GAL APPROVED! Give Back With Mission Society. Get Fit And Win! (A DivaGals Sweepstakes, Enter NOW!)

By   |   March 31, 2017   |   Gal Approved

GIVE. We loved attending and covering New York City Mission Society‘s Annual ΓÇ£Champions for ChildrenΓÇ¥ benefit last year. So were more than thrilled to return for 2017! On April 5, 2017, Mission Society will honor legendary actress and singer Diahann Carroll. This legendary icon is an award-winning and trailblazing actress, successful entrepreneur and devoted humanitarian. One of AmericaΓÇÖs major performing talents, she has starred on stage, screen, and television. She’s won Tony and Golden Globe awards over her long and prestigious career and she┬ástill finds time to support causes dear to her heart. Kathy Sledge of Sister Sledge will perform.The night’s benefit supports Mission SocietyΓÇÖs programs and services that help youth and families in New York cityΓÇÖs most underserved communities to break the cycle of poverty and achieve success. The Gala will once again be held at the Mandarin Oriental at 80 Columbus Circle in Manhattan, starting with cocktails at 6:30 p.m., followed by a program of dinner, music and dancing. Ready to get your ticket to this wonderful cause? Check out ticket sales at

RUN. The weather will be warm soon enough, and the days will get longer, so running outside will be looking good. What better way to encourage yourself to train than to sign up for the fastest race in the tri-state area – the Newport 10K! The race directors have given DivaGalsDaily ONE FREE ENTRY to raffle off to one of you lucky readers! Just tell us why on our FB page why you run/why you want to run a 10K, and we’ll pick a winner from our entries! The 14th Annual Newport 10K, taking place at Newport Town Square, 100 Town Square Place, Jersey City, N.J. Known as the fastest course in the tristate area, recreational and elite runners have the opportunity to compete for $15,900 in prize money, as they run along a course with an amazing view of the Manhattan skyline. Proceeds from the race will be donated to the Jersey City Medical Center – RWJ Barnabas Health, the area’s only not-for-profit hospital and regional trauma center. For race details, visit or call 201-665-4005.

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