HONORING IN MEMORIAM: WILLIAM S. GORIN, FORMER CEO, MFA FINANCIAL, INC
SPECIAL MUSICAL GUESTS: THE AVETT BROTHERS
MASTER OF CEREMONIES: CBS 2 NEWS ANCHOR CHRIS WRAGGE
Under the Patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI
The 28th Annual Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles du Maroc
March 16-31, 2018
Pioneering all-women rallye Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles du Maroc—the first international off-road rally race of its kind exclusively for women—hosted a kickoff party at Bobby Van’s CPS in New York City to celebrate the 28th Annual Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles du Maroc, which will take place March 16-31, 2018 among the beautiful rolling dunes of the Moroccan desert.
with special musical performance by Grammy and Academy Award-winning singer Jennifer Hudson
Honoring Peter and Laurie Grauer
Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF), a nonprofit organization founded by Michael Milken dedicated to identifying and funding groundbreaking cancer research programs, hosted the 2017 New York Dinner at Cipriani 42nd Street New York. Legendary actress, comedian, and television host Whoopi Goldberg served as guest host for the event. The evening concluded with a stunning performance by Grammy and Academy Award-winning singer Jennifer Hudson. Proceeds from the event, which raised $18 million, will support the partnership between PCF and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide precision oncology to all veterans by establishing eleven centers of excellence. By providing access to their more than 9 million patient records, PCF researchers will be able to discover new and better treatments that will impact all prostate cancer patients. The evening was the organization’s second largest fundraising night.
Angelo David Salon, New York City’s leading luxury hair salon for Couture Hair Extensions, Wigs & Additions, partnered with New York radio station 95.5 PLJ for the 3rd Annual Blow Out Breast Cancer Event in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Proceeds from the event will go directly to the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF), an international research organization dedicated to curing and preventing cancer. The popular event continues to grow, and is now adding participating salons; this year, Gumdrop Hairdressing, located at 46 Church Street, Montclair, NJ joined the cause. Attendees at the Gumdrop Hairdressing event included Nicole Coultas, VJ Moscaritola, and Jeanna Sheridan.
Including Martha Stewart, AD’s Amy Astley, ELLE DECOR’s Whitney Robinson, interior designers Stephen Sills, Brian Sawyer, Bunny Williams and more …
New York’s Decoration & Design Building hosted the design industry’s leading tastemakers and influencers during their two-day Fall Market this month. The wealth of knowledge and panelist expertise inspired audiences. The event’s Keynote speakers covered pertinent topics centered around the theme “The Power of Storytelling,” sharing the ways in which they harness the power of their unique tales to evolve their craft and infuse richly layered romanticism into their projects.
The Decoration & Design Building and the Cohen Design Centers honored 12 of the design industry’s most illustrious talents during the 10th Anniversary Stars of Design and Stars on the Rise Awards. The event was held at the Decoration & Design Building’s restaurant Upper Story by Charlie Palmer on the 14th floor during DDB Fall Market 2017.