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Investors Bank Partners with the Brooklyn Chamber for 2013 Not-For-Profit Summit at St. Francis College

The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that it has formed a partnership with Investors Bank to host the 2nd Annual Not-For-Profit Summit to be held on June 13 at St. Francis College in Downtown Brooklyn.

The event - titled "Navigating NYC's Fiscal Future" - will feature an array of speakers and panel discussions aimed at helping not-for-profits with various strategies to raise money and dealing with the city's political climate post-election.

"We are pleased to be hosting our 2nd Annual Not-For-Profit Summit on June 13 at St. Francis College with the gracious support of Investors Bank," said Carlo A. Scissura, President & CEO of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce. "Not-for-profits are a major part of the borough's economy and it is of vital importance that they get together to discuss the important issues and challenges facing this sector. I want to thank Investors Bank for sponsoring this year's event and to St. Francis College for hosting us."

"We have a commitment to the borough's not-for-profit sector and this daylong event will highlight their importance and needs," said Domenick A. Cama, Senior Executive Vice President & COO, Investors Bank. "Investors Bank is proud to be partnering with the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce for this major event."

The summit's main panel discussion will be moderated by Marilyn Gelber, President, Brooklyn Community Foundation, and will feature:

-- Anthony W. Crowell, Dean & President, New York Law School

-- Joni Yoswein, Founder, Yoswein New York, Inc.

-- Marla G. Simpson, Executive Director, Brooklyn Community Services

-- Andrew Kimball, President, Brooklyn Navy Yard

This year's keynote address will be delivered by Brendan Dugan, President of St. Francis College.

Other speakers include Toni Yuille Williams, Director, Public Affairs, Con Edison; Stu Loeser, Founding Principal, Stu Loeser & Co. and former Press Secretary to Mayor Michael Bloomberg; Martha Kamber, Executive Director, YWCA Brooklyn; and Peter Aschkenasy, Board Member, BRIC and Brooklyn Public Library.

The summit will also feature breakout sessions and the opportunity to network. The sessions include topics such as:

-- Perspectives and strategies in corporate giving

-- Social media and communications tools

-- Maintaining and creating a successful board

For a complete program and to register, click here.

Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce

The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce is a community that supports and advocates for its member businesses. Our mission is to promote a healthy and robust business environment in Brooklyn.

With nearly 1,300 members, the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce is the foremost resource for doing business in Brooklyn, respected as a leader in advancing public policy, new technologies, products, services and programs that support and promote a vibrant local economy. For more information, visit www.ibrooklyn.com

Investors Bank

Investors Bank is an independent, full-service community bank operating over 100 branches across New Jersey and New York. With more than $12 billion in assets, we have the size, scope and talent to deliver a full range of banking products and services.

Investors serves a wide range of consumer, business, commercial real estate, nonprofit and local government customers. In addition, our Charitable Foundation supports local and statewide organizations that enrich the quality of life in the communities we serve.

Through its extensive branch network, Investors is able to offer a financial product line that is competitive with those of larger financial institutions. This strength is combined with a highly experienced, locally based management team and a clear focus on the needs of New Jersey and New York residents, businesses and communities.