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AREW Charity

May 1 -- The Association of Real Estate Women Charitable Fund will hold a breakfast with Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Anna Quindlen as guest speaker in the Mercury Room of the New York Hilton Hotel, 1335 Avenue of the Americas. Proceeds will benefit Women In Need (WIN). The breakfast will be held from 8 to 9 a.m., followed by Quindlen's address from 9 to 9:30 a.m. Tickets are $125 per person. Send check, made payable to AREW Charitable Fund, to Isabelle Pullis, Fidelity National Title Insurance Company of NY, 2 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016-5675. For inquiries, e-mail or log onto

Appraisal Institute Seminar

May 1 -- The Appraisal Institute will hold a membership meeting and a continuing education seminar from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Cathleen Quinn Nolan, Esq. will be the featured speaker on the subject of property condition disclosure act. The meeting will take place at the Westhury Manor at Jericho Tumpike in Westbury, N.Y. Fee: $45 per person. For registration and additional information please cal (516) 248-8964.

Financing Course

May 1 to June 26 -- LaGuardia Community College will offer a 22.5-hour, state-approved continuing education course, entitled "Real Estate Financing," on Wednesdays from 6 to 9 p.m. The course will discuss financing procedures, federal legislation, documentation, etc. Classes will take place at the College's main campus, at 3 1-10 Thomson Ave. Tuition: $150 per person. For registration and additional information please call (718) 482-7244.

Learning Annex Program

May 1 to June 26 -- The Learning Annex will offer a three-part program, entitled "How to Find, Buy, and Renovate a Brownstone," on May 1, May 29, and June 26 from 6:45 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Larry Hulack, president of L.B. Hulack Consultants Inc., will serve as the instructor. For registration and additional information please call (212) 371-0280.

Environmental Conference

May 1-2 -- A conference entitled "Rethinking the Built Environment" will be held. It will explore the intersection between high performance design and technology and post-9/ 11 definitions of building security. Distributed generation, indoor environmental quality and fundamental topics such as energy efficiency and "clean" technology will be addressed along with financial incentives, programs and tools that help achieve high performance building objectives. To close the conference, participants will apply their thinking to the redevelopment of the World Trade Center site. Contact: Earth Day New York, 201 H. 42nd St. #3200, NY, NY 10017, 212-922-0048, 212-922-1936 (fax) or email to

IREM Course

May 1-2 -- The Greater New York Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management is conducting a course entitled "Developing Human Resource Strategies for Real Estate Managers." This two-day course will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at New York Life Investment Management, 51 Madison Ave. The course provides an overview on leadership, decision-making, and problem-solving strategies. Learn how to attract, develop, and retain the best and brightest real estate management talent and learn how forward-thinking human resource management can enhance a real estate organization's profits. The cost is $420 for IREM members and $525 for non-members. For additional information or to enroll please call 212.944.9445.

Affordable Housing Breakfast

May 2 -- The NYS Association for Affordable Housing will hold its next networking breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. at the SkyClub at the MetLife Building, 200 Park Ave. (entrance on Vanderbilt Ave.), 56th floor, in Manhattan. The cost is $30 for members, $40 for government/not-for-profit, and $125 for nonmembers. For more information or to register contact Laura Rienti at 718-432-6940 or e-mail

NRC Lunch

May 6 -- National Realty Club presents Henry Wollman, director of Steven L. Newman Real Estate Institute from noon to 2 p.m. at The Williams Club, 24 East 39th St. between Park & Madison Avenues. His topic is "Current Planning/Development Ideas for Midtown West." The cost is members $40 and non-members $60 (We cannot bill nonmenbers.) Reservations must be made by the Friday morning prior to the event. Please call Tamara Beck or Burton Beck to reserve now at (212) 551-1013. Members may email reservations to Non-Members must pay in advance. Send payment to 380 Lexington Ave., Suite 1700, New York, NY 10168.

B'nai B'rith, State of Israel Bonds Dinner

May 7 -- The banking and finance unit of B'nai B'rith and the State of Israel Bonds will holds a gala testimonial dinner. Gabriel P. Caprio, president and chief executive officer of the Amalgamated Bank of New York, will be the featured speaker at the event. The dinner will take place at the New York Hilton.

AREW Lunch

May 7 -- Association of Real Estate Women hosts luncheon and program with president of the New York City Economic Development Corporation, Andrew M. Alper at the Harvard Club, 27 West 44th St. Networking reception with no-host bar at 11:30 a.m.; luncheon and program at 12:30 p.m. AREW members: no charge. Nonmembers: $75 per person. For reservations, send check, made payable to AREW, to Stephanie Butler, First American Title Insurance Company of New York, 633 Third Ave., New York, NY 10017-3303 by May 1. For additional AREW information, log on to, email to or call (212) 265-4652.


May 8 -- A joint BOMA/IREM luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel, Astor Ballroom, 1535 Broadway between 45th and 46th Streets. Manhattan Borough President C. Virginia Fields will give an address entitled "The Economic Development Priorities Facing Manhattan." The cost is $75 for BOMA and REM members and $85 for nonmembers. For information call Hallie Sherck at (212) 239-3662.

B'nai B'rith Lunch

May 8 -- David Clear, senior manager of real estate, The Children's Place, and Craig Hantgan, director of real estate, Cosi, Inc., will be guest speakers at the next luncheon meeting of B'nai B'rith Real Estate to be held at noon at the Cornell Club, 6 East 44th Street, Ivy Room.

Their topic will be "The Growth of Metro New York-based Chains Locally and Nationally." Call Daniel Shahrabani at (212) 779-7757 to secure your reservation for the luncheon. Admission for members is $55 in advance and $65 at the door. Nonmembers' admission is $65. All non-members should register and send a check in advance, as there will be no guarantee for seat availability on the day of the event. Make checks payable to B'nai B'rith Real Estate and mail to Daniel Shahrabani at Chelsea Capital, 377 Fifth Avenue, Suite 500, New York, NY 10016.
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