June 4, 2018 user

Fifth Annual “Collaborating for a Cure”

Susan Gutfreund, Marion Waxman, Pamela Morgan, Lauren Lawrence ©Rob Rich of Society Allure

Susan Gutfreund, Marion Waxman, Pamela Morgan, Lauren Lawrence ©Rob Rich of Society Allure

Benefiting the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation With a Fashion Presentation Showcasing Fashions from Icon Jason Wu

The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF) hosted its fifth annual “Collaborating for a Cure Luncheon” at the private Upper East Side residence of Susan Gutfreund New York City. The event featured a fashion presentation from Fashion Icon Jason Wu, whose collection was showcased before a private audience, with all event proceeds benefiting the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation.

Event Chairs included Lauren Lawrence, Pamela Morgan, and Marion Waxman, and Co-Chair Erica Linden-Fineberg. The Event Committee included Chris Arlotta, Sharon Bush, Maria Elena Christiansen, Denise De Luca, Boo Grace, Susan Gutfreund, Yaz Hernandez, Patricia Kluge, Jeanne Lawrence, Lauren Day Roberts, Barbara Tober, Marcy Whitman, and Karen Amster-Young.

Notable attendees included Lauren Lawrence, Marion Waxman, Samuel Waxman M.D., Erica Linden-Fineberg, William T. Sullivan, Maria Fishel, Don Lemon, Pamela Morgan, Michelle Herbert, Jean Shafiroff, Vicky Tiel, Carolyne Roehm,  Regina Kravitz, Susan Rose, Hyewon Miller, Barbara Regna, Diane Chudnoff, Chris Arlotta, Harriet Gayle Raisin, Gail Prop, Barbara Tober, Chris Arlotta, Caroline Lieberman, Gale Sitomer, Jeanne Lawrence, Ingeborg Rennert, Lauren Day Roberts, Maria Elena Christiansen, Dr. Penny Grant, Marjorie Baldinger, Marlene Brown, Marcia Levine, Randi Schatz, Roy Fischer, Valerie Lettan, Yaz Hernandez, Nicole Salmasi, Nadia Eshaghpour, Maribel Lieberman, Laury Franks, Patricia Kluge, and David Salvatore.

Over 125 guests attended this sold out and best attended event that was spearheaded by Chair Lauren Lawrence. Dr. Samuel Waxman pointed out events such as the Luncheon are directed to cancer research.  The newest initiative for the Foundation is addressing the growing incidence of cancer among people as they age by launching a funding program that supports teams of researchers with expertise in aging and cancer.

The elegant luncheon was catered by CxRA an awe-inspiring restaurant group dedicated to transforming each meal into a cherished memory, sparking a crave to return. white wine and special gin cocktail were donated by Palm Bay International, finishing off with specialty cupcakes by renowned Magnolia Bakery.

(Photo Credit: Rob Rich of Society Allure)

 

About the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF)

The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to curing and preventing cancer. The Foundation is a pioneer in cancer research and its mission is to eradicate cancer by funding cutting-edge research that identifies and corrects abnormal gene function that causes cancer. This research is the basis for developing minimally toxic treatments for patients. Through the Foundation’s collaborative group of world-class scientists, the Institute Without Walls, investigators share information and tools to speed the pace of cancer research. Since its inception in 1976, the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation has awarded approximately $100 million to support the work of more than 200 researchers across the globe.

For more information on SWCRF, visit: www.waxmancancer.org

Tracy Piazza, Lauren Lawrence ©Rob Rich of Society Allure

 

Dr.Samuel Waxman ©Rob Rich of Society Allure

 

Ingeborg Rennert, Marion Waxman ©Rob Rich of Society Allure

 

Patricia Kluge, Michele Herbert ©Rob Rich of Society Allure

 

Marjorie Baldinger, Chris Arlotta ©Rob Rich of Society Allure

 

Anna Rhodes Victor, Leesa Rowland ©Rob Rich of Society Allure

 

Susan Gutfreund, Lauren Lawrence ©Rob Rich of Society Allure

 

Christina Rose, Maria Fishel ©Rob Rich of Society Allure

 

Don Lemon, Lauren Lawrence ©Rob Rich of Society Allure

 

Gail Propp, Ingeborg Rennert ©Rob Rich of Society Allure

 

Marion Waxman, Erica Fineberg ©Rob Rich of Society Allure

 

Vicky Tiel, Lauren Lawrence, Carolyne Roehm ©Rob Rich of Society Allure

 

Lauren Lawrence, Marion Waxman ©Rob Rich of Society Allure

 

Jean Shafiroff ©Rob Rich of Society Allure

 

Fashion Designs from Jason Wu ©Rob Rich of Society Allure

 

Fashion Designs from Jason Wu ©Rob Rich of Society Allure

 

Fashion Designs from Jason Wu ©Rob Rich of Society Allure

 

Carolyne Roehm, Lauren Lawrence, Sharon Bush,Patricia Kluge ©Rob Rich of Society Allure

 

William Sullivan, Marion Waxman, Dr.Samuel Waxman ©Rob Rich of Society Allure

 

Kathleen Giordano, Dr. Penny Grant ©Rob Rich of Society Allure

 

Regina Kravitz, Maria Elena Christensen ©Rob Rich of Society Allure

 

Marion Waxman, Rachel Kramer, Erica Erica Fineberg ©Rob Rich of Society Allure

 

Xuan Ly, Kieron Pisano, Gustavo Rangel, Tracy Piazza ©Rob Rich of Society Allure

 

Lunch prepared by Culinay artists from CxRA ©Rob Rich of Society Allure

 

Atmosphere ©Rob Rich of Society Allure

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