St. George’s Society’s 250th Anniversary Opening Reception

On behalf of Antony Phillipson, Her Majesty’s Consul General in New York and Her Majesty’s Trade Commissioner for North America, and Duncan Edwards, CEO of BritishAmerican Business, we are delighted to invite you to a most important birthday party – a cocktail reception celebrating the 250th anniversary of St. George’s Society of New York on Friday 31st January 2020.

St. George’s Society of New York is one of the oldest charities in America and this milestone not only represents their remarkable longevity, but also commemorates the historical and enduring relationship between the United Kingdom and the United States in New York.


About St. George’s Society of New York

Founded on St. George’s Day in 1770, St. George’s Society of New York is one of America’s oldest charities. For two and a half centuries, the Society has aided hundreds of thousands of disadvantaged people in New York. Today, the Society’s charitable programs focus in three important areas: helping seniors at risk of homelessness, enabling low-income students complete their college education and assisting families affected by pediatric cancer.

Fueled by a passionate membership community, the Society creates a social outlet that cultivates a sense of belonging and celebrates its uniquely British roots, all while supporting its charitable mission. Learn more at

For more information, contact Senior ManagerPolicy & ProgramsHolly Luu at 212.661.4062

Event Details


Friday 31 January


6:30pm – 8:30pm


Hearst Tower, 300 West 57th Street, NYC