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NY YANKEE LEGEND MARIANO RIVERA TO BE HONORED CELEBRITIES AND SPORTS ICONS TO JOIN THOUSANDS AT GALA TO BENEFIT NEW YORK SCHOOL CHILDREN.
Legendary New York Yankees Closer and five time World Series Champion Mariano Rivera will join celebrities, sports icons, former-teammates, family, and friends, to be honored for his unanimous, first-ballot induction into the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 6PM, at Marina del Rey, 1 Marina Drive, Bronx, NY.
All funds raised at the gala will go towards construction costs of a first-of-its-kind “Learning Center” to serve New York’s undeserved communities, offering life changing educational services, after school programs, and youth sports to children in impoverished areas.
The gala is anticipated to raise hundreds-of-thousands of dollars to benefit children in need.
Following were in attendance to help with the cause, Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Mariano Rivera, Comedian Bobby Collins, Model and Actress Carol Ann Alt, Members of .
/16/”>the Steinbrenner Family Including Haley Swindal, Actor, Producer, and Screenwriter Chazz Palminteri, Singer Sal “The Voice” Valentinetti, Sopranos Star Steve Schirripa, MLB ./16/”>Network Anchor and Radio Personality Ed Randall, Jimmy Vali Orchestra, New York Yankees Legend Bernie Williams, Former New York Yankee Teammates and New York Sports Icons and many Celebrity Surprise Guests.
Mariano Rivera, (born November 29, 1969, Panama City, Panama), Panamanian baseball player who was widely considered the greatest reliever of all time. As a member (1995–2013) of the New York Yankees, he won five World Series titles (1996, 1998–2000, and 2009).
Panamanian-American former professional baseball pitcher who played 19 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the New York Yankees, from 1995 to 2013. Nicknamed “Mo” and “Sandman”, he spent most of his career as a relief pitcher and served as the Yankees’ closer for 17 seasons. A thirteen-time All-Star and five-time World Series champion, he is MLB’s career leader in saves (652) and games finished (952).
Rivera won five American League (AL) Rolaids Relief Man Awards and three Delivery Man of the Year Awards, and he finished in the top three in voting for the AL Cy Young Award four times.
He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame as part of its class of 2019 in his first year of eligibility, and was the first player ever to be elected unanimously by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWAA).
We had the pleasure of interviewing , Mariano Rivera at his MARIANO RIVERA GALA, at the Marina Del Rey, in the Bronx.
The mission of the United War Veterans Council is to honor and serve America’s veterans.
We are dedicated to ensuring that the public always embraces its commitment to provide all veterans and their families with the care, recognition and opportunities they have rightfully earned.
We work to achieve this goal by: Supporting and promoting a wide range of initiatives that provide vital services to our veterans community (including health & wellness and legacy & education programs).
Raising positive awareness and increase understanding of the needs of our veterans, military service members and their families through major public events and promotional activities, including the New York City Veterans Day Parade, the largest event of its kind in the nation.
Uniting veterans groups, community organizations, city, state and federal agencies, local businesses, major corporations and the general public behind efforts to serve veterans of all eras.
On the 74th anniversary of the end of the Battle of Iwo Jima, The United War Veterans Council (UWVC) announced that it has chosen WABC-TV, the #1 station in New York and the nation’s most watched television station, for carriage of the 2019 and 2020 New York City Veteran Day parades.
The American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) Honored Science Advocate, Actor, and Author ALAN ALDA, and Global Geroscience Philanthropist HOWARD P. MILSTEIN. With emcee Meredith Vieira, leaders in science and philanthropy to celebrate innovations in healthy aging.
The American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) will host its Annual Awards Dinner on Thursday, November 7, 2019 from 6-9pm at Lotte New York Palace, 455 Madison Avenue in New York City. From 7-9pm, the awards dinner will be held in rooms Holmes I & II, preceded by a cocktail hour in rooms Kennedy I & II from 6-7pm.
At its annual Awards Dinner, AFAR recognizes leaders from across the public, private, and philanthropic sectors for their dedication to science and advancing discoveries and therapeutics poised to help us all live healthier for longer.
This year, AFAR will honor actor, author, and science advocate Alan Alda and global geroscience philanthropist Howard P. Milstein. Award-winning producer Meredith Vieira will emcee.
Is an American actor, director, screenwriter, comedian and author. A six-time Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award winner, he played Hawkeye Pierce in the war television series M*A*S*H (1972–1983).
He has also appeared on television programs such as Scientific American Frontiers, The West Wing, and 30 Rock, and in films such as Same Time, Next Year (1978) and Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989).
He also experienced success as a director with 1981’s The Four Seasons. In 2004, Alda was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in The Aviator. He is also known for his supporting role as Uncle Pete in the peabody award winning tragicomedy web series Horace and Pete.
Alda has done extensive charity work. He helped narrate a 2005 St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital-produced one-hour special TV show Fighting for Life. His wife, Arlene, and he are also close friends of Marlo Thomas, who is very active in fund-raising for the hospital that her father, Danny Thomas founded.
The television special featured Ben Bowen as one of six patients being treated for childhood cancer at Saint Jude. Alda and Marlo Thomas had also worked together in the early 1970s on a critically acclaimed children’s album entitled Free to Be You and Me, which featured Alda, Thomas, and a number of other well-known character actors. This project remains one of the earliest public signs of his support of women’s rights.
On July 31, 2018, he appeared on CBS This Morning and announced he had been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease three years prior.
We had the pleasure of interviewing ,Alan Alda at the American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR), were he was honored.
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