* November 7, 2005 ~ The Anti-Violence Project presents the Courage Awards.
The New York City Gay & Lesbian Anti-Violence Project’s 9th annual gala event
This year’s event will kick-off the 25th Anniversary Celebration. The Courage Awards event raises greatly needed funds to support the Anti-Violence Project’s critical victim services, and we hope that you will honor us by being a part of this stellar evening. Sam Champion and B.D. Wong host the event, joined by special guest, Julianne Moore. Richard Haymes, outgoing Executive Director of the Anti-Violence Project, will be honored at this year’s event, celebrating seven years of outstanding service to the Anti Violence Project and over 20 years of service to the lesbian, gay, transgender, bisexual and HIV-affected community. Other honorees are Deutsche Bank, New York State Senator Thomas K. Duane & New York State Assemblymember Deborah Glick and Safe Horizon.
VIP cocktail reception, in the balcony, 6:00 pm
General cocktail reception, on main floor, opens at 6:30 pm
Dinner 7:30 pm
Awards 8:30 pm
Gotham Hall in New York City
Sponsored by Altria, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, Deutsche Bank, Mercedes-Benz USA, Citigroup, Morgan Stanley, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, the Gill Foundation, People of Color in Crisis, Safe Horizon, Basil Walter Architects, and WABC-TV (list in formation).