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JEAN SHAFIROFF HOSTS HOLIDAY CELEBRATION FOR MISSION SOCIETY OF NYC

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  Jean Shafiroff Jean Shafiroff With Rita Cosby On Monday, November 21st  Philanthropist, author, advocate, TV host, and fashion influencer, Jean Shafiroff hosted a holiday celebration with all her closest friends and family to help raise money for Mission Society of NYC. Jean has sat on the board of the Mission Society since 2014.  Jean Shafiroff With Flo Anthony Throughout the party guests including Martin Shafiroff, Rita Cosby, John Catsimatidis, Aleks Mehrle, Aline Mehrle, Dr. Lee Philips, Martha Stine, Guy Stanley, Jonathan De Winter, Victor De Souza, Malan Breton, Janna Bullock, Michael Adams, Bill McCuddy, Jackie Weld Drake, Lee Fryd, Susan L. Taylor, heavy weight gold medal boxing champion Michael Spinks, Liliana Cavendish, Tony Bowles, Gloria Lee, Dee Rivera, Flo Anthony, Terry Corbett, and Randi Schatz enjoyed champagne and passed hors d’oeuvres provided by Cornelia Guest Catering. Midway through the night, Jean took the floor to speak about how thankful she was for her frien

CHRIS MELONI SUPPORTS 'GIVING TUESDAY' FOR GLOBAL LYME ALLIANCE

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  Global Lyme Alliance   Chris Meloni is lending his support to this year's Giving Tuesday, the globally recognized day of giving back. The Global Lyme Alliance (GLA) is the leading nonprofit dedicated to curing Lyme and other tick-borne diseases through innovative research, awareness and empowering the patient voice. Meloni recently attended the GLA Global Gala in support of the nonprofits 7th annual event which raised over $1.85 million this past October at Cipriani 42nd Street in Manhattan. The money raised at the gala and on this Giving Tuesday will support GLA's mission to advance scientific research leading to a reliable diagnostic test, improved treatment options, and, ultimately, find a cure for Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. For Giving Tuesday Chris posted a video in support of the nonprofit to encourage raising funds on behalf of those suffering with Lyme and other tick-borne diseases.  Some key facts which Chris references in his video include; Lyme disease is t

FRENCH HERITAGE SOCIETY HONORS JEAN SHAFIROFF ON THEIR 40TH ANNIVERSARY

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  Jean Shafiroff And Elizabeth Stribling French Heritage Society closed out their 40th Anniversary celebrations with a Gilded Age themed gala on Thursday, November 17th, honoring philanthropist Jean Shafiroff and chaired by Liz McDermott Barnes, CeCe Black, Michael Kovner, Jean Doyen de Montaillou, and Ann Van Ness. Queen Dambi Of The Congo With Rebecca Seawright And Jean Shafiroff . Events Chairman CeCe Black opened the ceremonies, followed by remarks from Board Chairman Elizabeth Stribling and President Denis de Kergorlay. Mrs. Stribling said, “I’m so happy to introduce my great friend, Jean Shafiroff. She is a marvelous board member of French Heritage Society and the loveliest person with a great heart. When we decided to honor American Philanthropy at our 40th Anniversary Gala in Paris, we immediately knew we had to keep our own Jean for the New York Gala. No one supports New York charities better than Jean!” Jean accepted her award – a statuesque trophy by Daum – dressed in a shim

THANKSGIVING HOME STYLE HOT SPOTS TO DINE IN THIS HOLIDAY

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Demarchelier Bistro  The annual holiday of Thanksgiving is nearly here. Across America reunions, celebrations, and delightful gatherings will honor the traditional harvests of fall and the blessings of the past year.  There is truly no better way to celebrate the moment than by enjoying the superb offerings of local restaurants and businesses. Offering the very best of the East Coast, these are some of the establishments that will harmoniously bring smiles to faces and happiness to hearts from New York City to the Hamptons.  Experience all the golden ​tastes of the season ​out east​ ​at the prestigious ​establishments found in Southampton Village. Union Burger Bar Before you indulge in all that turkey and pumpkin pie, get your energy pumping with incredible live music at Union Burger Bar during their Thanksgiving Eve bash. Dance away all those calories you are about to consume as you hit the dancefloor with live music this November 23 by DJ Jacob Restituto. Enjoy $5 Fireballs and Green

AVENUE MAGAZINE HOSTS CREATIVE DIRECTOR GRAEME FIDLER @ HARRYS LONDON NEW YORK CITY FLAGSHIP STORE

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  Nadja Sayej With Legend George Wayne The New York Flagship Store, Creative Director Graeme Fidler and well-wishers hosted by Peter Davis of Avenue Magazine came together to celebrate contemporary British footwear and accessories brand Harrys of London which has been rebranded and renamed Harrys London.  The change comes after the revolutionary men’s shoe brand has expanded globally, following the opening of their New York City flagship store, which opened in 2019 at 463 Park Avenue (Park Ave. & 57th St.), and the introduction of their new creative director, Graeme Fidler, in 2021.  The new rebranding aims to make the brand’s name and logo more easily accessible across shops, shoes and social media. The new, simplified logo of the brand is also in line with the new rename, adding a modern touch to the historic shoe brand that has been in steady business since 2001.  Notable Attendees included: Graeme Fidler, Clo Cohen, Peter Davis, Menswear Influencer Bryan Griffin, Steven Beltram

WAXMAN CANCER FOUNDATION 25TH ANNUAL COLLABORATING FOR A CURE GALA

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  Chris Wragge And Michael Nierenberg The 25th Annual Collaborating for a Cure Gala, one of New York City’s favorite charity events celebrated its silver anniversary at Cipriani Wall Street. The “fun-raiser as opposed to fundraiser” as described by Michael Nierenberg raised more than $6 million towards the goal of funding the next five years of crucial SWCRF cancer research programs such as the Partnership for Aging and Cancer Research Program, the SWCRF Institute Without WallsTM, and the Women’s Cancer Research Program.  Samuel Waxman, M.D. With Marion Waxman Following a cocktail reception across the street, guests made their way to the main dining room where emcee, CBS’s Chris Wragge, welcomed the more than 700 guests, introduced the evening’s honorees, and highlighted many of the Foundation’s groundbreaking achievements over the past 50 years.  “Tonight, we have a great program to celebrate two giants in the fight against cancer”, said Wragge.  Upon receiving the Vision and Leadersh

FAITH HEIST: A CHRISTMAS CAPER STARRING JONATHAN LANGDON

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  Jonathan Langdon Canadian/American filmmaker J.B. Sugar directs and produces the sequel to “Faith Heist” called “Faith Heist: A Christmas Caper,” an action-comedy film starring Jonathan Langdon, Eden Cupid, Aaron Poole and Sagine SĂ©majuste.  The film follows Reverend Benjamin Wright (Langdon) and his “lean on me group” as they come face to face with thieves’ intent on stealing a bejeweled Christmas star on loan to the local mall where they must evade capture and stop the heist to save themselves…and Christmas. “The sequel sees the return of our fantastic ensemble, along with some great new additions, for more heisty hijinks in a story modeled after Die Hard meets Home Alone,” says director, J.B. Sugar.”  “Our film represents a totally different holiday film from what audiences are seeing on the Hallmark and Lifetime Channels during this time of year,” said director, J.B. Sugar. ‘it’s tone is more in the flavor of an independent comedy—we’re really breaking the mold.”  The film was sh

A RETURN TO IRELAND: A CULINARY JOURNEY FROM AMERICA TO IRELAND

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  A Return to Ireland With A Return to Ireland: A Culinary Journey from America to Ireland, Judith McLoughlin has captured the soul of Irish cooking—a soul which has endured and even flourished in the homes of millions of Irish emigrants and their descendants. From hearty Irish staples to classic comfort foods and so much more, it only takes a taste to transport you across the sea to the Emerald Isle. Featuring over 100 recipes and gorgeous photos of Irish landscapes, A Return to Ireland will bring you on a culinary journey from the Irish-American immigrant recipes to the flavors of modern Ireland. Some of the delectable recipes showcasing how Irish food has continued to capture and delight hundreds of miles from its homeland include Beef & Oyster Irish Porter Pie, Armagh Apple & Thyme Chicken, Inis Mor Aran Island Goat Cheese SoufflĂ©s, Crumbled Corn Beef & Sweet Potato Tart, Celtic Sea Smoked Mackerel, Date & Pecan Wholemeal Scones, Roasted Red Beets Salad, Saint Nicho

OFF BROADWAYS 'THE WHITE BLACKS' RETURNS TO THEATER FOR THE NEW CITY

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    The White Blacks (New York City, NY) Following a highly-successful run that was halted in its final days by the outbreak of COVID in March 2020, The White Blacks triumphantly returns to the stage for a limited time, bringing their Production back to Theater for the New City. Featuring a cast of 18 actors who present a traditional Southern “Creole” family in New Orleans, the play tells the story of playwright Melanie Maria Goodreaux’s aunties who left the city to “pass for white” and the family left behind. Told with humor and heart, the playwright exposes a common but largely untold story of “light-skinned” Black people in the South. While set in the seventies, audiences recognize modern themes of what constitutes “enough” when it comes to color and race, “cancel culture,” the path to authenticity, and the complexities of family. THE PLOT: In 1970s New Orleans, a Black “Creole” family is torn apart by members who ‘pass for white’ while others build Black Power and the matriarch cl

THE 25TH ANNUAL COLLABORATING FOR A CURE GALA NOV 17TH @ CIPRIANI WALL STREET

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  Samuel Waxman The 25th Annual Collaborating for a Cure Gala, one of New York City’s much-anticipated autumn charity events, is celebrating its silver anniversary on Thursday, November 17th, 2022, 6:30 PM at Cipriani Wall Street. The 25th Annual fundraiser hopes to raise $10 million to fund the next five years of crucial SWCRF cancer research programs such as the Partnership for Aging and Cancer, the Institute Without WallsTM, and the Women’s Cancer Research Program.    Known for its history of top-notch live performance, this year’s gala will feature a live concert by Mt. Joy. Notable attendees include SWCRF Board Chairman Michael Nierenberg, Founder and CEO Dr. Samuel Waxman, Gala Chairs, Spencer Waxman, Nick Santoro, Baron Silverstein, Marc Taub and Gala MC, Chris Wragge. As in previous years, the Collaborating for a Cure Gala will include both a silent and live auction during the night’s festivities. Some exclusive items will be available on CharityBuzz.com. Online auction opens o

BRITISH FOOTWEAR BRAND HARRYS LONDON DEBUTS AUTUMN & WINTER COLLECTION

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  The Warren Sneaker The contemporary British footwear brand Harrys London, designed for elegance and engineered for comfort, recently debuted Autumn/Winter 2022 Collection featuring over 50 different styles for men and women.  New Autumn/Winter 2022 Collection   Harrys London features their Autumn/Winter 2022 Collection featuring over 50 different styles for men and women, from casual "dress-sneaker" shoes like the DALBY Kudu in Midnight (425 GBP), to fancy black-patent shoes, like the Charlie G in Patent Black (450 GBP). See all new arrivals here.  Ranging in price from $395.00 to $695.00, the Autumn/Winter 2022 styles include:  Dapper for Thanksgiving Dinner: Fall looks for men by Harrys London   We all know the autumn and winter holidays bring a busy social calendar full of work parties, family gatherings, dinners with friends, and more. From Thanksgiving to Christmas dinner, make sure your outfit is complete with a pair of shoes from Harrys London.  Whether you’re lookin

HOLIDAY HOUSE NYC CELEBRATES OPENING FALL 2022 DESIGNER SHOWHOUSE WITH CO-CHAIR JEAN SHAFIROFF

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    Amy Lau With Iris Dankner And Jean Shafiroff (New York, NY)   Holiday House NYC hosted the opening of their Fall 2022 Designer Showhouse event on Wednesday, November 9th at The Kent, a 30-story luxury residential tower on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, to help raise critical funds for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF). Founder and breast cancer survivor, Iris Dankner, was joined at her exciting and festive live showcase by co-chairs Amy Lau and Jean Shafiroff. Over 200 guests walked throughout the stunning three-floor space, while enjoying bites from Elegant Affairs Caterers and sips from Tito’s Vodka. The evening was presented by Extell and CL Investment Group and featured the talents of designers including Katie Brandt Interiors, Elsa Soyars Interiors, k.a. murphy Interiors, A-List Interiors, Susan Glick Interiors, Badilla Painters & Rio Hamilton, Neil Kerman Gallery & Riki Wagh, Aamir Khandwala, Cynthia Rowley x Parete, Sarah Lederman Interiors, Eneia White

OPERATION WARRIOR SHIELD HONORS JEAN SHAFIROFF WITH PATRICIA DESHONG ALONG WITH THE DORIS DAY ANIMAL FOUNDATION

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  Honoree Jean Shafiroff ( New York, NY ) Operation Warrior Shield (OWS) held their Healing for Heroes Event in support of Military Veterans and First Responders at The Water Club in New York City which honored Jean Shafiroff, Philanthropist and author of Successful Philanthropy, The Doris Day Animal Foundation accepted by Jim Pierson and Patricia Deshong of the Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation.  Lorri Scott With Marvin Scott Jay Calnen With CMSGT Ret. Ed Schloeman And Pat Deshong Chief Master Sgt. Ed Schloeman, Chairman and CEO of Operation Warrior Shield commented on the aims of the organization, “Our goal is to provide specially trained, loving and supportive canine companions to veterans and first responders and their families who live with physical and emotional injuries incurred during their time in service."  Bethann Carbone, CSO of Operation Warrior Shield explains, "We developed Operation Canine Companion because veterans are committing suicide every day. We kno