End Of Summer Soirée: The Very First Dancing With The Stars Gala In Bronx

Published on August 26, 2019, 11:36 am
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On Tuesday, August 27, 2019, Unique People Services (UPS) will hold its end of Summer Soiree. The event is a THANK YOU celebration and a great opportunity to learn about the past, present, and future of the organization.

This special event will celebrate the one year the anniversary of Lynn’s Place, UPS’ first affordable housing development and a response to helping end homelessness in NYC. Join UPS as they close the final chapter of this accomplishment with a memorial bench plate unveiling!

During the event, the organization will also share upcoming plans for 2050 Grand Concourse, the nonprofits latest supportive housing endeavor. 2050 Grand Concourse is a 13-story sustainable development that is a blended population and mixed income building with 96 apartments. The location will house the relocated Unique People Services headquarters and social service programs as well as community amenities for area residents and organizations.

Come to learn more about this gateway project that’s helping to build a better Bronx.

The event will also have a very special surprise for attendees–come and meet the this year’s very special Gala Honorees,— as we announce the very first Dancing with the Stars Gala in the borough of Bronx. Dance enthusiasts and community leaders alike are invited to mingle with honoree/contestants who will compete for a good cause at the October 17th event.

This year’s honorees include, Sulma Arzu-Brown – Director of Operations for the NYC Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, co-owner of the Boogie Down Grind Café and prolific author, Rosa Garcia – owner of the Mott Haven Bar and Grill and founder of 31Agency, Adam Weiss – Executive, from Atlantic Tomorrow’s Office and Tony Martinez – Partner of JLO Holdings. Geetha Rathnamala – 2019 Unique People Services Individual of the Year.

Join us as we celebrate a new day and vision for the organization.

The event will take place on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 between the hours of 04:00 p.m. and 06:00 p.m.


Lynn’s Place Backyard Garden
1060 Rev. James Polite Avenue
Bronx, NY 10459


About Unique People Services

Unique People Services, Inc. (UPS) is a New York-based nonprofit 501(c) 3 that provides supportive housing and medical case management services to individuals and families living with mental health challenges, developmental disabilities and HIV/AIDS. The agency operates more than 24 supportive housing programs in the Bronx, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and Westchester County.

More than 800 New Yorkers call UPS’ home, living in well-appointed residences where they receive meals and support services to help them achieve the highest possible levels of independent living and community inclusion. The transitional, long-term and permanent housing UPS provides has also become a safe haven for many formerly homeless individuals. For more information about Unique People Services, please visit here.

Jonas Bronck is the pseudonym under which we publish and manage the content and operations of The Bronx Daily.™ | Bronx.com - the largest daily news publication in the borough of "the" Bronx with over 1.5 million annual readers. Publishing under the alias Jonas Bronck is our humble way of paying tribute to the person, whose name lives on in the name of our beloved borough.