Onward and UPward 2017 Honoring Manny Ramirez of Dichter Pharmacy Monday, March 6 - 6:30 to 9:00pm Fort Washington Collegiate Church 729 West 181 St.,
New York, NY 10033 (Directions)

Manny Ramirez has combined the world of pharmaceutical health with that of community activism and established himself as a positive force in the community. He grew up in Inwood and started working at Dichter’s when he was thirteen years old, doing deliveries for 25 cents an hour. After finishing pharmacy school, he came back in 2007 to buy the business after the death of George Liebmann, the owner and his mentor. When, in 2012 the store burned to the ground, Manny, with help from friends in the neighborhood, reopened in the present location. In addition to being one of the last independent pharmacies in the area, Dichter’s has become a community center with many local groups using the basement space – without charge – including UP Theater, Inwood Toy Swap, Preschool on the Planet, The Dichter Pharmacy Poetry Society, the Girl Scouts and many, many others.

UP Theater is proud to recognize Manny as our 2017 UPstanding Person of the Year !
Help UP celebrate our community and reach our fundraising goal of


Raffle Prizes ~ Silent Auction ~ Entertainment

Endless Wine, Beer and Appetizers

Advance tickets just $40

($50 at the door)
Additional Donor Levels – With PERKS!

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