Walking into the Publicolor Stir, Splatter + Roll Gala, we saw kids painting goodie bags along the room, original art for supporters to keep. This year's Gala, held at the Metropolitan Pavilion, raised nearly 1.3 million dollars for the charity Ruth Lande Shuman started in 1996 to improve NYC public schools and communities.
Newtown Lane in East Hampton was jam-packed with excited fairgoers during the East Hampton Village's First Annual Spring Celebration Street Fair. Presented by the East Hampton Chamber of Commerce, the all-day affair included live music, the chance to meet local businesses and non-profits, free yoga classes, and much more.
Hope for Depression Research Foundation supporters gathered at The Metropolitan Club in New York City for a special dinner with author Daphne Merkin.
Andrea Stark welcomed guests at her Upper East Side residence during The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation's (SWCRF) fourth annual Collaborating for a Cure Luncheon. The afternoon featured a fashion presentation by Carolina Herrera, who presented the luxury fashion house's pre-fall 2017 collection.
Many charitable boards later, Jean and Martin Shafiroff co-chaired this year's annual spring gala, with Fran and Jack Levy, Lori and David Moore, Jill Rachesky, Steven F. Richman, Jim Spink, Beacon Health Options, Alice and Thomas Tisch, and Jean and Ray Troubh. The evening at the Plaza, which attracted more than 450 guests and raised $1.75 million, honored trustees Mark H. Rachesky, MD, and Jodi J. Schwartz, and longtime corporate partner Beacon Health Options.
More than 700 guests enjoyed bites from New York City’s top restaurants and philanthropic chefs, and sips from leading winemakers and spirit brands during the 12th Annual Taste of Hope, which recognized Chef Aarón Sánchez as the Culinary Honoree and Miri Torres, Founder and CEO of Arianna Skincare, as the Survivor Honoree. CBS News’ Chris Wragge served as Emcee.
The ARF Adoption Center welcomed several former ARFans and their forever families during Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons's Pet Celebration Day & ARF Alumni Reunion.
Quincy Davis, Kate Nauta, Robert McKinley, Adam Rosante, and The Surf Lodge owner Jayma Cardoso were among attendees at The Surf Lodge's Cinco de Mayo fête.
The local favorites dazzled attendees with their best heart-friendly sweet treats, with the hope of being awarded best dessert - an honor that would win them the opportunity to be featured at the American Heart Association's 21st Annual Hamptons Heart Ball on Saturday, June 10, at the Southampton Arts Center in Southampton.
LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton officially opened during its annual Rites of Spring. The season opener included the unveiling of LongHouse's newest installations, including "FROSTYDICKFANTASY" by John Chamberlain, "Accretion" by John Crawford, "Almost Like the Blues" by Marylyn Dintenfass, "The Fish Bench" by Judy Kensley McKie, "Three Indeterminate Lines" by Bernar Venet and "The Mete of the Muse" by Fred Wilson.