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90s Party featuring Jim Keyes

Nostalgia is in the air! Join the NYYRC for a night in the 90s featuring Jim Keyes, author and former CEO of Blockbuster!

When: Friday, April 19th

Time: 7:00 PM

Price: Members: $15 / Non-Members: $30

Not a member? Join here!

Location: Provided to ticket purchasers within 48 hours of event start time.

Complimentary drinks will be available, but you’re welcome to BYOB! Tickets will not be sold at the door. Please do not arrive earlier than the event start time.

Don’t forget to wear your best retro outfit!

James W. Keyes is a global business leader, philanthropist, educator, artist, musician, commercial pilot, and modern renaissance man. He is the former CEO of two internally recognized Fortune 500 companies, 7-Eleven, Inc. and Blockbuster, Inc. His other business interests cover a broad range of industries from retail, consumer products, technology, healthcare, cyber security, new space, energy, and advanced nuclear. He sits on several public company boards and serves as a board adviser to a venture capital firm and a number of start-up companies.

Keyes’s philanthropic initiatives have an equally broad focus, including serving a three-term seat on the Board of Governors for the American Red Cross, acting as the former Chairman of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, and serving on the board of directors for institutions such as UT Southwestern Medical School, Cooper Institute, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Dallas Performing Arts Center, SMU Cox School of Business, Columbia Business School, and his alma mater, College of the Holy Cross. He has had a lifelong commitment to education, serving as a founding director of the Dallas Education Foundation and is the founder of the Education Is Freedom Foundation. Keyes is a personification of the American Dream, as he comes from humble beginnings. He was inducted in 2005 as a Member of the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans.