Princess Yasmin Aga Khan
welcomed supporters to a Summer Cocktail Party at Anne and Jay McInerney
's Water Mill home, in anticipation of the upcoming Alzheimer's Association Rita Hayworth
Gala on October 24, at Cipriani 42nd Street
. Gala Co-Chairs Karen Kornfeld, Robin Meltzer and Daryl Simon co-hosted the soiree, which brought out the Hamptons Old Guard as well as the New. The Princess has helped raise $72 million with the Rita Hayworth Alzheimer's Galas, in New York, Palm Beach and Chicago
, that she founded 34 years ago in honor of her mother, felled by Alzheimer's.
"This year we are privileged to honor yet another inspiring woman who took on the fight against Alzheimer's when she lost her mother to the disease," Robin Meltzer told supporters who filled the sweeping lawn. "Nina Garcia
will receive the Champion 2017 Award." Colombian born fashion icon Garcia is Creative Director at Marie Claire magazine
and known for being a Project Runway
Judge. "I lived with this disease very closely when I lost my mother in 2004," said Garcia, "so, this is very close to me."
Gala Founder Yasmin Aga Khan with Gala Co-Chairs, Daryl Simon and Robin Meltzer. (Photo: Patrick McMullan Company)
"Alzheimer's is the only disease among the top ten causes of death in America that cannot be prevented, cured or even slowed," said Daryl Simon. "But there is hope. Just last week, thousands of the world's leading dementia investigators gathered in London for the Annual Alzheimer's World International Conference. Within the very first few days there were reports of existing news and developments important for all of us here. Research has found that healthy older adults who follow the Mediterranean Diet - which is focused on eating fruits and vegetables, whole grains and beans - lowered their risk of dementia by a third. The Lancet Neurology Commission reported that more than 1/3 of global dementia cases are preventable by addressing modifiable risk steps such as hearing loss, smoking and low social contact. Based on these two reports, making lifestyle changes at any age reduces your risk and can change the trajectory."
Princess Yasmin Aga Khan, Lady Jane Rothchild, Bill Boggs, Jonathan Farkas, and Somers Farkas. (Photo: Rob Rich/SocietyAllure.com)
Who else was there? Rudy and Judy Giuliani, Candace Bushnell
, Brooke Shields
and Chris Henchy, Brendan Shanahan, Nicole Miller
, Janna Bullock
, Dan Gasby
, Alina Cho
Zamona Singer, Marysol Patton, Luann D'Agostino and Gala Steering Committee members: Cornelia Sharpe Bregman, Sharon Bush
, Margo Catsimatidis
, Somers Farkas
, Chele Chiavacci Farley, Nurit Kahane Haase and Louise Kornfeld.
For more information, visit www.alz.org.
Southampton Masonry-Visiting the Southampton or the Wainscott locations is an exciting experience.
Southampton Masonry has been serving Long Island's masonry and tile needs since 1975. Delivering quality products from Manhattan to Montauk for over three decades. The company's continued success is due primarily to their number one priority: customer satisfaction, with a promise of prompt and courteous service from the professional, knowledgeable staff.
Southampton Masonry has the largest inventory on the east end. As direct importers they can offer a large variety of the finest quality products at the most competitive pricing for both your interior and exterior projects.
Southrifty Drug 54 Jagger Lane, Southampton Village
Southrifty Drug is a small, neighborhood pharmacy with limited shelf space, and we have to be very selective about which over-the-counter items we carry. As a result you'll find a no nonsense concentration of very effective, high quality and useful products on our shelves. In this new section, we feature a number of these products that we feel are especially worthy of your consideration.
New York Title Abstract Services, Inc.
We are a title insurance services company dedicated to promptly delivering fully compliant and accurate reports, and title insurance, for residential and commercial real estate throughout New York State. Headquartered in the Hamptons, our professional team has extensive real estate experience and understands the business from all sides including title insurance, legal, sales, governmental, banking, and lending regulations.
As the owner’s representative our practice encompasses all aspects of a project from pre-purchase property due diligence, program development iterations, advisement on systems, analyze contracts/vendors, critical path analysis, feasibility and schedule. The strength of our approach is in facilitating organized communication. We strongly analyze all representations and warranties for the protection and benefit of our client.