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7th Annual “Eight Over Eighty Gala” – The New Jewish Home
June 2 @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM$1,500
The 7th annual EIGHT OVER EIGHTY GALA benefitting THE NEW JEWISH HOME celebrates eight remarkable New Yorkers over age 80 (and one over 90!) who continue to embody vitality, achievement and civic activism well into their 80’s and beyond – demonstrating what it truly means to “Age Like a New Yorker.”
This year’s honorees are: New York Yankee legend and National Baseball Hall of Famer Joe Torre; Grammy winning singer, actress and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Darlene Love; civil rights activist and past NAACP president Hazel Dukes; six time Tony Award and Olivier Award winning producer and founder of B Square + 4 Productions Barbara Freitag; real estate mogul, civic leader and philanthropist William Mack; former NYC Public Advocate and current executive director of Citizens Union Betsy Gotbaum; real estate investor and philanthropist Harvey Schulweis; businessman, philanthropist and community leader Philip Altheim; and philanthropist and longtime board member of The New Jewish Home Margot Freedman. For headshots and complete bios, please visit www.8over80.org.
Award winning actor John Turturro will also be in attendance. Red carpet photos encouraged.
Eight Over Eighty champions individuals who showcase the importance of embracing life with meaning, purpose and an expectation of continued accomplishment well into our 80s. The gala benefit raises funds to support The New Jewish Home, one of the nation’s largest and most diversified mission-driven nonprofit geriatric health and rehabilitation systems.
WHEN: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2022 (Cocktails @ 6:30 PM / Seated Dinner @ 7:30 PM)
WHERE: Ziegfeld Ballroom (141 West 54th Street)
TICKETS & TABLES: Start at $1,500. Can be purchased online at www.8over80.org
EVENT INFO: For more information contact Eve Marsan, Director of Special Events Fundraising and Engagement at 212-870-5097 or Events@JewishHome.org
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