Mission Society Of New York City’s Founding Families Fabulous Gala (Photographs)

Mission Society of New York City held its 96th annual Founding Families Gala on Monday, June 3rd, honoring scientist Philson Warner of Cornell University‘s Cooperative Extension and Grammy Nominee Alex Newell. Continue Reading →

Dr. Samuel Waxman Receives Prestigious Award At Ellis Island Medals Of Honor Ceremony

Dr. Samuel Waxman, Founder, and CEO of the nonprofit organization Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF) was one of the medalists at the 34th annual Ellis Island Medals of Honor Ceremony, hosted by the Ellis Island Honors Society (EIHS). Continue Reading →

Follow Diddy, Keys, Tyson, A$AP Rocky And More At The Met Gala Departures From The Legendary Mark In Real Time

Vanessa Friedman for the New Times writes that “officially,” The Met Gala is the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute benefit, a black-tie extravaganza held on Monday, May 6th, 2019, to raise money for the Costume Institute and only a 30-minute train ride from Harlem. Continue Reading →

John Lithgow, Fiona Rudin And More Celebrate Legend Cora Cahan At The New 42nd Street Gala

The New 42nd Street Gala will celebrate the vision, legacy, and legend of Cora Cahan, founding President & CEO, as she steps down after 29 years of extraordinary leadership. Continue Reading →

Martin & Jean Shafiroff Host Annual Cocktail Party To Kick Off Mission Society Of NY Gala

Lighting the way for equity in urban education, Jean Shafiroff and Martin Shafiroff hosted a reception on the Upper East Side on Thursday, April 4, 2019, to kick off the Mission Society of New York’s annual Founding Families Gala. Continue Reading →

Musculoskeletal Ball Raises More Than $1.2 Million To Advance Medicine, Education

NYU Langone Health raised $1.2 million at its annual Musculoskeletal Ball on November 1, 2018, at the American Museum of Natural History at Central Park West and 79th Street, New York. Continue Reading →

Harlem Doug E. Fresh And Others At Harlem United’s 30th Anniversary Boulevard Bash

Award-Winning Journalist, Soledad O’ Brien and Douglas M. Brooks, Former Director of the White House Office of National AIDS Policy and Gilead Sciences’ Senior Director for Community Engagement, to Be Honored at the Harlem United Boulevard Bash in celebration of 30 years of Hope, Health and Healing. Continue Reading →