2006-10-05 / Business & Finance

Kingsbrook Launches "Trickle Up" Program For New Businesses

Principles in Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center's "Trickle Up" Program flank Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes during impressive launching last week.              Photos by Bennett SilvermanPrinciples in Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center's "Trickle Up" Program flank Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes during impressive launching last week. Photos by Bennett Silverman Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center last week hosted the launching of the "Mildred Robbins Leet Entrepreneural Grant Program" in its Lillian Minkin Ballroom. The program provides seed capital and business training essential for the establishment of 70 micro enterprises in the local community. On hand for the event were several elected officials and dignitaries.

Trickle Up has been working in Brooklyn for more than ten years to assist low-income individuals to become financially independent. Since 1994, Trickle Up's U.S. program has supported 4,000 small businesses with grants and training.

Photos by Bennett Silverman


Dr. Linda Brady is flanked by Adrienne Celeste-Braxto, left, and Mildred Robbins Leet.Dr. Linda Brady is flanked by Adrienne Celeste-Braxto, left, and Mildred Robbins Leet.State Senator John Sampson was one of the elected officials congratulating Ms. Leet.State Senator John Sampson was one of the elected officials congratulating Ms. Leet.Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz.Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz.

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