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A Fireside Chat: Regarding Philanthropy, Business and Athletics:

Guest Speakers: James E.Fuchs - Silver Shield Foundation
Charles Moore - Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy

Beta Gamma Sigma - NYC, Yale University School of Management- NY Alumni Club, Cornell University Johnson School - Alumni Club of NY & MBA Corps

Are Honored to Present:
Mr. James E. Fuchs
Silver Shield Foundation (founded by George Steinbrenner)
Yale Class of 1950
1948 & 1952 Olympic Medalist
World Record Holder
Chief Executive Officer  


Mr. Charles Moore
Executive Director
Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (founded by Actor Paul Newman)
Cornell Class of 1951
1952 Olympic Gold Medalist
Chief Executive Officer
For a Fireside Chat Regarding
Philanthropy, Business and Athletics:
Common Threads, Uncommon Achievements, Upcoming Challenges
James E. Fuchs and Charles Moore were exceptional athletes who went on to lead numerous corporations through outstanding business careers.  Today we find them at the helm of two philanthropies making important contributions to improve our world.  We hope you can join us for what is sure to be an enjoyable evening.  (See below for Philanthropies information and speakers biographies.)

Mr. Fuchs and Mr. Moore will discuss: 

*  Philanthropy, Business and Athletics: The Common Qualities and Strategies Leading to Success
*  Growing and Operating a Philanthropy
*  Working with a Major Philanthropy's Famous Founder  (George Steinbrenner - Principal Owner of the     
   New York Yankees franchise and Actor Paul Newman)
*  Fruitfully Applying the Lessons Learned in One Pursuit to Another
*  Insightful and enjoyable anecdotes about succeeding on the most competitive corporate and athletic
    playing fields
*  Succession Planning, and Preventing Philanthropic Mission Drift


Current paid members of BGS-NYC please register as a member. Other BGS members and guests register as a non member. When asked what school, college or university did you attend write BGS-NYC.

Monday, October 26th
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

6:30 to 7:00 Cocktail Reception and Networking
7:00 to 8:00 Remarks and Q&A
8:00 to 8:30 Cocktail Reception and Networking

Down Town Association.  60 Pine St .   NY , NY .  (Directions Below)  An appropriately august venue for such an event, the DTA has had presidents, secretary of state and secretary of war as members.  It is one of the oldest clubs in the U.S.

Cost: (a generous grant has reduced the registration price)
$15 Members
$ 20 Non-Members
$ 50 At the door

About the Philanthropies
Silver Shield Foundation provides scholarships and other benefits to the children of police and firefighters killed in the line of duty in NY, NJ and CT. 
Silver Shield hosts unique Events/Field Trips for interested supporters.  Those that are curious should contact 
kcfuchs@silvershieldfoundation.org or Phone Number: 212-832-1100.
The Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy leads the business community in raising the level and quality of corporate giving. CECP is dedicated to representing the CEO voice; Promoting business discipline in corporate philanthropy; and Setting the Standards for philanthropy practice and measurement.
Speakers Biographies
James E. Fuchs, President, Silver Shield Foundation

James E. Fuchs is the President of the Silver Shield Foundation and has also served as Chairman and Executive Director since its inception in 1982.  The Foundation is an organization founded by George M. Steinbrenner, III to give financial assistance towards the education and support of children and widows of New York City Police Officers and Firefighters; New York/New Jersey Port Authority Police Officers; State Troopers in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, as well as other law enforcement officers within a 75-mile radius of New York City who are killed in the line of duty.

Mr. Fuchs is chairman and Co-Chief Executive of the Cosamar Group Inc., a corporation structured to utilize its marketing, sales, finance and manufacturing expertise for various corporate ventures.  He was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Grenfox Group Inc., a company involved in the development and production of environmentally friendly inks and related coating products.  He was senior advisor to the Committee to Encourage Corporate Philanthropy.

Mr. Fuchs prior business experience includes Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Fuchs, Cuthrell & Co., Inc. an international human resource consulting firm, specializing in corporate executive outplacement, post-career planning and executive consulting from 1971-1994.  He was one of the pioneers in the field.  Mr. Fuchs also held executive positions with the National Broadcasting Company; was Vice President of Curtis Publishing Company; Senior Vice President of the Mutual Broadcasting Company and President of Mutual Sports, Inc.  While President, he negotiated the exclusive rights to the Notre Dame Football games which is still in effect.  He was also the Executive Vice President and Treasurer of Culligan Communications, Inc.

Mr. Fuchs is a Yale graduate, a medalist in the 1948 and 1952 Olympics, and a gold medalist in the shot put and discus in the first Pan American Games in 1951, where he was selected to carry the American Flag during the opening ceremonies.  He is a former world record holder in the indoor and outdoor shot put and was listed in the �Guinness Book of Track and Field Facts� for having won 88 consecutive shot put competitions, a record at the time and still second in history for male athletes.  Mr. Fuchs is credited with developing the principles and techniques which are the basis of the traditional glide shot put techniques.  He was the NCAA, IC4A, AAU champion and record holder both in the indoor and outdoor shot put.  At one point, he held the world record in the 8, 12 and 16 pound shot put.  He is an inductee in the New York Athletic Club Hall of Fame.  He was an Olympic Torch bearer for the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games in Atlanta .  He was the honoree at the 1st Annual Yale Track and Field Dinner in 2006.  His Chicago high school achievements include the 100 and 220 yard sprint titles as well as the Illinois State 100 yard dash championship.  He played varsity football as a running back in high school and at Yale. He is an inductee of the National Track and Field Hall of Fame.   

Mr. Fuchs, in addition to his involvement in various associations, has continued his interest in sports and civic organizations, which is reflected by his past activities as a member of the U.S. Olympic Overview Commission, the United States Information Agency as Vice Chairman of their International Sports Committee, the Yale Athletic Advisory Board, the Board of Directors of the Madison Square Garden Boys and Girls Club, a member of the President�s Council on Physical Fitness, the Mayor�s Committee for Youth for the City of New York, the National Art Museum of Sports, the People to People Sports Committee, the U.S. Olympic Board of Directors, and the Sports, Science and Technology Committee.  He was on the International Relations Committee of the USOC, and was on the Board of the New York City 2012 Olympic Bid Committee.

Mr. Fuchs resides in New York City .  He is the father of five daughters and two sons. 

Charles Moore, Executive Director, Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy
Charles Moore has served as executive director of the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy since the organization's founding in 1999. From 1994-1999, he was Director of Athletics at Cornell University .  Prior to that, Charles was president and CEO of multinational manufacturing companies including Ransburg Corporation, Clevepak Corp., Allied Thermal (a subsidiary of Interpace Corporation), Lapp Insulator (a division of Interpace Corporation) and Lenape Forge (a division of Gulf+Western Industries). He also served as managing director of Peers & Co. (investment banking), CEO of Peers Management Resources, Inc. (management consulting) and vice chairman of Advisory Capital Partners, Inc. (investment advising).

Charles is currently Governor of the National Art Museum of Sport, a former member of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, and a National Board alumni member of the Smithsonian Institution. From 1992-2000, he was Public Sector Director of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and chairman of that organization's audit committee.  He has also served as chairman of the USOC�s 2012 Bid City Evaluation Task Force.

Charles won a gold medal in the 400m hurdles in the 1952 Summer Olympics. He finished second in Sullivan Award balloting for top U.S. amateur athlete in 1952, and was selected as one of "100 Golden Olympians" in 1996. In 1984, Charles received the Herbert Adams Memorial Award for Advancement of American Sculpture. He is a 1947 graduate of Mercersburg Academy and a 1951 BME graduate of Cornell University . He is married to Judith M. Moore, director of the Music Library at Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue in New York City . They have nine children and thirteen grandchildren.

Down Town Association Directions
FDR Drive to Exit 2, Brooklyn Bridge/Manhattan Civic Center.
Take left at the end of ramp (at first light) onto Pearl Street . Follow Water/Pearl Streets to Pine Street and make a right. Continue to 60 Pine Street on the right.
Follow 95North to Harlem River Drive/Amsterdam Avenue Exit. Follow Harlem River Drive South to FDR Drive . Follow directions above, FROM THE EAST SIDE.
Exit tunnel and follow to West Side Drive. West Side Drive becomes West Street . Follow around Battery Park to Water Street . Make a left onto Water Street . Follow Water Street to Pine Street . Make a left onto Pine Street . Continue to 60 Pine Street on the right.
Exit tunnel and bear right to Exit 1 for West Street . Go straight through first light and make a left at second light onto West Street . Follow West Street around Battery Park to Water Street . Make a left onto Water Street . Follow Water Street to Pine Street . Make a left onto Pine Street . Continue to 60 Pine Street on the right.
Follow the signs for FDR Drive/Pearl Street . Follow ramp to stop light and make right onto Pearl Street . Follow Water/Pearl Street to Pine Street and make a right. Continue to 60 Pine Street on the right.
2/3 Trains to Wall Street station. Exit via Pine Street exit. Walk across Pine Street to 60 Pine Street on the left.
4/5 Trains to Wall Street station. Walk three blocks east on Wall Street to William Street . Left on William Street one block to Pine. Right on Pine to 60 Pine Street on the left.
A/C Trains to Broadway/Nassau station. Walk five blocks south on William Street to Pine Street . Left on Pine Street to 60 Pine Street .
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Wall Parking Corp - 45 Wall Street (Enter on Exchange Place ) 212-825-0700
Kinney System Parking - 55 Water Street , 212-809-6789
Imperial Parking Garage - Cedar St. (between Pearl & William St. ) 212-514-5026



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