Prince Harry hits a home run at Harlem RBI!
Prince Harry practices his baseball skills at Harlem RBI
Harlem RBI is a youth development program that provides youth with opportunities to Play, Learn and Grow through the sport of baseball.
British Army & Royal Navy join Play Rugby USA for youth outreach
On 14 March, members of the HMS Edinburgh crew joined members of the British Army’s 101 and 33 Engineer Regiments – who were in town as part of the Redwings Rugby Tour – to participate in a community outreach event organised in conjunction with Play Rugby USA.
Play Rugby, whose philosophy is to “develop youth through rugby”, uses the sport to teach kids in need of support about teamwork and leadership, while developing their character through the promotion of citizenship, commitment, discipline and respect.
The British Armed Forces teamed up to visit 5 elementary, middle and high schools in Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Bronx, where they helped coach dozens of NYC schoolchildren in both tag and tackle rugby.
UKTI & deVere USA Inc host Financial Planning for International Investors and Expatriates in New York
On 13 March 2013, deVere USA Inc, the St George’s Society of the State of New York, and UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) co-hosted a financial planning seminar at the British Consulate General for over a hundred British expats living in the greater New York area. Nick Baird, the chief executive of UKTI, and Consul General Danny Lopez introduced the event.
Falkland Islanders visit New York to promote culture and tourism
On 14 March, Mike Summers OBE, a Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) of the Falkland Islands, and Teslyn Barkman, an Islander who writes for the local newspaper Penguin News, visited New York to promote the culture of the Falklands and to encourage tourism to the South Atlantic archipelago.
Britain’s future innovators compete in New York robotics competition
A team of young British innovators came to New York to test out how their Frisbee throwing and tower climbing robot would fare against other robots from New York, Canada, Brazil and Turkey.