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LIZZIE ASHER HOSTS RECEPTION FOR H.R.H. EMANUELE FILIBERTO DI SAVOIA PRINCE OF VENICE

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The American Foundation of Savoy Orders Youth Program Chairman Joseph B. Giminaro, and the Young Friends Steering Committee of Save Venice led by philanthropist and activist Lizzie Asher, hosted a joint cocktail reception in honor of H.R.H. Prince Emanuele Filiberto di Savoia, Prince of Venice. The cocktail reception was held to raise awareness of conservation efforts in Venice following the extreme floods (acque alte) that devastated Venice in November. The invitation-only event took place at 10 Corso Como, 200 Front Street, South Street Seaport, New York City. Prince Emanuele Filiberto di Savoia is head of the Council of the Savoy Dynastic Orders.

Notable attendees included: Emanuele Filiberto di Savoia, Lizzie Asher, Joseph B. and Katherine Giminaro, Carl Morelli, Casey Kohlberg, Anthony Schembri, Christina Senia, Ashlee Harrison, Thomas Zampino, Matteo Bolla, Alexander Hankin, Polina Proshkina, Bernardo Ortiz, Karine Zacharias, Laura Lehmann, Elisa Carollo, Oliver Blodgett, Clay…

LUXURY LIFESTYLE PUBLIC RELATIONS FIRM 'LAWLOR MEDIA GROUP' AWARDED DAN'S PAPERS BEST OF THE BEST

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Lawlor Media Group is proud to announce they are the recipient of the 2019 Platinum Award-Winner from Dan’s Papers Best of the Best for Best Public Relations Firm. With over twenty years experience in successfully meeting the diverse needs of corporations, organizations and individuals, Lawlor Media Group is a full-service, luxury lifestyle Public Relations boutique agency based in New York City and omnipresent during the Hamptons season.
The 2019 award is the seventh year Dan’s Papers voters have consistently recognized the work of Lawlor Media group, who received an award in 2007, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 for their public relations activities.
From working with notable celebrities and personalities such as Celebrity Hair stylist Angelo David Piscreta, Celebrity Event Planner Larry Scott of Lawrence Scott Events, and Sports Broadcaster Ann Liguori; to working charitable events like the Prostate Cancer Foundation’s Dinner at Daniel featuring Jamie Foxx, Samuel Waxman Cancer R…

PHILANTHROPIST JEAN SHAFIROFF @ BOTANICAL GARDENS WINTER WONDERLAND BALL

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Celebrity Philanthropist Jean Shafiroff Glamorous in a Couture "Candy Cane Gown" at NY Botanical Gardens Winter Wonderland Ball

Philanthropist Jean Shafiroff knows how to dazzle a crowd. All eyes were on Jean as she entered the NY Botanical Winter Wonderland Ball wearing a spectacular red and white striped candy cane couture gown on Friday, December 13,2019. The popular philanthropist and style icon's dress was designed by Victor dE Souza and is a one-of-a kind piece. When asked about the different spectacular gowns she wears, Jean Shafiroff smiled and replied, "I love fashion and plan to donate my ball gown collection to a museum one day. In the meantime , I am enjoying the experience of wearing them.
To learn more about Jean Shafiroff , go to jeanshafiroff.com or follow her on instagram @jeanshafiroff .
To learn more about the NY Botanical Gardens go to nybg.org
Photos Courtesy Of  BFA Photography

JEAN SHAFIROFF HOSTS LUNCHEON FOR NEW YORK WOMEN'S FOUNDATION

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Jean Shafiroff, prominent philanthropist and author of Successful Philanthropy: How to Make a Life by What You Give, hosted her sixth annual holiday luncheon, this time at Omar at Vaucluse. The luncheon was held in honor of the New York Women's Foundation, and in true holiday spirit, Shafiroff made a generous donation in honor of the guests who attended. The always fashionable Shafiroff wore a black and white zebra patterned Oscar de la Renta dress with a Red Courreges vinyl jacket and Red Christian Louboutin suede boots.

Attendees included: Philanthropist Jean Shafiroff, NYS Assemblywoman Rebecca Seawright, Sharon Bush, Margo Catsimatidis, Susan Gutfreund, Patrick McMullan, Omar Hernandez, Paola Bacchini, Chele Farley, Rita Cosby, Lee Fryd, Jackie Weld Drake, Designer Frederick Anderson, Designer Victor dE Souza, Designer Vicky Tiel, Ernest Schmatolla, Silvia Frieser, Ann Rapp, CeCe Black, Larry Kaiser, Ruth Miller, Lieba Nesis, Marilyn Kirschner, Laurel Marcus, Maria Fishel, …

DONALD TRUMP STIFFS NYC PARKS DEPARTMENT AND COUNCIL WANTS HIS CONTRACTS REMOVED

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The city would move to end its contracts with the Trump Organization under a resolution expected to be introduced Thursday by Manhattan Councilman Mark Levine.
“If New York City isn’t good enough for you to live in, then it’s not good enough for you to run businesses in. We want you out now!” the Dem said of Trump, who recently changed his legal residence from Manhattan to Palm Beach, Fla.
The non-binding resolution calls on Mayor de Blasio not to renew renew the Trump Organization’s four contracts with the city and cites a litany of grievances — from alleged constitutional violations to a recent state attorney general investigation finding Trump misused his charitable foundation.
“It’s just a matter of profound offense to most New Yorkers that our city has given four lucrative Parks (Department) concessions to the Trump Organization,” Levine said.
“The Trump Organization is a company that is deeply entangled in a criminal conspiracy and there is ample precedent for Parks concession …

ROBERT & FRANCESCA AGOSTINELLI @ AMERICAN ITALIAN CANCER FOUNDATION ANNUAL BENEFIT DINNER

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Francesca Agostinelli was the wonderful emcee of the American-Italian Cancer Foundation Annual Benefit Dinner and Auctions 2019 in NYC at the iconic Pierre Hotel.
A successful Italian businesswoman, TV presenter and philanthropist, Francesca Agostinelli is married to American billionaire and financier Robert Agostinelli. They have two children and another wonderful baby on the way.

The glamorous and dynamic mother-to-be has been involved with the American-Italian Cancer Foundation for 5 years as a Benefit Committee Member and is a strong supporter of the organization.
The event celebrated a milestone in the Foundation’s history… 39 years of exceptional accomplishments in cancer research, education and early detection. Many American celebrities and familiar faces of Italian aristocracy were present at the gala, including Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia, dearest friend of Francesca Agostinelli who is also the godfather of one of her daughters, and star auctioneer Jamie Niven.

DONAHUE PEEBLES III APPOINTED CHIEF OF STAFF @ PEEBLES CORPORATION (TPC)

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The Peebles Corporation’s (“TPC”) announced that Donahue Peebles, III has been appointed Chief of Staff. After serving as a member of the company’s Development Team for seven years – starting as an Assistant Project Coordinator and later promoted to the Development Executive role – Donahue will now work alongside his father, Don Peebles, Jr., advising on high-level initiatives and leading company-wide initiatives.
Donahue’s first role was at the Corporation’s New York office in 2013 before moving to Washington DC to reopen the branch. Donahue’s promotion to Chief of Staff comes after leading several development projects across TPC’s national platform, negotiating multiple commercial real estate loans, leading various financing efforts in addition to the launch of their affordable housing vertical. Donahue is the youngest recipient in Washington, DC history to win a Housing Production Trust Fund Grant and in his new role, will be streamlining the decision-making process as the company…

JEAN SHAFIROFF'S RAINE MAGAZINE FALL INTERVIEW

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Jean Shafiroff is a leading philanthropist, who puts her boundless energy and knowhow behind worthy charitable organizations, working to raise funds and improve the lives of underserved people both locally and internationally. Today, she is at the center of New York’s philanthropic circles—sitting on the boards of multiple foundations, chairing numerous events, and donating to various causes. Shafiroff earned an MBA from Columbia University. She worked in public finance as well as private partnerships on Wall Street, and her business acumen is in high demand among charitable organizations. She also holds a BS in Physical Therapy from Columbia. As a humanitarian and the author of Successful Philanthropy: How to Make a Life By What You Give (2016), Shafiroff is often hailed as New York’s “First Lady of Philanthropy.” A fixture at charity galas in Manhattan and the Hamptons. Shafiroff loves fashion and is known for her on-point sense of style, which often lands her on Best-Dressed lists.…

HOLIDAY DINING IN NEW YORK CITY & SOUTHAMPTON

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New York City’s resident foodies are dashing all the way to these fine dining destinations to enjoy the very best in holiday treats and feasts. These New York restaurants are dishing up the holiday spirit from Manhattan to New York’s East End. So why not embark on a journey of festive fun and holiday celebrations happening throughout December and into the 2020 New Year.
Here are the gourmet dining establishments that have set their tables to welcome your family and friends for this Holiday Season!
New York City
T-Bar Steak & Lounge
T-Bar redefines the steakhouse experience with masterfully crafted New American entrees on the authentic steakhouse menu and from the raw bar. The sophisticated Upper East Side eatery offers outstanding cuisine in a sleek and comfortable setting, preferred by New York City’s power players and distinguished residents. For those looking for a relaxing dinner before the hustle and bustle of New Year’s Eve, T-Bar and Chef Ben Zwicker will be serving their re…

RICK'S CABARET NEW YORK CELEBRATES THE HOLIDAYS

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Rick’s Cabaret New York, the upscale gentlemen's club located in the heart of midtown Manhattan is known for the VIP treatment that all guests receive. The three-story club is celebrating the holidays with over 100 beautiful entertainers supplying holiday cheer.
This is a very special time of year,” explained Rick’s Cabaret girl Paulina. “The club is dressed up with festive decor, and it is the perfect place for Christmas parties. There have been so many Wall Street and tech people enjoying Rick’s Cabaret.”
Rick’s Cabaret is a favorite with business professionals who enjoy the club's many amenities. The top-rated “Rick’s Steakhouse” on the second floor is under the direction of award winning Chef Jayson Margulies and has hosted a lot of corporate functions. Rick’s Cabaret girl Diana explains, “great food, warm hospitality, and a lot of gorgeous eye candy—now that’s a party!”
Rick's Cabaret New York
50 West 33rd Street
*** RICK: NASDAQ Listed *** Over 100 Entertainers Daily *…

THE ALAN B. SLIFKA FOUNDATION PARTNERS WITH ISRAEL CANCER RESEARCH FUND & SAMUEL WAXMAN CANCER RESEARCH

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Dr Mark Israel With Dr Samuel Waxman And Dr Ariella Riva Ritvo-Slika @ ICRF Gala
The Alan B. Slifka Foundation (ABSF), the Israel Cancer Research Fund (ICRF), and the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF) have partnered to establish an innovative cancer research program that will pair scientists in North America with scientists in Israel.
The partnership will harness the resources of three New York-based nonprofit institutions and leading North American and Israeli scientists to advance research of rare pediatric cancers and the metastatic process.
Two groups of cancer investigators will each receive $250,000 for two years. One group will study fusion proteins that form in pediatric cancer, prioritizing Ewing's sarcoma, a rare bone disease that primarily affects children and young adults. The second group will study the role of epigenetics, or the process by which genes get turned on and off, in causing cancer to spread from its original tumor site, a process known as …

REVOLUTIONARY FOOTWEAR BRAND 'HARRYS OF LONDON' NEW WOMEN'S SHOE LINE

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Contemporary British footwear brand Harrys of London has introduced Harrys for Her Women’s Shoe Line. Harrys of London has met the demand of women’s shoes after growing tired of selling their smallest men’s pairs to women in need. So, the shoe makers at Harrys of London worked around the clock to design an eye-catching collection of modern, sneaker inspired shoes.
Harrys of London is offering the Eva, which is lace-free and perfect for the girl-on-the-go, in navy, beige or grey, along with the Grace, a tweaked version of our bestselling Toms, in pink, silver, white or bright red, for those in charge.

They understand that shoppers need the balance of beauty with wearability. Just like the men’s shoes, Harrys For Her are made with Harrys of London signature Technogel® innersole, which is covered in gel-filled capsules that mold to the shape of your foot, relieving pressure and providing a one-of-a-kind fit.
About Technogel®
Technogel® is a PU based material that provides the best distri…

SAVE VENICE ANNOUNCES RESPONSE FUND AFTER EXTREME FLOODS

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The American non-profit organization Save Venice has announced the creation of an Immediate Response Fund for artistic and cultural heritage recovery following the extreme floods (acque alte) that devastated Venice between November 12-17, 2019. The Embassy of Italy in Washington DC and Save Venice are partnering to raise funds for the Immediate Response Fund, which will support urgent relief efforts and preventative conservation. Donations can be made at savevenice.org/donate by selecting the Immediate Response Fund, and will be matched by Save Venice, dollar for dollar, up to $100,000 through February 2020.
“Save Venice was born in the aftermath of the terrible floods of November 1966, and the November 2019 floods underscore the urgency of our mission,” said Save Venice Chairman Frederick Ilchman. “The Immediate Response Fund will allow Save Venice to move quickly to mitigate the effects of corrosive saltwater and deposits in flooded churches, museums, and comparable public building…