Hamptonites raise $1.5M for Stony Brook Southampton: PHOTOS
A well-dressed crowd gathered at the corner of Wickapogue and Old Town Road in Southampton this weekend where they raised over $1.5 million for Stony Brook Southampton Hospital.
The 59th annual summer event for the hospital welcomed 700 supporters, whose funds benefited the Jenny & John Paulson Emergency Department, the sole provider of emergency care on the South Fork.
The evening was emceed by Fox 5 Good Day New York host Greg Kell. Guests included Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and wife Hilary Geary Ross, Southampton Village Mayor Michael Irving and wife Ellen Irving, Somers and Jonathan Farkas, Margo and John Catsimatidis, Julie Ratner, Douglas Elliman Real Estate Chairman Howard Lorber, Stony Brook Southampton Hospital Association Chairman Kenneth Wright, and Stony Brook University President Dr. Samuel Stanley.
The evening’s Honorary Chair was Georgina Bloomberg, and former event Chairs in attendance included Jean Fitzsimmons, Jean Shafiroff and husband Martin Shafiroff, and Audrey Gruss and husband Martin Gruss.