The Soldiers’, Sailors’, Marines’ and Airmen’s Club (SSMAC) Junior Committee is a special group of young professionals dedicated to showing support and appreciation to service members in our military. The mission of the SSMAC Junior Committee is to serve the military personnel of the US by continuing to support the club’s mission of serving those who serve their country; efforts to extend hospitality, build camaraderie, and honor the work of the armed forces during their time in New York City and abroad.
Shaken Not Stirred: An I Spy & Espionage Party
The SSMAC Jr Committee held its annual themed fundraiser on February 23, 2013. Guests donned their best spy gear from black tie to black ops and tried their luck at blackjack and roulette in the elegant 19th Century surroundings. Prizes for the games were provided by sponsor Iceberg Vodka while DJ Raphael created an atmosphere worthy of best secret agent. View event pictures here
The 4th Annual Kentucky Derby Brunch
The Kentucky Derby Brunch was held at Cibo Restaurant amidst a parade of pastels and exotic hats. Guests enjoyed a three course brunch and champagne cocktails before heading to the Derby viewing at the club. Prizes and drinks at the reception were sponsored by Redemption Bourbon and gift bags included bourbon infused mint julep cupcakes from Prohibition Bakery. Event pictures can be viewed HERE. Coverage of the event on the Manhattan News Network is available HERE.
2013 Upcoming Events
The Beautiful and Damned: Murder Aboard the Cloud Nine
Thursday, July 18, 2013
Travel back in time to the age of the silent film star and silver screen on the Cloud Nine III. Experience the magic of the era while you mix and mingle over a four course dinner and open bar aboard the luxury yacht. Be forewarned: mystery and intrigue will be served and before the night is through a murder will unfold! Will you be the killer or will you save the day? Join the Junior Committee for this captivating evening to raise money for an outstanding charity. PURCHASE TICKETS!
Thursday, September (TBD) 2013
The fall membership drive is a time for Junior Committee members to raise money for the Military Ball while catching up and celebrating the fall season. This event is also an opportunity to introduce new members to the club.
The 2013 Military Ball
Friday, October 4, 2013
Held annually at the Pierre Hotel, the Military Ball is an elegant black tie evening honoring a different branch of service each year with the 2013 Ball dedicated to the Navy. The Junior Committee offers a junior priced ticket to members for the event that includes a cocktail hour, three-course dinner with dancing, and after party following the event.
The Haunted Halloween Party
Saturday, October 26, 2013
What better place to have a Halloween Party than the 19th Century Club Townhouse doubling as a haunted mansion. Guest attend this annual costume party to dance the night away while enjoying themed appetizers, drinks, and an intense competition for the Best Costume prize.
Annual SSMAC Holiday Party
December (TBD), 2013
The Holiday Party is hosted by the SSMAC Board. Junior Committee members are invited to attend to ring in the holidays with appetizers, music, and drinks in the company of the senior committee and board members.