Log In   ·   Become A Member
http://www.hamptons.com/gallery/ads/2082.gif

Southampton Hospital’s 57th Annual Summer Party Raises Over $1.3 Million For Jenny & John Paulson Emergency Department

Lee Fryd

Jean Shafiroff, Southampton Hospital President and CEO Robert Chaloner and Carolyn B. Maloney. (Photo: Jakes van der Watt for Rob Rich/SocietyAllure.com)

When someone has a stroke or heart attack, every second counts. And in the Hamptons, there is only one place to go: the Southampton Hospital. Thanks to the efforts of President and Chief Executive Officer Robert S. Chaloner, the hospital has been fortifying its line of defense. The Jenny & John Paulson Emergency Department and the Ellen Hermann Breast Center are among the strides taken under his watch. We caught up with Chaloner at the Southampton Hospital's 57th Annual Summer Party, titled "Fantasia," a stunning black and white conceit — down to the tiled black and white dance floor under air conditioned tents — that was part of Tony Urrutia's design. Always a season highlight, this year 750 attended, raising more than $1.3 million for the Jenny & John Paulson Emergency Department.

Jean Remmel FitzSimmons and Doran Mullen. (Photo: Sean Zanni/PatrickMcMullan.com)

Chaloner said his biggest accomplishment this year was the new Audrey and Martin Gruss Heart and Stroke Center, that opened in the spring. "It's a very high tech state of the art center for doing endovascular, minimally invasive operations on the vascular system," he told Hamptons.com. "It's really just an amazing room and piece of machinery that is an asset for our community. Time is of the essence for people that are suffering from strokes. And we now have the resources, so no one has to travel long distances."

Jean Remmel FitzSimmons served as the benefit chair. "This is probably her 10th time chairing the party," said Chaloner, "But, she's been providing spiritual leadership for close to 30 years." Howard Lorber was Honorary Chair, with Jean Shafiroff as Underwriting Chair.

As always, Chuck Scarborough showed his stalwart support of the community by serving as emcee. Hospital supporters in the room included Martin and Audrey Gruss, Jonathan and Somers Farkas, Peter and Jamee Gregory, Margo and John Catsimatidis, Southampton Village Mayor Mark Epley, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, Laura Lofaro Freeman, Dottie Herman, Jay McLaughlin and David Arquette. Alex Donner Orchestra played. The night's live auction included fine jewelry from LJ Cross and House of Murat. Looking to the future, Chaloner talked about the partnership with Stony Brook and the upcoming Capital Campaign led by Howard Lorber, to build a new Southampton Hospital.

For more information, visit www.southamptonhospital.org.


MORE PHOTOS:




Related Articles:

Be the first to comment on this article. (Just fill out the form below)
 

Submit Your Comment

Please note, you are not currently logged in. Your comment will be submitted as a guest.
To submit your comment as a member, please click here.
Your Name:
Location:*
Comments:*
* Comments will be reviewed and posted in a timely fashion
* All fields are required
Question:*
What color is a banana?
(For spam prevention, thanks)
 
 
 
http://www.hamptons.com/gallery/ads/1804.gif
http://www.hamptons.com/gallery/ads/1424.gif
Rosehip Partners Real Estate
Properties In The Hamptons
http://www.hamptonsproperties.com

Gary R. DePersia, Corcoran Real Estate
With over $2 billion in transactions, Gary DePersia is consistently ranked among the top producers in the Hamptons. A year-on-year member of The Corcoran Group President’s Council, he has qualified as a national list maker since 2007. In the 2016 REAL Trends & The Wall Street Journal list of America’s top real estate professionals, he was designated #22 nationally and #5 in the Hamptons by volume with nearly $200 million of transactions for the past year.

East End Tick Control
The East End's only New York State licensed dedicated tick and mosquito control specialists!

Bridgehampton National Bank
For over 100 years Bridgehampton National Bank has been the East End's hometown bank. Many success stories...one bank, BNB!

Advertise on Hamptons.com - Have your business be seen by over 2 million viewers including NEW searches
Hamptons.com- Our exclusive online magazine has 2.6 million Page Views YTD for 2015. Contact us to join our elite group of clients that benefit from having a presence on the Hamptons award winning publication www.Hamptons.com

Hamptons Carpet One Floor & Home
We pay less,and so do you.With over 1,000 stores in our buying group, we can get the lowest prices from the best flooring manufacturers — and pass the savings on to you.Visit our other locations: Hamptons Carpet One Floor & Home, 675 North Sea Road,Southampton, NY 11968

Hampton Coffee Company is dedicated to making sure you have the best possible experience with our brand, whether you visit one of our cafés, our Mobile Unit, one of our wholesale partners, order through our website, or purchase our coffee on the supermark
We strongly believe that one of the most important parts of being a successful business in the community is truly becoming a part of it. Hampton Coffee Company is proud to support more than 100 different local charities, schools, and organizations each and every year. It is our pleasure to participate in events that are important to our staff and our customers.

RJD Gallery specializes in contemporary art with a focus on Magical, Figurative Realism, Narrative Portraiture and Urban Landscape.
We exhibit representational artists from around the world, who produce fine art of exceptional quality that challenge collectors to contemplate concepts about the artist, themselves, and our human experience. Utilizing timeless techniques in creating their drawings, paintings and sculptures, our artists have developed unique, signature styles that present a current vision of our world.