In true Harlem style Larry Scott of Lawrence Scott Events proudly produced the event experience for Northwell Health’s 13th Annual Feinstein Institute Summer Concert at Old Westbury Gardens in Old Westbury, NY. Superstar entertainer Fergie took center stage at the private benefit concert that raised more than $3 million to support research initiatives at the Feinstein Institute. Opening remarks were made by the evening’s emcee, Chris Wragge, co-anchor at New York’s WCBS-TV, followed by Dr. Kevin Tracey, president and CEO of the Feinstein Institute.
Notable attendees included: Larry Scott, Dr. Kevin Tracy, Leonard and Susan Feinstein, Fergie, Chris Wragge, Brian T. Lally, Dan Berardo, Danny Ross, Allison Ross, Robin Ross, Taylor Ross, Jack Ross, Donald Zucker, Barbara Hrbek Zucker, Pamela Karches Keneally, Susan Karches, Saul and Iris Katz, Scott Rechler, Gabrielle Rechler, Debby Rechler, Erika Marsh, Peter Marsh, Susan and Mark Claster, Cate Berry, Samantha O’Brien.
Larry Scott has been instrumental in the production of the Feinstein Institute’s Summer Concert series since its inception. A Larry Party™ hinges on an indelible formula of fabulous food, a sense of escape, a signature invasion, and an unexpected mix of high (formal) and low (relaxed). By creating a unique, inviting experience, A Larry Party™ welcomes attendees and their generous financial contributions for any cause. Every event is an opportunity to celebrate and inspire—and Larry Scott always delivers.
A gourmet buffet, catered by Lawrence Scott Events, provided a selection of poultry and seafood dining options, taking into careful consideration every guest’s dietary needs. Guests also enjoyed an appetizing assortment of breads, fruits and cupcakes, exceptionally displayed at the decorated buffet table. Small cones filled with either fruits or candies provided sweet treats for the Feinstein Summer Concert attendees.
In just 13 years, the Feinstein Concert has collectively raised more than $20 million for research and has played an integral role in the Feinstein Institute’s discovery of a new and innovative field known as bioelectronic medicine.
“The tremendous support from our donors and everyone in our community aids in attracting leading researchers who share our mission of producing knowledge to cure disease,” said Kevin Tracey, MD, president and CEO of the Feinstein Institute.
The Feinstein Summer Concert Featuring Fergie was no different. Grammy award-winning singer, songwriter and actress, Fergie graced the stage for a nostalgic performance of her biggest hits including “Big Girls Don’t Cry”, “I Got A Feeling” and more.
The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, headquartered in Manhasset, NY, is the research arm of Northwell Health. Led by its collaborative research enterprise, Northwell Health is reimagining how to treat illness, cure disease and keep people well through innovation. For over 20 years, Feinstein Institute researchers have made important discoveries in oncology, autoimmunity, neuroscience and genetics that translate into clinical advances.
Presenting, Breakthrough and Discovery Sponsors included: Larry Scott of Lawrence Scott Events, Susan and Leonard Feinstein Foundation, Waterfall Asset Management, Barbara Hrbek Zucker and Donald Zucker, Acker Family Charitable Fund, Joan and Bob Catell, David and Ide Dangoor, The Karches Foundation, Carol and Edward Miller, Lewis S. Ranieri, Debby and Scott Rechler of Save the Starfish Foundation, Susan and Mark Claster of Carl Marks Foundation, Dooley Family Foundation, Lynn and Ed Streim, The Tully Family, Vista Equity Partners.
For more information about how we empower imagination and pioneer discovery, visit FeinsteinInstitute.org
Photo credit : 1) Fergie by Fergie. 2) Chris Wragge and Larry Scott. 3) Dan Berardo, Danny Ross, Allison Ross, Robin Ross, Taylor Ross, Jack Ross. 4) Larry Scott, Guests. By Northwell Health Studios,