Many have benefited from their professional leadership including the New York Urban League, The Minisink Boy’s, The Urban Network, The College Fund/UNCF, The Dave Winfield Foundation, The Negro Ensemble Co, Men Who Cook, Pathways for Youth, The Dance Theatre of Harlem, The USS Intrepid Foundation, The Jackie Robinson Foundation, South Africa Mandela Project, Hurricane Katrina Relief Fundraiser and St. John’s University Alumni Association.
In recognition of our customers, The Reginald N. Dow Memorial Scholarship has been awarded to 16 students of their patrons and others, annually, in memory of the twins’ father.
One of the most celebrated and broadly attended (2,500 people) special event and benefit created by the Dow Twins is the annual fete aboard the aircraft carrier, Intrepid Air • Sea • Space Museum docked in New York City for 25 consecutive (1985-2010) years.
Other significant social venues in New York, where their business began and established a foothold include Justine’s, Leviticus, Studio 54, the South Street Seaport, The Red Parrot, The Waldorf-Astoria, the Iron Horse at Penn Station, The Palladium and The Old & New Copacabana – venues that attracted an international audience.
Since 1991, the Twins have partnered with The National Brotherhood of Skiers’ and Summits and enhanced their internationally renowned ski convention with top quality, engaging and unique networking opportunities for guests convening in Vail and Steamboat, Colorado, as well as Park City, Utah and many other acclaimed resorts including sites in Canada in 2000.
On November 10th, 2005…my beloved brother NORMAN S. DOW passed away in his sleep…leave a major hole in the hearts of thousands of folks from around the world. The First NORMAN S. DOW Fundraiser took place aboard the USS Intrepid Museum on Saturday, December 6th, 2008 the next event at NY Mets’ CitiField October 1st, 2011and the following at Terrace on the Park October 10th, 2015.
The Dow Twins’ next major project will be “The Book” to highlight the lives and social activites of Dow Twins’…toward African Americans and Hispanics during the 70’s, 80’s & 90’s in NYC and other major cities.