Monthly Archives: June 2019
The Summer Fancy Food Show is the largest specialty food industry event in North America, and the premier showcase for industry innovation. We are pleased to announce new dates for the 2019 Show – Sunday, June 23 through Tuesday, June 25.
That puts us well before the Fourth of July holiday and other New York City summer celebrations. Join us and experience more new and exciting events, programs, and exhibitors than ever before. This is the place to see and taste the future of food!
The Specialty Food Association’s (SFA) annual State of the Specialty Food Industry Report, issued today, reveals that specialty food remains one of the fastest-growing segments of the food business. Fueled by increasing interest from both consumers and retailers, total sales jumped 9.8 percent between 2016 and 2018, reaching $148.7 billion last year.
The Specialty Food Association (SFA) announced today that Germany will be their partner country for the 2019 Summer Fancy Food Show, the largest marketplace for specialty food in North America, taking place June 23 – 25 in New York City.
We at World Liberty TV Food and Wine Channels and blogs have been covering The Fancy Food Show for the past 11 years, it seems to be getting bigger and better every year. See some of the vendors who we met at the show debuting there products never seen before, be first to see them right here in our World Liberty TV Food and Wine Channels by Clicking here.
Katie Couric, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, and Muriel Fox
Honored at The 9th Annual Elly Awards Luncheon On Monday, June 17th, at the Plaza Hotel Benefiting The Education Fund of The Women’s Forum of New York.
Mika Brzezinski, co-host of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” and Founder of
“Know Your Value,” gave keynote remarks.
Cheryl Wills, Spectrum NY1 News Anchor,
Moderated a “Conversation on Leadership” with Honoree
Eleanor Holmes Norton.
The Women’s Forum of New York hosted the 9th Annual Elly Awards Luncheon benefiting The Education Fund of the Women’s Forum on Monday, June 17th, at The Plaza Hotel in New York City. The awards, named for the Women’s Forum founder Elinor Guggenheimer, honor outstanding women leaders. This year marked the 32nd anniversary of the Education Fund of the Women’s Forum, which has helped over 260 women, age 35 and over, whose lives have been disrupted by extreme adversity, complete their college degrees.
The 2019 Elly Award Recipients were:Katie Couric, award winning journalist, producer, New York Times bestselling author, cancer advocate, podcast host, documentary filmmaker, and former co-anchor of the Today Show on NBC.
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, representative for the District of Columbia and former Professor of Law at Georgetown University.
Muriel Fox, Board Chair of Veteran Feminists of America and former Executive Vice-President of Carl Byoir & Associates.
Linda A. Willett, President of the Women’s Forum of New York, gave opening remarks and introduced Barbara Marcus, President of the Education Fund, who discussed the Education Fund and introduced this year’s Education Fellows.
Cheryl Wills, Emmy Award winning anchor for Spectrum News NY1 Live at Ten and host of the public affairs talk show In Focus with Cheryl Wills, moderated a conversation on leadership with honoree Eleanor Holmes Norton following the presentation of the awards.
The 62nd Annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade will take place on New York City’s Fifth Avenue, Sunday, June 9th, starting at 11am.
2019 honorees include: Ricky Martin – Grand Marshal, José Feliciano – Lifetime Achievement, La India (GRAMMY® Award-winning singer) – Godmother, Chi Chi Rodríguez (Golf Legend) – Lifetime Achievement, Bobby Sanabria (Jazz star) – Godfather, Alberto Carrión (Singer/songwriter) – Lifetime Achievement, Ana María Martínez (world-renowned soprano) – Orgullo Award, Dagmar Rivera (Television hostess) – Lifetime Achivement and Dalila Zapata Hernández (Model with Down Syndrome) – Rising Star.
America’s largest cultural celebration with over 1.5 million spectators, this year will also feature 10,000 marchers and many additional attending personalities.
The National Puerto Rican Day Parade (NPRDP) Board of Directors announced additional themes and tributes that will make up its 2019 celebration. Under the theme, “One People, Many Voices,” the Parade will continue celebrating the best of Puerto Rican culture and history, paying tribute to key historical figures and raising awareness on issues of importance in the community. The Parade also announced several distinguished Puerto Ricans that will round out its roster of honorees to march up Fifth Avenue on June 9.
“This year’s Parade celebration will continue showcasing the best of who we are as a community. We will highlight our vast diversity talent, honoring historic figures and exemplary trailblazers that have overcome cultural and gender barriers to excel in their fields and meaningfully contribute to our global society,” said Louis Maldonado, Board Chair for the National Puerto Rican Day Parade. “We will also utilize the Parade as a platform to champion important causes to our community and foster economic development in Puerto Rico during this post-Hurricane María era.”
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Cooley’s Anemia Foundation has a mission to increase life expectancy and enhance the quality of life for those impacted by thalassemia, a genetic blood disorder.
This year’s annual gala will be honoring Robert Ficarra, Humanitarian of the Year, and Maria Hadjidemetriou, Patient Recognition Award recipient.
Debi Mazar, host, is an acclaimed actress who made her feature film debut in Martin Scorsese’s Goodfellas. Her extensive onscreen work includes films with legendary directors Woody Allen, Michael Mann, Oliver Stone and Joel Schumacher. She is also known for her cooking show Extra Virgin, and is currently on the hit show Younger.