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Recap: Wildlife Conservation Society’s Turning Tides Gala

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Honoree Julie E. Packard; Honorees Donald Zucker and Barbara Hrbek Zucker; WCS President and CEO Cristián Samper and Adriana Casas; Priscilla Woods and WCS Chair Ward Woods (Photo credit: Julie Larsen Maher © WCS)

On June 11th, WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) honored three champions of the oceans at their Turning Tides Gala. WCS […]

Recap: Health Advocates For Older People Host Jazz On The Terrace

Lindsay Connor, Carlynn Houghton, and Esperance Schaefer (Photo credit: HAFOP)

(Photo credit: HAFOP)

Health Advocates For Older People, Inc. (HAFOP) hosted their evening of Jazz on the Terrace on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 to recognize the volunteers who support the services of this 501 c 3 organization. Guests danced to music under the stars with dinner served overlooking Central Park.

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Recap: The International Centre For Missing & Exploited Children’s Inaugural Gala For Child Protection

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Ashton Kutcher (Photo credit: PMC)

The International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC) held its inaugural Gala for Child Protection on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at Gotham Hall in New York City. Some 300 people attended the gala, which honored world-renowned artist Jeff Koons and his wife, Justine Koons, and Microsoft. In […]

Recap: NYSPCC’s Annual Junior Committee Spring Benefit

Barbara Regna,Bettina Bennett,Dr.Penny Grant,Jessica Summer Thompson (Photo credit: Barry Williams, AnnieWatt.com)

Barbara Regna,Bettina Bennett,Dr.Penny Grant,Jessica Summer Thompson (Photo credit: Barry Williams, AnnieWatt.com)

The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NYSPCC), the world’s first child protection agency celebrating its 140th year of service, held its Annual Junior Committee Spring Benefit on Wednesday, May 6 at Tao Downtown Lounge in New York […]

The Fortune Society To Host Fifth Annual Spring Soiree

(Photo credit: The Fortune Society)

(Photo credit: The Fortune Society)

The Fortune Society will honor actor Michael K. Williams from the hit show “The Wire” with the “2015 Spotlight Award” at its fifth annual Spring Soiree taking place on Tuesday, May 12th at The Bowery Hotel. The Fortune Society will recognize Williams, an American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) […]

Recap: The NYSPCC Spring Luncheon At The Pierre Hotel

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Regina Calcaterra (Photo credit: PMC/ Owen Hoffmann)

The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NYSPCC), the world’s first child protection agency celebrating its 140th year of service, held its annual Spring Luncheon on Tuesday, April 21 at The Pierre Hotel in Manhattan. The event raised $275,000 for the agency’s […]

Junior Committee of NYSPCC’s Spring Benefit 2015

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(Photo credit: NYSPCC)

The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NYSPCC), the world’s first child protection agency celebrating its 140th year of service, will hold the Annual Junior Committee Spring Benefit on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at Tao Downtown Lounge in New York City. The evening will feature signature […]

Recap: American Museum Of Natural History’s Annual Museum Dance

Olivia Palermo and Johannes Huebl  (Photo credit: AMNH\C. Chesek)

Olivia Palermo and Johannes Huebl (Photo credit: AMNH\C. Chesek)

As New York City’s longest-running junior benefit, the Museum Dance brought together a slew of influential young philanthropists to celebrate and to raise essential funds for the Museum’s scientific and educational programs. This year, the theme of the evening was Masquerade Retrograde, a ”roaring […]

The New York Public Library To Host Young Lions Fiction Award Benefit

young lions fiction award benefit ny public library 2015

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On April 27, 2015, The New York Public Library will welcome 600 young leaders and influencers to celebrate the fifteenth anniversary of the Young Lions Fiction Award, a $10,000 prize given annually to an exceptional American writer age 35 or under. The evening will include an award ceremony led by […]

Lafayette 148 To Host Warehouse Sale In NYC To Benefit School Of Dreams

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(Photo credit: Lafayette 148)

Lafayette 148 creates collections for sophisticated, confident women. Produced with the finest European fabrics and expert craftsmanship, their enduring designs are renowned for their exceptional fit and quality. With extensive styles and unique versatility, they give you the pieces you need to discover a new you with each collection.

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