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It Was Saturday Night Fever At The Gateway Playhouse Theater In Bellport Long Island

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Gateway Playhouse Theater Owner and Managing Producer Paul  Allan poses for a photo-op with TV Host Cognac Wellerlane at the 5th Annual Disco Ball Gala at The Gateway Playhouse Theater



















































Director of Development and Public Relations Mr. Scot Allan and Cognac Wellerlane at the Fifth Annual Gateway’s Disco Ball Gala to benefit The Gateway Playhouse Theater in Bellport, Long Island on Saturday, August 22nd, 2015.

















































Caterer Teresa Fiori poses for a photo-op at the Fifth Annual Gateway’s Disco Ball Gala to benefit The Gateway Playhouse Theater in Bellport, Long Island on Saturday, August 22nd, 2015.


















































Director of Development and Public Relations Mr. Scot Allan and Debbie Woodluy pose for a photo-op at the Fifth Annual Gateway’s Disco Ball Gala to benefit The Gateway Playhouse Theater in Bellport, Long Island on Saturday, August 22nd, 2015.
















































Carla Ballan and Erna Cuenin pose for a photo-op  at the Fifth Annual Gateway’s Disco Ball Gala to benefit The Gateway Playhouse Theater in Bellport, Long Island on Saturday, August 22nd, 2015.
















































Saturday Night Fever Casting Director Michael Baker and Cognac Wellerlane at the Fifth Annual Gateway’s Disco Ball Gala to benefit The Gateway Playhouse Theater in Bellport, Long Island on Saturday, August 22nd, 2015.
















































Dancer Estella Clascn and TV Host Cognac Wellerlane pose for a photo-op at the Fifth Annual Gateway’s Disco Ball Gala to benefit The Gateway Playhouse Theater in Bellport, Long Island on Saturday, August 22nd, 2015.
















































Erna Cuenin and TV Host Cognac Wellerlane pose for a photo-op at the Fifth Annual Gateway’s Disco Ball Gala to benefit The Gateway Playhouse Theater in Bellport, Long Island on Saturday, August 22nd, 2015.










































































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Dancers Bob and Estella Clascn pose for a photo-op at the Fifth Annual Gateway’s Disco Ball Gala to benefit The Gateway Playhouse Theater in Bellport, Long Island on Saturday, August 22nd, 2015.




























TV Host Cognac Wellerlane poses for a photo-op at the Fifth Annual Gateway’s Disco Ball Gala to benefit The Gateway Playhouse Theater in Bellport, Long Island on Saturday, August 22nd, 2015.


 










 It was Saturday Night Fever at the Disco as Long Islanders gathered at the Fifth Annual Gateway’s Disco Ball Gala to benefit The Gateway Playhouse Theater in Bellport, Long Island on Saturday, August 22nd, 2015.

During the cocktail hour I sat down and interviewed Director of Development and Public Relations Mr. Scot Allan who spoke about many of the accomplishments the Gateway Playhouse Theater has achieved.


" our community partners list has just grown and grown and grown. We have partnered with so many non-profits in our area and on Long Island. We are helping each other out…creating educational programs for people and the under-served kids also as well as proving our education in-house with our acting school. We are doing a huge expose on our new and improved acting school and we just are getting bigger and better. It’s so exciting!" revealed Scot.


In 1941, Harry C. Pomeran bought a 70-acre farm in Bellport with intentions of starting a hotel. The property was built in 1827 for Charles Osborn and purchased in 1884 by J. L. B. Mott. Mott hired Stanford White to design a new wing for the Mansion House. Harry and his wife Libby converted the property into a resort hotel for Christian Scientists spending the summer on Long Island. Their three children Sally, David and Ruth planted vegetables, washed dishes, waited tables, and milked Daisy, the family cow. In addition to Daisy, the property housed two hundred chickens as well as hay, corn, and other farm essentials. The windmill pumped the family’s water from a deep artesian well.
The Pomeran children entertained the guests by singing, performing skits and puppet shows and playing the piano. Local residents began lining up to see the performances, and Harry decided to make a small investment. Echoing Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney, the family thought, “Let’s put on a show!” In 1950, Daisy was evicted from the barn to make way for a production of The Taming of the Shrew, and the Gateway Playhouse had begun.


The Performing Arts Center of Suffolk County strives to enrich a wide range of communities with quality theatrical experiences through diverse arts, entertainment and educational programs. The Gateway Playhouse Theater endeavors to serve these communities in a fiscally responsible manner, to provide affordable resources to schools and non-profit organizations and to ensure the future of the theatrical arts in our region.

For more info please visit Gatewayplayhouse.org

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Ram’s Head Inn Hosts First Annual Island Gift of Life Summer Soiree

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TV Host Cognac Wellerlane poses for a photo-op with Publicist Susie Halloran and President Kenneth J. Lewis for the First Annual Island Gift of Life of Summer
Soirée at the Rams Head Inn
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TV Host Cognac Wellerlane poses for a photo-op with Owner Linda Eklund of the Rams Head Inn
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TV Host Cognac Wellerlane poses for a photo-op with President Kenneth J. Lewis for the First Annual Island Gift of Life of Summer Soirée at the Rams Head Inn
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Art Auction Coordinator Catherine Brigham and TV Host Cognac Wellerlane poses for a photo-op at the Life of SummerSoirée at the Rams Head Inn
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The first Annual Island Gift of Life Summer Soirée took place on Saturday, August 15th, 2015 from 4- 7pm at the Ram’s Head Inn in Shelter Island Heights, NY. The event presented a delightful night of shopping with J.McLaughlin, live music by Erich Collins Carey Constituency, light bites and cocktails while benefiting The Island Gift of Life Foundation, a Shelter Island nonprofit dedicated to improving the quality of life of patients suffering from life-threatening illnesses through financial support and services.
 
The Island Gift of Life Foundation began as the dream of an island resident, Cheryl Hannabury, who had battled Non-Hodgkins Lympoma for many years. Her hope was to develop an organization that would assist families with the un-insured expenses incurred while treating the disease as well as for the collateral expenses incurred such as travel, lodging, etc. of the family & support team. It was also her hope to increase the awareness of Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma, as well as the importance of increasing the bone-marrow donor registry for this disease.
 
In February of 2001 the Foundation became a non-profit organization after many generous donations were made to the Foundation. At this time the Island Gift of Life held a blood /bone marrow drive with the intent to add to the bone marrow donor registry and possibly find a match for Cheryl. The program was so successful that 100 people were added to the registry. Unfortunately Cheryl succumbed to the disease despite all efforts to save her. But her dream continues today with the present activities of the Foundation she inspired.

The Island Gift of Life Foundation is a non-profit, 501c(3) charity that provides financial assistance and other related services to people with life threatening illnesses who reside in the townships on the East End of Long Island, NY. Island Gift is completely donor funded and our volunteer board members provide all services free of charge. Therefore the bulk of donated funds go directly to the patients.

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Supporters GOT WILD At GET WILD Summer Gala To Benefit The Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center




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Evelyn Alexander Animal Rescue Center Founder Ginnie Frati and Cognac Wellerlane pose for a photo-op at GET WILD Summer Gala To Benefit The Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center in Bridgehampton, NY





























Boardmember Agena Rigdon poses for a photo-op with TV Host Cognac Wellerlane at GET WILD Summer Gala To Benefit The Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center in Bridgehampton, NY




























TV Personality and Animal Advocate Jill Rappaport poses for a photo-op with TV Host Cognac Wellerlane at GET WILD Summer Gala To Benefit The Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center in Bridgehampton, NY








The Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center of the Hamptons celebrated another year of rehabilitating and successfully releasing animals back into the wild across Long Island with its annual GET WILD Summer Gala. The event was hosted by the Marder family at the Silas Marder Gallery in Bridgehampton, NY on Saturday, August 8, 2015 and honored artists April Gornik & Eric Fischl, Amy Sullivan and Real Estate Broker Susan Penzner.
 
Notable Attendees Included: Leslie Alexander (Benefactor, The Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center); Leslie Alexander (Benefactor, The Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center); April Gornik & Eric Fischl (Honorees, Get Wild Gala); Amy Sullivan (Honorees, Get Wild Gala); Susan Penzner(Honoree, Get Wild Gala); Peter Beard (Photographer); Dina & Steve HansonAnne Hearst &Jay McInerney; Linda & Ben Lambert; Howard Lorber and Jeaninne Gourin (Douglas Elliman); Nicole Miller (Fashion designer); Tony Peck & Paula Peck; Jill Rappaport (Correspondent, NBC news); Jay Schneiderman (Emcee, Get Wild Gala; Legislator); Jean Shafiroff (Philanthropist); Fred and Nancy Thiele (New York State Assemblyman); Anna Throne-Holst (Southampton Town Supervisor); Ginnie Frati (Executive Director, The Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center); Shelley Berkoski (Director of Development, The Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center).
 
Guests enjoyed live music along with cocktails and light fare. A silent art auction, which was live on Paddle8 leading up to the event and available for guests on tablets set up around the event space. Items for auction include: Untitled by Ross Bleckner, an oil painting on canvas, valued at $10,000; April Gornik’s Reflected Sunset, valued at $7,000;  Eric Fischl’s drawing Untitled (Showering Girl From Behind), Valued at $8,000 and Aurora Borealis, an oil and spray paint on canvas, by Adam Stennett to name a few.
 
This year’s GET WILD Summer Gala sponsors included: Leslie Alexander; Tara Allmen, MD; Ingrid Arneberg & Will Marin; Hilaria & Alec Baldwin Foundation; Nejma & Peter Beard; Albert Behler; Peter Benedek; Rosalie Brinton; Catherine Cahill & William Bernhard; Marty & Michele Cohen; Ron Delsener; Douglas Elliman, LLC; Susan Dusenberry; Pat Garrity & Corcoran; Gentry Construction; Hamptons Magazine; Harmlesss Harvest; Karen & Jeff Hughes; Hutchinson Landscape; Frances Jones & Keith Douglas; George & Mariana Kaufman; Hon Martin J. Kerins; King Kullen; Linda & Ben Lambert; Leslie Wine; Mr. & Mrs. Robert Marston; Howard Marton; Jay McInerney; Susan Mead; Nicole Miller; Jewel & Bob Morris; Margo & Jimmy Nederlander; Norman Peck; Katharine Rayner; Agena Rigdon, DKR Shores Inc.; Dayton Ritz & Osborne; Pierce Roberts & Jonathan Canno; Press News Group; Andrew Sabin Family Foundation; Sagaponack Charitable Trust; Ellen & Chuck Scarborough; Shinnecock Animal Hospital; Brian Slaga, East West Marine; Barbara & Randall Smith; Allison Stern; Roger & Karen Stevens; Ted Moudis Associates; Jerry Turco andHolly Whitmore.


For more information please visit www.wildliferescuecenter.org


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Fashion Designer Victor de Souza and Penny Grant Host Southampton Benefit Cocktail Party For The NYSPCC At Space 16 Boutique


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Pediatrician Penny Grant wearing a Victor de Souza design Poses for a Photo-op with TV Host Cognac Wellerlane at Space 16 Boutique for a Cocktail Party to Benefit NYSPCC.org
























Fashion Designer Victor de Souza and TV Host Cognac Wellerlane pose for a photo-op at Space 16 Boutique for a Cocktail Party to Benefit NYSPCC.org



















































Allan Marks, Joy Marks wearing a dress designed by Victor de Souza and Lauren Chisholm pose for a photo-op at Space 16 Boutique for a Cocktail Party to Benefit NYSPCC.org

















































Space 16 Owner Daniela Zahradnikova, Michaela Cawley, Christin Machi wearing a dress designed by Fashion Designer Victor de Souza and Dustin Lujan pose for a photo-op at Space 16 Boutique for a Cocktail Party to Benefit NYSPCC.org

















































Christin Machi wearing a dress designed by Fashion Designer Victor de Souza poses for a photo-op at Space 16 Boutique for a Cocktail Party to Benefit NYSPCC.org











On August 8, 2015 Designer Victor de Souza and  retail store Space 16 held a cocktail party benefit for The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children celebrating 140 years of protecting and healing children and families from trauma, abuse and neglect. 

The event was hosted by The NYSPCC Board Member, Penny Grant, M.D.and pediatrician.   Ten percent of all sales will benefit The NYSPCC. 

During the event I sat down with Dr. Grant as we discussed the long legacy of NYSPCC.org

The mission of The NYSPCC is to respond to the complex needs of abused and neglected children, and those involved in their care, by providing best practice counseling, legal, and educational services. Through research, communications and training initiatives, the organization works to expand these programs to prevent abuse and help more children heal

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

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Dinner And A Movie At "Taste On The Beach" For The Long Beach Film Festival

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Comedian and Actor Rob Magnotti poses for a photo-op with TV Host Cognac Wellerlane at the 4th Annual Taste on The Beach for the Long Beach International Film Festival in Long Beach, NY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Long Beach Film Fest Taste On the Beach Co-Founder Craig Weintraub poses for a photo-op with TV Host and Entertainment Journalist Cognac Wellerlane at  The 4th Annual Taste on The Beach for the Long Beach International Film Festival in Long Beach, NY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bravo TV's "Secrets and Wives" Realty Stars John and Susan Doneson  pose for a photo-op with TV Host and Entertainment Journalist Cognac Wellerlane at The 4th Annual Taste on The Beach for the Long Beach International Film Festival in Long Beach, NY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Longislandexchange.com  Three Models Angelina, Rachel and Jazmin pose for a photo-op at The 4th Annual Taste on The Beach for the Long Beach International Film Festival in Long Beach, NY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Comic Jeffery Gurian of sirius XM’s Bennington Show poses for a photo-op at The 4th Annual Taste on The Beach for the Long Beach International Film Festival in Long Beach, NY - photos by Andrew Cohen
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bravo TV's Top Chef Realty Star Danny Gagnon poses for a photo-op on the red carpet at The 4th Annual Taste on The Beach for the Long Beach International Film Festival in Long Beach, NY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cognac Wellerlane poses for a photo-op with Miss NY, Musician Michelle Medoff at The 4th Annual Taste on The Beach for the Long Beach International Film Festival in Long Beach, NY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Long Beach International Film Festival Founders Craig Weintraub and Ingrid Dodd pose on the red carpet at The 4th Annual Taste on The Beach for the Long Beach International Film Festival in Long Beach, NY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Model Angelina, Talent Agent Richard Alan, Publisher John Colascione, Model Rachel T and Model Jazmin Ivy pose for a photo-op at The 4th Annual Taste on The Beach for the Long Beach International Film Festival in Long Beach, NY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Model Angelina, Actor Bill-Lee Lanndis, Model Rachel T, Founder Craig Weintraub and Model Jazmin Ivy pose for a photo-op at The 4th Annual Taste on The Beach for the Long Beach International Film Festival in Long Beach, NY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Model Angelina, Actor Bill-Lee Lanndis, Model Rachel T, and Model Jazmin Ivy pose for a photo-op at The 4th Annual Taste on The Beach for the Long Beach International Film Festival in Long Beach, NY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Model Angelina, Actor Bill-Lee Lanndis, Model Rachel T, Founder Craig Weintraub and Model Jazmin Ivy pose for a photo-op at The 4th Annual Taste on The Beach for the Long Beach International Film Festival in Long Beach, NY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Model Rachel T, Model Angelina, Actress Helen Proimos, TV Host Cognac Wellerlane and Model Jazmin Ivy pose for a photo-op at The 4th Annual Taste on The Beach for the Long Beach International Film Festival in Long Beach, NY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Long Beach International Film Festival “Taste on the Beach” event took on place Friday, Aug. 7, between National Boulevard and Edwards Boulevard in Long Beach, New York. Guests enjoyed a new feature “Taste on the Beach” to their flick night event. Taste On The Beach preceded the free movie night “Shorts on the Beach,” where Long Beach and regional restaurants finest foods, wines, cocktails and craft breweries collaborated together to give a sampling of their favorite dishes, bottles and brews.
 
“The Long Beach International Film Festival continues to provide an opportunity for filmmakers and fans to witness the filming locations Nassau County has to offer whether it be at local beaches, mansions, suburban areas and, of course, Gold Coast Studios and Grumman Studios,” revealed Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano. “I invite residents to attend the festival and enjoy some of the best samplings of the food, music and film from Long Island.”
 
Films that were highlighted included Director/Producer Stephanie Donnelly’s narrative/comedy “The Cannoli” – where a Long Island family dinner turns tragic and a choice must be made between dessert and family; Director Sarah Menzies’ San Diego Surf Film Festival Best Short winning documentary “Catch It”, which followed Léa Brassy as her nomadic lifestyle takes a pause and she finds serenity in the Arctic surf of Northern Norway; And Croatian Director Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović’s World Premiering “Eye for an Eye”, in which child’s play turns into a showdown of imagination and discipline.

Celebrities that attended the event included News 12 Personality Elisa DiStefano, Comic Jeffery Gurian of sirius XM’s Bennington Show, Chef Danny Gagnon Bravo’s TV “Top Chef,” Realty Stars John and Susan Doneson from Bravo TV’s “Secrets and Wives” and Comedian/Actor Rob Magnotti “Paul Blart Mall Cop 2.”
 
Agent Richard Alan from Richard Alan Talent Management also came with a bevy of three gorgeous models, Blond Angelina, Redhead Rachel and Brunette Stunner Jazmin Ivy who promoted Publisher John Colascione’s websites LongIslandExchange.com, LIUsedCars.com and NewsLI.com.
 
The Long Beach International Film Festival – sponsored by Nassau County – celebrates the art of storytelling through cinema. Presenting shorts, fiction and documentary formats, the festival is committed to exhibiting films that convey a fresh voice and differing perspectives. The goal of these programs is to captivate, engage and enlighten audiences, provide invaluable exposure for filmmakers and present inspired entertainment.
 
For more info please visit  www.longbeachfilm.com
 
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57Th Annual Southampton Hospital Summer Party

 
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Jean Shafiroff and Sara Herbert-Galloway pose for a photo-op at the 57th Annual Southampton Summer Party to Benefit Southampton Hospital 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TV Host Cognac Wellerlane poses for a photo-op with East Hampton Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach, Jr. at SOUTHAMPTON HOSPITAL’S 57TH ANNUAL SUMMER PARTY
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TV Host Cognac Wellerlane poses for a photo-op at the 57th Annual Southampton Hospital Summer Party with Socialite Joy Marks 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TV Host Cognac Wellerlane poses for a photo-op with Honorary Chair Howard Lorber at the SOUTHAMPTON HOSPITAL’S 57TH ANNUAL SUMMER PARTY
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TV Host Cognac Wellerlane poses for a photo-op at the 57th Annual Southampton Hospital Summer Party with Actress Cassandra Seidenfelld
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TV Host Cognac Wellerlane poses for a photo-op at the 57th Annual Southampton Hospital Summer Party
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TV Host Cognac Wellerlane poses for a photo-op at the 57th Annual Southampton Hospital Summer Party
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
East Hampton Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach, Jr. poses for a photo-op with his wife Jean at SOUTHAMPTON HOSPITAL’S 57TH ANNUAL SUMMER PARTY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Carter Swoope, Ann Grimm and Carl Grimm pose for a phoro-op at SOUTHAMPTON HOSPITAL’S 57TH ANNUAL SUMMER PARTY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
On Saturday, August 1st, 2015, the Southampton Hospital Foundation’s Board of Directors held its 57th Annual Summer Party, themed Fantasia. The gala took place from 6:30pm to 11pm. Guests and supporters arrived wearing black and white. The party was chaired by Jean Remmel FitzSimmons, with the support of Honorary Chair Howard Lorber and Underwriting Chair Jean Shafiroff.

Guests dined and danced under the air-conditioned tents at the corner of Wickapogue and Old Town Road in Southampton. The festive evening emceed by Chuck Scarborough will benefit Southampton Hospital’s Jenny and John Paulson Emergency Department, which is the sole provider of emergency care on the South Fork and throughout the East End and all of the Hamptons treating more than 25,000 people.
 
Since its establishment in 1909, Southampton Hospital has remained faithful to the vision of its founders in providing the very best in medical care to the Eastern Long Island community. An affiliate of Stony Brook Medicine and a member of the East End Health Alliance, a group of three Long Island hospitals on the North and South Forks, the Hospital offers a full range of inpatient and outpatient services and is staffed by more than 280 physicians, dentists, and allied health professionals representing 48 medical specialties. The Hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission, an agency that rates the quality of care provided by some 20,000 healthcare facilities across the United States.

For more information please visit http://www.southamptonhospital.org
 
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Yappy Hour At The Garden City Hotel

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Tito Colon and David Ceely pose for a photo-op at Yappy Hour at the Garden City Hotel  to Benefit Little Shelter Animal Rescue
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New York Media Personality from 1010 Wins Susan Richard, Little Shelter Tito Colon, Executive Director David Ceely and Mayors Animal Alliance NYC Stephanie Mattera. Photo by Andrew Cohen.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Marketing Director Sara Anne Fingerman from the Garden City Hotel poses for a photo-op witb TV Host Cognac Wellerlane at Yappy Hour to benefit Little Shelter Animal Rescue
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TV Host Cognac Wellerlane poses for a photo-op at Yappy Hour at the Garden City Hotel  with Tito Colon to benefit Little Shelter Animal Rescue
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Executive Director David Ceely poses for a photo-op with TV Host Cognac Wellerlane at the Yappy Hour hosted by LittleShelter.com at the Garden Center Hotel
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Long Island pet owners attended “Yappy Hour” at the Garden City Hotel on Tuesday July 28, 2015 to benefit Little Shelter Animal Rescue.  Guests gathered from 6pm-8:30pm for canines, cocktails and passed hors d’oeuvres on the opulent Patio Bar of the beautiful Garden City Hotel. All proceeds from the event went to benefit the animals of Little Shelter. The first forty guests received gift bags valued at over $50.

Little Shelter Animal Rescue is one of Long Island’s oldest no-kill shelters. The organization is dedicated to saving all companion animals whose lives are in jeopardy. Through rescue from kill facilities, rehabilitation of sick and un-socialized pets, and a 100% spay/neuter program, Little Shelter hopes to end pet overpopulation and place all dogs and cats in loving homes. Located in Huntington, NY. Little Shelter is also a part of the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC Animals.

For more information please visit littleshelter.com

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Guests Gathered At Guests gathered at Sunset On The Harbor In Sag Harbor on July 25,2015

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President and Founder of the LGBT Network David Kilmnick and Cognac Wellerlane pose for a photo-op at Sunset On The Harbor to Benefit LGBT Network in Sag Harbor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Allison Milano, Steve Fleming, Jon Vaccari, Robin Sparacio and Chief Operating Officer Robert Vitelli pose for a photo-op at Sunset On the Harbor to Benefit LGBT Network in Sag Harbor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kim Folks, Alexa Van de Walle and Committe Member Tim Hennesseypose for a photo-op at Sunset On the Harbor to Benefit LGBT Network in Sag Harbor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ronald Westcott, Tim Holman and Court Talmage pose for a photo-op at Sunset On the Harbor to Benefit LGBT Network in Sag Harbor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Chief Operating Officer Robert Vitelli and Cognac Wellerlane pose for a photo-op at Sunset On the Harbor to Benefit LGBT Network in Sag Harbor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Chief Operating Officer Robert Vitelli and Cognac Wellerlane pose for a photo-op at Sunset On the Harbor to Benefit LGBT Network in Sag Harbor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Bridgewater Yacht Club
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Guests gathered at Sunset On The Harbor In Sag Harbor on July 25,2015
 
Guests gather to enjoy the sunset with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres in Sag Harbor this weekend at the Sunset on the Harbor event at the the Bridgewater Yacht Club.  The sold out fundraiser benefited the LGBT Network, a non-profit organization serving Long Island's LGBT community since 1993. Proceeds from the event will support the LGBT Network's Hamptons LGBT Center in Sag Harbor that provides services and a safe space for LGBT youth, adults, older adults, and LGBT-headed families of the East End throughout the year.
 
The LGBT Network is an association of non-profit organizations working to serve the LGBT community of Long Island and Queens throughout the lifespan: Long Island Gay and Lesbian Youth (LIGALY), The Long Island LGBT Community Center (The Center), Services and Advocacy for LGBT Elders – Long Island (SAGE-LI), and the Queens LGBT Community Center (Q Center).
 
 
LIGALY is the original organization of The Network as it was established in 1993 and is nationally known for its work with LGBT youth in the areas of education, advocacy, youth leadership and development and support. The Center and SAGE-LI along with the Network was founded in 2005 to unite these non-profits to help more LGBT people across the lifespan and create a cost efficient way of serving the Long Island LGBT Community.
With shared administrative staff between all organizations, this structure eliminates duplication of administrative and executive staff thereby allowing each organization of The Network to share resources. This unique model reduces overhead costs and expenses and as a result more than 80 cents of every dollar raised are channeled directly into critical programs and services for Long Islanders of all ages and walks of life.

Together, each organization works within The Network to end homophobia and transphobia, to provide a home and safe space for the LGBT community and to advocate for equality.

Since 2012, The Network also produces the annual Pride Parade and PrideFest celebration every June and Living Out magazine each month. Both Pride and Living Out build community and celebrate their identities while also providing visibility to their movement.
 
For more information please visit http://lgbtnetwork.org
 
 
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SHELTER ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY HOSTS BLACK AND WHITE GALA


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President Elizabeth Pedersen and her husband Bill Pedersen with Cognac Wellerlane at Shelter Island Historical Society’s signature fund raising summer event on July 18, 2015.


















































TV Host Cognac Wellerlane poses for a photo-op with The Vanessa Trouble and The Red Swings Band at The Shelter Island Historical Black and White Gala














On July 18, 2015 The Shelter Island Historical Society hosted The Black and White Gala. The Historical Society’s signature fund raising summer event is an opportunity to support the Society while enjoying great live music, food (including a raw bar), a complimentary photo of each guest and a silent auction. Supporters gathered together wearing their favorite summer black and white ensembles to enjoy an elegant evening of cocktails, dinner and dancing.

I sat down in an intimate interview with their President Elizabeth Pedersen and her husband Bill Pedersen.


The mission of the Shelter Island Historical Society is to research, preserve and share their heritage and island history through education, exhibition, scholarship and community activities. They interpret Shelter Island’s past and on-going life through preservation of historical material from the first inhabitants, settlers and town fathers, to those who have made it a caring and unique community through the years. They strive to preserve the island’s heritage for future generations.


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



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Inaugural St. Jude Hope in the Hamptons

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Barry Klarberg and Sara Herbert-Galloway at the Inagural event for St. Judes in the Hamptons in Water Mill, New York.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Inaugural St. Jude Hope in the Hamptons took place on Saturday, July 11, 2015 in Water Mill, New York.
 
Supporters had an amazing time benefiting the kids of St. Jude and hope that all were inspired by the lifesaving mission of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital!

Thanks to contributors, the organization raised more than $500,000 for the kids of St. Jude.

The evening would not have been made possible without the contributions from many generous sponsors and donors, guests and volunteers.
 
Special thanks were given to dedicated event hosts and co-chairs and their entire committee, as well as their emcee KT McFarland, their talented performers, the Movin’ Out Band, and of course, the wonderful St. Jude family.
 
Your participation helps St. Jude continue as one of the global leaders in finding cures for pediatric cancer and other life-threatening diseases.
Because of everyone's generous donations, no family ever receives a bill for treatment, travel, housing or food — because all a family should worry about is helping their child live.

Unsure of his life’s direction, a young Danny Thomas sought guidance from St. Jude Thaddeus, the patron saint of hopeless causes. If the saint would point to the path he should take, Danny vowed to build a shrine in his name. Success followed Danny’s plea and soon after, the legendary entertainer set about fulfilling his vow to St. Jude. The result was St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
 
St Jude has spent more than half a century finding cures and saving children, and their groundbreaking research has helped push the survival rate for childhood cancer from less than 20% in 1962 to more than 80% today.
 
For more information on how you can contribute, participate and support please visit https://www.stjude.org
 
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