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This coming week at Brooklyn Brooklyn Rotary: Combating domestic violence with Dawn Diaz

Dawn Diaz

Dawn Diaz, pictured at last year’s Mothers Day rally at Cadman Plaza Park, will be this Thursday’s speaker

The guest speaker at this week’s Brooklyn Bridge Rotary Club luncheon meeting [Thursday, March 13, 12:15–1:30] will be Dawn Diaz, founder of Milagros Day Worldwide, an organization that helps survivors of domestic violence and people who grew up in abusive households.

Her goal: To empower women around the world to break a cycle that she and her mother both experienced.

Brooklyn Bridge Rotarian Marc Dana reports that Ms. Dias “is a very dear friend of mine, a phenomenal speaker, with a heart of gold, who is dedicated to service.  Please put word out to the club so we can have a great turnout!”

News12 covered Milagros’ Mothers Day march across the Brooklyn Bridge last year, interviewing both Ms. Diaz and Mayor deBlazio’s wife, Chirlane Mczray, who is a vociferous supporter of Ms. Diaz’s efforts.

In the video linked below, Ms. Dias speaks on BronxNet:

dawn diaz on bronxnet tv

Mark your calendar for an exceptional Brooklyn Bridge Rotary luncheon this Thursday, March 13. Be there — to hear Dawn Diaz and for the great fellowship, a fantastic Archives Restaurant at the NY Marriott Brooklyn Bridge lunch, and to support your club!

CHIPS benefit, postponed by snow, now set for WEDNESDAY April 2

Studio apartment in Frances Residency at CHiPS.
Studio apartment in Frances Residency at CHiPS.

The snowed-out Brooklyn Bridge Rotary Club Wine and Cheese party to support the Park Slope-based Frances Residency at CHIPS will take place on WEDNESDAY, April 2.

This time, we trust that the weather will cooperate (maybe some rain — after all, it will be April — but no snow!)

Several Brooklyn Rotarians have been volunteering at Frances,  a  unique facility that serves homeless mothers and their newborns. and the club has been supportive financially. With this event, the club hopes to raise wider awareness of the Frances Residency’s important work, and  facilitate increased financial aid.

When: WEDNESDAY, April 2, 6–8 pm

Where: Mara’s Cafe and Bakery88 Livingston St., Downtown Brooklyn

Price: $25 per person

Pay now by credit card [use payment form below] or by cash or check at the door.

Help spread the love in raising funds as well as hope for homeless moms and their newborns. Additional donations are welcomed. The Brooklyn Bridge Rotary Club will absorb all costs associated with this event, and all proceeds will go to Frances Residency.

For more information contact Rotarian Sandra Dowling at 718-237-2176 or Frances Residency at CHIPS coordinator Ann McLeod at 718-855-8861.

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Order your tickets NOW for the Brooklyn Bridge Rotary Club’s May 15 Gala

May 15 is coming! Order and pay for your Gala tickets right here, right now. Shopping cart will lead to a secure payment site. [For more info on the Brooklyn Bridge Rotary Club's spectacular Second Annual Gala and its honorees, click here.]

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FEB 13 EVENT POSTPONED BECAUSE OF ANTICIPATED SNOW STORM ••• NEW DATE WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON ••• Wine and cheese party to benefit Frances Residency at CHIPS

Studio apartment in Frances Residency at CHiPS.

Studio apartment in Frances Residency at CHiPS.

The Brooklyn Bridge Rotary Club will host a Valentine’s Day-themed Wine and Cheese party to support the Park Slope-based Frances Residency at CHIPS, a  unique facility that serves homeless mothers and their newborns.

Several Brooklyn Rotarians have been volunteering at Frances, and the club has been supportive financially. With this event, the club hopes to raise wider awareness of the Frances Residency’s important work, and  facilitate increased financial aid.

When: Thursday, Feb 13, 6–8 pm

Where: Mara’s Cafe and Bakery88 Livingston St., Downtown Brooklyn

Price: $25 per person

Pay now by credit card [use payment form below] or by cash or check at the door.

Help spread the love in raising funds as well as hope for homeless moms and their newborns. Additional donations are welcomed. All proceeds from this event will go to Frances Residency.

For more information contact Rotarian Sandra Dowling at 718-237-2176 or Frances Residency at CHIPS coordinator Ann McLeod at 718-855-8861.

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