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Thursday, August 16, 2007

MEDIA ALERT: VIP Press Conference, Friday, August 17, 2007

Peace, Unity & Hope Concert and
"The Boy of Steel" VIP Press Conference

For Immediate Release
August 16, 2007


WHO: Presenting sponsors American Airlines, Polymer Global Holdings, Inc., Peace, Unity & Hope Inc., Events & Entertainment LTD. and "The Boy of Steel"

WHAT: Special VIP luncheon for 250 kids from the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club in the Bronx, where special guests including "surprise" sports figures, celebrities and VIP guests will be on hand. This press conference will serve as the platform to announce the new date for the Peace, Unity & Hope Concert featuring internationally renowned musician, singer and songwriter from Puerto Rico Jose Feliciano, New York baseball legend Bernie Williams & Friends, and the play "The Boy of Steel ... Drama in the Bronx" based on Ray Negron's New York Times best-selling children's book, to be held at Utopia's Paradise Theater on Saturday, September 22, 2007

WHEN: Friday, August 17, 2007 from 11:30 A.M. to 1:30 P.M.

WHERE: Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club, 1930 Randall Avenue (off White Plains Road), Bronx, NY 10473 ● 718-893-8600 ●

WHY: During this VIP by invitation only press luncheon, "The Boy of Steel" and Peace, Unity & Hope Inc. will be announcing their upcoming event with the new date change. In addition, a special presentation will be made to Yankees Pitcher Chien-Ming Wang for his contributions to New York and Brian Cashman (Senior VP & General Manager of the New York Yankees) for the enhancement of community relations throughout the tri-state area. Also, Ms. Adele Smithers, President of The Christopher D. Smithers Foundation, will make a special presentation to the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club. Ms. Smithers will also be recognized as the "Mother of Recovery." The lunch will be sponsored by Redbull, Fratelli's Marketplace, Bruce's Bakery, Delicioso Coco Helado, Harper Collins Children's Books, Bronx Chamber of Commerce, Platinum Party Designs, Utopia's Paradise Theater, Amor (93.1FM), and El Especial/El Especialito.

"It's always a thrill and warms my heart when I observe successful individuals like Chien-Ming Wang, Adele Smithers, Brian Cashman and Ray Negron to take time out to not only give back, but to be an example to others who should. It's an honor for KipsBay to be associated with these caring individuals," said Daniel Quintero, Executive Director of the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club. Quintero, along with Ray Negron and Scott Clark, will be responsible for awarding these great individuals.

A special performance by the children of the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club will take place. In addition, singer Xiomara Medina will grace us with her talented voice. Comedian/actor Joey Vega will be the master of ceremonies.

This event is by invitation only. For more information and for press access, please contact Rosy Castro at 551-556-6533 or 212-852-6805 and via e-mail at


Peace, Unity & Hope Concert
Rosy Castro

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