Brooklyn Children’s Museum 2012 Gala

Brooklyn Children’s Museum will celebrate its 2012 Gala on Tuesday, May 8, 6:30-9 p.m. at 7 World Trade Center. The event marks 113 years as a leader in education, environmental stewardship, and community building. The Museum’s milestone themed, Healthy Communities = Healthy Children, emphasizes the importance of nutrition, physical fitness, green living, community and a positive attitude.

This years’ gala features live performances by the Brighton Ballet Theatre and the Brooklyn Conservatory Jazz Quartert, along with an ‘indoor market place’ highlighting local restaurants, high-end silent auction and unique meet and greet opportunities with President & CEO, Georgina Ngozi, Chair of the Board of Trustees, Janno Lieber (President, World Trade Center Properties, LLC), special honorees and others.

Honorees for the evening are Soledad O’Brien, CNN Anchor & Special Correspondent (Connecting), Marco P. Caffuzzi, partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP (Green Future), Leslie Koch, president of The Trust for Governors Island (Inspiration), Lexy Funk, founder of Brooklyn Industries (Creativity), and Bruce Feiler, best-selling author (Nurturing Families).