Who Was Where In The 914 This April

The 36th Annual Thurman Munson Awards Dinner presented by and benefiting the AHRC New York City Foundation was held at The Grand Hyatt in New York City on February 9.

Pictured: Yankees’ catcher Brian McCann, Thurman Munson Awards/AHRC NYC Foundation publicist John Cirillo of Chappaqua, and Mets’ ace reliever Jeurys Familia.


On February 29, some of the Hudson Valley’s most renowned chefs, restaurateurs, and craft purveyors descended upon Xaviar’s X2O on the Hudson to toast the 10th anniversary of Hudson Valley Restaurant Week (HVRW), presented by The Valley Table magazine.

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Pictured: Xaviars Restaurant Group owner and founding Hudson Valley Restaurant Week Advisory Board member Chef Peter Kelly; Director of Westchester County Tourism Natasha Caputo; Janet Crawshaw, publisher of The Valley Table and founding sponsor of Hudson Valley Restaurant Week; and Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino.  


The Avon Theatre Film Center held their Avon Oscar Night Party on February 28 at the Avon Theatre in Stamford, CT. The event included a red carpet, along with cocktails and passed hors d’oeuvres, as well as a live telecast of the Oscars. Giovanni Gentile, owner of Stamford’s Bar Rosso, served a gourmet supper.

Pictured: Miss Teen India New York State Manajari Parikh, Realtor Gideon Fountain, and Miss Teen India USA Riya Kaur. 


On March 3, the Greenwich Country Club played host to the Bruce Museum’s Art of Design Lunch. The benefit featured a discussion regarding the interplay of art and design between internationally acclaimed shoe designer Stuart Weitzman, world-renowned American artist Hunt Slonem, and Avril Graham, executive fashion and beauty director of Harper’s Bazaar. Tiffany Dubin of Sotheby’s led the discussion during the event, which benefitted the Bruce Museum.

Pictured: Stuart Weitzman, Tiffany Dubin, Hunt Slonem, and Avril Graham. 

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The Picture House Regional Film Center hosted an Oscar-viewing party for its board of directors, board emeritus, and Leadership Circle at their historic theater on February 28. The red carpet was rolled out for guests as they entered the festively decorated lobby and were greeted with champagne and popcorn; they later enjoyed food provided by Depot Dave Catering.

Pictured: Former Picture House board chair John Calvelli, Congressman Eliot Engel, Picture House Critic-in-Residence Marshall Fine, Picture House Executive Director Laura deBuys, and Picture House board chair James Palmisciano.


On January 21, The Hudson Gateway Association of REALTORS held their Centennial Gala welcoming Marcene Hedayati as their 2016 President. 

Pictured: Marcene Hedayati of William Raveis Legends Realty Group and Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney, president of Hudson Gateway Association of REALTORS.


On March 3, the Westport Arts Center held their 6th Westport Artists’ Collective Pop Up Exhibition at the Westport Arts Center in Westport, CT. More than 300 guests enjoyed wine, a variety of toasts and toppings, met the artists and had the opportunity to purchase the showcased works of art. 

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Pictured: Westport Artists’ Collective cofounder Tammy Winser with exhibiting artist Liz Leggett. 


More than 50 business leaders and associates from companies that support Volunteer New York! gathered for a celebratory networking reception hosted by Reckson on February 23 at the Reckson Metro Center in White Plains.

Pictured: Joanne Kirkpatrick, Volunteer New York! board member, with Traci Bauer of The Journal News and Lohud.com.


A crowd of 200 people came to see the film Dramatic Escape as part of Westchester Community Foundation’s Community Matters Series at the Jacob Burns Film Center on February 18. Pictured: Edie Demas, executive director at the Jacob Burns Film Center; Katherine Vockins, executive director of Rehabilitation Through the Arts (RTA); Laura Rossi, executive director at the Westchester Community Foundation; and a graduate of RTA.


The Greenwich Chamber of Commerce and Alliance Française collaborated on a networking event on February 24th at Alliance Française in Greenwich to showcase the upcoming Focus on French Cinema series.

Pictured: Renée Amory Ketcham, president of Alliance Française, and Marcia O’Kane, president of the Greenwich Chamber of Commerce.  

Our Healthcare Heroes Awards event takes place on May 9!

Our Westchester Home Builders Awards take place on April 4!

Our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Forum is March 14!

Unveiled: A Boutique Bridal Brunch is February 25!

Our Best of Westchester Elimination Ballot is open through March 6!

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