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SAMUEL WAXMAN CANCER RESEARCH FOUNDATION'S 39TH GOLF TOURNAMENT

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  Gary Jacob With Dennis Herman, William T. Sullivan & Dr. Samuel Waxman The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF) held its 39th Annual Golf Tournament at the scenic Fresh Meadow Country Club in Lake Success, NY. It was a beautiful day for a round of golf and a reception as funds raised supported the SWCRF collaborative cancer research programs, and expand its investments in funding new, more effective, and less toxic, cancer treatments.  Sadly, the incidence of cancer is increasing worldwide. It is estimated that 1.8 million Americans – or more than 4,900 every day – will receive a cancer diagnosis this year. In 2020, the SWCRF directed more than $2.2 million in donor-supported funds to fund a record 50 research scientists at some of the world’s leading research institutions. The SWCRF research programs address more than 14 types of cancer and require that those who receive research funding, collaborate with labs outside of their disciplines and institutions. This type

JEAN SHAFIROFF PRESENTS LEADERSHIP AWARD TO GALE BREWER @ NEW YORK'S FASHION WEEK IN TIMES SQUARE

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Jean Shafiroff With Gale Brewer   The 3rd Annual Times Square Fashion Week took place at Father Duffy Square in the heart of Times Square. Fashion and Philanthropy Icon Jean Shafiroff who emceed last year’s event, took part in this year’s fabulous event as the Mistress of Ceremonies. Jean was introduced and presented Gale Brewer, President of the Manhattan Borough with the “I Love NY Leadership award.”  Over 1,000 attendees were on hand to see the runway show from designers Cesar Galindo, House of Barretti, Gloria Lee, and Raphelita. The event was a combination of street runway, digital shows on billboards, double decker bus, and a finale cocktail event! There was a live performance featuring award-winning TV host and Broadway performer, Cindy Ashton. Jean Shafiroff Notable attendees included: Jean Shafiroff, Cindy Ashton, Gale Brewer, NYS Assemblywoman Rebecca Seawright, Designer David Rolle of Raphelita, Yolanda Adams, David Hochberg, Gail Kresge, Robert Altman, Dee Rivera, Loren LoR

ELENA ULANSKY OF 'TETHYS ART' HAS LASTING IMPACT ON THE HAMPTONS

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  Elena Ulansky Elena Ulansky is a managing partner at The Gorlin Companies, a single-family office, with more than 40 years of experience in investing and building companies in the biotech area. In addition, Ms Ulansky is a director of partner relations at Capital Geneve, a private swiss investment company. Elena is supporting several charitable efforts focused on facilitation of exchange in resources and information, to create new sources of income in “underprivileged” communities. Elena received an MFA at the New York Academy of Art almost 10 years after completing her MF from Moscow State Linguistic University. Elena is involved in the world of fine art, both from the standpoint of a creator of artworks and helping to promote young upcoming artists. Elena is a draftswoman, printmaker, and painter.  Ulansky rooted in the investment world for over a decade evolved her taste and appreciation in visual art. She has been able to follow her passion and study art for 3 years while continu

KEN - MARIA - BRADLEY FISHEL HOST 'CENTER FOR JEWISH LIFE'

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  Peter Thomas Roth With Jean Shafiroff, Maria Fishel, Ruth Miller & Lieba Nesis Ken and Maria Fishel along with their son Bradley, hosted the Center For Jewish Life Sag Harbor Benefit, Building For A Brighter Tomorrow, at their beautiful estate in Bridgehampton, NY. The event honored Jared and Mindy Epstein with the Community Builder Award, and Jason Breitstone with the Young Leadership Award. The event helped raised $250,000 in funds for and to support the redevelopment of the synagogue space. Rabbi Berel Lerman, executive director of the Center For Jewish Life Sag Harbor, spoke about the importance of the event and synagogue before introducing the honorees. Alexandra Schayes And Bradley Fishel  Notable attendees included: Ken and Maria Fishel, Bradley Fishel, Rabbi Berel Lerman, Brocha Lerman, Jared and Mindy Epstein, Peter Thomas Roth, Jean Shafiroff, Chris Arlotta, Ruth Miller, Jack Acoco, Lieba Nesis, Alexandra Schayes, Talia Carner, Cindy Itzkowitz, Adam Leitman Bailey, Jane

RICK'S CABARET NEW YORK CELEBRATES WELCOME BACK NYC CELEBRATING BROADWAY REOPENING

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Rick's Cabaret NYC Rick’s Cabaret New York , the upscale gentlemen’s club famous for its beautiful entertainers, warm hospitality, and Rick’s Steakhouse, will host “Welcome Back NYC” parties Sept. 20th through Sept. 25th, marking the reopening of Broadway theaters, and the return of nightlife and live events in the city. To celebrate, Rick’s Cabaret will feature over 100 gorgeous Rick’s Cabaret girls performing across the luxurious three-story club. Guests can enjoy bottle specials, specialty drinks, and vintage champagnes. The Rick’s Steakhouse and its acclaimed Chef Jayson Margulies will offer lunch, dinner, and late-night dining. “We are so happy that people can have some fun again,” proclaimed Rick’s Cabaret girl Valerie. “And Rick’s is the perfect place for great food and fun!”     Providing the ultimate in VIP treatment, Rick’s Cabaret is proud to have earned a number of awards reflecting the finest in world class entertainment and service. Rick’s Cabaret New York 50 West 33r

GLOBAL STRAYS FOUNDER ELIZABETH SHAFIROFF HOSTS 3RD ANNUAL BENEFIT

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  Ingrid Arneberg W ith Elizabeth Shafiroff   Elizabeth Shafiroff With Jas Leverette, Dr. Lester Tapia & Georgina Bloomberg Global Strays with President and co-founder Elizabeth Shafiroff held their 3rd Annual Benefit, Redefining Animal Welfare, at NAIA Hamptons in Southampton, NY. Held outside, the event honored those fighting for global animal welfare and Global Strays’ programs for pets, strays and working horses in underserved communities. Guests enjoyed complimentary cocktails while mingling by the pool and lounge with many global animal lovers and environmentally conscious advocates. Global Strays was proud to showcase the tremendous strides they have made over the last year, highlighting their educational workshops, their spay/neuter programs, and working horse clinics in Nicaragua, as well as their shelter program in Colombia. Jas Leverette, host of Canine Intervention on Netflix, and Georgina Bloomberg, author & animal Activist, were the Animal Champions for the eveni

NEW YORK CENTER FOR CHILDREN FUNDRAISER 'FLAMENCO NIGHTS'

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  Lauren Vernon With Leda Nussbaum And Maribel Lieberman The New York Center for Children (NYCC) held their first NYC-area in-person fundraiser in 18 months with their  Flamenco Nights celebration at Ventanas at the Modern in Fort Lee, New Jersey. Hosted by Catherine Kassenoff, Lauren Vernon and Amy Bluestone, the event celebrated our caregivers after a tumultuous year. Guests enjoyed tropical cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, music and dancing under the stars, in Flamenco inspired style.  Ventanas, the American-Asian-Cuban restaurant by Restaurateur Alexander Duran of Son Cubano and culinary titan Chef David Burke, was the perfect setting for the magical evening, with its outdoor patio overlooking the iconic George Washington Bridge. The mood for the Flamenco Nights setting was in full swing as the DJ played Latin music throughout the evening. Guests were dancing the night away as well as being dazzled by a special performance by Gabriella Rodriguez. The event, while bringing recognition to

NIKKI WALTER-NEMICKAS EARNS CONVERTED SPOT AS US WEEKLY EDITORIAL REPRESENTATIVE

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  Nikki Walter-Nemickas Nikki Walter-Nemickas is a health, nutrition, fitness and wellness lifestyle expert whose inspirational motto of be fit and eat clean has earned her the coveted spot as the Us Weekly Editorial Representative to The Wellness Experience by Kroger, co-founded by singer-songwriter, Jewel. Walter-Nemickas much sought after commentary will be featured in the weekly celebrity and entertainment magazine. As an athlete, fitness model, and family wellness coach she is proud to share her passion to create better living for all. In her latest role as an Editorial Representative, Walter-Nemickas was booked and took the stage this Summer 2021 for The Wellness Experience by Kroger festival event in Cincinnati, Ohio for the annual, multi-day festival. Nikki Walter-Nemickas shares her experience at The Wellness Experience by Kroger: Equity is giving people what they need to make a change. Resilience is really adversity, something you already have within. This weekend was not onl

THE CURA COLLECTIVE CELEBRATE FEMALE PHILANTHROPY INITIATIVE

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  Lizzie Asher With Patricia Bonaldi The Cura Collective hosted a Sunset Cruise aboard Sailing Yacht Ventura, that left from the North Cove Marina to celebrate their newly launched Female Philanthropy Initiative.  Cura was founded in April 2020 by five friends (Lizzie Asher, Nora Boyd, Mercedes de Guardiola, Casey Kohlberg, Laura Day Webb) in response to the burgeoning Covid-19 pandemic, out of a desire to do more to help those most hard hit in New York City last spring. Last year saw Cura deliver tens of thousands of meals in the greater New York City area, originally to hospitals and expanding to support kids facing food insecurity. With the rising threat of the Delta Variant, the Cura Collective wanted to recognize some of the women who did extraordinary work under the hardships of the pandemic last year. While we are celebrating the re-opening of the city, Cura hopes to also celebrate heroic deeds women accomplished that have gotten less recognition. Under the gaze of Lady Liberty