A Toast to Downtown: A Virtual Celebration with LMCC

Wed, Dec 9th 2020 at 7:00 PM EST · By Lower Manhattan Cultural Council
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Join us for A Toast to Downtown, LMCC’s first virtual celebration on December 9, 2020 at 7pm. Together, we will  celebrate the critical work and voices of NYC’s independent artists, and the civic leaders who help make this work possible.


LMCC will recognize Jessica Lappin, President of the Downtown Alliance, and Maggie Boepple, former LMCC President and former President of The Ronald O. Perelman Performing Arts Center with Liberty Awards for Civic Leadership. 


In addition to our civic leaders, we will present Amina Henry with the Sarah Verdone Writing Award, Eiko Otake with the Sam Miller Award for Performing Arts, and Paul Pfeiffer with the Michael Richards Award for Visual Arts


Special guests include LMCC artists and alumni Morgan Bassichis, Mona Chalabi, Ivy Mix and Mariana Valencia! 


All those who donate $20 or more will automatically be entered to win a signed, limited edition 100 New Yorkers print by River To River 2020 artist Mona Chalabi. 


We hope you will raise a glass to our artists and community with LMCC at A Toast to Downtown!


Closed captioning will be available during this event.
For questions about accessibility, please email rsvp@lmcc.net.

Please note that this event will be recorded for archival purposes only.

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Our Supporters

As of November 18, 2020

Titanium Committee

Cisco
Citi
HLW International LLP
The Howard Hughes Corporation
Neil Parikh

Platinum Committee

American Express
Elizabeth & Michael Ashworth
Ken & Kim Blacklow
Bloomberg Philanthropies
BuroHappold Engineering
Conrad New York
Downtown-Lower Manhattan Association
Linda Genereux & Timur Galen
Neil Goldmacher, Newmark Knight Frank
Anne Goldrach/Greystone Management Corp.
Morgan Stanley/ Ekene Ezulike
Cherrie Nanninga
Time Equities, Inc.

Silver Supporters

The Durst Organization
L&L Holding Company, LLC

Bronze Supporters

Meredith Kane
Richard and Ronay Menschel
Scott B. Salmirs, President & CEO ABM Industries
Esta Stecher

Copper Supporters

Jay Berman
Richard Berney, Cozen O'Connor
Marcia and Noel Caban
Cosentini Associates
McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Thornton Tomasetti

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Board of Directors 

Timur Galen, Chair
Francis Greenburger, Treasurer
Kimberly Brown Blacklow, Secretary & Vice Chair
Kevin Hoo, Vice Chair
Michael Ashworth
Jay Berman
Susan Boyle
Marcia Caban
Bruce Ehrmann
Ekene Ezulike 
Dino Fusco
Anne Goldrach
Shari Hyman
David Jansen
Eric Johnson
Meredith Kane
Adam Meister
Richard Mines
Cherrie Nanninga
Neil Parikh
Peter Poulakakos 
Cindy Quan
R. Sarah Richardson
Michael Rizzo
Brian Saluzzo
Craig Schwitter

Friends of LMCC Steering Committee

Marie de Foucaud, Co-Chair
Neil Parikh, Co-Chair
Michelle Grey
Jean-Christophe Laizeau
Peter Malachi
Luisella Meloni
Srenica Munthree
Ben Rawlingson-Plant
Edward Roussel
Olympia Scarry

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Your donation will help LMCC continue to be a leading force in supporting independent artists and communities across NYC! 


LMCC is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization (EIN: 23-7348782). Your contribution is tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. 

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"Attending the LMCC Workspace residency was a magical experience which took me to Lower Manhattan, the center of so much which defines New York...this humbling and exhilarating experience gave me time and space otherwise unavailable to me and I will for ever cherish its outcome, memory and community." -Golnar Adili, LMCC Workspace Artist-in-Residence, 2018-2019


LMCC is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization (EIN: 23-7348782). Your contribution is tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. 

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"I think it's important that grants like the ones LMCC provide help organizations, small organizations... because you never know what voices are gonna come out, what ideas are gonna come out that will help this part of society move forward that would help this part of society survive..." - Rafael Merino, President of La Casa, LMCC Creative Engagement Grantee, 2019


LMCC is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization (EIN: 23-7348782). Your contribution is tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. 

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"LMCC recognizes the challenges artists have creating their work and they support us to articulate our vision, and then find reasonable steps to make that vision a reality." - Judy Tate, LMCC Creative Engagement & UMEZ Arts Engagement, 2019


LMCC is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization (EIN: 23-7348782). Your contribution is tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. 

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