Hillel at Baruch College event in Madison Square Park on May 9, 2008.
WHEREAS, Since 2008 is the 60th anniversary of the State of Israel, the Hillel at Baruch College is leading an organization of Hillels from other area colleges to organize an event in Madison Square Park to commemorate the anniversary on May 9, 2008 (rain date May 11, 2008) from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM ; and
WHEREAS, Setup will start at 9:00 AM and breakdown will occur before 2:00 PM; and
WHEREAS, The program will occur on the crushed gravel area near the Shake Shack and will include speeches, games and concert; and
WHEREAS, The event will be used to disseminate information (on two or three folding tables) on careers and programs of interest to college students, and
WHEREAS, The musical performance is only a portion of the event, and
WHEREAS, The applicant is the process of securing a permit for amplified sound, and
WHEREAS, This is a one-time-only event, not commercial in nature, and with no major signage, Therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends approval for the Hillel at Baruch College event in Madison Square Park on May 9, 2008.The above resolution passed by a vote of 26 in favor; 0 opposed; 1 abstaining.