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Enjoi Lux Presented 2nd Annual Girls to Pearls Cocktail Soiree at Seasons 52 Restaurant

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TV Host Cognac Wellerlane interviews Shantay Carter founder of About Women Of Integrity Inc. and Deborah Polidore Founder of Enjoi Lux at the 2nd Annual Girls to Pearls Soiree at Seasons 52 Restauran...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Shantay Carter Founder of Women of Integrity Inc. poses for a photo-op with Entertainment Journalist and TV Host Cognac Wellerlane at the 2nd Annual Girls to Pearls Cocktail Soiree at Seasons 52 Restaurant on Saturday March 21, 2015.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Women of Integrity Founder Shantay Carter poses with the Founder of Enjoi Lux Alaina Reid and  and Deborah Polidore from Girls to Pearls at the 2nd Annual Girls to Pearls Cocktail Soiree at Seasons 52 Restaurant on Saturday March 21, 2015.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Board Members of Women of Integrity Inc.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Founders  Deborah Polidore fand Alaina Reid from Girls to Pearls  receive an award at the 2nd Annual Girls to Pearls Cocktail Soiree at Seasons 52 Restaurant on Saturday March 21, 2015.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Young women of Long Island attended the 2nd Annual Girls to Pearls Cocktail Soiree at Seasons 52 Restaurant in Roosevelt Field Shopping Mall on Saturday March 21, 2015.
 
Girls to Pearls Cocktail Soiree is dedicated to raising money to benefit a community based non-profit, Women of Integrity Inc. (WOI Inc) 5th Annual Prom Dress Drive for young girls in the Nassau County community.
 
Mission Statement:
Women Of Integrity Inc. - is an organization of a diverse group of women from all different educational, racial, and socio-economic backgrounds whose aim is to support and empower women of all ages and ethnicities, while fostering the confidence necessary to accomplish their goals, dreams, and aspirations of the future.
 
They extend their support through:
Volunteer service, Professional mentoring programs, and Community outreach events.
 
For more information please visit http://womenofintegrityinc.com/
 
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1st Annual Shamrock Shindig to Benefit ADDny.org

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TV Host Cognac Wellerlane interviews Founder of http://www.addny.org Donald Rieb and President Vincent Barry at the 1st Annual Shamrock Shindig at the Atlantis Aquarium in Riverhead, NY on March 19, ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Founder and CEO Don Rieb Founder of ADDny.org poses for  a photo-op with TV Host Cognac Wellerlane at the 1st Annual Shamrock Shinkg in Riverhead, NY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
President Vincent Barry poses for a photo-op with TV Host Cognac Wellerlane at the first Annual Shamrock Shindig for addny.org
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Supporters gathered to attend the 1st Annual Shamrock Shindig to benefit addny.org.
 
Guests enjoyed an evening of Irish charm with a mix of marine life.  The event was  planned as Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD)  for its 1st Annual Shamrock Shindig on Thursday, March 19, 2015 at the Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead. The fundraiser included hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, an Irish buffet and private access to the spectacular aquarium. The night was filled with fun and humor as guests were treated to comedy entertainment, as well as witness one ADD Executive or Manager being lowered into the aquarium’s 120,000-gallon Lost City tank for a nose-to-nose swim with the sharks.
 
Aid to the Developmentally Disabled is a nonprofit organization that was established in 1980 by family members who were concerned about the physical and emotional decline of patients compelled to live in crowded institutions. These family members believed that appropriate treatment and training in a warm, sheltered, homelike environment would enhance their physical and emotional growth. With the support, funding and licensing of New York State’s Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities (OMRDD) and the Office of Mental Health (OMH), Aid to the Developmentally Disabled came to life.
 
In March of 1984 we opened our first residential program in the hamlet of Northville, in Riverhead Long Island. As a result of the initial success, ADD rapidly grew into a multi-service organization providing residential programs, supported apartments, clinical supports and case management services for the mentally retarded, mentally ill and dual diagnosed adults. Aid to the Developmentally Disabled presently operates thirty residential programs in locations throughout the North and South Forks of Eastern Long Island, with several additional programs in the planning stages.
 
Their team is the bread and butter of their existence — without them, they simply could not do what they do. At Aid to the Developmentally Disabled, they feel grateful to work in such a rewarding environment. From their shift supervisors, to house managers, to administrative staff — they are one big family.
 
For more information please visit
http://www.addny.org/
 
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J&A Global Corp. Promotes Health and Wellness Fair At Freeport Recreation Center in Freeport, Long Island

 
 
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TV Host Cognac Wellerlane interviews Crystal Smith from Health Plus Amerigroup and Maria Isabel Nieto from the Columbian Consulate at the Health and Wellness Fair in Freeport Long Island at the Freepo...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Crystal Smith  from Health Plus Amerigroup  poses for a photo-op with TV Host/Entertainment Journalist Cognac Wellerlane at the Health and Wellness Fair in Freeport, Long Island
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
General Consulate of New York Maria Isabel Nieto poses for a pjoto-op with TV Host/Entertainment Journalist Cognac Wellerlane at the Health and Wellness Fair in Freeport, Long Island
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Carolina Vélez and Alexandra Aristizabal poses for a pjoto-op with TV Host/Entertainment Journalist Cognac Wellerlane at the Health and Wellness Fair in Freeport, Long Island
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Health And Wellness Fair on Saturday, March 14, 2015,  at the Freeport Recreation Center located at 130 East Merrick Road, Freeport, NY 11520 informed Long Islanders about their health and well being.
 
The event showcased many vendors exhibiting their company and programs..  Special attention was given to all  senior attendants.  There was also senior housing applications, updated information on OBAMACARE, Healthy food, a Zumba class, health screenings, glucose, vision, blood pressure, diabetes control, mental and occupational health, workshops, skin care, wellness promotion and fun for the entire family.

 
This collaborative effort involving many agencies related to health and human services providers was to promote access to health care, encourage preventive health screenings and provide residents with information helping them live a healthier lifestyle.
 
Sponsors included:   Health Plus Amerigroup, Health First, Fidelis Care, WellCare, NuHealth, United Healthcare, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Freeport Medical Supply Inc. and AgeWell.
 
The Health and Wellness Fair was promoted by J&A Global Corp.  J&A Global Corp. brings more than 15 years of combined experience in Marketing, Advertising, and Public Relationships, all together within the area of Event Designing. Their organization was originally created in Colombia, South America, where they were able to build expertise in the commercial, industrial, and government sectors.
 
For more information please visit http://www.jandaglobalcorp.com
 
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GUYS AND DOLLS ATTEND JUNIOR LEAGUE OF LONG ISLAND'S ANNUAL WINTER FUNDRAISER AT THE EXCLUSIVE FOUNDER’S ROOM IN THE PARAMOUNT IN HUNTINGTON, NEW YORK

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TV Host Cognac Wellerlane interviews President Donna Halouvas Fiore.and Co-Chairs Randa Reford and Sierra Suzanne Slater Mittleman at The Founder's Room.for their Annual Winter Fundraiser
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Georgia Tsaforis, Donna Fiore, Cognac Wellerlane and Sierra Mittleman pose for a photo-op at the Junior League's Annual Winter Fundraiser at the Paramount in Huntington, New York
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Heather McDougall, Julio Sanchez and  Gwendolyn Gillies pose for a photo-op at the Junior League's Annual Winter Fundraiser at the Paramount in Huntington, New York
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kristen Kucharski, Jennifer Pelluzi and Willow Goodwin pose for a photo-op at the Paramount in Huntington, New York
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Co-chair  Randa Reford and TV Host Cognac Wellerlane pose for a photo-op at  the Junior League's Annual Winter Fundraiser at the Paramount in Huntington, New York
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Co-chair  Sierra Mittleman and TV Host Cognac Wellerlane pose for a photo-op at  the Junior League's Annual Winter Fundraiser at the Paramount in Huntington, New York
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Derwin Dunlap, Cognac Wellerlane and Anthony Pellizzi pose for a  photo-op  at  the Junior League's Annual Winter Fundraiser at the Paramount in Huntington, New York
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jennifer Sforzo Livingston and Patrick Carroll pose for a  photo-op  at  the Junior League's Annual Winter Fundraiser at the Paramount in Huntington, New York
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Andy Dwyer and Cognac Wellerlane pose for a photo-up at  the Junior League's Annual Winter Fundraiser at the Paramount in Huntington, New York
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Flappers and Gents attended a 1920's theme party hosted by the The Junior League of Long Island on March 7, 2015 from 7p.m. to 10 p.m.

This annual fundraiser is themed differently every year but the goal remains the same.  The proceeds from this event allows the JLLI to continue its daily efforts in engaging in volunteering and fundraising efforts across Long Island.  Some of their main events include their annual education initiative on childhood obesity and nutrition, titled Junior League’s Kids in the Kitchen, Project Playground – one example was the complete design and erection of a playground at The Hagedorn Little Village School in Seaford, New York, Done-in-a-Day projects including working with Momma’s House in Jericho, New York, their Annual First Step Program that focuses on women in low-income communities that they invite to their headquarters in Roslyn, NY and provide them with interview clothing, resume building and interview techniques to part with to help them find living-wage jobs in the work force.  The JLLI also contributes to non-profits on Long Island, $10,000/year in community fund donations – since 1951. 
 
They also have partnered with the Ronald McDonald House in New Hyde Park, New York as their volunteers created a Valentine’s Day Luncheon Event for its members and family members.
 
Contributors to this year's silent auction and rafflesincluded: Say La Vie; Cold Spring Harbor, The Wine Shoppe; Cold Spring Harbor, The Paramount, Huntington, Messina Market, La Piele Spa,Papillon Hair, Abby Sheeline Photography, Gold Nails; Huntington, a NYC helicopter ride by The Blainey Family, a round of golf at The Creek Club by the Foster Family, a flat screen TV by Mittleman Brother’s LLC, SB Love Rocks, a car service gift card by the Telese Family, Gourmet Gift Baskets by Book About Food, Lilly Pulitzer, Heather Blond Fashion, Hewlett Packard, The Cleaning Girls, Hunter Mountain Weekend Stay, Red Door Spa to name a few!
 
The Junior League of Long Island was formed in 1962.  Since its foundation, the Junior League of Long Island has been at the forefront of identifying and fulfilling community needs. The Junior League has been the driving force behind the kinds of initiatives and institutions that make our community a healthier, more vital place to live. Junior League members, reflecting a wide range of backgrounds, interests, and professional pursuits work together to identify unmet needs, forge effective coalitions, and work for change. Time and time again, the Junior League is among the first organizations to step up to the plate and tackle a community’s biggest challenges.
 
The Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc., http://www.ajli.orga network of 292 individual Junior Leagues in four countries, has committed itself to, “reaching out to women of all races, religions and national origins who share an interest in and commitment to voluntarism.”  Founded in 1901 by social activism pioneer Mary Harriman, the Junior Leagues are charitable nonprofit organizations of women, developed as civic leaders, making a demonstrable impact on their communities.
 
True to their legacy, today’s members are at the forefront of tackling society’s toughest and most critical issues—childhood nutrition and obesity, human trafficking, foster care, juvenile justice, teen self-esteem, cybercrimes, literacy and the environment, among others—for the purpose of enhancing the social, cultural and political fabric of our civil society.
 

Together their 155,000 members in the U.S., the U.K., Mexico and Canada constitute one of the largest, most effective volunteer organizations in the world.
 

For more information please visit http://www.jlli.org/

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North Shore Historical Society Celebrates Their 2nd Anniversary and Honors President Brian Mercandante

 
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TV Host Cognac Wellerlane interviews President Brian Mercadante of the North Shore Historical Society Museum and Mayor Reginald A. Spinello of Glen Cove
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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North Shore Historical Museum Cognac Interviews Rita Crosby
TV Host Cognac Wellerlane interviews Rita Crosby and Barry Rivadue, Boardmembers of the North Shore Historical Museum's 2nd Anniversary Party in Glen Cove, NY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 President Brian Mercadante poses for a photo-op with TV Host Cognac Wellerlane at the 2nd Anniversary of The North Shore Historical Museum in Glen Cove, New York
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mayor Reginald A. Spinello of Glen Cove poses for a photo-op with TV Host Cognac Wellerlane at the 2nd Anniversary of The North Shore Historical Museum in Glen Cove, New York
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Board Member Barry Rivadue poses for a photo-op with TV Host Cognac Wellerlane at the 2nd Anniversary of The North Shore Historical Museum in Glen Cove, New York
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Board Members Victoria Crosby and Barry Rivadue pose for a photo-op at the 2nd Anniversary of The North Shore Historical Museum in Glen Cove, New York
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Author Monica Randal and Board Member Victoria Crosby  pose for a photo-op at the 2nd Anniversary of The North Shore Historical Museum in Glen Cove, New York
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Board members  pose for a photo-op at the 2nd Anniversary of The North Shore Historical Museum in Glen Cove, New York
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Author Monica Randal and TV Host Cognac Wellerlane  pose for a photo-op at the 2nd Anniversary of The North Shore Historical Museum in Glen Cove, New York
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Board members and supporters attended the 2nd Anniversary of the North Shore Historical Museum on January 31, 2015.
 
The year 2007 celebrated the centennial of their home, the Justices Court Building in Glen Cove. Sterling Glen of Glen Cove has donated this historic building to the North Shore Historical Museum and the exterior renovation of the building has begun. The Courthouse, built in 1907, is listed on the State and National Register of Historic Places and is the ideal permanent home for the North Shore Historical Museum. Their plans are to fully restore this building, which has been vacant for over 10 years, and to preserve a piece of North Shore history for the future.
 
With a well-deserved thank you to NSHM President Brian Mercadante for 15 years of leadership, the Museum welcomed members, friends, supporters and dignitaries to celebrate two years since their opening in January 2013. Board Member Victoria Crosby composed and recited a poem in honor of the Brian's service.
 
In 1997 Brian Mercadante had an epiphany,
a brilliant idea, a concept most thrilling.
So he went to the Mayor to ask if he was willing to allow him to create a museum in the crumbling old courthouse which was an eye sore, and nobody used it anymore. Brian was VP of the BID at the time, and he thought that to demolish the historic courthouse would be a crime.  The building had been neglected and was in a terrible state, but with Brian’s vision, it was not too late to preserve and restore to its original glory, yet how to raise the money was another story.
 
With members of the BID a board was created.
From New York State a charter was obtained,
now all that remained was the grant writing and fund raising.
 
How it was accomplished is really quite amazing.  With an evolving board and many fundraising events under Brian’s leadership there were many accomplishments.
 
Now after all these years of hard work the museum finally opened two years ago, and so board members congratulate him for all his years of dedication.
 
President - Georgie Connett is now the new President of the North Shore Historical Museum.  Georgie started  on February 1, 2014.
 
For more information please visit http://northshorehistoricalmuseum.org
 
Keep reading Cognac's Corner Magazine for the very best events in Long Island, Manhattan and the Hamptons.
 
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Our Fabulous Variety Show Presented Danny Ximo Fire & Ice With DEOX Of The Raffa Show

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TV Host and Entertainment Journalist Cognac Wellerlane interviews Kasia Klimiuk and Anita Boyer Founders of Our Fabulous Variety Show and the star of the Show DEOX Of The Raffa Show at 230 Elm in Sout...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Co-Founder Kasia Klimiuk of Our Fabulous Variety Show poses for a photo-op with TV Host and Entertainment Journalist Cognac Wellerlane at 230 Elm in Southampton, NY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Co/Founder Anita Boyer of Our Fabulous Variety Show poses for a photo-op with TV Host and Entertainment Journalist Cognac Wellerlane at 230 Elm in Southampton, NY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Danny Ximo or now known as Deox of The Raffa Show poses for a photo-op with TV Host and Entertainment Journalist Cognac Wellerlane at 230 Elm in Southampton, NY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Long Island's hottest entertainment troup, "Our Fabulous Variety Show Presented Fire & Ice With DEOX Of The Raffa Show at 230 Elm in Southampton New York on January 24, 2015.
 
OFVS consists of an ever evolving troupe of dedicated thespians who are on a mission to hone the craft of live performance while raising funds and awareness for both local and national non-profit organizations.

The organization was founded by Kasia Klimiuk and Anita Boyer.

Kasia is a New York based actor, director, choreographer and producer and soon to be applied theatre practitioner! She currently works full time at AccuVal Associates on Long Island, a financial valuation and appraisal services firm, while attaining her Master’s Degree part time in Applied Theatre at the CUNY School of Professional Studies in Manhattan. She received her undergraduate degree at Manhattan College with a dual major in Finance and Global Business. She lends both her business prowess and theatrical skills to the production team of OFVS, acting as Chief Financial Officer. Kasia has been acting, dancing, and singing since her formative years, with dance training in jazz, tap, hip hop, lyrical, and contemporary and now teaches Jazz at dancehampton in East Hampton, New York. Kasia has performed in many productions around the East End and in NYC with various companies and directors and truly believes that theatre has the power to change the world and navigate social justice.

Anita Boyer has a strong passion for choreography, dance, singing, and putting on spectacular events for worthy causes, Anita co-produced the original Fabulous Variety Show which helped raise over $8,000 for the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America. Anita graduated from Ohio University with a major in Video Production and brings to the group her almost 20 years of dance experience and her event planning savvy. Anita is the coordinator for the East End Arts Teeny Awards program, she teaches dance for the Riverhead Faculty Community Theatre (RFCT) and dancehampton in East Hampton, and she choreographs and directs shows all over the East End! Most recently she directed and choreographed Godspell for RFCT which was a fabulous success! She loves working with such a talented group of people to put on these shows!
 
Danny Ximo originally from Argentina entertains the the audience with his original dynamic performance a collaboration of both male and female impersonations of Liza Minnelli, Rhianna, Rafella and Lady Gaga and of course Alan Cumming from "Cabaret."
 
Kasia and Anita are getting ready to put together their 2015 schedule which includes "Our Fabulous Variety Show in Wonderland" and they will be bring back their Christmas Show "Our Spectacular Christmas Carol!" at Guild Hall for a two week run.
 
 
They are constantly striving to improve both professionally and personally in addition to bringing a new and unique style of production to the East End of Long Island and beyond.
 
For more information please visit http://www.ourfabulousvarietyshow.org
 
Keep reading Cognac's Corner Magazine for the very best in entertainment and fashion in Manhattan, Long Island and the Hamptons.
 
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Long Islanders Enjoy The Eigth Annual Macabre Faire Film Festival At The Upsky Hotel in Hauppauge

 
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Macabre Elsie Ginsberg Cognac Interview
TV Host Cognac Wellerlane interviews Founder Elsie Ginsberg at the 8th Annual Macabre Faire Film Festival at the Upsky Hotel in Hauppauge, NY on January 16, 2015
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Macabre Jim Krut and Lesleh Donaldson Cognac Interview
TV Host Cognac Wellerlane interviews Actor Jim Krut from "Dawn of the Dead" and Actress Lesleh Donaldson from "Curtains and The Funeral Home" at the 8th Annual Macabre Faire Film Festival
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Macabre Cognac interviews Sharon Lentz and Elizabeth Shepherd
TV Host Cognac Wellerlane interviews Actress Sharon Lentz from the original Soap Opera Series "Dark Shadows" and Actress Elizabeth Shepherd from "Omen II" at the Macabre Faire Film Festival
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Macabre Film Fest Cognac interviews Jonathan Tiersten and Robert Mukes
TV Host Cognac Wellerlane interviews Actor Jonathan Tiersten from "Sleep Away Camp & The Perfect House" and Actor Robert Mukes from "House of 1000 Corpses" at the 8th Annual Macabre Faire Film Festival
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Macabre Film Fest Cognac interviews Eileen Dietz and Cleve Hall
TV Host Cognac Wellerlane interviews Actress Eileen Dietz from "The Exorcist" and Actor Cleve Hall From the Syfy Channels "Monster Man" at the 8th Annual Macabre Faire Film Festival
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Shay Cully, Actor Robert Mukes and Founder Elsie Ginsberg pose for a photo-op at the Macabre Faire Film Festival
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sharon Lentz who played Sara Collins in Dark Shadows poses for a photo-op with Cognac Wellerlane at Macabre Faire Film Festival
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Actress Eileen Dietz from the Exorcist poses for a photo-op with Cognac Wellerlane at The Macabre Faire Film Festival
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lesleh Donaldson from Curtains & The Funeral Home poses for a photo-op with Cognac Wellerlane at The Macabre Faire Film Festival
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Actress Elizabeth Shepherd from Omen II poses for a photo-op with Cognac Wellerlane atThe Macabre Faire Film Festival
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Actor Robert Mukes from House of 1000 Corpses poses for a photo-op with Cognac Wellerlane at The Macabre Faire Film Festival
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Macabre Faire Film Festival
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Actor Cleve Hall from the SyFy Channels Monstor Man poses for a photo-op  with Cognac Wellerlane at The Macabre Faire Film Festival
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Actor Jonathan Tiersten from Sleep Away Camp poses for a photo-op with Cognac Wellerlane at The Macabre Faire Film Festival
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TV Host Cognac Wellerlane poses on the red carpet at the Macabre Faire Film Festival
 
 
 
 
 
 
From Friday Jan 16th to Sunday Jan 18th film and horror fans from across Long Island alongside celebrity guests such as Cleve Hall - Monster Man, Jonathan Tiersten - Sleep Away Camp, Eileen Dietz - The Exorcist, Robert Mukes - House of 1000 Corpses, Elizabeth Shepherd, Rutanya Alda, Lesleh Donaldson, Sharon Lentz, Jim Krut, Tiffany Shepis, Stacey Nelkin and several local independent filmmakers enjoyed a scary good time as the NY Horror Show and Macabre Faire Film Festival returned to Long Island at the UPSKY Long Island Hotel, 110 Motor Parkway, Hauppauge, NY 11788.
 
The NY HORROR SHOW is an event brought to you by the creators of the Macabre Faire Film Festival and All Things TwitchTwitch Productions as well as the creators of Eternal Con.

The event began in on Friday night with red carpet arrivals at 7pm for the Macabre Faire Film Festival awards dinner in the Vanderbilt Ballroom, which included a buffet, a special memorial for 2 people that were part of previous festivals along with a few mentions of others that have passed on from the film world for 2014, followed by a special screening of the short film "The Secret" directed by Andrew Leckonby and a live episode of the "Even Later With Rizzo" comedy show (a parody with undead characters to the Johnny Carson Show). There was also a performance by music composer Robert Frankenberg called "Symphony of Oblivion" and a DJ spinning until midnight.
 
On Saturday January 17th, the event begans at 10am with all sorts of vendors in the Main Ball Room and this room is open from 10am until 8pm. There were 4 separate conference rooms which was converted into screening rooms from 10am until midnight in each. These rooms were the: Diplomat, Amphitheater, Brookhaven, & Huntington. There were 2 separate panel rooms which were the: Regency & Hampton. Considering the Regency is larger than the Hampton the bulk of the panels took place in that room with smaller panels in the Hampton room along with some games through out the day.
 
On Sunday January 18th, the event began at 10am and runs until 5pm at which time the vendor floor closed and all screening rooms were closed as well. There was an award ceremony from 5pm to 6pm for the filmmakers that were chosen for the Macabre Faire Film Festival Winter 2015.


Winners of the 2014 Macabreite Awards

Best Visual Effects – Ghostlight directed by P.J. Germaine

Best Production Design – Aemorraghe – directed by Patrick Devaney

Best Ensemble – Nailbiter – directed by Patrick Rea

Best Death Scene – Devil Knows His Own – directed Jason Hawkins

Best Victim in a Horror – Kathryn Lill – M is for Mastectomy – directed by Manny & Lindsay Serrano

Best Villain – Rob Dimension – Baggage – directed by Jeremiah Kipp

Best Villainess – Nicole Oliva – Doll Collector – directed by John Sheehan

Best Creature Creation – Nailbiter – directed by Patrick Rea

Best Web Series – In Fear Of – created by director Scott W. Perry

Best Gore Scene – Anna – directed by Matthew Forte

Best Costumes – The Wretched – directed by Rick Richard Greenwood Jr

Best Dark Drama – Roy – directed by Gregory Mitnick

Best Documentary – Invaluable – directed by Ryan Meade

Best Dark Comedy – Fist of Jesus – directed by Adrian Cardona & David Munoz

Best Suspense / Thriller – One More For The Road – Kelly Michael Stewart

Best Sci-Fi / Fantasy – Attack of the Brain People – directed by Manny & Lindsay Serrano

Best Horror – Nightmare Box – directed by Jon Keeyes

Winner of the 48 Hour Film Race 1st – Know I Love You – directed by John Sheehan

Honorable Mention – Show Me The Way To Go Home – directed by Nicole Dark

Winners of the Winter 2015 Awards

Shorts

Best Music Video – Teddy – directed by Bernie Rao

Best Super Short – Nayan and the Evil Eye – directed by Shaleen Sangha

Best Foreign – Alekto – directed by Thomas Kaufmann

Best Animation – The Cold Heart – Hannes Rall

Best Cinematography – NOCT – Vincent Toujas

Best Sound – Knock Knock – Jeff Betancourt

Best Soundtrack – The Uncles – Gerard Monaco

Best Screenplay – Lapsus – Karim Ouaret

Best SPFX – Greater Than – Darryl Shaw

Best Editing – Extreme Pinocchio – Pascal Chind

Best Costumes – The Silver Moonlight – Evgueni Mlodik

Best Supporting Actress – Mari Cielo Pajares – The Fearbox

Best Supporting Actor – Brice Fournier – Extreme Pinocchio

Best Actress – Shannon Lark – I Am Monster

Best Actor – Duarte Grilo – Boy

Best Director – Guy Roger Duvert – Cassandra

Best Short – Lapsus – Karim Ouaret

Winners of the Winter 2015 Awards

Features

Best Sound – The Perfect Husband – directed by Lucas Pavetto

Best Soundtrack – Faces – directed by Thomas Ryan

Best Screenplay – Infliction – directed by Jack Thomas Smith

Best SPFX – La Cosecha 2014- directed by Roberto Santiago

Best Editing – The Perfect Husband – directed by Lucas Pavetto

Best Costumes – Creepers – An Anthology by directors Mike T. Lyddon, Jeremiah Kipp, Greg Lamberson and Christian Walker 

Best Cinematography – A Dark Rome – directed by Andres Rafael Zabala

Best Supporting Actress – Itzel Enciso – Patient 27 – directed Alejandro Alegre

Best Supporting Actor – Christopher Sawchyn – Blood Empires – directed by Peter Rajesh Joachim

Best Actress – Tsveta Dimova – Alone On Board – directed by Jean Francois Guay

Best Actor – Thomas Ryan – Faces – directed by Thomas Ryan

Best Documentary – The Bridgewater Triangle – directed by Aaron Cadieux & Manny Famolare

Best Foreign – Alone On Board – Jean Francois Guay

Best Director – Alex Drummond – The Shower

Best Feature – The Shower – directed by Alex Drummond

Best Movie Poster Winter 2015: Blood Empires 

Audience Choice Feature Winter 2015: FACES directed by: Thomas Ryan

Audience Choice Short Winter 2015: Isabelle directed by: Jennifer Valdes 


 
For more information please visit www.macabrefairefilmfest.com
 
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Eddie Money’s Two Tickets To Paradise, The Musical

 
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ACTOR MATT BURNS POSES FOR A PHOTO-OP WITH TV HOST COGNAC WELLERLANE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LEGENDARY ROCKER EDDIE MONEY POSES FOR A PHOTO-OP WITH TV HOST COGNAC WELLERLANE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Actress Helen Proimos with TV Host Cognac Wellerlane after their interview about his New Musical Production "2 Tickets To Paradise" at the Madison Theater at Molloy College
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ACTRESS HELEN PROIMOS, ROCKER EDDIE MONEY, TV HOST COGNAC WELLERLANE AND DIRECTOR JOHN BLENN POSE FOR A PHOTO-OP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE- THE MUSICAL IS BASED ON MONEY’S RISE TO STARDOM IN THE LATE 1960’S AND FEATURES 7 NEW SONGS AS WELL AS HIS CLASSIC HITS
A PORTION OF THE PROCEEDS FROM 2 TICKETS TO PARADISE- THE MUSICAL WILL BE DONATED TO EDDIE’S CHARITY- THE INTREPID FALLEN HEROES FUND. For more information please visit http://fallenheroesfund.org/

Directed by Long Island’s own John Blenn is an original play based on Eddie’s true life story. It follows Eddie Mahoney and his working class family on their journey together as Eddie rebels against them in order to fulfill his dream of becoming a rock star.

The play features 7 new songs as well as many of Eddie’s hits. Through his original songs and classic hits, Eddie portrays excitement, fear and finally freedom. Songs like “Baby Hold On,” “Take Me Home Tonight” and “Shakin” catapult you back to the wild resolution of an era gone by while at the same time you root for Eddie to succeed in a business that changes as quickly as the seasons. The play also boasts an exciting array of Broadway dancers that move the story that enhance the story.

The play features Eddie narrating throughout the story and showcases Eddie’s longtime touring band which includes: guitarist, Benito Dibartoli; bassist Lee Beverly; drummer Glenn Symmonds; and on Keyboards, Chris Grove (formerly of Survivor).

Two Tickets To Paradise- The Musical, traces Eddie’s life from his years as a police officer to hitting the big time! The 7 new songs highlighted throughout the show include: “These Are My Guys,” “Out To California,” “I Only Want The World For You,” “California Here I Come,” “No More Goodbyes,” “This Train Don’t Stop Here Anymore” and  “Girls Get Up.”

Eddie’s signature raspy husky voice brings the story to life; enhancing the characters while showcasing the softer side of Eddie Money as well as his classic hits. Jump back in time with The Money Man and you too can live the dream and regain the naivety we all emitted we were young… when we thought anything was possible!!!

the show will be running from January 16th through the 25th.
 

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Game Show Host Michael Hope Game On Trivia at Parlay Restaurant in Rockville Center, NY

 
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TV Host Cognac Wellerlane interviews Game Show Host Michael Hope from Game On Trivia at Parlay Restaurant in Rockville Center Long Island
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Game Show Host Michael Hope poses for a  photo-op with TV Host and Entertainment Journalist Cognac Wellerlane at Parlay Restaurant for another Game On Trivia Event at Parlay Restaurant in Rockville Center, NY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What do most budget-conscious people do on a weekday night?  They probably go to the latest movie flick, have some  drinks or have a nice dinner out or they stay at home and entertain themselves.  Now there’s a new choice that is guaranteed to be fun, entertaining, and can involve one person, a couple, or a group of friends and do it all for the less than the price of a  movie ticket. 
 
Game On Trivia Night is now weekly game show at one of your favorite restaurants or venue with a live audience.  Until now the interactive Game On had been on Facebook only.  HostMike Hope would ask a weekly trivia question and Facebook fans would text in their responses for prizes.  With over a thousand people responding a week, Mike Hope decided to take Game On before a live audience.
 
When you consider the long-term popularity of Jeopardy, The Price Is Right and Family Feud, it’s clear that people love watching game shows and they want to be on a game show.  But getting on national television is no easy feat.  The travel, the auditions, the competitions—this is a dream that’s unlikely to materialize for all those people who yell out the answers to the $Million dollar question in front of the television.  But Game On  Trivia Night can fulfill that desire to participate in a game show, win prizes, and ultimately have a great evening out for the same price as going out to a movie.
 
Here is how the Game On Trivia Night is played:  An exciting atmosphere with friendly competition fueled by fun general knowledge questions that will test your teams wits and fast recollection of TV and movie clues,  music,  literature, pop culture, sports,  and more.  Participants play in teams of one to six people. Surprise theme rounds are included based on current events,  holidays,  major sporting events,  and more!  All Game Play is shown on screens throughout the entertainment venue adding a visual dimension for more fun!
 
The Fast Five tiebreaker showdown is alway highlight.  This can range from answering a different trivia question to a physical task. 
 
This promises to be a fun and exciting evening and something totally different from anything else you’d find at a bar scene.  What’s more is that each Game On  Trivia Night will be a unique ‘Game show experience’ that will be remembered and can be shared with friends and family alike.
 
 
For more information please visit www.gameongameshow.com

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Radio Host Stephanie Ovadia Host New Years Eve Gala at Crescent Beach Club in Bavyille, New York

 
 
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 Sista Soul and Boogie Sista pose for a photo-op with TV Host and Entertainment Journalist Cognac Wellerlane on New Years Eve Gala at Crescent Beach Club in Bayville, New York
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Entertainment Attorney and Radio Host Stephanie Ovadia and TV Host Cognac Wellerlane pose for a photo-op at the New Years Eve Gala at the Crescent Beach Club in Bayville, NY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Entertainment Attorney and  Radio Host Stephanie Ovadia and Photographer Paul Prince pose for a photo-op at the New Years Eve Gala at the Crescent Beach Club in Bayville, NY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mr. Calvaruso and Caroline Porto pose for a photo-op at the New Years Eve Gala at the Crescent Beach Club in Bayville, NY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 John Murphy and Beverly Fortune pose for a photo-op at the New Years Eve Gala at the Crescent Beach Club in Bayville, New York
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Paul Anthony and Joan Macri pose for a photo-op at The New Years Eve Gala at the Crescent Beach Club in Bavyille, New York
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Radio Host and Entertainment Attorney Stephanie Ovadia, Photographer Paul Prince and TV Host Cognac Wellerlane pose for a Photo-op at the  New Years Eve Gala at Crescent Beach Club in Bavyille, New York
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Disco Unlimited Band at New Years Eve Gala at Crescent Beach Club in Bavyille, New York
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TV Host Cognac Wellerlane and Caroline Porto pose for a photo-op at New Years Eve Gala at Crescent Beach Club in Bavyille, New York
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Years Eve Gala at Crescent Beach Club in Bavyille, New York
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 New Years Eve Gala at Crescent Beach Club in Bavyille, New York
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 New Years Eve Gala at Crescent Beach Club in Bavyille, New York
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 TV Host Cognac Wellerlane poses for a photo-op at New Years Eve Gala at Crescent Beach Club in Bavyille, New York
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TV Host Cognac Wellerlane and her husband Michael Wellbrock pose for a photo-op at New Years Eve Gala at Crescent Beach Club in Bavyille, New York
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 TV Host Cognac Wellerlane poses for a photo-op at New Years Eve Gala at Crescent Beach Club in Bavyille, New York
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 TV Host Cognac Wellerlane poses for a photo-op at New Years Eve Gala at Crescent Beach Club in Bavyille, New York
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 TV Host Cognac Wellerlane poses for a photo-op at New Years Eve Gala at Crescent Beach Club in Bavyille, New York
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 TV Host Cognac Wellerlane poses for a photo-op at New Years Eve Gala at Crescent Beach Club in Bavyille, New York
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Long Islanders rang in the New Year in Gold Coast Style at the Crescent Beach Club in Bayville, New York.

Guests enjoyed a wonderful performance by the Disco Unlimited that added to the fabulous New years Eve Gala. Disco Unlimited performs classic dance hits with a modern twist.
The Crescent Beach Club is famous for its  romantic views of the beach and water of the Long Island sound.  Patrons dined on a lavish 5 star buffet including seafood, sushi, & top meat stations as well as tasting delicious cocktails overflowing with premium top ahelf liquor all evening long.
 
 
The event was hosted by Celebrity Radio Host Stephanie Ovadia from the Stephanie O Radio Show.  I had the pleasure of sitting down with Stepanie Ovadia and talking about her radio show, her law practice and her eight children, who she admits is her greatest accomplishment.

For more information about Stephanie Ovadia please visit  http://www.stephanieoshow.com
 
Disco Unlimited entertained the crowd throughout the glamorous evening.
 
 
When you enter the Disco Unlimited Universe, you are instantly transported to a place when Saturday nights meant white suits, platform shoes and your excellent dance moves.  And dance you will to top disco hits like "Dancing Queen" and "Disco Inferno."  This band has fast become the hottest disco show and dance group on the East Coast.
Capturing a time in music that to this day has not been matched, Disco Unlimited will exhilarate you with their powerful vocals, tight harmonies and dance grooves all collaborated with a synchronized stage and light show that will turn any venue into a concert level production and the best of disco nights.
 
 
With Disco Unlimited you are getting a live, artist quality performance at every event.  Close your eyes and you will truly believe you are listening to the original artists.  Disco Unlimited is a group of six unique and experienced musicians fully equipped to meet your live entertainment needs.  Be it a corporate party, concert production or any other social event, Disco Unlimited will have everyone on the dance floor boogie on!
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