Friday, August 24, 2012

Get Out the Vote

A few of our partners have been nominated to win donations or awards. Show your love for our friends who help make the park such a special place by voting for them.

We work with the Alzheimer's Association to honor friends and loved ones connected to the disease with a commemorative plaque on one of the park's bistro chairs, as well as a donation to the organization. Now the Alzheimer's Association is a finalist for Subaru's Share the Love Event, which will allocate a portion of car sales and leases to charitable donations. You can vote daily for the Alzheimer's Association on Subaru's Facebook through this Sunday, August 26.

Knitty City was chosen as one of ten finalists across the nation for American Express Open's Big Break for Small Business. Pearl Chin is the charismatic owner of this wonderful knitting shop on the Upper West Side, and the energetic force behind our free knitting classes on Tuesdays in the park. The 5 nominees with the most votes will get $25,000 to grow their business and a 1-on-1 strategy session with American Express OPEN and Facebook. Vote daily for Knitty City on American Express Open's Facebook now through August 31.

After Work Music Now with Pepsi features a variety of jazz artists and singer songwriters each season. We look for bands with a great sound that are going places. Last week, Everest Cale played a rocking show in the park, and now they're up for The Deli Magazine's Artist of the Month. Pop over and give them a vote before September 2. They'll give you a free download in return.

Photo by BohemianWays

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