A Benefit For
UP Theater Company
Monday, April 18 ~ 6:30pm
at 809 Sangria Bar & Grill
Honoring Martin Collins with the UPstanding Person of the Year Award
Martin Collins is a lifetime Inwood resident and tireless champion of Uptown causes, both artistic and civic. Uptowners will recognize Marty’s face as an ever-present audience member as well as a staunch supporter of the Northern Manhattan arts community, including UP Theater Company, NoMAA, The United Palace, Moose Hall Theater, both the NYC Multicultural and Inwood Film Festivals, as well as The Northern Manhattan Arts Stroll, of which he is co-founder. His many efforts have helped build strong ties between the business and arts community in Northern Manhattan. Inwood may also recognize Marty’s voice as the public address announcer for Columbia University athletics, as well as for Manhattan College, Baruch College and New York University. His years of dedicated public service include such posts as the former chair of Community Board 12 and its Economic Development Committee, as Deputy Chief of Staff to NYS Assemblyman (now Senator) Adriano Espaillat, and as Councilmanic Aide to former Council Member Robert Jackson. He is currently the Veterans Business Assistance Coordinator at the Washington Heights & Inwood Development Corporation.
UP Theater is proud to recognize Marty as the2016 UPstanding Person of the Year!
Help UP celebrate our community and reach our fundraising goal of $10,000.
Raffle Prizes ~ Silent Auction ~ Entertainment
Endless Beer, Sangria and Appetizers
Advance tickets start at just $35
($45 at the door)
Additional Donor Levels – With PERKS!