Aug
22
6:00 PM18:00

Gotham Gators Annual Football Kickoff Party

Gotham Gators Annual Football Kickoff Party

 6:00pm - August 22nd at SideBAR

Football season is almost here, and we can't wait! Join us at SideBAR to kickoff the 2017 Gator Football Season. You will feel transported back to your days in G'ville as we partake in beer pong, cheap drink specials, Jello shots and free tailgating food! Come relive the glory days with your fellow Gator fans by watching replays of our National Championship victories!

Win a signed football or mini football helmet from Gator Head Coach McElwain, a signed copy of Tim Tebow's Book "Shaken," VIP tickets to a taping of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert OR a tour of the The NFL Today set, including a meet and greet/photo opportunity with the analysts in our raffle that supports Gotham Gators Scholarship Fund! More fun and games to be announced...

 Time: 6:00-9:00 p.m.
 Location: SideBAR - 118 East 15th Street (at Irving Place)
 UF Alumni Drink Specials TBD

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Aug
8
7:30 PM19:30

August Networking Happy Hour

John Sullivan's (210 West 35th Street)

We have started an ongoing raffle for a trip to the Florida-Georgia game in Jacksonville on October 28th! John Sullivan's has generously offered to pay for a trip for two (hotel and airfare) and CBS has kindly donated two tickets to the game! We will be selling raffle tickets through October 7th, and the winner will be announced at halftime of the Florida-LSU game! (Winner will not need to be present to win)

Find a board member at our happy hour tonight, at our football season kickoff party or at a football game viewing party to buy your raffle tickets!

1 raffle ticket for $25; 5 raffle tickets for $100



Drink Specials:

* $15 Pitchers of Bud Light
* $20 Buckets of Domestic Beers
* $5 Well Drinks
* $5 Wines
* $4 Select Shots

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May
20
10:30 AM10:30

SAVE THE DATE! - International Gator Day

Gator Clubs® from around the world will unite to utilize the size and spirit of The Gator Nation® to positively impact local communities. The Gator Nation is strongest when we work together for a common cause. Please join the University of Florida Alumni Association on May 20th to show the world we are All Strong for our Community. The Gotham Gator Club will host two fun volunteer opportunities. SAVE THE DATE 5/20!

Morning : 9:30am - 12:30pm  Meals on wHeels on the UES.  

Register Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/international-gator-day-2017-new-york-city-morning-tickets-33121939613?aff=eivtefrnd

Afternoon :  1:00pm - 330pm KEEN (Kids Enjoy Excercise Now) in Midtown East.

Register Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/international-gator-day-2017-new-york-city-afternoon-tickets-33121108126?aff=eivtefrnd

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Apr
30
9:30 AM09:30

March of Dimes Annual Walk

On Sunday, April 30th, the March of Dimes is hosting its annual walk, the March for Babies. The walk raises critical funds for research to fight premature babies, birth defects, and pre and post-natal care for families.

For the first time, March of Dimes will create a walking team that is represented by Gators . To join this team, register here:

 

If you have any questions, please contact the Gator Team Captain Jennifer Elliott at jrelliott05@gmail.com 

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Apr
29
10:00 AM10:00

Volunteering: Street Games NYC Parks

April 29, 2017 - Street Games NYC Parks- Volunteers Needed :  

Experience the joy of public service and gain event experience, while enjoying Thomas Jefferson Park on a wonderful Spring day. Join NYC Parks on Saturday, April 29th for Street Games.

 NYC Parks is in need of volunteers to work one shift, 9:00 a.m. through 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 29th.Volunteers help support the overall event: including but not limited to providing instruction and or oversight of event programming ( i.e. Shuffleboard , Double Dutch)  managing lines and crowds and fulfilling general event operations. 

 These are the requirements.

  1. 1. Must be over the age of 18
  2. 2. Must be available for seven (7) hours, 9am-4pm on April 29, 2017
  3. 3. Must be able to attend the 45 min YouTube live volunteer orientation webinar on Monday, April 24th at 6:30pm.

*If you cannot commit to all of the above mentioned requirements unfortunately they are unable to consider you for this opportunity.

 Volunteers will receive lunch and a small token of our appreciation.

 If you are interested in volunteering and meet all of the requirements above, please fill out the brief registration form by clicking the link below:

 Street Games 2017 registration form

Registration is requested no later than Friday, April 21, 2017.

 If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Gator Alumni Venus.Melo@parks.nyc.gov with Street Games Volunteer in the subject line. Feel free to share this opportunity with your likeminded friends and colleagues.

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Apr
4
7:00 PM19:00

The Power of the Gator Nation in NYC Series 2

 

What Does It Take to be a Gator Great in The Big Apple?

Learn from some of New York’s most successful UF alumni how to succeed in the Big Apple and beyond. Event benefits the Gotham Gators scholarship program, supporting New York students attending the University of Florida and completing internships in NYC.

Tuesday, April 4th

200 Vesey Street
American Express Tower
26th Floor Auditorium
New York, NY 10080

Check in: 6:00-6:30 p.m.
Panel: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Networking Reception: 7:30-8:30 p.m.

Tickets:
$20 UFAA members
$30 General Admission, Non-Members
(Tickets include complimentary appetizers, wine, and beer during networking reception)

Special thanks to our sponsor: Pitch Publicity

Not a member? JOIN the UFAA and receive free membership to Gotham Gators, The Official University of Florida Alumni Club for New York City and the Greater New York area: https://www.ufalumni.ufl.edu/join/

Panelists

 

Tammy Weinbaum, Executive Vice President, Global Business Services at American Express, a shared services organization that brings together key internal functions to support all of American Express. Recipient of the 2014 Women of Excellence Award for Mentorship by the National Association for Female Executives.

Rebecca Patterson, Chief Investment Officer at Bessemer Trust, managing approximately $65 billion in client assets, and member of the firm’s Management Committee. Regular contributor for CNBC and named, “The 25 Most Powerful Women in Finance,” by American Banker for three consecutive years.

Kim Kaupe, Co-founder of ZinePak, a custom publication company that creates engaging fan packages for entertainers, brands and celebrities, named “Top 30 Startups to Watch” by Entrepreneur, and dubbed an “overnight success” by Inc. Magazine. ABC’s Shark Tank winner and Forbes “30 Under 30,” Advertising Age’s “40 Under 40,” and Inc.’s “35 Under 35.”

Cat Lindsay, top tier interior designer and Head of Workplace and Design Global Real Estate for HBO, Turner, CNN and Warner Brothers, currently spearheading the move of Time Warner companies to Hudson Yards.

Pat Fastook, Founder of New Moon Company and Executive Television and Digital Producer responsible for setting the overall strategic direction of digital business; reputed as a thought leader in the industry with experience producing high-profile digital series delivering millions of unique visitors to websites and growing brands. Former primetime digital lead at NBC Universal/CNBC, overseeing the network’s multimillion-dollar new primetime initiative and played a pivotal role in forming MSNBC from initial concept to the launch of the 24-hour network.

UF Alumnus Moderator:
Jonathan D. Lovitz, Senior Vice President at the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, the business voice of the LGBT community worldwide. Regular media contributor on the economic empowerment and the vital role business plays in creating equity for the LGBT community for MSNBC, CNBC, NPR, The Advocate and Out Magazine.

Special thanks to our sponsor: Pitch Publicity

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Mar
26
1:00 PM13:00

Elite 8 Pregame Happy Hour and Viewing Party

Join us to watch Florida vs South Carolina in the Elite 8!

The game is at Madison Square Garden and starts at 2:20pm on CBS!

 

Jack Doyle's - Pregame Happy Hour & Viewing Party

240 West 35th Street

 

We will be hosting a pregame happy hour at Jack Doyle's starting at 12pm! Just steps away from Madison Square Garden, Jack Doyle's is the perfect place to get a drink before the game!

Jack Doyle's will have sound on for the game, so if you don't have tickets to the game at MSG, Gators are more than welcome to stay to watch the game.

PLUS, Jack Doyle's has generously donated TWO TICKETS to the game, and we will have a raffle at the bar to win this pair of game tickets! (One raffle ticket for $10; 3 raffle tickets for $25)

Call Jack Doyle's directly (212-268-1255) to make a reservation! Be sure to let them know whether you're staying at the bar to watch the game, or whether you're heading to MSG.
Drink/Food Specials:

▪ $20 Buckets of Bud Light
▪ $15 Pitchers of Bud/Bud Light
▪ $5 16-ounce cans of Tecate
▪ $6 Well drinks
▪ $7 Appetizers

Jack Doyle's - Pregame Happy Hour & Viewing Party

240 West 35th Street

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Mar
24
to Mar 26

Sweet Sixteen Pregame Happy Hour and Viewing Parties

Join us Friday March 24th, to watch Florida vs Wisconsin in the Sweet Sixteen!

The game is at Madison Square Garden and starts at approximately 9:59pm on TBS!

Jack Doyle's - Pregame Happy Hour & Viewing Party

240 West 35th Street

We will be hosting a pregame happy hour at Jack Doyle's! Just steps away from Madison Square Garden, Jack Doyle's is the perfect place to get a drink before the game!

Jack Doyle's will have sound on for the game, so if you don't have tickets to the game at MSG, Gators are more than welcome to stay to watch the game.

PLUS, Jack Doyle's has generously donated TWO TICKETS to the game, and we will have a raffle at the bar to win this pair of game tickets! (One raffle ticket for $10; 3 raffle tickets for $25)

Call Jack Doyle's directly (212-268-1255) to make a reservation! Be sure to let them know whether you're staying at the bar to watch the game, or whether you're heading to MSG.

Drink/Food Specials:

▪ $20 Buckets of Bud Light
▪ $15 Pitchers of Bud/Bud Light
▪ $5 16-ounce cans of Tecate
▪ $6 Well drinks
▪ $7 Appetizers

Not heading toward Madison Square Garden for the game?

The Gator game will still be on at SideBAR and Roebling Sporting Club!

SideBAR: 118 East 15th Street at Irving Place (Union Square)

Roebling Sporting Club: 225 N 8th St (Williamsburg - Brooklyn)

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Feb
15
8:30 PM20:30

Join the Gotham Gator Intramural Team!

Want to be a part of Gotham Gators Intramurals?

Sign up for the spring season of intramural sports!! Space is limited, so be sure to sign up ASAP! We will be putting together a cornhole team to play Wednesday nights in Manhattan, and a Kickball team to play Thursday nights in Manhattan.

The costs are as follows:
Cornhole (Wednesdays)-$60/person
Kickball (Thursdays)-$90/person
Both kickball and cornhole: $150/person

Please sign up and pay through our venmo account @gotham-gators or paypal to Finance@gothamgators.com to secure a spot on a intramural team this spring!

Any questions? Email adventure@gothamgators.com

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Dec
6
8:00 PM20:00

Florida vs. Duke @ Madison Square Garden!

Get excited…Coach Mike White and the Florida Gators Men's Basketball team are coming to NYC for the Jimmy V Classic!

Join us on Tuesday, December 6th for a pregame happy hour with President Fuchs & friends at District Social (252 West 37th Street) starting at 5:30pm. Space at the happy hour is very limited – so RSVP early to guarantee your spot at this special event! Registration is free, but we can't guarantee space for walk-ins! bit.ly/ggjimmyvhh

Afterward, we’ll head over to The Garden to watch Florida take on Duke! We’ll have our own Rowdy Reptiles section at MSG – buy your tickets here: bit.ly/ggjimmyv with offer code “Gators” #GoGators #FloridaBasketball#Fantastic #BeatDuke

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