25 Years


The COVE's 25th Anniversary Cocktail Reception on Thursday, November 6, 2014 honored three outstanding supporters for their unwavering commitment to our Media Arts & Literacy program for teens:


Anne Lawrence

Program Officer

The Robert Bowne Foundation


Charlie Shayne

Executive Director, Retired

Kingsbridge Heights Community Center


G. Oliver Koppell

Former NYC Councilman, District 11


The evenings events were dedicated to  Winston Johnson & The Johnson Family who provided The COVE with a rent-free home for 24 years!


THANK YOU to all for making it such a spectacular evening!


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Program Director Aisha Norris and honoree Anne Lawrence, Program Officer of the Robert Bowne Foundation.

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Special thanks to A&E History Channel for their auction donations.

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The evening was also dedicated to COVE volunteers who participated in the Harmony Day 2014 Block Party and tonights event: Ameka Thomas, Angela Fernandez, Augustine, Adonis Bignon, Cynthia Diaz, Daisy Mercado, Debra Sloan, Donald Smith, David Devilla, Ebony "Starr" Prescott, Edwin Diaz,               Jose Tirado, Jenny Morales, Jessica Beccara, Jorge Zuniga, Jovan Gonzalez, Kausar Shaikhsiddiqi,             Karmery Blanco, Kyle Dussuau, Miguel Reyes, Maria Searles, Mercedes Bartee, Michael Echeverria, Mark Kittrel, Onesha Clark, Raphael Reinoso, Sonia Comacho, Stephanie Ramirez,                                    Shaline & William Jordan, Susan Nazat, Tito Rivera, Tremelia Spivey, and Zoraida Rivera.


Special thanks to our generous in-kind donors for making our Silent Auction such a success:             A&E History Channel, Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservation Society, City Island Theater Group,          SusanSez Walkabouts, and Wave Hill. Thank you Charmaine DaCosta of Crude Food Caterers             and to photographer Isabelle Ariana!