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More than 400 leaders of industry, media, government, and the arts attended the Citymeals on Wheels 29th Annual Power Lunch for Women on November 20 at the Plaza Hotel in New York City. The benefit, emceed by Norah O’Donnell, cohost of CBS This Morning, raised $1.2 million—enough to provide nearly 187,000 nutritious meals for homebound elderly New Yorkers. Citymeals supporter Yusi Gurrera was honored for her longtime commitment to the organization.

Pictured: actress Meryl Streep; Pleasantville resident Beth Shapiro, executive director of Citymeals on Wheels; and actress Mamie Gummer, Streep’s daughter.

 

The Food Bank for Westchester hosted its Annual Valentine’s Day Wine Tasting Dinner on February 5, at Tappan Hill Mansion in Tarrytown. With the theme “Take Heart Against Hunger,” the special evening featured a four-course gourmet meal with selected wine pairings.

Pictured: event chairs Greg Werlinich, president Werlinich Asset Management, LLC; Jean Marie Connolly, senior director at BNY Mellon Wealth Management; and Charles Day, senior vice president at UBS. 

 

Famed musician Natalie Merchant was on hand at the Jacob Burns Film Center in Pleasantville during a November 17 screening of the film Paradise Is There, which examines Merchant’s life and work.

Pictured: Edie Demas, Jacob Burns Film Center executive director; Natalie Merchant; and Carmel Holt, WFUV radio host.

 

UJA-Federation of New York held its 10th Annual Sports Talk on January 28 at Mulino’s at Lake Isle Country Club in Eastchester. New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi served as guest speaker at the event, which drew nearly 250 guests.

Pictured: Joe Girardi with Bruce Beck, NBC 4 New York’s lead sports anchor and a previous Sports Talk speaker.

 

The Greenwich Chamber of Commerce held their first networking event of the year at Citarella in Greenwich on January 27. A record crowd of more than 200 attended the event, which featured tasting and carving stations, as well as gourmet desserts.

Pictured: Chamber President & CEO Marcia O’Kane with Citarella owner Joe Gurrera. 

 

On January 22, the Women of Saint Matthew’s held their 43rd Annual Art Show at Saint Matthew’s Fellowship Hall in Bedford. The kickoff Preview Party included a Champagne reception and small plates donated by Campagna, DiNardos Ristorante, and Happiness Is. Show proceeds benefit several local charities supported by the Women of Saint Matthew’s.

Pictured: owner of ArtStager, Kipton Cronkite, with the art show’s co-chair, Laura Blau. 

 

Dominican Sisters Family Health Service Inc. honored Anthony Domino Jr. with the 2015 Mother Mary Walsh Award during their 2015 Hope Gala fundraiser at the Trump National Golf Club in Briarcliff Manor on November 13.

Pictured: Dr. William T. Smith, president and CEO of Aging in America and chairman of the board for Dominican Sisters Family Health Service; Russell J. Carpentieri, managing director and partner with Opus Advisory Group LLC and a member of the Board of Directors for Dominican Sisters Family Health Service; Honoree Anthony Domino, Jr.; and Mary Zagajeski, president and CEO of Dominican Sisters Family Health Service.

 

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

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

 

More than 500 people turned out for Westchester Jewish Council’s 40th Anniversary Winning Ticket Gala on February 6 at the Westchester Jewish Center in Mamaroneck. The celebration honored past council VPs and paid tribute to its founders.

Pictured: honorees Harriet P. Schleifer and William H. Schrag.

 

On January 29, Isabella Garrucho Fine Art celebrated the opening of their new Greenwich, CT, location with an inaugural exhibition.

Pictured: Jewelry importer, agent, and distributor Jani Caroli; Geoffrey Walsky, owner of Fairfield County Antique and Design Center; and Kimberly Bastoni, Chief Marketing & Growth Officer for EVP North America at Metrix Lab

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