Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Come, Sit and Stay

ARF's annual Come, Sit and Stay Cocktail event.
Earlier this month, hundreds of leaders of New York City’s philanthropic, business and health care communities, sports legends and celebrities, and individuals whose lives have been affected by Alzheimer’s disease joined the Alzheimer’s Association, New York City Chapter at its annual “Forget-Me-Not” Gala. Emceed by Broadway’s David Hyde Pierce (currently starring in “Accent on Youth”), the event raised $900,000.
Jeffrey N. Jones, Charles Fazzino, David Hyde Pierce, Anne McBride Schreiber, Jordan Schreiber, Frank J. Bisignano, Lou-Ellen Barkan, and Heath B. McLendon
Steve Boxer, Julie Hayek, Dr. Garry Boxer, Mrs. Vicky Boxer, and Rae Boxer
They honored New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi, 3-D Pop Artist Charles Fazzino and Frank J. Bisignano, Chief Administrative Officer at JP Morgan Chase. The event was chaired by Anne McBride Schreiber and Jordan Schreiber.
Lou-Ellen Barkan and Jill Zarin
Debra Shaw, Dr. Pete Saur, Gerri McCann, and Judith McLendon
David Cone, Lou-Ellen Barkan, and David Hyde Pierce
Jordan Schreiber, Anne McBride Schreiber, and Frank J. Bisignano
David Cone, Jill Zarin, and Bobby Zarin
Dr. Mary Sano, and Dr. Mony de Leon
James B. Lee, Jr. and Frank J. Bisignano
Frank J. Bisignano, Heath B. McLendon, and James B. Lee, Jr.
Charles Fazzino and David Hyde Pierce
David Cone and David Hyde Pierce
Michael Feinstein
David Hyde Pierce, Lou-Ellen Barkan, James Haddon, and Sezelle Haddon
Ken Reiss, Sam Martini, and Erica Martini
Lou-Ellen Barkan and Sara Foster
Jed Levine and Jeffrey N. Jones
Robin Roy and Dr. Karen Bell
Last Wednesday night New York City Opera’s 2009 Cocktail and Shopping Event, “Divas Shop for Opera,” held their unique event City Opera’s Pop Up Shop at 717 Madison Avenue (between 63rd and 64th Streets). Alluring merchandise, valued at over $1 million, was donated by a long list of fabulous designers including Alice + Olivia, Carmen Marc Valvo, Dolce & Gabbana, Tamsen Z by Ann Ziff, MacKenzie-Childs, Oscar de la Renta, Nanette Lepore, Prada, Rubin Singer, Chado Ralph Rucci, Tuleh, DKNY, Luca Luca, to name only a few. Cocktails were provided by Chopin Vodka, Georges Duboeuf Macon-Villages Vintage 2007 and hors d’oeuvres courtesy of Mary Giuliani Catering & Events. Who could go wrong and what fun did they have!
Lori Newhouse and Michael Bruno
Robert di Mauro and Kathy van Zeeland
Octavio Licon and Camilla Rustambekova
George Steel and Lydia Fenet
Roberta Freyman
Simon van Kempen and Alex McCord
Carol Han
Gillian Miniter and Elyse Newhouse
Lori Newhouse and Austin Scarlett
Nancy Goold and Rachel Martin
Faith Hope Consolo
Mary Giuliani and Stefani Masry
Lee Feldman
Tracey Lomrantz
Kathy van Zeeland and Lisa Lori
Fern Mallis and Faith Hope Consolo
Stephanie and Jesse Newhouse
Lorry Newhouse, Lauren Bridgeman, and Amy Fine Collins
Evan Ross, Ingrid Nilsen, and Lexi Sacchi
Last Sunday night out in East Hampton at one of their toniest clubs by the beach, the Animal Rescue Fund, known as ARF, held their annual Come, Sit and Stay Cocktail event to raise money for ARF’s wonderful cause of rescuing, looking after and finding homes for the abandoned, rescued, and abused pets once owned by idiots who don’t deserve any better for themselves in their own lives, and are usually missing out on the Main Chance of a healthy spirit.
The NYSD has a personal friend who was adopted from ARF about eight or nine years ago, one Oliver Dawg, a handsome clever devil who’s three steps ahead of almost everybody including his owner JH who is always (usually) in the thrall of the canine with the wit and wagging tail. A donation to ARF, no matter the size, is a step in the right direction when it comes to having a heart.
Blinne Nivelais and Rolland Nivelais
Bruce Renick, Sydney Renick, and Jodie Renick
Barbara Slifka, Michael Barverman, and Christina Reilly
Beverly Leopold with Perry
Aaron Marvin and Ellen Delsener with Teddy
Barbara Slifka and friends
Carole Taylor
Debby Padovano with Poe
Mark Fichandler and Jennifer Jamisen with friends and furry friends
Eric and Blair Lind
George Doomany
Greg Lindsay and Sophie Donelson
Karen, Kevin, and Connrad Goerl
Jane Raey, Jack Humphreys, Sunny Schotland, John Destefanis, and Anne Destefanis
Nick Martin, Lynne Scanlon, and Christina Reilly
Joanna and Bob Smith
Renee Schlatcher
Patricia Durkan
Linda Barone with Ginger
Mark Fichandler and Maira Pessano
Dan Mason and Anthony Gatto
Herman and Gina Dau
Noel Mason, Pumpkin, Winston, Charmain Cardwell, and Woody
Sara Davison, Ron Delsener, and Ellen Delsener
Maralyn Rittenour with Sophy
Last Thursday night Susan Lyne and Mike Nichols were honored at the Public Theater’s 2009 summer gala which was held on the opening night of the Public’s Shakespeare in the Park production of Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” starring Anne Hathaway and directed by Daniel Sullivan.
Liev Schreiber
Diane Sawyer and Candice Bergen
Peter Som
Martin Short and Steve Martin
Amanda Peet and Sarah Paulson
Andrew Hamingson and Oskar Eustis
Vicky Ward and Dan Abrams
Daniel Sunjata and Rosie Perez
Jane Krakowski
Steve Martin
Andrew Hamingson, Mike Nichols, and Diane Sawyer
Amy Ryan and Rashida Jones
Chelsea Clinton
Lynn Louisa Woodruff and Sam Waterston
Nicholas Pileggi and Nora Ephron
Martin Short and Nancy Dolman
Susan Lyne and Mike Nichols
Martin Short and Steve Martin
Sandra Bernhard, Cicely Bernhard, and Liz Smith
Suzan-Lori Parks and Tony Kushner
Audra McDonald, Anne Hathaway, and Julie White
Hope Davis and John Patrick Walker
Raul Esparza and Julie White
Will Swenson, Audra McDonald, and Oskar Eustis
Stark Sands
 
Photographs by ©PatrickMcMullan.com; Ronald L. Glassman (Alzheimer's).

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