|Dinner in Astor Hall after the Chernow-Meacham discussion, at The New York Public Library's President's Council Fall Dinner.|
|More from this past Monday night's President's Council Dinner and discussion between Ron Chernow and Jon Meacham at the New York Public Library.|
|Gayfryd Steinberg, Louise Grunwald, Ron Chernow, Jon Meacham, Alice Tisch, and Paul LeClerc|
|William Rayner, Sandy and Edward Meyer, and Katharine Rayner|
|Thomas Renyi, Kate Niehaus, Robert Niehaus, and Catherine Marron|
|Sung Han-Andersen, Joan Picket, Joel I. Picket, and G. Chris Andersen|
|Dr. Judith Ginsberg, Library President Paul LeClerc, Helen Bodian, Roger Alcaly, and Jean Strouse|
|Claire Benenson, Lewis B. Cullman, and Samuel C. Butler|
|Saul Steinberg and Liz Smith|
|Gayfryd Steinberg, Melville (Mickey) Straus, and Louise Grunwald|
|Olga Votis, Alice Tisch, and Elizabeth Rohatyn|
|Sally Ketchum, and William and Andree Caldwell|
|Elizabeth Rohatyn, Felix Rohatyn, and Lewis B. Cullman|
|Carole Olshan, Cristina Alger, and Andrea Olshan|
|Milton Teicher and Jane Heffner|
|Kenneth L. Stein and Peter Stein|
|Lewis B. Cullman and Alexandra Stanton|
|David Poppe and Cherie Henderson|
|Dave Offensend and Thomas Renyi|
|Arthur Mitchell and Jessye Norman|
|Sila M. Calderón and Luis A. Ubiñas|
|Joyce Cowin and Phil Buckner|
|UNDP kicked off the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDG) summit at the American Museum of Natural History on Monday, September 20, with super model and UN Environmental Ambassador Gisele Bündchen and actor and UN Goodwill Ambassador Edward Norton.|
|Twenty-five grassroots groups from some of the world’s poorest countries were awarded the UNDP 2010 Equator Prize at the Museum. This high-level event illuminated the critical linkages between biodiversity conservation, healthy ecosystems, climate change, and MDG achievement, while highlighting the integral role of local and indigenous peoples to address these issues.|
|A week ago Wednesday at the Prince George Ballroom, more than 200 volunteers attended United Cerebral Palsy of New York City’s Special Volunteer Appreciation Event Celebrating 65 years of Volunteerism. Over 200 volunteers attended the event which celebrated and acknowledged the extraordinary efforts of women and men as volunteers for this important organization.
Rosanna Scotto, Co-Host of Fox 5 Television’s Good Day New York, a longtime and dedicated volunteer herself to United Cerebral Palsy (UCP/NYC), was host. She and Edward R. Matthews, CEO of UCP/NYC welcomed the volunteers. Donna Hanover, former First Lady of New York City, was the principal speaker discussing The Annual Women Who Care Luncheon which benefits UCP/NYC. UCP Volunteer Mike Woods, Meteorologist & Feature Reporter for Fox 5’s Good Day New York, joined Scotto as host. Actor Timothy Mandala announced the winners of a special painting auction. Ron Napal, Chief Development Officer, for United Cerebral Palsy of New York City, was honored for his years of dedication to the organization.
|“The mission of United Cerebral Palsy of New York City is to create opportunities for people with disabilities to lead independent and fulfilling lives,” said Edward R. Matthews, CEO of United Cerebral Palsy of New York City.
Volunteers come from all walks of life and ranged from dedicated housewives, enlisted officers, Wall Street executives, top athletes to hundreds of celebrities and VIPS including John F. Kennedy Jr., The Beatles, Muhammad Ali and several Former First Ladies Hilary Clinton, Nancy Reagan, Barbara Bush, Betty Ford and Mamie Eisenhower.
United Cerebral Palsy is the largest healthcare charity in America for people with disabilities. Nearly 500,000 individuals in the United States and 35,000 people in the metropolitan New York area have cerebral palsy or a related disability.
|Last Thursday, WOW (Women on the Web) hosted a breakfast and conversation "What's Beauty Got to Do With It? Everything!" at the Four Seasons, Grill Room. The event was underwritten by Estee Lauder. 100 women attended, breakfasting on fresh fruit and pastries while panelists Joni Evans, Judith Martin, Paulina Porizkova and Leslie Stahl held a conversation about beauty.
Among those attending were Dr. Lisa Airan, Melinda Anderson, Dr. Lisa Belzberg, Cathy Black, Kate Betts, Deeda Blair, Noreen Bjuckfire, Alva Chinn, Tiffany Dubin, Patericia Duff, Geraldine Fabrikant, Christy Ferer, Charisse Ford, Marjorie Reed Gordon, Jamee Gregory, Nina Griscom, Marjorie Gubelmann, Elizabeth Peabody, Aerin Lauder, Sharon Hoge, Tracey Jackson, Liz Peek, Daisy Soros, Felicia Taylor, Valerie Zilkha, Cynthia Lufkin, Jurate Kazickas, Gale Hayman, Sharon Hoge, Duane Hampton, to give you an idea.
|Carolyn Murphy and Aerin Lauder|
|Emily Gallagher, Guest, Guest, Judith Martin, Joni Evans, Paulina Porizkova, and friends|
|Joni Evans, Paulina Porizkova, Lesley Stahl, and Judith Martin|
|Cornelia Thornburgh with friends|
|Joannie Danielides and Donna Hanover|
|Photographs by Rob Rich (UCP)|