Fleet Week Celebration Kickoff Party

The Soldier’s, Sailor’s, Marine’s, Coast Guard and Airman’s Club is sponsoring their 2nd Annual Happy Hour to raise funds for improvements at the Club including a ramp entrance for Wounded Warriors.  The SSMAC has been a staunch supporter of our troops and our Wounded Warriors since 1919.

Who:  SSMAC Junior Committee

What:  Hurley’s Happy Hour

When:  Wednesday, May 21, 2008, 6pm-??

Where: Hurleys (the hold-out bar),  232 West 48th Street, New York, NY, Top Floor

Contact:  Yolon Jambor, yjambor@ssmaclub.org

Donation:  $25 at the door.  Draft Beer $4, Wine $5

50/50 Raffle, Raffle for two junior tickets to this year’s Military Ball ($600 value) honoring the US Navy.

Come, meet some patriots and have a great time for a good cause!

About Hurleys:

This NYC historical landmark in the heart of the theater district has been serving up suds and down home pub food since 1892, surviving prohibition by renting the front of its then Rockefeller Center facade to Greek florists, while the Hurley brothers ran a speak-easy in the back.

Hurley’s fame as the hold-out bar came from the 1930s when the Hurley brothers refused to sell the establishment to John Rockefeller when he was acquiring properties to build Rockefeller Center.  So the 6th Avenue facade of the 70 story RCA building was designed with a niche to accomodate the four story saloon at its base.

Recently the business moved to its new location where it continues its tradition of generous drinks and hearty food.

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