Boncelia Lewis
& Jazz Quintet

Sesame Flyers International Inc.-
Youth Band (Steel Pan)

The Cocoon Project

Special Guest Appearance - Robbie Nova

2012 Gala Sponsors
& Corporate Sponsors







The Neighborhood
Technical Assistance Clinic
is a registered  nonprofit organization























Communication Management


Gala 2011    Past Galas

Neighborhood Technical Assistance Clinic's
2012 Gala Celebration

from Richard Temtchine on Vimeo


Press Release on Benefitting Nonprofit Organizations

Pictured from left to right: Valerie Oliver-Durrah (President/CEO of NTAC) with Nonprofit Charities:
College & Community Fellowship, Vivian Nixon, Executive Director;
Coalition for the Improvement of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Melissa Lee, Managing Director;
LIFE Camp, Inc., Erica Ford, Founder/CEO;
and Sesame Flyers International, Inc, Aisha Carr, Chief of Staff.

Missing from Photo: World Wide Association of Small Churches, Bishop Dr. Ebony G. Kirkland, Chairman & CEO;
and Girl’s Talk Program of Stapleton U.A.M.E. Church, Rev. Maggie Howard, Executive Director/Founder.


 Abigail Kirsch at Stage 6 Steiner Studios
15 Washington Ave., Brooklyn Navy Yard

Honorary Chairs
Borough Presidents

Hon. Marty Markowitz - Brooklyn
Hon. Ruben Diaz Jr. - Bronx
Hon. Scott Stringer - Manhattan
Hon. Helen Marshall - Queens
Hon. James Molinaro - Staten Island 



Event Chair

Gail L. Smith,  
MetroPlus Health Plan

Pictured here with
Mayor Michael Bloomberg

NTAC Board of Directors 

Left to right:  Valerie Oliver-Durrah, Pres & CEO; Rev. Sylvia Kinard, Esq, Board Chair; Rev. Kanyere Eaton, Vice Chair; Gayle Gilbert, Secretary/ Treasurer.


2012 Neighborhood Investor Honorees

Saadia Z. Adossa Deputy Director of Community Relations at the Kings County District Attorney’s Office

Rev. Dr. Cheryl G. Anthony
Founder, CEO and Senior Pastor of JUDAH International Christian Center, Inc.

Rev. Dionne Boissière
Associate Minister New Hope Baptist Church in Danbury, CT

Brooklyn Brewery

Patricia Fernandez
CEO Bedford Stuyvesant Family Health Center, Inc.

Philip Halliburton
Public Affairs  Consolidated Edison

Vincent Lenza
Executive Director of the Staten Island NFP Association


John C. Liu
New York City Comptroller


Lincoln Restler
Democratic State Committee , District Leader 50th Assembly District

Lawrence Whiteside
President Construction Codes Consultant


2012 Lifetime Achievement Awardees

From left to right:

Valerie Oliver-Durrah, President/CEO Neighborhood Technical Assistance Clinic (NTAC).

Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr.  Honorable Tuskegee Airman.  Download Press Release  

Dr. Ismay Taylor, Caines Family Foundation.  Download Press Release  

Winston Wellington, Negril Education Environment Trust.  Download Press Release



Photographer:  Margot Jordan




LIFE Camp, Inc. Queens   

College & Community Fellowship - Manhattan

World Wide Association of Small Churches - Bronx

Girl’s Talk Program of Stapelton UAME - Staten Island

Sesame Flyers International, Inc – Brooklyn

Coalition for the Improvement of Bed Stuy - Brooklyn


In-Kind Contributors


Bacardi Rum Black Cameo, A Coreen Simpson Original Brooks Brothers Half Moon, Montego Bay, Jamaica Hotel Bonadies - Ravelle, Italy ♦ Jackie's on the Reef, Negril, Jamaica, West Indies  ♦  JoS.A. BankLisa Schorr Day Spa Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade MadibaNu Yu Day Spa Ocean Inn - Antigua, West Indies Olivino Wines Panache Beverage Inc. Queen Ristorante TD Bank The Villas at Sunset Lane - St.. John's, Antigua, West Indies Trader Joe’s Travellers Beach Resort - Negril, Jamaica, West Indies Tribal Truths Valerie Oliver-Durrah Victorian Mansion WWRL Radio


Program Advertisers



Congratulates the Neighborhood Technical Assistance Clinic for its 14 years of service and the 2012 Honorees




Congratulates the Neighborhood Technical Assistance Clinic on 14 years of service



Fellowship Covenant Church

and Pastor, Rev. Kanyere Eaton
congratulates the Neighborhood Technical Assistance Clinic on 14 years of service

Mark Henegan,
Madiba Restaurant
James Dale &
Agata Podedworny,
Panache Beverages, Inc.

Wish to congratulate the Neighborhood Technical Assistance Clinic and
Mr. Lawrence Whiteside



Congratulations from