The Jewish Museum’s 26th Annual Most Amazing New York Art & Design Tour Ever, held on May 22, 2019, attracted over 200 attendees. Guests enjoyed breakfast and the Museum’s current exhibition, Leonard Cohen: A Crack in Everything. This was followed by self-guided tours of some of New York’s most spectacular private Upper West Side residences. Jane Wilf and Judith Greenblatt were the co-chairs of the event, which raised a record $360,000 to benefit the Jewish Museum.
The Association of Community Programs for the Homeless (ACE) celebrated another year of success last night with its yearly gala at The St. Regis Hotel. This year’s theme was Phantom of the Opera and brought old and new friends together including ACE founder Henry Buhl, Donna and Richard Soloway, ACE honoree Jorge Iragorri, Afsaneh and Donald Smith, ACE honoree Janet Goldman, Keiko Ono Aoki, Baroness Gabriella Von Langendorff, Eileen Guggenheim, ACE honoree Leslie Feldman and Pat Haskell, among others. The event was emceed by Val Greenberg and Rob Shuter and Michael Amante and Lauren Jelencovich performed music from the much-loved show.
Founded by Henry Buhl, ACE works with homeless men and women throughout New York City, providing job training, work experience and a lifetime support network to help our program participants achieve their goals and establish economic independence.
Today, ACE has grown to serve more than 600 people each year with workforce development, adult basic education and job readiness/life skills training in our vocational rehabilitation program, Project Comeback. In addition, ACE provides lifetime support services and opportunities for career growth in their aftercare program, Project Stay, and access to affordable housing through one of their most recent initiatives, Project Home. Since 1992, ACE has helped over 3,000 New Yorkers overcome homelessness, incarceration and addiction to find full-time jobs and start new lives.
On May 30th, The Associate Committee and their many friends happily JUMPED INTO JUNE at Doubles, the Private Club in The Sherry-Netherland. All 200 guests enjoyed a delicious dinner of asparagus salad, Nantucket crab cakes followed by dancing after (of course!) the chocolate ice cream sundaes were served.
The evening was enjoyed by: Whitney and Henry Topping, Marisa and Robin Von Bokhorst, Mark Gilbertson, Georgina Schaeffer, Hilary Dick, Polly Onet, Alexandra and Louis Rose, Celeste Manice, Tatiana and Thorne Perkin, Othon and Kathy Prounis, Kate and Andrew Davis, Priscilla and Alexis Zoullas and many, many more.
Photographs by Angela Pham/BFA.com (Art Tour); Annie Watt (ACE); David Dupuy/AnnieWatt.com (Doubles).