Events for September 29, 2006

Young leaders take the City Year pledge and the AmeriCorps pledge at their opening day ceremonies at Trinity Church.

Corporate Women Directors International hosts a forum at The Harvard Club on how to increase the number of women in the board room.

Assistant U.S. Trade Representative Victoria Espinel speaks on “China and the U.S.’ Intellectual Property Agenda” at 55 Fifth Avenue.

A press conference will be held announcing the establishment of the African Burial Ground National Monument foundation at 290 Broadway.

Tony Avella criticizes the delays and underfunding of the Parks Department’s “Trees and Sidewalks” program in Douglaston.

Alan Greenspan speaks to the press prior to his appearance at the Long Island Association September Luncheon at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury.

Nassau County Comptroller Howard Wietzman celebrates the 2nd anniversary of the NassauRx prescription discount card program at Central Nassau Guidance and Counseling Services in Hicksville.

Thomas Morahan announces legislation that would exclude school property tax rebates from taxation in West Nyack.

—Nicole Brydson