Photo Gallery: the Open Door Foundation Golf Outing in Bedford Hills and Other Local Westchester Events

It was during a break between the line-caught Atlantic halibut course and the prime dry-aged strip loin with potato terrine that a guest at the 7th annual gala for the Copland House exclaimed, “This is the only gala where people like the food.” Ahh, the food—this time whipped up by three-star chef Michael White at his newest Manhattan restaurant, Ai Fiori—is always divine at Copland House galas (previous ones were held at Daniel, Le Bernardin, the Four Seasons, Del Posto…). But, so is the music—and music, is of course, what the Copland House, the only composer’s home in the US devoted to tending and replenishing our nation’s musical legacy—is all about. “Music did not stop at the end of the eighteenth century,” said Executive Director Michael Borskin, who, with his wife, Elizabeth Dworkin, is the driving force behind the gala.  Actor (Loving and All My Children) and artist James Kiberd of Dobbs Ferry was the night’s auctioneer. Among the items auctioned: a pair of Richard Nixon’s cufflinks and a portrait of Ronald Reagan by freelance illustrator Alan Reingold of Mount Kisco. At the end of the night, at our table, we were taking votes on which of the four courses served was the best. Dessert—panna cotta with green-apple sorbet—won.

PHOTOS: Tracy Ketcher

Chef Michael White of Manhattan, Copland House Artistic and Executive Director Michael Boriskin of Bedford Corners, Westchester Magazine Editor-in-Chief Esther Davidowitz, and Ezriel Kornel, MD, of Bedford Hills

2) Robert and Cristina Weisz of Manhattan, Janet Langsam and husband Joe Schneider of Armonk, and O. Anthony Maddalena of Armonk;

Lawrence L. Faltz, MD, with wife Elyse of Larchmont

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At Neiman Marcus’s Fashion’s Night Out runaway show held at The Westchester in White Plains:

PHOTOS: ChiChi Ubiña

Valerie Morzillo, May Salha, and Christine Scottino, all of Somers

Aurora Fowlkes of Purchase

Zina Santos and Denise Burke, both of Armonk
Gina Maman of Bedford, Allison Shack of Armonk, and Tina Shao Napoli of Bedford
Mindi Tirabassi of Larchmont with Abby Hoffman of Scarsdale

Jessica Murphy and Marcela Milio, both of Yonkers

At the Hospice & Palliative Care of Westchester’s 10th annual Golf Invitational at Westchester Hills Golf Club in White Plains:

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Steve Wasserman of White Plains, Jack Geoghegan of Rye, and Larry Dix and Gary Schnorr, both of White Plains

Stephen Landon of New Rochelle; Jennifer Watts and Karen LaMonica, both of White Plains; and Michele Geller of Hastings-on-Hudson

Dave Sherman of Dobbs Ferry, WFAS host Jay Michaels of Bedford, News12 Westchester Meteorologist Brysen VanEck of Yonkers, and Karen Zanzarella of Ossining

Mary K. Spengler of White Plains; James P. O’Toole of Darien, Connecticut; and John D’Agostino of Garden City, New York

Michael Ciaramella of Hartsdale with Bob Adams, William F. Flooks, Jr., and Norman DiChiara, all of White Plains


Jill Haskel of Hartsdale, former New York Ranger Mike Richter with wife Victoria, and Hope Furth of White Plains at Blythedale Children’s Hospital’s 16th annual Golf & Tennis Classic held, at Sunningdale Country Club in Scarsdale, which raised $225,000 for the Parent Transportation Program

Councilman Peter J. Tripodi, IV, of Ossining, Terrence and Caroline Murphy of Jefferson Valley, and Eric I. Wrubel of Chappaqua at the opening event in Ossining for the new Hope’s Door counseling center for victims of domestic violence

Robert Woodrow and Michael Woodrow, both of Rye, with designer Antonio Cardamuro of Miseno, Italy, at Woodrow Jewelers during a Fashions Night Out event in downtown Rye

Mayor Mike Spano, State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins, and Steve Sansone, all of Yonkers, at the 20th annual Yonkers Riverfest 


Our CEOs & Business Leaders Golf Outing is August 5!

Our Best of Westchester Party is July 24!

Our Westchester Home Design Awards event is June 26!

Our Wine & Food Festival returns June 4-9!

Our Wunderkinds event takes place on May 23!

Our Best of Business Ballot is open through May 15!

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!

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