Friday, July 06, 2018

JEAN SHAFIROFF HOSTS SOUTHAMPTON HOSPITAL FETE

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HAMPTONS IN FULL SWING

Photos By: Patrick McMullan
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Jean Shafiroff And Martin Shafiroff



Jean and Martin Shafiroff hosted a cocktail reception on Saturday June 30, 2018 to kick off Stony Brook Southampton Hospital’s 60th Annual Summer Party.


Jane Scher & Alex Donner
Summer Party Honorees John Catsimatidis and Bruce Mosler, Junior Chair Caitlin Diebold O’Connell, and Hospital team Robert Chaloner, Chief Administrative Officer, Steve Bernstein, Chief Development Officer, and Ken Wright, Chairman of Southampton Hospital Association, helped greet friends and supporters including U.S. Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, New York State Assembly Member Rebecca Seawright, Greg Kelly and his wife Judith Grey, and Southampton Village Mayor Michael Irving and his wife Ellen Irving.


Jean Shafiroff With Carolyn Maloney And Rebecca Seawright


John Catsimatidis With Margo Catsimatidis



Jean Shafiroff is known for her leadership in raising money for Stony Brook Southampton Hospital. In 2010, 2011 and 2013 she served as the Summer Party Event Chair, which collectively raised more than five million dollars. Midway through the celebration Jean described how passionate she is about the Hospital. She introduced Ken Wright who spoke before Bob Chaloner and finally Dr. Darin Wiggins.

Missy Hargraves



Wendy & Bruce Mosler With Jean Shafiroff & Bob Chaloner



The celebration was held at the new Southampton waterfront home of the Shafiroffs, and attendees including last year’s Summer Party honorees Marigay McKee and Bill Ford, Lady Liliana and Lord William Cavendish, Melanie and John Wambold, Missy Hargrove, Randi Schatz, Laura and Jim Freidman, Byron Wien, Dr. William Gibbs, and Dr. Apostolos Tassiopoulos and his wife Yianna Tassiopoulos, Jane Scher and Dr. Gary Rombough, and Barbara and Richard Solomon mingled and enjoyed canapes while listening to music performed by Alex Donner.

Ellen Irving And Michael Irving


Steven Karpf With Barbara Karpf



The 60th Annual Summer Party will take place on Saturday, August 4th between 6:30pm and 11pm under the air-conditioned tents at the corner of Wickapogue and Old Town Road in Southampton.



The evening will benefit Stony Brook Southampton Hospital’s Jenny and John Paulson Emergency Department, which is the sole provider of emergency care on the South Fork, treating more than 25,000 people annually. The tents will be completely transformed by the imagination and creativity of Lawrence Scott Events who will also provide an elegant catered dinner. Music will be by Groove Society. Guests will have access to an array of fabulous silent auction items, and a raffle with a $25,000 cash prize. Table sponsorships begin at $7,500 and tickets are $500 per person.

Randi Schatz With Lauren Day Roberts & Lucia Hwong Gordon



Stony Brook Southampton Hospital is recognized by the NYS Department of Health as a provisional Level III adult trauma center, the first one on Long Island’s East End. This designation enables the Hospital to provide care to the most critically injured patients. During the summer season when the regional population swells, it is even more critically important that trauma care be accessible close by. Faster treatment for trauma patients can mean the difference between life and death, so support for this essential service is vital



About Jean Shafiroff



Jean Shafiroff is a philanthropist, activist, humanitarian, and author of the book, Successful Philanthropy: How to Make a Life by What You Give. Jean is at the vanguard of a new movement of modern philanthropists. Jean's philanthropy goes beyond financial contributions and includes the gifts of extensive time and knowledge. Through her work, she encourages and seeks to empower all individuals to become philanthropists so that they can build the fulfillment of giving into their lives.


A volunteer fundraiser, leader and spokesperson for several charitable causes, the spectrum of Jean’s philanthropic work includes improving the lives of underserved populations, women’s rights and well-being, health care, animal welfare and resources for children in need, in addition to other causes.



Jean holds an MBA from the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University and a BS in physical therapy from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. She has worked both in public finance and private partnerships on Wall Street. Prior to that, she was a physical therapist at St. Luke’s Hospital in New York City. Jean is married to Martin Shafiroff, an investment advisor, and together they have two daughters, Jacqueline and Elizabeth, who share their mother’s interest in charitable causes. Jean and her family reside in both New York City and Southampton, NY.

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