- "I am excited to be joining the ranks of previous guests of honor such as Julia Child and Martha Stewart to support the foundation's mission to make America's food culture more delicious, diverse, and sustainable for everyone," said Lakshmi.
- "The event raises much needed funds for the numerous events sponsored by the SCC, including The Rising Stars Piano Series, Center Stage, Concerts in the Park and Southampton Strings Festival," shared Thomas Farrell and Barbara Kushner.
- "The Garden Club of East Hampton's Annual Garden Party kicks-off summer with a Plant Sale and Cocktail Party featuring annuals, perennials, orchids and elegant silent auction items for the home and garden," noted Noel Mason.
For The Cause
- "The American Heart Association's Heart and Stroke Ball celebrates the work and mission of our donors and volunteers; and — most importantly — the lives saved and improved because of everyone's involvement in events like this," said Renee Pope, Heart & Stroke Ball Co-Chair.