Christopher Lowman’s Fundraiser for the MALEZI PRIMARY SCHOOL will be hosting a wonderful evening in Tribeca for a very good cause. See the invite and personal note from Christopher below and help spread the word. RSVP if you are able to attend for a night of fellow New Yorkers coming together to help raise money to build a self-sustaining primary school in s harsh Nairobi slum that will offer education to children with little hope. We hope to see a big turn out for this event.
I will make way for the US and UK again, before returning to India to complete the year and fundraising for the Malezi school. First stop is New York City, my hometown, for a fundraiser on 8th August that will benefit the school.
If you’re in the area, please consider joining me at a beautiful home in TriBeCa anytime between 6 pm and 9 pm for an evening of good food, drinks, and company. Please also consider sharing the invite around with others who might be a good fit.
Cracked the $5k mark of donations received.
Purchased the land the school will be built on.
Received a donation large enough to launch our livelihood project of selling clean water, which will enable us to start earning money toward our own start-up costs.
Bit by bit we will do this. And again, this is not just about helping poorest of the poor children with no hope of receiving an education. This is about the power of values-based education and grassroots community organization in the name of love, and what possibilities this can open for a positive future, even in a sorely challenged slum environment.
Online sharing link for Dream NYC on 8-8 here (or copy flyers from this email). RSVP to me, and I hope to see you there! :)
- Christopher Lowman
Posted in Community, Education, Event, Food, Harlem, Health & Wellness, Kids, New York City
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By HarlemGal for HarlemCondoLife
The barricades are up on Lenox Avenue and 125th Street, the $30k checks are in, and the articles have been written about how POTUS Barack Obama will be in Harlem this evening (March 29) at Red Rooster. I feel like I have all the information that’s out there about this visit with the exception of one thing! No one has covered the menu for this swanky fundraiser-that I am aware of. I wonder if there is a special menu for 30 grand. Let’s pretend there is not a special menu and that President Obama is using the everyday dinner menu for this expensive occasion. Under this scenario, shall we ask the question? What should President Obama order at Red Rooster?
First off, I think he should hang out at the bar for a while and throw back a few drinks, such as the Brownstoner or Rooster Punch. POTUS Obama needs to drink a lot so that he can move the Secret Service out-of-the-way in order to stand close to the window so some of us can see him from afar. Wouldn’t that be nice?
Then after a few cocktails, Obama should sit down with guests that should be asked to fork over another $30k for actually getting to eat at Red Rooster before most Harlemites get to and then discuss reelection strategy over cornbread, Pulled Pork; and Dirty Rice and Shrimp. Those food items seem appropriate for the conversation and asking for the additional funds…don’t ya think?
For the main course, I believe Obama should either have the Braised Oxtail or the Uptown Steak Frites. For $30,000 dollars a head, OBAMA PLEASE DON’T EAT CHICKEN or FRIED YARD BIRD. That is a no, no given the price guests are paying to dine with an awesome POTUS. Plus the Food Network police will never forgive you or Marcus if you eat chicken at such an expensive event!
As for desert, it is a toss up on what Obama should order. I like both the Sweet Potato Doughnuts or Spiced Bread Pudding. I have had them both and they are delicious!
After his fabulous meal at Red Rooster Harlem, I hope President Obama walks a long rope line near the popular restaurant and shakes plenty of Harlem hands. My guess is there will be a ton of people waiting and watching for him to arrive and depart. Given who President Obama is and what Harlem stands for, in my opinion it would be a perfect way to end the evening to what I am assuming will be a perfect meal.
Posted in Celebrity, Drink, Harlem, History, Politics, Restaurants
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