The Fourth Annual Mother’s Day Walk will begin at City Hall Park with a Zumba warm-up, followed by a press conference and opening ceremony which will include remarks by Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer, and a performance by the New York City Fire Department’s (FDNY) EMS Pipes and Drums Band.
The approximately 1.1 mile walk across the Brooklyn Bridge will culminate in Cadman Plaza Park where walkers will enjoy an afternoon of mesmerizing dance music by DJ Duce Martinez, and a variety of family activities including Adult, Child and Pet CPR and First Aid Awareness by Iron Hand Rescue.
Sponsors for this year’s walk are The City University of New York (CUNY); Worthy Lifestyle Initiative created by Ahmad Quazi Jr, along with its I AM Worthy Anti-Bullying Campaign; Food Exchange Catering and Events Company; Green Mountain Energy Company, Live-In Connection Real Estate With Purpose Magazine, and Brooklyn Colony Restaurant and Entertainment Venue.
Hosted by Milagros Day Worldwide, produced by In The Groove Global Production and Entertainment Company, and executed by What’s The Buzz New York?, and Dev Media Group; The Mother’s Day Walk is a great way to kick off New York City’s outdoor festival season, and an awesome alternative for what to do with Mom on her special day.
The Mistress of Ceremonies will be International Youth Motivational Speaker and Founder of Dignity Universal, Rossmery Gomez; introducing a powerful line-up of speakers. Among these will be Award-Winning Hollywood Comedienne, Actress, Writer, and Producer Kiki Melendez as the Grand Marshall or “Madrina”; Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer; Emmy Winning Journalist, Producer and Telemundo Executive Marisol Seda; Best-Selling Author, Blogger, TV Producer, and Acclaimed Beauty Expert, Dawn Gallagher
Special Presentation by Celebrity Coach, Author and Speaker Karen Hoyos, International Spokesperson for Milagros Day Worldwide; on The Power of Purpose and its impact on the creation of this amazing organization through her work with Founder Dawn Diaz. Ms. Hoyos will joyfully introduce Dawn Diaz as symbol of the possibility for harmony and peace when people find, and dare to live their life’s purpose.
Mother’s Day Walk Creator Dawn Diaz, will close the ceremony by announcing the Man of the Movement “MOM” Award, and acknowledging the courageous graduates of Milagros Day Worldwide’s life-changing programs The Transformation Academy and The Bootcamp Retreat.
10AM Press Conference at Park Row and Centre Street, Manhattan
11AM Walking Across the Brooklyn Bridge in Peaceful Reflection
12 to 3PM Dance Music & Family Picnic at Cadman Plaza Park, Brooklyn
The Mother’s Day Walk is a fantastic way to celebrate and honor the love and dedication of all mothers, while paying tribute to those moms who have experienced or have lost their lives to Domestic Violence; and fulfilling the vision of Turning Abuse Into Success.