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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

JOIN ELIZABETH SHAFIROFF & GLOBAL STRAYS FOR 3RD ANNUAL BENEFIT WITH GUESTS OF HONOR JAS LEVERETTE & GEORGINA BLOOMBERG

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  Georgina Bloomberg  Join Elizabeth Shafiroff and Global Strays for their 3rd Annual Benefit, Redefining Animal Welfare, on Thursday, September 2nd, 2021, at NAIA Hamptons in Southampton, NY. Held outside, the event will be honoring those fighting for global animal welfare and our programs for pets, strays and working horses in underserved communities. Enjoy complimentary cocktails while mingling by the pool and lounge with many global animal lovers and environmentally conscious advocates. The Animal Champion guests of honor are Jas Leverette & Georgina Bloomberg. A brief presentation will highlight Global Strays holistic approach to animal welfare with testimonials from the community members they Educate, Engage and Empower. In addition, the silent auction is specially curated by Global Strays staff with environmentally conscious fashion, beauty, and pet brands. This is a unique opportunity to mingle with an animal loving, environmentally conscious crowd while supporting their mi

'GABRIELLE'S ANGEL FOUNDATION FOR CANCER RESEARCH' STAR STUDDED GALA IN SOUTHAMPTON

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Denise Rich Jean Shafiroff Simone I. Smith Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation for Cancer Research raised over $2.3 million, for blood cancer research at the Angel Ball Summer Gala, in Southampton, NY. Denise Rich and her daughters Daniella Rich Kilstock and Ilona Rich Schachter hosted the event in memory of Gabrielle Rich Aouad, to benefit Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation for Cancer Research, which funds the best and brightest early career scientists whose research focuses on finding less toxic treatments for patients with leukemia, lymphoma and other related blood cancers. Russell Simmons With Christina Palavra Star Jones Jill Martin, host of Shop TODAY with Jill Martin and Lifestyle Contributor to the TODAY Show served as the emcee for the event, which honored Simone I. Smith, Designer & Co-Founder Simone I. Smith jewelry, and legendary model Maye Musk. Dinner chairs included Mary J. Blige and Lizzie & Jonathan Tisch along with Honorary Chair, Brock Pierce Foundation. The evening began

JEAN SHAFIROFF CHAIRS SOUTHAMPTON ANIMAL SHELTER FOUNDATION'S 'UNCONDITIONAL LOVE GALA' WITH GEORGINA BLOOMBERG HONORARY CHAIR

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Jean Shafiroff With Molly  The Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation’s 12th Annual Unconditional Love Gala returned to the Hamptons. The event took place under the tents on Pond Lane in Southampton, NY. After a paused year of in-person gatherings, the grand soiree was a highlight of the summer season. The annual gala was chaired by philanthropist, TV host, and author Jean Shafiroff, Georgina Bloomberg was the Honorary Chair, and supported by Junior Chair Katie McEntee, and Junior Co-chairs Kingsley Crawford and Nathania Nisonson, Jean Shafiroff With Martin Shafiroff, Jane Rothschild & Bill Boggs Notable attendees included: Jean Shafiroff, Steven Baldwin, Andy Sabin, NYS Assemblywoman Rebecca Seawright, Margo and John Catsimatidis, Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneidman, Martin Shafiroff, Patricia and Roger Silverstein, Dale and Renee Schlather, John Bradham, Beau Hulse, Katie McEntee, James Marzigliano, Missy Hargraves, Amy Cosman, Greg D’Elia, Patty Raines, Frederick Anderson

JEAN SHAFIROFF HONORED AT WAXMAN FOUNDATION COLLABORATING FOR A CURE LUNCHEON

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Jean Shafiroff With Kobi Halperin Jean Shafiroff With Dr. Samuel Waxman & Marion Waxman   The 8th Annual Collaborating for a Cure Ladies Luncheon benefitting the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF), took place at the T-Bar Restaurant in Southampton, NY. The luncheon honored philanthropist, TV host and author of the book "Successful Philanthropy: How to Make a Life By What You Give”  Jean Shafiroff for her continual support of SWCRF as well as her philanthropy; and featured a live fashion show by renowned designer Kobi Halperin, who showcased his Fall 2021 fashions and introduced his newest blouse collection. The event was a tremendous success raising $100,000 towards cancer research.  Notable attendees included: Jean Shafiroff, Kobi Halperin, Marion Waxman, Dr. Samuel Waxman, Pamela Morgan, Nancy Litman, Helen Vaysman, Maria Fishel, Chris Arlotta, Erica Fineberg, Andrea Wernick, NYS Assemblywoman Rebecca Seawright, Leesa Rowland, Karen Klopp, Randi Schatz, Maribel

JEAN & MARTIN SHAFIROFF ALONG WITH AISHA CHRISTIAN & MICHAEL STEIFMAN CHAIR SOUTHAMPTON AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM SUMMER PARTY

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  Jean Shafiroff   Aisha Christian The Southampton African American Museum (SAAM) held a summer party chaired by New York philanthropist, author, and TV host Jean Shafiroff, and her husband, Martin Shafiroff, along with Aisha Christian & Michael Steifman at the restaurant Blu Mar in Southampton, NY with a post-reception dinner at the restaurant 75 Main. The event was the official launch of the museum’s Founder’s Campaign to support its operations and endowment. The museum, a former Black barber shop opened on June 19, 2021, and is the first African American designated landmark in the Village of Southampton. Corporate sponsors included Bloomberg Philanthropies, Weight Watchers and Jet Blue and a silent auction that included Melissa Kaye Jewelry. Elizabeth Shafiroff And Richard Ballard   Jean Shafiroff And Bill Pickens  Among the many notable guests were: Jean Shafiroff, Martin Shafiroff, Aisha Christian, Michael Steifman, Exective Director - Brenda Simmons, Southampton Town Supervis