Mark Your Calendar: What’s Up In New York City – and Our World


New York, N.Y. The Stewardship Report on Connecting Goodness (website/Facebook), in cooperation with the J. Luce Foundation (website/Facebook), Orphans International Worldwide (website/Facebook), and the New York Global Leaders Lions Club (Facebook), maintains this calendar of events for New York City.

All events are open to the public for free/fee and take place in NYC unless otherwise noted.

Note that listed Board Members or Global Advisers to either organization may
choose to pay half of the admission fee of all Foundation and OIWW events.

Fri., October 13, 2017 (6:00-10:00
Very Special Intro to Landmark
The Landmark Forum is holding an introductory dinner at Russian Samovar, at 256 West 52nd St. & 8th Ave, NYC. $50 per person.

Fri., September 22, 2017 (6:00-9:00pm)
OIWW Benefit
The World Heritage Cultural Center will hold a benefit on behalf of Orphans International Worldwide (OIWW) at the Fountain Gallery, 702 9th Ave & 48th St, NYC. $10 per person.

Tues., September 19, 2017 (6:00pm-9:00pm)
Annual Manjushree Dinner Gala
The Manjushree Endowment Fund celebrates its second anniversary with a special dinner at Tibet House, at 22 West 15h Street, NYC.

Thurs., August 24, 2017 (6:00pm-10:00pm)
An Engaging Evening
Orphans International Worldwide (OIWW) is holding its 18th annual Summer Soirée, alongside the 2017 Young Global Leadership Initiative’s International Potluck dinner at the Manhattan Theater Club, at 8 River Road, Roosevelt Island, NYC. $20 per person. 

Tues., August 15, 2017 (6:00-11:00pm)
Special Intro to the Landmark Forum with Gloria Waldman

Fri., June 2, 2017
Summer Salute to Young Global Leadership!

Fri., July 21, 2017
OIWW 17th Annual Summer Soirée+ 2017

Sat. 6/3 – Sun., 6/11, 2017
(tentative dates)
J. Luce Leadership Experience – The Ideals of Hellas. Athens, Greece.

Invite. Video. HuffPo. Itinerary. $3,950 per person (double occupancy) + airfare.

Sun., 6/26/17
Brooklyn Bridge Walkathon for Super Health Happy Kids
Bring awareness to meanness and bullying. Please commit to bringing
ten friends or kids/babies/pets. The more the merrier. Stay healthy by
walking, create a strong bond with good people and be outdoor.
Join us and let’s be great role model to all kids. Register online here.
Meet on the Manhattan side at City Hall Park with your friends & dog!

Sun., 6/26/17
 (1:00pm) – free!
J. Luce Foundation Marches in NYC Pride Parade
JOIN US! The J. Luce Foundation marches for the first time in honor of our
brothers and sisters slaughtered in Orlando. Our Foundation affirms Human
Rights, and LGBTQ Rights ARE Human Rights! Biggest Pride Parade in the
world, beginning at 36th St. & Fifth Ave. – ending at Christopher & Greenwich.

Thurs., 7/6/16
Global Birthday Celebration for H.H. the Dalai Lama’s 82nd BD
Join us, get to know one another, celebrate, and share our deep collective gratitude
for this remarkable human being who has tirelessly worked for world peace and
taught us how to develop compassion for all sentient beings. Ballroom of
JW Marriott, Essex House at 160 Central Park South, NYC. $180 per person.
Join the J. Luce Foundation (3) tables for only $80 per person –
pay $80 online here! (
Celebration dinner sponsored by Tibet House, Tibet Fund, Gaia Holistic with
support from Orphans International Worldwide (OIWW).

Fri./Sat., 3/31-4/1/17
Marietta College Leadership Conference: “Leadership Thru Time”
Road trip to Marietta, Ohio. Marietta College has one of the oldest leadership
programs of an undergraduate institution in the U.S., it McDonough Leadership
Program. Free for BMCC Tribeca Campus Lions, N.Y. Global Leaders Lions Club,
J. Luce Leaders & Foundation Scholars. J. Luce Foundation is a Sponsor. Story.

Contributions to the Foundation may be made online at Contributions to OIWW at Checks payable to either may be sent to 540 Main Street #418, New York, N.Y. 10044. Entrance/activity fees may purchased the same way; kindly memo which event the payment is for.

Much goes into each of our events – usually with assistance from members of the New York Global Leaders Lions Club whose mission is to support the work of The J. Luce Foundation and Orphans International Worldwide.

Please note that our New York Global Leaders Lions Club (NYGLLC) meets on the first & third Monday night with 35 members – you are welcome to join us! Email

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