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Friday, April 30, 2010

"BronxWorks Rocks" Fundraiser at Yankee Stadium

Next Thursday, BronxWorks will hold its annual fundraiser at the Hard Rock Cafe at Yankee Stadium from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

At the event, Bill Aguado (pictured), Sean Delany, and John Fouhey will be the honored for their contributions to BronxWorks and the borough at large.

Aguado is a BronxWorks board member and the president (and former executive director) of the Bronx Council on the Arts. As a cultural activist, he's helped design and implement the Bronx Cultural Trolley, the Bronx Recognizes Its Own (BRIO) awards, the Bronx Writers' Center, and more.

Delany is the executive director of Lawyers Alliance for New York, and a former BronxWorks board chair and legal counsel.

John Fouhey, of Davis Polk & Wardwell, does pro bono legal work for BronxWorks and is a former board member.

More for information about the fundraiser, or to buy a ticket, click here.

Among other things, BronxWorks helps place low-income adults in jobs, assists children and youth with college guidance services, helps families stay out of the shelter system, provides services to people with HIV/AIDS, and supports the growing immigrant population.  The organization used to be called the Citizens Advice Bureau.


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