Showing posts with label SAMUEL WAXMAN. Show all posts
Showing posts with label SAMUEL WAXMAN. Show all posts

Monday, May 21, 2018

WAXMAN COLLABORATING FOR A CURE LUNCHEON

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HIGH SOCIETY FOR A CAUSE

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Stunning Jean Shafiroff




The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF) hosted its fifth annual “Collaborating for a Cure Luncheon” at the private Upper East Side residence of Susan Gutfreund in New York City. The event featured a fashion presentation from Fashion Icon Jason Wu, whose collection was showcased before a private audience, with all event proceeds benefiting the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation.

 Sharon Bush With Patricia Kluge


Susan Gutfreund With Marion Waxman And Pamela Morgan


Marjorie Baldinger With Chris Arlotta



Event Chairs included Pamela Morgan, and Marion Waxman, and Co-Chair Erica Linden-Fineberg. The Event Committee included Chris Arlotta, Sharon Bush, Maria Elena Christiansen, Denise De Luca, Boo Grace, Susan Gutfreund, Yaz Hernandez, Patricia Kluge, Jeanne Lawrence, Lauren Day Roberts, Barbara Tober, Marcy Whitman, and Karen Amster-Young.

Dr.Samuel Waxman


Patricia Kluge And Michele Herbert




Don Lemon
Notable attendees included  Marion Waxman, Samuel Waxman M.D., Jean Shafiroff, Erica Linden-Fineberg, William T. Sullivan, Maria Fishel, Don Lemon, Pamela Morgan, Michelle Herbert, Vicky Tiel, Carolyne Roehm, Regina Kravitz, Susan Rose, Hyewon Miller, Barbara Regna, Diane Chudnoff, Chris Arlotta, Harriet Gayle Raisin, Gail Prop, Barbara Tober, Chris Arlotta, Caroline Lieberman, Gale Sitomer,  Ingeborg Rennert, Lauren Day Roberts, Maria Elena Christiansen, Dr. Penny Grant, Marjorie Baldinger, Marlene Brown, Marcia Levine, Randi Schatz, Roy Fischer, Valerie Lettan, Yaz Hernandez, Nicole Salmasi, Nadia Eshaghpour, Maribel Lieberman, Laury Franks, Patricia Kluge, and David Salvatore.



Over 125 guests attended this sold out and best attended event. Dr. Samuel Waxman pointed out events such as the Luncheon are directed to cancer research. The newest initiative for the Foundation is addressing the growing incidence of cancer among people as they age by launching a funding program that supports teams of researchers with expertise in aging and cancer.



The elegant luncheon was catered by CxRA an awe-inspiring restaurant group dedicated to transforming each meal into a cherished memory, sparking a crave to return. white wine and special gin cocktail were donated by Palm Bay International, finishing off with specialty cupcakes by renowned Magnolia Bakery.

Friday, November 17, 2017

THE SAMUEL WAXMAN CANCER FOUNDATION GALA

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Collaborating for a Cure Benefit Dinner & Auction

 Photos By: Patrick McMullan
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Chris Wragge



Marion & Samuel Waxman




The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation(SWCRF) celebrated the 20th Anniversary of its annual Collaborating for a Cure Benefit Dinner & Auction Gala at Cipriani Wall Street, posthumously honoring William S. Gorin, former CEO of MFA Financial, Inc., and featuring a musical performance by The Avett Brothers. The gala also introduced SWCRF’s new Partnerships for Aging and Cancer Research Program, in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute and the National Institute on Aging. Chris Wragge, co-anchor of CBS 2 News This Morning, served as master of ceremonies for the event, which raised approximately $2.5 million for SWCRF cancer research programs.



This year’s event was attended by about 800 corporate executives, board members, and their guests. The money raised will support the Foundation’s research efforts to produce a cure for cancer by reprogramming cancer cells, and to deliver tailored, minimally toxic treatments to patients. The scientists funded by the SWCRF have made significant breakthroughs in cancer research, including identifying pathways to deliver novel therapies to treat cancer.

Robin Lathrop



Hugh Hildesley
Notable attendees included Marion Waxman and Dr. Samuel Waxman; Elin and Michael Nierenberg; Chris Wragge; William T. Sullivan; The Avett Brothers; Jody, Matthew, and Allie Gorin; Julie and Scott Waxman; Bettina and Spencer Waxman; Hugh Hildesley; Robin Lathrop; Maria and Kenneth Fishel; Nancy, Howard, Charles, and Emma Kurz; Barry Cohen; Phyllis and Gary Gladstein; Louis Perone; Jeff Gladstein; Mary Kantor; Dena K. Weiner; Sandy, Marc, Jake, and Chloe Taub; Tom Marano; Marc Toscano; Greg Overlander; Peter Cherasia; Chris Arlotta; Mario Pecoraro; Greg Schwab; Naira Velumyan; JK Sezlik; and Samantha Santiago-Jones and Steve Jones.



After a cocktail reception and silent auction, SWCRF Collaborating for a Cure Gala host Michael Nierenberg thanked the foundation’s board, staff, and the evening’s guests before introducing Master of Ceremonies Chris Wragge. Mr. Wragge welcomed SWCRF founder and CEO Dr. Samuel Waxman to the stage. Dr. Waxman thanked the hosts, Mr. and Mrs. Nierenberg, along with all of the donors, for more than 20 years of giving, and outlined some of the organization’s major achievements before providing an update on the SWCRF’s Partnerships for Aging and Cancer Research program, a collaboration with the National Cancer Institute and the National Institute on Aging that will add more partners. Research funded by the program, which launches officially next year, will study the environmental and genetic factors that increase the risk of cancer as people age. Dr. Waxman announced that the partnership has a goal of building a $20 million fund.

The Avett Brothers



Following Dr. Waxman’s announcement, Mr. Nierenberg introduced a video tribute to Mr. Gorin, who passed away from pancreatic cancer in August 2017. In the video, Mr. Gorin’s family and friends, including his widow Jody Gorin, reflected on his legacy, painting the picture of an optimistic, driven, and family oriented man who never let the disease get in the way of his enjoyment of life’s moments. After the video, Mr. Nierenberg and Dr. Waxman presented Mrs. Gorin with the William S. Gorin Memorial Award, which marks the introduction of an annual grant to fund research by a special investigator working in pancreatic cancer.



Hugh Hildesley, Executive Vice President of Sotheby’s, then introduced the first auction of the night, in which donors bid at three high levels—$10,000, $25,000 and $50,000. SWCRF Executive Director William T. Sullivan then introduced the gala’s Text to Pledge, a mobile fundraising technology through which guests texted their donations accompanied by messages of encouragement and celebration that appeared on large screens in the venue in real-time throughout the evening. Afterwards, Mr. Nierenberg welcomed Mary Stone of Bank of America on stage to share a heartfelt remembrance of her colleague Sonia Chun, who passed away in August after a battle with Triple-Negative breast cancer.



The evening’s live auction was led with lively enthusiasm by Mr. Hildesley. Guests bid on exclusive items such as: A ten-course meal with wine pairings for eight guests at Chef Gabriel Kreuther’s exclusive kitchen table, which sold for $9,000; reservations for six at Rao’s, featuring a hand-picked, Chef prepared menu including appetizers, entrees, desserts, and wine, which sold for $21,000; and the evening’s highest bid, a Palm Bay International Spanish vineyards, castle, and wine package which sold for $36,000. Other auction items included two house seats to the sold-out Springsteen on Broadway (sold for $17,000) and a private wine tasting for 25 at Italian Wine Merchants, which went for $14,000.



Silent auction items will be available for bidding at CharityStars.com until November 30th, 2017, and include: An opportunity to see one of Bette Midler’s final performances in Hello, Dolly!; Tickets to The Dr. OZ Show and The Ellen DeGeneres Show; a caviar luxury spa package at the Ritz-Carlton in New York City; signed jerseys from New York Jets legend Joe Namath and the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Franco Harris; hotel stays including the Club Barbados Resort & Spa, the Verandah Resort & Spa in Antigua, and the Andaz Hotel in West Hollywood, California; dinner gift certificates to top New York City restaurants such as Cipriani, Casa Lever, Delmonico’s, and La Masseria; a painting by artist Alexey Klokov; and four front-row tickets to see the New York Jets play the San Diego Chargers, among many other exciting offerings.



After the auction, guests were treated to an exclusive concert by folk rock band The Avett Brothers.



Known affectionately by New Yorkers as “The Waxman,” this yearly fête is one of the top fundraising events in New York City. In recent years, “The Waxman” has raised millions of dollars to support the Foundation’s research efforts to produce a cure for cancer. Past celebrity performers have included Ziggy Marley, Train, Peter Frampton, Gregg Allman, Kid Rock, Steely Dan, Glenn Frey, Joe Walsh, Sheryl Crow, John Fogerty, Roger Daltrey, and Counting Crows.


Sunday, October 29, 2017

WPLJ & SAMUEL WAXMAN @ ANGELO DAVID SALON

Margo Manhattan



Avanti Gupta And Carrie Preston



Anne Leamy With Marion Waxman And Aviva Drescher



Courtenay Hall
Angelo David Salon, New York City’s leading luxury hair salon for Couture Hair Extensions, Wigs & Additions, partnered with New York radio station 95.5 PLJ for the 3rdAnnual Blow Out Breast Cancer Event in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Proceeds from the event will go directly to the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF), an international research organization dedicated to curing and preventing cancer. The popular event continues to grow, and is now adding participating salons; this year, Gumdrop Hairdressing, located at 46 Church Street, Montclair, NJ joined the cause. Attendees at the Gumdrop Hairdressing event included Nicole Coultas, VJ Moscaritola, and Jeanna Sheridan.

Carrie Preston And Angelo David Pisacreta




Attendees at this year’s event included: Carrie Preston, Aviva Drescher, Marion Waxman, Angelo David Pisacreta, William T. Sullivan, Courtenay and Daniel Hall, Margo Manhattan, Avanti Gupta, Kelly McCarthy, Lud Merka, Joanne Martin, Gerijo Matyka, Robyn Pisacreta, Valeri, Pam Kosove, Carol Sue Gershman and 95.5 PLJ personalities Annie Leamy, Joe “Monk” Pardavila, John Mingione, and Ralphie Aversa.



For the event, Angelo David Salon offered a special $25.00 price on blowouts, from which 100 percent of the proceeds will go to SWCRF. Guests enjoyed wine and hors d’Oeuvres as their hair, nails, and makeup were transformed by Pisacreta’s team of beauty experts in the festively decorated salon. In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Angelo David Salon is also offering a limited edition Pink Wet-&-Dry Pocket Hair Brush, which is available for $18.00 at Angelo David Salon and AngeloDavid.com. $4.00 of the proceeds will be donated to the SWCRF.

Lud Merka  And Joe Monk Pardavila




Additional thanks to the 2017 event sponsors BELLA Magazine, Popchips, Elchim Milano, Benjamin Prime Steakhouse, 95.5 PLJ, and SWCRF. Attendees were gifted exclusive gift bags which included Hamptons Salt Himalayan Pink sea salt; Popchips; Redken hair products; an Angelo David Flex Brush and VOL hair masque; the most recent issue of BELLA Magazine; and Illy Italian espresso-style coffee. Guests were also treated to red chocolate chip cookies from Baked in Color.

Joanne Martin And Gerijo Matyka




Ralphie Aversa
A silent auction was also held at the event, with items such as an Angelo David Salon customized couture clip-in bang; a signature facial and skincare products from La Prairie; two tickets to Off-Broadway shows Drunk Shakespeare, Hot Mess, This One’s For the Girls, and 20th Century Blues and four tickets to Off-Broadway show Gazillion Bubble Show; a gift box from Hamptons Salt; women’s sunglasses designed by MODO; Molami headphones; a gift certificate to Exhale Spa; a gift certificate to Advanced Derma Laser; a pair of sterling silver and pave rhodolite earrings by Margo Manhattan; at-home makeup application by celebrity artist JP Ramirez; a one hour styling consultation with celebrity style expert George Brescia; and dinner for two gift certificates from New York City restaurants including T-Bar Steakhouse and Lounge, Benjamin Steakhouse, La Pulperia, and Primola in New York City and Union Cantina and 75 Main in Southampton, New York.



Angelo David Pisacreta and his team of top-tier beauty specialists at Angelo David Salon are known for completely transforming fine, thinning hair for men and women through “The Consultation,” a highly customized treatment plan that takes into account the client’s specific desires and lifestyle. Clients are then provided with custom locks through Angelo David Couture Extensions & Additions, designed on-site to match hair texture, type, and color, and specifically selected to blend seamlessly into a day-to-day routine. Receding hairlines can be corrected, bangs can be added, and thinning hair can be made to look fuller than it ever was—all with the aid of 100-percent genuine human tresses. Angelo David’s Couture Hair can solve any hair challenge and meet any need, be it volume, length, color, styling control, bangs, or medical considerations.



Photos Courtesy Of: Steve White/Staten Arts Photography and Teresa Pyskaty/Lawlor Media

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

ANGELO DAVID SALON & WPLJ TEAM UP FOR CANCER

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BLOW OUT FOR BREAST CANCER

Photos By: James Edstrom
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Marion Waxman With Angelo David



Carrie Preston



WPLJ's Jayde



Angelo David With Aviva Drescher




Angelo David Salon, New York City’s leading luxury hair salon for Couture Hair Extensions, Wigs & Additions, partnered up with New York radio station 95.5 PLJ for Blow Out Breast Cancer in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month on Thursday, October 20th, 2016. Proceeds of the event will go directly to the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF), an international research organization dedicated to curing and preventing cancer.


Attendees included: Carrie Preston, Aviva Drescher, Marion Waxman, Angelo David Pisacreta, Jen Ponton, Erica Fineberg, Gary Andreassen, Courtenay Hall and Karen Amster-Young. Special appearances were made by 95.5 PLJ personalities Jayde, Annie, Race Taylor, John Foxx, Vibegrrl and Eutopia. For the event, Angelo David Salon offered a special $25.00 price on blowouts, for which 100 percent of the proceeds went to the SWCRF. Along with the blowouts, the salon served Hors D’oeuvres from Sea Fire Grill, wine from Sufi Wines, and cocktails from Tabooze - the latest buzz in cocktailing.

Jen Ponton



Courtenay Hall And Aviva Drescher



Attendees were gifted exclusive gift bags which included items from Jen Groover, Baked in Color Cookies, Equinox, Hamptons Salt, PopChips, Aestelance, Ringpops, Creative Brushes, Cosmedicine and Invisibobble Hair Products. Additional thanks to the 2016 event sponsors BELLA Magazine, New York's premiere women's luxury lifestyle publication; Elchim Milano, the world's best-selling professional hair dryer; and Hawke & Co, the fashionable and functional clothing company; Redken; and Benjamin Steakhouse.

John Foxx


Eileen Lynch




In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Angelo David Salon is also offering a limited edition Pink Wet-&-Dry Pocket Hair Brush, which is available for $18.00 at Angelo David Salon. $4.00 of the proceeds will be donated to the SWCRF.


A silent auction was also held at the event, with exclusive items such as an Angelo David Salon customized couture clip-in bang, 2 tickets for Off Broadway musical Cagney, 2 tickets for the taping of Watch What Happens Live!, an Elchim 2001 Classic Dryer in pink, Men’s & Women’s sunglasses from Modo, A 5-pack of mind & body classes at Exhale Spa, a gift certificate for Primola restaurant, a gift certificate for T-Bar restaurant, and gift certificates for Southampton restaurants Union Cantina, 75 Main and Kozu.

Angelo David Pisacreta And Robyn David





Pisacreta and his team of exceptional beauty specialists are known for “The Consultation”, a highly customized treatment plan that takes into account the specific desires and lifestyle of each client. Following an in-depth talk and look at your locks in the salon’s private Consultation Room, Angelo David Couture Extensions & AdditionsTM are designed on-site to match your hair texture, type and color. The type of extensions and application process used are specifically selected to match your day-to-day routine— as the ultimate accessory, your tresses should blend seamlessly into your lifestyle for an always beautiful, natural look. Following the application, the hair is cut and styled for flawless blending. Angelo David’s Couture Hair can solve any hair challenge and meet any need, be it volume, length, color, styling control, bangs or medical considerations.




Angelo David Salon is located at:

420 Madison Ave, 2nd Floor

New York, NY 10017



About the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF)



The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation is an international organization dedicated to curing and preventing cancer. The Foundation is a pioneer in cancer research and its mission is to eradicate cancer by funding cutting-edge research that identifies and corrects abnormal gene function that causes cancer and develops minimally toxic treatments for patients. Through the Foundation’s collaborative group of world-class scientists, the Institute Without Walls, investigators share information and tools to speed the pace of cancer research. Since its inception in 1976, the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation has awarded approximately $90 million to support the work of more than 200 researchers across the globe. For more information on SWCRF, visit: www.waxmancancer.org



Follow SWCRF on social media at:



Facebook: WaxmanCancer | Instagram: @waxmancancer | Twitter: @WaxmanCancer



About Angelo David Pisacreta



A beauty industry veteran, Angelo David Pisacreta is the owner and Creative Director of Angelo David Salon. He is a world-renowned stylist, colorist and makeover specialist. Additionally, he is the originator of Couture Hair Extensions, Fillers, Hairpieces, Additions and Wigs, and developer of The Angelo David Hair Care collection. By pairing his impeccable designing skills with artistic cutting, coloring and styling abilities, Angelo has transformed even the most challenging hair into lust-worthy locks.



About Angelo David Salon



Located on Madison Avenue, the salon boasts a team of highly trained staff members, who are dedicated to making each and every client feel welcome and appreciated. Renowned for Couture Hair Extensions, thinning hair solutions, and Couture Wigs, Angelo David Salon also offers a full range of services and includes seven private VIP Hair Suites. Angelo’s vast experience with hair, hair health and hair growth led him to realize that hair health issues often begin inside the body, not on the surface. Angelo David Hair Care and the Angelo David Couture Brush Collection are all available online at www.angelodavid.com.



Follow Angelo David Salon on social media at:

Facebook: angelodavidsalon | Instagram: @angelodavidhair | Twitter: @angelodavidhair



About 95.5 PLJ



95.5 PLJ is the Preeminent Contemporary Music radio station in the New York Metropolitan area, and Todd & Jayde in the Morning on 95.5 PLJ is the fastest growing morning show in the marketplace.



For more information on 95.5 PLJ, visit: http://www.955plj.nyc

Follow 95.5 PLJ on social media at:

Facebook: 955PLJ | Instagram: @955plj | Twitter: @955plj

Sunday, July 17, 2016

CHRIS WRAGGE HOSTS SAMUEL WAXMAN HAMPTONS

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THE HAMPTONS

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Ramona Singer



Chris Wragge And Wife Sarah Wragge



The Zarin Family



The 12th Annual A Hamptons Happening marked the 40th Anniversary of the founding of the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF) by noted oncologist and cancer researcher Samuel Waxman, MD. The benefit, which took place on Saturday, July 9th, 2016 at the residence of Maria and Kenneth Fishel, featured 40 of the top chefs and restaurants in New York City and the Hamptons. The event was hosted by CBS 2 News anchor Chris Wragge and honored Sandra Lee, philanthropist, Emmy winning television personality, New York Times best-selling author and breast cancer survivor; Jayma Cardoso, Founder of the Surf Lodge in Montauk; and Deirdre Quinn, CEO of the luxury fashion company Lafayette 148 New York.

Dierdre Quinn With Sandra Lee And Jayma Cardoso




Sara Sarpolis & Jessica Cohen
Notable attendees included: Dr. Samuel Waxman (SWCRF Founder & CEO), Marion N. Waxman (A Hamptons Happening Founding Co-Chair), Laurie L. Schaffran (A Hamptons Happening Founding Co-Chair), Karen Amster-Young (A Hamptons Happening Co-Chair), Erica Fineberg (A Hamptons Happening Journal Chair), Kenneth Fishel (Event Host), Maria Fishel (Event Host), Bradley Fishel (Event Host), Chris Wragge (WCBS 2 News Anchor), Sandra Lee (Honoree), Jayma Cardoso (Honoree), Deirdre Quinn (Honoree), Fernanda Capobianco (Honorary Lead Chef), Francois Payard (Honorary Lead Chef), Michael Nierenberg (SWCRF Chairman), Chris Arlotta (A Hamptons Happening Benefit Committee Member), Jessica Mackin (A Hamptons Happening Benefit Committee Member), Pamela Morgan (A Hamptons Happening Benefit Committee Member), Sarah Sarpolis (A Hamptons Happening Benefit Committee Member), Jill Zarin (TV Personality & Author) and Ramona Singer (TV Personality), among others.

Lisa Aquelino With Chris Arlotta And Lisa Herbert Winter





The event was resplendent in floral beauty thanks to Flower Box Wall Gardens, which designed striking installations displayed throughout the venue, most dramatically a gardenlike step-and-repeat that brought a fresh twist to red carpet arrivals. Overall floral décor was provided by Designs by Mark Masone. Adding fun and wonder to the benefit were costumed performers from the National Circus Project, an arts-in-education program, who posed for photos with guests while balanced on stilts and performed tricks for the crowd. An online fundraiser held by Tabooze (www.gettabooze.com), a sugar-free and calorie-free cocktail mixer, raised over $7,000 for A Hamptons Happening in the weeks preceding the event. Tabooze creator Lori Schlakman, a cancer survivor, created the Cocktails for The Cure campaign to partner with the SWCRF in funding research for a cure.



SWCRF founder and CEO Dr. Samuel Waxman and Chris Wragge took to the stage to introduce this year’s honorees and host the live auction. Wragge, hosting A Hamptons Happening for the sixth consecutive year, thanked the audience for attending the event and for contributing to the work of the SWCRF. Dr. Waxman provided a brief overview of the Foundation’s funded research programs, emphasizing how this work is made possible by generous contributions from donors. He thanked the participating chefs and restaurants for providing delicious food and beverages for the event, and acknowledged the contributions of the event chair people, committee members and the SWCRF staff.



Following the opening remarks, honoree Sandra Lee captivated the audience with a powerful testimonial of her high-profile battle with breast cancer last year. She said she is cancer free and credited the medical team at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York for their excellent treatment of her. She noted that the work of the SWCRF is unique in that it requires funded scientists to share their findings with other researchers in order to advance the development of cancer treatments. Following Sandra’s speech, honorees Jayma Cardoso and Deirdre Quinn were welcomed to the stage, where Dr. Waxman presented them crystal awards from Orrefors in thanks for their support for this year’s benefit. The awards ceremony was capped by a fun champagne toast to the SWCRF’s fortieth anniversary presented by Champagne Taittinger, the official sparkling wine of A Hamptons Happening. Champagne Taittinger’s brand ambassador, wine expert Chantelle Pabros, led the pouring of champagne into a tower of 200 glasses passed to the audience by Chris Wragge, the Waxmans, Fernanda Capobianco and Francois Payard, among others.



Chris Wragge then presided over an exciting live auction that included exclusive items such as an exciting package for two to see the Tony Award-nominated hit show “Hamilton” that included dinner with two cast members and more; a Dominican Republic Getaway package; an Ultimate Spa Package at Canyon Ranch; a Cloud Catering & Events packet, featuring a dinner for 8 prepared by a Michelin-starred chef; and a Dinner for 10 By the World Renowned Chef at Rao’s in New York.



This year’s A Hamptons Happening was chaired by event Co-Founders Marion Waxman and Laurie Schaffran and Co-Chair Karen Amster-Young. Additional chairpersons included Erin Jennifer Woudsma as Auction Chair and Erica Linden-Fineberg as Journal Chair. LDV Hospitality was the featured restaurant group at the event. The Honorary Lead Chef Couple was Fernanda Capobianco, founder of Vegan Divas, journalist and cookbook author; and Francois Payard, pastry chef, restaurateur and author. The event once again featured beautiful cabanas for guests to lounge in and silent and live auctions.



The annual A Hamptons Happening is among the most eagerly anticipated events of the Hamptons social calendar. Drawing on average 500 guests, the event is held under a 15,000-sq-ft. floored, carpeted and air-conditioned tent on the stunning 15-acre Bridgehampton property of Maria and Kenneth Fishel. The benefit is a scrumptious celebration of New York’s finest cuisine, personally presented by the top chefs of the most celebrated restaurants in New York City and the Hamptons. Guests indulge their appetites for the savory and the sweet, mix and mingle, bid on exciting auction items and dance to today’s hottest tunes, all the while collaborating to fund science’s quest for a cure for cancer.



The A Hamptons Happening Committee included Chris Arlotta and Mario Pecoraro, Tammy Caress, Diana Chudnoff, Becca Goldberg, Marcia Lavipour, Jessica Mackin, Pamela Morgan and Michael Trokel, Edward Sadovnik, Sarah Sarpolis, and Bettina and Spencer Waxman. Linda Shapiro of LBS Productions was the event coordinator. Party Up Productions did production design and music was provided by The Surf Lodge’s resident DJ, David Katz.



Event Sponsors included AmTrust Title formerly First Nationwide Title, Art Hamptons, Bespoke Real Estate, Champagne Taittinger, Hamptons Magazine, Jaguar Land Rover Southampton, Palm Bay International and The Independent. A Hamptons Happening had a presence at the recent Art Hamptons when Dr. Waxman and Mrs. Waxman served on the event’s host committee, which included A Hamptons Happening hosts Maria and Kenneth Fishel as co-chairs. Williams-Sonoma Bridgehampton was the event’s retail partner.



Participating restaurants, chefs and spirits brands include: The Savory: 230 Elm and Back Bar Grille, Carol Ann Daly; 251 Lex, 273 Kitchen & 8 North Broadway, Constantine Kalandranis; Antico Noe; Arlotta Food Studio, Mario Pecoraro and Chris Arlotta; Bareburger, Misha Levin; Hamptons Jam, Joe Cipro; Creative Edge Parties, Carla Ruben; Culinaria Group, Greg Grossman; Delicatessen, Michael Ferraro; The East Hampton Grill, Endless Summer Group, Peter Ambrose; Esca, Dave Pasternack; Hurricane Grill & Wings, Lobster Grille, Randy Reiss; My Sister’s Chef, Emily Costa; NewPop; Noah’s, Noah Schwartz; Old Stove Pub, George Gounelas; Union League Club, Russell Rosenberg; Saaz Indian Restaurant, Sameer Mohan; Seafood Shop, Paul Labue; Surf Lodge, Chef Chris Rendell; Tully’s Seafood Market, Gary Lattanzio. The Sweet: Nounos Creamery, John Belesis and Steven Ioannou; Edible Encores, Alissa Cohen; Erica’s Rugelach, Erica Kalick. Potable: Champagne Taittinger, Chopin Vodka, Hampton Coffee Company, Liqsshot, Mezcal Dona Sarita, Montauk Brewery Co., Montauk Hard Label Whiskey, Muddling Memories, Palm Bay International, Plain T Boutique Tea Company, Saratoga Water, Shannon Stiggins, Stroh Rum and Ubons Bloody Mary Mix.



About the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF)


The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation is an international organization dedicated to curing and preventing cancer. The Foundation is a pioneer in cancer research and its mission is to eradicate cancer by funding cutting-edge research that identifies and corrects abnormal gene function that causes cancer and develops minimally toxic treatments for patients. Through the Foundation’s collaborative group of world-class scientists, the Institute Without Walls, investigators share information and tools to speed the pace of cancer research. Since its inception in 1976, the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation has awarded approximately $90 million to support the work of more than 200 researchers across the globe.



For more information on SWCRF, visit: www.waxmancancer.org

Friday, May 27, 2016

WAXMAN CANCER RESEARCH FOUNDATION LUNCH

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Collaborating for a Cure

Photos By: Rob Rich
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Ramona Singer With Jean Shafiroff



The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF) hosted its third annual Collaborating for a Cure Luncheon at the private Upper East Side residence of Andrea Stark. The event honored Oscar de la Renta with a fashion presentation showcasing the fashion house’s pre-fall 2016 designs before a private audience, and benefited the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation. Guests in attendance included Samuel Waxman, Marion Waxman, Ramona Singer, Andrea Stark, Jean Shafiroff, Pamela Morgan, Erica Fineberg, Consuelo Vanderbilt Costin, Ingeborg Rennert, Bernice Schwartz and Randi Schatz among others.


 Marion Waxman With Andrea Stark And Pamela Morgan




The luncheon was the third annual event of its kind to raise funds for the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation, with all event proceeds benefiting the charity. Event Chair Pamela Morgan welcomed guests to the event prior to the fashion presentation, and thanked Andrea Stark for opening her home to host this year’s Ladies Luncheon. She introduced Marion Waxman who said a few words about the luncheon, and how it was initiated by Erica Fineberg three years ago.


Dr. Samuel Waxman spoke to the guests about the increasing risk of developing cancer as one ages and mentioned the organization’s new research program investigating the genetic causes of increased incidence of cancer as people age. He mentioned that this ongoing research aims to collaborate with the National Cancer Institute. Dr. Waxman went on to mention the important advances the foundation’s collaborative group of world-class scientists, known as the Institute Without Walls, has reached in trying to find less toxic cancer treatment methods. He also mentioned that SWCRF has made major breakthroughs in breast cancer research in the past few years, and how this important work is made possible by charitable donations.


Following Dr. Waxman’s speech, Chris Tully, Senior Director of RTW US at Oscar de la Renta went on to thank Dr. Waxman and the SWCRF for inviting them to showcase their fashions at this important fundraiser and mentioned Mr. de la Renta's own struggle with cancer that led to his passing in 2014. Ms. Tully introduced the pre-fall 2016 designs that the models would be showcasing, after which the fashion presentation took place.


A raffle was also held, featuring items such as a Large Metal Collar Necklace in Antique Gold from Lafayette 148; one month of unlimited blowouts and/or express styles at Glam & Go; a wallet from Hugo Boss; Long Silk Tassel Clip Earrings from Oscar de la Renta; a gift card toward Verve Medical Cosmetics and products from Firm Commitment, Tocca, Lollia & Jane Iredale; a John Varvatos package of colognes, sunglasses and his book; and a cashmere collection from Arlotta Cashmere.



About the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF)


The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation is an international organization dedicated to curing and preventing cancer. The Foundation is a pioneer in cancer research and its mission is to eradicate cancer by funding cutting-edge research that identifies and corrects abnormal gene function that causes cancer and develops minimally toxic treatments for patients. Through the Foundation’s collaborative group of world-class scientists, the Institute Without Walls, investigators share information and tools to speed the pace of cancer research. Since its inception in 1976, the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation has awarded approximately $90 million to support the work of more than 200 researchers across the globe.


For more information on SWCRF, visit: www.waxmancancer.org



Sunday, November 15, 2015

SAMUEL WAXMAN'S ‘COLLABORATING FOR A CURE’ FETE

Jean Shafiroff



John Fogerty




Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF) hosted its ‘Collaborating for a Cure’ Benefit Dinner and Auction, honoring fashion designer John Varvatos, and featured a special musical performance by legendary American Singer-Songwriter John Fogerty, on Thursday, November 12, 2015 at Cipriani Wall Street. The annual event, now in its eighteenth year, raised $2.5 million to support the Waxman Foundation’s research efforts to produce a cure for cancer.



Notable attendees included Dr. Samuel Waxman (Founder and CEO, Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation); Marion Waxman; Michael and Elin Nierenberg (18th Annual Collaborating for a Cure Hosts); Chris Wragge (Co-Anchor of CBS 2 News This Morning); John Varvatos (Honoree; Fashion Designer John Varvatos); John Fogerty (Special Musical Guest); Spencer Waxman (President, Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation); Cristina Cuomo (Presenter; Editor-In-Chief, Manhattan Magazine); Hugh Hildesley (Executive Vice President & Auctioneer, Sotheby’s), Jean Shafiroff (Philanthropist) and many others.


Photos By: Patrick McMullan / Getty 

 

Saturday, October 24, 2015

ANGELO DAVID SALON AND WPLJ BREAST CANCER FETE

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Angelo David Salon and 95.5 WPLJ Partnered to Host the Inaugural Blow Out Breast Cancer Event

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Angelo David With Jayde Donovan



Todd Pettengill With Aviva Drescher And Jayde Donovan



Marion Waxman With Angelo David Pisacreta



Todd Pettengill And Jayde Donovan



The Angelo David Salon, New York City’s leading luxury hair salon for Couture Hair Extensions and Wigs, partnered with New York radio station 95.5 WPLJ for its inaugural Blow Out Breast Cancer event in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month.

Norah Lawlor With Aviva Drescher



Tiffany Jones




Anne Marie Leamy
For the event, the Angelo David Salon offered a special $25.00 price on blowouts, from which 100 percent of the proceeds went to the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF), an international research organization dedicated to curing and preventing cancer. Additionally, the salon hosted a silent auction with a host of items up for bid including a dinner for two at Benjamin Steakhouse, two bottles of premium un-aged whiskey Manhattan Moonshine, a special pink Elchim hairdryer and Angelo David’s signature Couture Hair Clip-In Bangs. 95.5 WPLJ personalities, including Todd Pettengill and Jayde Donovan (Todd and Jayde in the Morning), Annie Leamy, Joseph “Monk” Pardavila, Vibe and Eutopia made periodic call-ins to the radio station to update listeners on the event as it unfolded. Additional VIP guests included Marion Waxman (Founding co-Chair of SWCRF's A Hamptons Happening benefit), Tiffany Jones (Founder, Pink Chose Me), Aviva Drescher (Reality TV Personality), Ashlee White (Reality TV Personality), Will Kehler (CEO, Manhattan Moonshine) and Benjamin Prelvukaj (Owner, Benjamin Steakhouse).

Courtenay Hall With Danny Hall




Along with the blowouts, the salon served food from Benjamin Steakhouse, craft cocktails by Manhattan Moonshine and Sufi Wines. Additional thanks to sponsors Bella Magazine, POP Chips, OPI, Elchim, Redken and Invisibobble.



Angelo David Pisacreta and his team of exceptional beauty specialists are known for “The Consultation,” a highly customized treatment plan, taking into account the specific desire and lifestyle of each client. As well as the Couture Hair extensions, fillers and additions - which are made from 100% human hair and are designed on-site to match each client’s hair texture, type, and color – the team offer a full range of treatments including cuts and colors, anti-aging hair solutions, beauty and bridal services.




About Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation:



The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF) is an international organization dedicated to curing and preventing cancer. The Foundation is a pioneer in cancer research and its mission is to eradicate cancer by funding cutting-edge research that identifies and corrects abnormal gene function that causes cancer and develops minimally toxic treatments for patients. Through the Foundation’s collaborative group of world-class scientists, the Institute Without Walls, investigators share information and tools to speed the pace of cancer research. Since its inception in 1976, the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation has awarded approximately $90 million to support the work of more than 200 researchers across the globe.



For more information, visit: www.waxmancancer.org.



About Angelo David Salon



At Angelo David Salon, anyone can have the hair that he or she always wanted—completely customized for desired volume, length, color and image. As the innovator of Couture Hair extensions and additions, Angelo David has created the only salon that can address any hair challenge with the finest solutions in the world. Angelo’s team members pride themselves in providing a thorough, complimentary consultation in private rooms, which leads to a highly personalized and natural look, based on your eye color, skin tone, desired image and lifestyle. For an amazingly realistic look, all Hair Extensions, Additions, Fillers, Wigs and Hairpieces are hand finished and custom fitted. They are expertly cut, colored and styled to give you exactly the look you want.



About Angelo David Pisacreta



Angelo David Pisacreta, creative director of Angelo David Salon, is one of the beauty industry’s most experienced hair illusionists and makeover experts. He is the creator of Couture Hair and Hair Detox – an all-natural supplement for healthy hair, skin and nails. Angelo pairs his impeccable designing skills with passion for artistic cutting, coloring and styling abilities in order to transform the most challenging hair into any look desired.


Tuesday, May 26, 2015

JEAN SHAFIROFF & SHARON BUSH @ NYC WAXMAN EVENT

Jean Shafiroff And Pamela Morgan



Jean Shafiroff And Sharon Bush



Jean Shafiroff along with Pamela Morgan and Sharon Bush enjoyed tea and St. John Knits fashion show for the Samual Waxman Cancer Research Foundation recently at the home of Andrea Stark.



Photos By: Rob Rich/Society Allure