In Case You Missed It: Recap of May Events


Business Bootcamp: The last in a series of three business boot camps, Financials 101: Necessary Information to Succeed, was held on May 3, and covered topics such as:

• The importance of financial literacy for business owners

• Understanding Profit and Loss reports and statements

• The significance of preparing business balance sheets and cash flow statements

Merchants of WSBID gained a plethora of information from the full three-part series and have requested that more of these business boot camps be scheduled in the new fiscal year.

Fashion and Movie Night at the Square: On Saturday, May 4, there was a great turnout of community members and residents who came to watch fashion hit the Square as models sashayed in the latest styles of urban fashion. The evening’s activities also featured an outdoor showing of the epic Star Wars movie, “The Force Awakens” in celebration of May the Fourth Be With You day on May 4.

Newsworthy Coverage: News1 2 The Bronx came to the Square to feature the many Mother’s Day gift choices available to local residents from which to select in honor of mom. From flowers, to pampering, and a special brunch at the many WSBID restaurants, the options abounded on this news feature (link to News 12 story).