Members of New York City’s philanthropic, business, health care and Alzheimer’s communities joined forces tonight at The Pierre, at the annual “Forget-Me-Not” Gala hosted by CaringKind, (formerly known as the Alzheimer’s Association, NYC Chapter). CaringKind has been NYC’s leading expert in Alzheimer’s and dementia caregiving for over three decades. The event, emceed by CBS 2 Medical Reporter Dr. Max Gomez, raised $1.8 million.
Southampton Cultural Center's An Evening of Wine & Roses at Southampton Social Club celebrated several East End trailblazers, including Tom Clavin, a New York Times bestselling author; Dan Gasby, restauranteur and brain health advocate; Mark Epley, Southampton Village Mayor; Bonnie Grice, actress, NPR Broadcaster and host; Phil Keith, author, publisher and educator; and Paton Miller, artist and educator.
Michael Apuzzo, Eric Gunhus, David Nickle, and Hal Rubenstein presented the Second Annual Dancers for Good Benefit at the Ross School Court Theater, Center for Well-Being, in East Hampton. Hosted by Bebe Neuwirth, the evening featured performances from 36 tremendously talented dancers in support of The Dancers' Resource/Career Transition For Dancers of The Actors Fund and Paul Taylor Dance Foundation.
The Nature Conservancy in East Hampton hosted an opening reception for “Sacred Balance,” an art show curated by Beth McNeill-Muhs. The show, which features works from John Alexander, Scott Bluedorn, Bobbie Braun, Tapp Francke, April Gornik, Kara Hoblin, Cynthia Knott, Jerome Lucani, Jeff Muhs, and Cindy Pease Roe, will remain on view through Friday, July 14.
Set on the picturesque Kilmore Farm in Wainscott, the Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center (EWECC) toasted to the Center's 20th anniversary during EWECC's 2nd annual Barn Dance at Kilmore Farm. Partygoers reveled in the beautiful weather as they mingled outside and once they made it inside the spectacular barn, which was accentuated with flowers from C. Whitmore Gardens and lighting by Matt Murphy Event Lighting, attendees enjoyed music by the Roadhouse Band, wine provided by Amagansett Wine & Spirits, Montauk Brewing Co. beer, southern cuisine from the Art of Eating, and a line dance lesson, which had the dance floor packed.
Memorial Day weekend was jam-packed with Hamptons celeb sightings.
More than an invitation to swim, it was an opportunity to see, be seen and be served. No wonder Joe Biden, Nancy Pelosi, Damien Lewis, Aretha Franklin, Pink Floyd, Flavor Flav, Rudy and Judy Giuliani are among the long list of luminaries who have parked their personas there at one point or another.
Co-hosts Jean Shafiroff and Jonathan McCann welcomed Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation (SASF) supporters — and wine lovers — to A Taste of Wine, at the Southampton Historical Museum. SASF Director of Adoptions Katie McEntee curated the local wines and hors d'oeuvres for the four year old event that is quickly gaining traction in the community.
It was Rachael to the Rescue - the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons (ARF) that is - when Rachael Ray Home transformed the ARF Thrift & Treasure Shop in Sagaponack cottage into a dream domicile, for their 7th Annual Designer Show House cocktail party and sale. "Rachael Ray Home donated everything in the cottage," Event Co-Chair Gigi Mahon told us. "Their decorating team, renowned designer and General Manager of Rachael Ray Home Michael Murray and his sister, Jennifer, put it together. And they kept bringing and bringing."
Oreya Restaurant at the Capri Southampton re-opened over the holiday weekend. Its 2017 launch featured the debut of the "Oreya Lounge" by Frederick Lesort and Philippe Olivier Bondon.