever welcoming, indiscriminate spirit. Thailand is a case study of mutual respect at play, it

Non-Profit Spotlight: The Trevor Project

The power of storytelling can be deeply moving; particularly when a well-crafted story provides us a deep insight into understanding a world outside our own and inspires us to take action. The founders of Trevor Project did just that. Over 20 years ago James Lecesne told the story of Trevor as part of a one man show that moved producers Peggy Rajski and Randy Stone to encourage the story be brought to film. Peggy directed the live action short  film  Trevor and won many awards including an Academy Award. The project moved the trio to mobilize mental health professionals, initiate fundraising efforts to develop what we now know as the Trevor Lifeline, the first national crisis intervention and suicide prevention lifeline for LGBTQ young people in crisis. “Founded in 1998 by the creators of the Academy Award®-winning short film TREVOR, The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay,

Member Spotlight: Stone Search - It Started With A Scrunchie

Michael Stone Founder & CEO, Stone Search Michael Stone is Founder and CEO of Stone Search , a boutique executive search firm focused on clients’ needs for Cisco Network and VoIP Engineers, Application Developers, Senior Project Managers, as well as other IT Professionals. Starting Stone Search in 2001 was not unexpected, Stone said. He had been an entrepreneur throughout his life, focusing on finding opportunity and filling unmet needs in the market. While attending Hofstra University , he manufactured and sold Waterproof Scrunchies to Long Island beach goers. Fifteen years later, with hundreds of clients and thousands of IT Professionals placed throughout the country, Stone successfully places full time and contract candidates using his team of recruiters, “they assist within the hiring process, delivering highly skilled and qualified candidates,” he said. Stone describes his process as nurturing for both clients and candidates, “handholding everyone through this hig