Ryan Brennan of Advantage Capital serves as Managing Director and his picture could be seen at a recent Foundation Banquet for Truman State University. He is seen here with the University President Barbara Dixon. She had presented a keynote address at this banquet. This is when she informed the University about a $40,000 gift to the University. This is supposedly to benefit the Truman’s Missouri Government Internship Program.
Many notable individuals have joined this campaign, such as actor Tom Hanks, who will be featured in the video public service announcements. Other supporters include: Colonel Jennifer Pritzker, Retired Army National Guard and Founder and Chair of the Pritzker Military Museum; Ambassador of the UAE to the USA, Yousef Al Otaiba; Harriet Dominque of the USAA; Comcast-NBC Universal; News Anchor Tom Brokaw; Democrat leader Nancy Pelosi; and Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Robert McDonald.
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The Truman State University has received a rather generous gift from one of their own. Scott Zajac and Ryan Brennan of Advantage Capital donated $40,000 to the University towards their Internship program.
One of the ways that New Yorkers for Children funds these programs is through its annual gala. The 2016 New Yorkers For Children Gala raised over $1 million that will go towards programs like the Back To School Package and the Charles Evans Emergency Educational Fund. The Gala was held at Cipriani 42nd Street and was co-chaired by celebrity hairstylist Frédéric Fekkai, Shirin von Wolfen and many others. The high-profile event drew attendees like Trey Songz, Alexia and David Leuschen, Kelly Rutherford, Rose Gilroy, Daphne Groeneveld and Danielle Snyder.
The Big Apple Circus (BAC) is based in New York City and has been a tourist attraction since its beginnings in 1977. The circus has been successfully performing shows annually at the Lincoln Center since 1981; they’ve toured a variety of worldwide locations, and would regularly be rented out by companies. “Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton…
The bowling part in October of 2015 was no exception. Wolf Blitzer of CNN, comedian Donnell Rawlings, and even international ambassadors such as Yousef Al Otaiba (https://www.facebook.com/Yousef-Al-Otaiba-162542037255423/) were all in attendance. Taking place at Pinstripes Bowling Alley in Georgetown, the night was a relaxed change of pace from the usual hustle and bustle that is typical of the D.C. area.
The Joseph E. Robert, Jr. Prize for Philanthropy has recently been awarded to Yousef Al Otaiba, U.S. ambassador of the United Arab Emirates. In addition, his wife Abeer Al Otaiba, a well-respected philanthropist in her own right, was awarded by the Children’s National Health System.
The University of Cambridge has announced a $27 million gift from alumnus Bill Janeway and his wife, Weslie, to the Faculty of Economics and Pembroke College.