Take an ex-groupie with two grown children from two different musicians she followed through Europe, throw her back in Kansas City with a husband and five-year-old. Give her some authority with the other kindergarten SAHMs, as their sharp tongued Class Mom, and you've got as good a dish as any served on Live with Kelly and Ryan. No coincidence there: Class Mom author Laurie Gelman is the much referenced on-air wife of that show's Executive Producer, Michael Gelman.
Center for Theraputic Riding of the East End (CTREE), a riding program based at Wolffer Estate Stables in Sagaponack, hosted its annual Horses Healing Lives benefit at the Sebonack Golf Club in Southampton. The sold-out benefit featured cocktails, live music from Hopefully Forgiven and an incredible silent and live auction.
Hundreds came out to Southampton Hospital in support of The Ellen Hermanson Foundation's 22nd Annual Ellen's Run.
Local artists and writers, including Chris Wragge and Lonnie Quinn, took the field at Herrick Park in East Hampton for the 69th annual Artists And Writers Charity Softball Game.
If you have any doubt about the snob appeal of shelter dogs, look more closely at the canine presence in Vogue fashion layouts by the iconic Bruce Weber. He uses shelter dogs, many from ARF. Weber and his longtime companion, collaborator and agent, Nan Bush, were honored at the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons (ARF) Bow Wow Meow Ball.
Over 300 supporters gathered at a private estate in Sagaponack for The Michael Bolton Charities' “An Evening Under The Stars.” The intimate fundraising dinner, auction, and private performance by Michael Bolton, which was hosted by Kimberly Guilfoyle and Chris Wragge, brought out Richard Kind, Susan Shin - who was honored, Ramona Singer, and more.
A screening of Hallie Meyers-Schyer's "Home Again" at the UA Theater in East Hampton brought out the film's stars Reese Witherspoon, Pico Alexander, and Jon Rudnitsky, as well as Meyers-Schyer and producer Nancy Meyers. Other notable attendees included Katie Lee, Christie Brinkley, Carol Radziwell, Mary McCartney, Joy Behar, and Harvey Weinstein. Following the screening, guests headed to the Blue Parrot for an after party.
A kick-off dinner party for the upcoming ARTrageous Gala celebrating Hour Children’s 30th Anniversary was held at Jana Bullock's Southampton residence. The event, which was hosted by Bullock, ARTrageous Founder Linda Argila, and Hour Children Founder Sr. Tesa Fitzgerald, brought out The Real Housewives of New York City star Ramona Singer, the former first lady of Florida Carol Crist, and many more.
Hamptons International Film Festival's SummerDocs series continued with a screening of Whitney: Can I Be Me. A cocktail reception celebrating the documentary was held at Union Cantina in Southampton.
Bronwen Smith, the owner and lead designer of B Floral, and Bethenny Frankel, CEO/Founder of Skinnygirl, New York Times best selling author, and star of The Real Housewives of New York City, hosted A Golden Cocktail Hour with B Floral at Southampton Social Club. The event celebrated the debut of B Floral's new floral jewelry collection of rings, bracelets, and hair accessories.