is just around the corner if the Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering’s
Bunny Hop is a harbinger of the season of flowers. Next Tuesday,
March 8th, is the date, at the American Girl Place on Fifth Avenue.
The Bunny team got together to for a kick-off party last week at
the Ralph Lauren Stores, at 72nd Street and Madison Avenue, where
they enjoyed a continental breakfast and private shopping spree.
Heaney and Nicole Garwood
three new chairs were there, up bright and early to meet their
guests: Katie Colgate, in brown plaid/tweed
pants with pink piping and a pink sweater, with Lucite jeweled buttons
Rebecca Taylor, Alexandra Mandis, in a bubblegum
pink twin set and toffee-colored pants from Chanel, and Courtney
Moss, in a Cynthia
Rose patterned pink and eggplant wrap around blouse and Rock and
Republic boot cut jeans.
Berkelhammer was there in an ultra glam
Paul & Joe tailored knee length coat. Somers
glamorous even at that hour in a full length dark blue and white
sweater coat over straight leg jeans. Also present were last
chairs Leslie Heaney, Mary Darling and Leslie
Coleman; Anne Grauso;
photographer Mia Matheson, Armene Milliken, Hilary Dick,
Alicia Cordon, Celeste Boele, Natalie Leeds, Chesie Breen, Suzie
and Courtney Arnot who was dressed
perfectly for the occasion in a warm, heavy knit native-American
print sweater by Polo.
Berkelhammer and Armene Milliken
The big hero
of the morning was Ralph Lauren, who received The 2003 Society
Award for Excellence in Corporate Leadership for
to providing cancer screening and care to the underserved.
Ralph couldn’t attend the gathering and was represented
Ellen Coyne, Garine Zerounian, Meghan Myers and Rebekah
Hirsch. His company
Ralph Lauren Childrenswear, in equal partnership with Scalamandré,
has underwritten this year’s Hop, at $40,000 each. This means
that all the funds raised at the event will go directly to this year’s
goal to support the Associates partnership with the Eunice
School in the Department of Pediatrics. The partnership helps
for the Center's educational needs, such as computer based
learning programs, school supplies, teacher programs and a
Many went home happily with gift bags which included a Polo Pink
Pony t-shirt and a photo album including Kristen Clark,
Christina Addison, Maria Villalba, Lisa Errico, Lisa Will-Kaess,
Fitzgerald, Wendy Arriz, Brooke Livingston, Laura Burgio, Courtney
Moore, Christine Smith, Jodi Edmond, Eliza Nordeman, Janet Allon,
Nicole Garwood, happily went home with gift bags which included
a Polo Pink Pony T-Shirt in one of a myriad of colors and a photo
Reminder: the big night is Tuesday, March
8th, from 6:30-8:30 PM. Tickets start at $125 for adults and $50
for children, by advance
sale only, call 212-639-7975.
See you on the Bunny Trail.