In 2010, Dr. Penny Grant
became one of the first Board Certified Child Abuse Pediatricians. "This meant I was officially a specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of child abuse," she said. "But, what was I doing about the treatment part?" The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NYSPCC) was her answer. As a Board Member, Dr. Grant brought her high profile group literally to their tables. Now she is bringing NYSPCC the Hamptons. She launched their first East End event at Daniela Zahradnikova's Space 16, a fulcrum of fashion, art and philanthropy that has been hosting some of the liveliest soirees of this season. The evening was also the debut of couturier Victor de Sousa's Spring 2016 line and an exhibition of the large abstract canvases of Jeffrey Terreson.
"The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children is a very long name but we are an agency with a long legacy," Dr Grant told Hamptons.com. "We were the first agency that came forth to protect children and we continue the tradition of helping heal children and families by providing free unlimited counseling seven days a week, in English and in Spanish, no charge, to victims of child abuse, domestic violence, child neglect and trauma. We have a prestigious national institute of health grant, that critically analyses what we do, so we know what we do works."
Having gotten the message, we turned to the medium. Beautiful women were swanning around the room in Victor's creations, as if models in a Neiman Marcus
luncheon, animated by the quality of the couturier's high end ruffles, sparkles and silks. "The collection is inspired by Hawaii and surfers," he told us. "I imagine the idea of a lady stranded in Hawaii." He pointed to a coral on white motif he compared to reefs and a confection that was inspired by Hawaiian sugar canes. de Sousa's winter collection will be in Space 16's Soho store.
Attendees included Kimberly Guilfoyle
, Jean Shafiroff
, Dustin Lujan, Sara Herbert-Galloway
, Rita Cosby
, Nicole Noonan, Nicole DiCooco, Consuelo Vanderbilt, Dawne Marie Grannum
, and the beautiful Marks family: Adam, Joy, Alan, Alana and Jonathan.
For more information about The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, visit www.nyspcc.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.