This past Sunday polo playersAdam Lindemann, Nacho Figueras, Yvonne Morabito, and Andres Weisz hosted the Finals of the Hennessy Polo Cup at the Southampton Hunt & Polo Club.
The contending teams vying for first place were Equuleus (Joe DiMenna, John Bianco, Hugo Tagliaferro, Matias Mavul) and Mega (Mathew Salvner, Adam Lindemann, Tomas Franco, Tomas Garbarini). Polo enthusiasts watched the fast and exciting game of polo, while sipping Hennessy cocktails and indulging in an Argentine Asado (bbq).
Dexter King presented the winners with silver trophies and a bottle of X.O. cognac. There was also for the much coveted polo lesson with team captain, Yvonne Morabito.
Among the polo enthusiasts attending were Michael Borrico, Mark van Lith, Valesca Guerrand-Hermes, Zani Gugelmann, Annie Churchill, Alvin Valley, Italo Zanzi, Sebastian Echavarria, Tray Stern and Fabiola Beracasa, just to name a few.
Dexter King, Adam Lindemann, Yvonne Morabito, and Nacho Figueras
Marcia Stein and honoree Nick Valenti
Rick Brochetti, Susan Shin, Tracy Stern, and Adam Stern
Indira Kuriyan and Erin Byrczek
Jenny Chiu and Fabian Espinola
Alex Tahsili and Amanda Montenius
Ian de Fronze, Rina Riso Coronel, and Armilene Coronel
Ashwan Anna, Yvonne Morabito, and Anjolie Feradov
Carlos Hugo Zayas and Nacho Figueras
Dexter King, Yvonne Morabito, and Ron Dagar
Todd Triplett and Mary Hermant
Margot Streeter and Aisha Thompson
Phill McKenzie and Anjolie Feradov
Sophia and Paula Lajaunie
Sean and Pamela Ludwick
Victoria Villanueva, Helena Khazanova, and John Marino
... and grillin'
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Last week in Southampton: Fabiola Beracasa, Cristina Greeven Cuomo, Lauren Davis, Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos, Alexandra Kramer, and Samantha Boardman Rosen hosted an exclusive preview of the Chloé 2006 fall runway collection at Saks Fifth Avenue's Southampton location.
Adelina Wong Ettelson and Tracey Frost
Emilia Fanjul Pfeifler
Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos, Cristina Cuomo, and Heather Mnuchin
Cristina Cuomo, Samantha Boardman, Jen Raines, and Alex Kramer
Samantha Boardman and Cristina Cuomo
Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos and Adelina Wong Ettelson
Alex Kramer with Xander
Two Sundays ago, on July 16th in Los Angeles,Michael Feinstein and Linda Eder performed in concert at The Greek Theatre to benefit The Deane F. Johnson Center for Neurotherapeutics at UCLA, creating awareness and raising funds for the research of Alzheimer’s disease.
The evening, "Melodies and Memories", started with a dinner at the Los Angeles Zoo with the concert following. Deane Johnson was a very successful entertainment lawyer who became president of Time Warner Inc. He succumbed to the disease in 1999 and his widow Kate Edelman Johnson has generously supported research focused on the prevention and cure of Alzheimer's disease. With Dr. Jeffrey Cummings, Kate has initiated the Deane F. Johnson Center at UCLA to pursue her dream of conquering this tragic illness.
It was a very successful evening drawing a big crowd of celebrity guests including Diahann Carroll, Linda Gray, Neil Sedaka, Phyllis George, Lorenzo Lamas, Anne Archer, Freda Payne, Anne Jeffries, Roslyn Kind, Joanna Carson, John Schneider, Keely Smith, Todd Bridges, Lorna Luft, Angie Dickinson, Ginny Mancini and radio host Michael Jackson. They raised close to $500,000.
Neil and Liba Sedaka with their son
Leonard Maltin and Phyllis George
Jimmy, Betty, and Todd Bridges
Lorenzo Lamas, Kate Edelman Johnson, and Jason Allan Smith
Michael Feinstein and Linda Eder
Dr. John Mazziotta
Terry Jastrow and Anne Archer
Mariana and Paul Williams
John Schneider and Elly Castle
David Yurman Bal Harbour boutique’s store manager, Connie Parraga, hosted an event last month to celebrate New York City Columnist, Deborah Schoeneman’s first novel, 4% Famous.
Schoeneman signed over 100 books as women of society hovered over glittering vitrines while enjoying cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.
Continuing the celebration, 40 special guests joined together to enjoy a contemporary tropical dinner at Acqualina specially prepared by Chef Ted Peters.
Ana Varela, Brenda Castellano, Marysol Patton, Nicole Lozano, and friend
In attendance were hostess Connie Parraga, Allison Freeland, Tina Carlo, and Jeannie Etter-Coulson; and guests Martha De Cespedes, Nicole Lozano, Brenda Nestor, Gillian Dinnerstein, Kristen Munroe, Abby Zanarini, Morgan Smith, and Allison O' Keefe.
Allison Freeland and Morgan Smith
Brenda and Robert Castellano
Claudia Cardona and Alejandro Grimaldi
Allison O'Keefe and Abby Zanarini
Bernard Garsen and Daisy Olivera
Jana Hertz and friend
Estee Mendel, Marcela Valenzuela, Audrey Bennati, and Karla D.
Tina Carlo and Rina Broder
L. to r.: Jeannie Etter and Kathryn Wexler; Martha De Cespedes and Marysol Patton; Michael Bulnes and Jianina Castro.
Teresa Calejo, Amanda Ackerman, and Kim Caceres
Kristin Dolan, Alison Robinson, and Nancy Cole
Lucia Nunez and Julie Quiceno
Carol Bell, Kristen Munroe, and Abby Zanarini
Photographs by Neil Rasmus/PMc (Chloe); Zoltan Photography (4% Famous).