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Happy Holidays 2020

Friends and Advisors,

We hope you are staying safe and thriving .  With several promising vaccines on the verge of FDA approval, there seems to be a “light of the end of the tunnel”. We urge everyone to stay strong and vigilant and to pray for the many people who have been ravaged by this historic and tragic virus. Let’s hope that 2021 will be a better year for all.

Welcome to Our New Advisors

We are so excited about the new energy and talents from our newest advisors. We are now over 1,200 strong global network of all ages and all stages. We welcome our new advisors to our global community of creative entrepreneurs.

We will be having a free virtual party for. all of our “Class of 2020” new advisors later this month. Please email if you wish to be invited.

We have a new “badge” that all advisors can add to their electronic signatures. It is:

Please help us spread the good work of our community and our social media by using the badge in your digital signatures.


+ SUBSCRIBE to our YOUTUBE CHANNEL for webinars.

Networking & Events

Virtual screening of the award winning documentary “Miracle on 42nd Street” – FREE

Thursday Jan. 21, 2021 at 7:30 PM ET, with a Q&A with Director Alice Elliott by Advisor Steven Beer, Esq. on Zoom following the screening.

The amazing true story of Manhattan Plaza and how it was created as affordable housing for people in the NYC theatre industry, thanks to a historic partnership between the public and private sectors.

Narrated by Chazz Palminteri, it features Larry DavidAlicia KeysAngela LandsburySamuel JacksonTerrence HowardDonald FaisonGiancarlo EspositoEstelle Parsons and many others.

Please RSVP to to reserve your seat. Or go directly and signup at EventBrite: Here is the press kit for the film:

First Mondays

Our last Virtual First Mondays was on Monday November 2ndAdvisor Tony Travis will be the MC and advisor Erickson Jaquez the Director. We featured the following advisors: Hiroyuki Hashino who gave a video presentation and show his beautiful handcrafted wood products from Japan, Dr. Sharna Striar, who discussed “Sex During a Pandemic” , and  Malek Amrani (founder of The Vice Wines) who will presented another virtual wine tasting. Here is a link to their presentations: Please subscribe to our YouTube channel and spread the word.

Sage Advise

Our October interview of the legendary Norman Lear is now up at:

Still New York

Our new group to help develop plans and a support community to rebuild New York City in a more equitable and sustainable way. See:

Miriam’s Well

Our women advisor led consulting group is looking for strategic partners and MBE’s and WBE’s seeking turnaround capital and/or M&A opportunities. They are also looking for like-minded women entrepreneurs to join the group. Please email if you are interested.


  • News on Committees/Clubs: Please email for more info
  • Advertising, Media and Digital Marketing Committee: For those involved in those in these disciplines.

Calls to Action

Vote and Help:

Please vote for advisor Marie Shultis’s NGO of Awareness (under Education) and help them save lives”

Help Children at Risk:

Millions of children in America face hunger. This is a problem we know how to solve. Join us at

No Kid Hungry works to ensure that every child in the United States has access to healthy food where they live, where they learn and where they play. Just $10 can help connect a kid in need with 100 meals.

Donate Your Children’s Clothing:

Please support advisor Eliza Edge’s women based sustainable company “Cahoots”. Let’s help them grow their membership to 1,000 members by the end of the year.

Climate Change

Have the recent fires on the West Coast given you more reason to believe in Climate Change? We have posted some leading NGO’s on Climate Change to support as a “Call to Action” for the series. Please join our mailing list an follow same . See:

Masks & Mental Health

  • If anyone needs masks or help with anything, please reach out to us and we will try to help you. It’s OK not be to OK given the current reality. But together/apart we can get through this. We have low cost therapists within our community who are doing weekly groups for as little as $20 an hour (with scholarships available).
  • If anyone needs company masks (KN95’s or fashion) please reach out to advisor Lucy Swenson. ( ) . She can get them for you wholesale and can do fulfillment from Woodstock. She and Erin can also design amazing logos for businesses and NGO’s.
  • Many of our advisors and their children (and grandchildren) are returning to school remotely or in person this September. We wish them a safe and rewarding new school year. Let’s hope we have some control over this Pandemic by the end of the school year.

Careers & Gigs

Community Messages

Please support our 1,200 plus advisors and their good works, some of which are listed in the “community news” below.

Ric is also our webmaster and is available for additional remote work on a limited basis.

Dan Schneider


Executive Director,

The Florence Belsky Charitable Foundation

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