The Bronx Biz Holiday Network and Toy Drive to Benefit Kids Living in Shelters

The Bronx Biz Holiday Network and Toy Drive from 7 to 10 pm December 12 at El Habanero (Mexican) restaurant. Admission is free. Attendees are asked to bring an unwrapped toy that will be donated to a child living in a Bx shelter.
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Dec. 4, 2012 - PRLog -- Come celebrate the holidays and make important business connections for the new year. Network with Bronx entrepreneurs and community leaders and give back to Bronx kids too.

The Bronx Entrepreneurs and Business Network (BEBN), Amapola Events Planning and PRSUN Communications invite you to the Bronx Biz Holiday Network and Toy Drive from 7 to 10 pm December 12 at El Habanero (Mexican) restaurant, 43 Bruckner Blvd. Admission is free and open to the public. Attendees are asked to bring an unwrapped toy that will be donated to a child in one of BronxWorks local shelters. BronxWorks, a nonprofit organization, helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being through various programs.

The featured artist for the evening is poet and social entrepreneur Mariposa Maria Teresa Fernandez of Poetry for Entrepreneurs, which helps entrepreneurs and small business owners create powerful messaging through the power of poetry and storytelling. The network will include a silent auction featuring, among other things, the work of graffiti artist James Sexer Rodriguez, as well as fun raffle  giveaways, thanks to our partners and/or sponsors, many of them BEBN members.

Collections for unwrapped new toys are being raised now at several drop off locations until December 15. Toys for infants to teens are being accepted. The drop off locations are:

MC Insurance
Contact: Anel Solano  
929 East 169th Street

Sunshine Bronx
Contact: Cheni or Joe
890 Garrison Ave., Second Floor

The Complete Package Holiday Network on December 15 (10 am to 6 pm)
Bronx Museum of the Arts, 1040 Grand Concourse

Donations are also being raised online through this ChipIn campaign at

Partners and/or sponsors for this event include Amapola Events Planning, PRSUN Communications, El Habanero Restaurant, BronxWorks, Start Small Think Big, the NetWorks Organization, Sunshine Bronx, MC Insurance, The Complete Package, Independent Partylite Consultant Sylvia Santiago, TDB Networks, Tashalee's Tasty Treats, Katwalk Katerers, Miriam Quin Photography, Arthur Avenue Cigars, Poetry for Entrepreneurs, Artist James Sexer Rodriguez, Snap, Pop n' Rock, Cake It Easy,  Jazzy’s Cupcakes, The Johnson Family,  X-TREMITIEZZ ENTERTAINMENT, Time to Play, and Band of Brothers MC.

To RSVP for the December 12 event at El Habanero, go to

For more information, contact Maribel Mercado at (347) 839-4259 or Clarisel Gonzalez at (347) 827-0837.

The Bronx Entrepreneurs and Business Network, a project of PRSUN Communications, is an independent network for, by and about Bronx entrepreneurs and small businesses. For more information about BEBN, like the Facebook page at or follow @bxbiz on Twitter.
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