Thanks to everyone who showed up to our event and the NYPD for helping secure the area! We have over 2,500 people show up in the pouring rain! Join us again next year and remember to shop Fordham Road and receive 10% select retailers when you show them the holiday coupon (link above) ===============================================================================
10th Annual Sparkling the Heart of Fordham Holiday Event!
This will be our 10th year of the Sparkling the Heart of Fordham holiday event for the community! Sparkling the Heart of Fordham will take place on Friday, December 5 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Muller Park and Plaza (Fordham Road and Creston Avenue). Mark your calendars and join us as we give out gifts for the children, get a special visit from Santa Claus, and have a raffle drawing of awesome prizes! Make sure to RSVP on EventBrite to receive your FREE gift (limited supply)!
And don't forget about our special Fordham Road holiday sale running from December 5 - December 21! Show the select merchants this flyer or another ad for the event and receive 10% off your purchase!
Executive Director Wilma Alonso was honored at the Hispanic Heritage Month luncheon on Thursday, September 18, 2014! Congratulations to Wilma! ===============================================================================
MAKING STRIDES FOR CANCER WALK 2014
The Fordham Road BID will be participating in this year's Making Stride
event by the American Cancer Society! The BID not only promotes
businesses on Fordham Road, but we also help and support local
organizations. Making a difference is core to our values and Making
Stride is a cause we firmly believe in. Please help us as we make
strides by donating to our team, Fordham Road BID Goes Pink. Your
support will be greatly appreciated and every dollar counts towards the
treatment and aid of cancer patients!
Click here to donate or join our team! ===============================================================================
Special thanks to Akihiro Ito & the New York City Department of Transportation's (NYC DOT) Art Program. "Tomorrow" will be a temporary public art installation through NYC DOT's Arterventions Program! This nine foot wooden sculpture is located on the NE corner of East Fordham Road & Webster Avenue.
Additionally, the BID will be organizing large group tours of "Tomorrow" during the spring & summer. If you or your organization have a group of 10 or more people & would like to set up a tour, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the BID office @ (718) 562-2104.
Citibank, one of the BID's partners, is excited to announce their Citi at Work program, a comprehensive financial services platform that enhances the employee benefits package offered by corporations. Companies and employees can choose from a wide range of savings and discounts on financial products and services, plus many financial education topics. The Citi at Work program consists of a dedicated Relationship Manager for your company, who aims to make your life easier, starting now. The program is offered at no cost to the company and it’s set up completely by a Citi at Work Relationship Manager. For more details, please click on the image below.