PLEASE NOTE : Due to the severe weather alert, the Sapphire Soirée Event has been rescheduled to Thursday, March 22nd, same time and same venue.

SoBRO Presents the 45th Anniversary Gala – The Sapphire Soiree:“Building the Blueprint for the Bronx”

Join us for a remarkable evening of celebration as we honor the legacy of one of the Bronx’s premier Community and Economic Development organizations, and pay homage to those who have helped “build the blueprint for the Bronx.” From an elegant cocktail reception to a spectacular night full of surprises, it will be an evening to remember.

Honoring:  Fresh Direct, with the Corporate Partnership Award and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. with the Public Service Award.

When:  Thursday, March 22, 2018

Where: New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) Garden Terrace 2900 Southern Boulevard Bronx, New York 10458

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SoBRO’s mission is to enhance the quality of life in the South Bronx by strengthening businesses and creating innovative economic, housing, educational, and career development programs for youth and adults.

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SoBRO is a registered 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization. All donations are tax deductible in full or in part.

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