Events for July 19, 2007

8:30 a.m. Sen. Liz Krueger and the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce will host a forum for women business owners on New York State's MWBE program at Club 101, Park Avenue and 40th Street.

8:30 a.m. The NYC Department of Youth and Community Development and Young & Rubicam Brands will host a breakfast for summer interns at Young & Rubicam Brands, 285 Madison Avenue at 41st Street.

9 a.m. New York State Urban Development Directors will meet at the Empire State Development Corporation, 633 Third Avenue.

9:30 a.m. A funeral for slain police Officer Russel Timoshenko will take place at I.J. Morris, 1895 Flatbush Avenue, in Brooklyn.

10 a.m. Welfare advocates will urge Gov. Spitzer to support the welfare reform bill on the City Hall steps.

10:30 a.m. Odyssey House will break ground for a new community-based housing project at 123rd Street and Park Avenue.

11 a.m. Global management consulting firm A.T. Kearney will release its study of New York State's economic development efforts and announce recommendations at a panel discussion with state development leaders at JPMorgan Chase, 277 Park Avenue.

6:30 p.m. Sen. Martin Golden will honor civil servants at Bay Ridge Manor, 476-76th Street, in Brooklyn.

7 p.m. Amnesty International activists will host a party in support of the International Criminal Court at reBar, 147 Front Street, in Brooklyn.

7 p.m. Phil Kent will discuss his book, Foundations of Betrayal: How the Liberal $uper-Rich Undermine America, at the New York Young Republican Club’s monthly meeting at the Union League Club, 38 East 37th Street.

7 p.m. Sen. Ruben Diaz and Assemblyman Ruben Diaz Jr. will host the Second Annual Una Noche De Abrazo Dominicano y Merengue en el Bronx / A Night of Dominican Embrace and Merengue in the Bronx, which will honor members of the Dominican Press, at Maestros Caterer's,1703 Bronxdale Avenue, in the Bronx.