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Sunday November 23, 2014

NY Convergence ORIGINAL

Roger Smith Hotel Hosts ‘Tweetsgiving’

NYConvergence ORIGINAL

Photo 2 The hotel played host last night to the New York City edition of the Tweetsgiving "gratitude party," one of 30 other such events going on across the globe supporting the work of Epic Change, a nonprofit which aids "social entrepreneurs." During the event, there was live music by Amy Regan and a display of tweets hashtagged "#tweetsgiving" from attendees at each of these events.

The New York City edition was joined by one of these entrepreneurs, Mama Lucy Kampton.  Proceeds from the event will be used to benefit the primary school she founded, Shepherds Junior, in Arusha, Tanzania, and will help pay for the construction of a dormitory, orphanage, library, school cafeteria, and additional classrooms.