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Hamptonites raise $1.5M for Stony Brook Southampton: PHOTOS

Stony Brook Medicine Donors (Photo credit: Presley Ann for PMC)

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.

Greg Kelly, and Judith Grey (Photo credit: Presley Ann for PMC)
Terrence McNally, Tom Kirdahy, Marigay McKee, and Bill Ford (Photo credit: Presley Ann for PMC)
Kenneth Wright, Robert Chaloner, and Dr. Samuel Stanley (Photo credit: Presley Ann for PMC)
Hilary Geary Ross, Wilbur Ross, Audrey Gruss and Martin Gruss (Photo credit: Presley Ann for PMC)
Mark Epley and Michael Irving (Photo credit: Presley Ann for PMC)
Jean Shafiroff and Carolyn Maloney (Photo credit: Presley Ann for PMC)
Marina Pellecchi and Susan Gutfreund (Photo credit: Presley Ann for PMC)
Somers Farkas and Jonathan Farkas (Photo credit: Presley Ann for PMC)
(Photo credit: Presley Ann for PMC)
Ben Richmond and John Catsimatidis Jr. (Photo credit: Presley Ann for PMC)
Debra Halpert, Lawrence Scott, Scott Seltzer, Sammy Seltzer and Steven Burke (Photo credit: Presley Ann for PMC)
Randi Schatz, and Cassandra Seidenfeld (Photo credit: Presley Ann for PMC)
Alexandra Milicevic, and Dr. Kenneth Mark (Photo credit: Presley Ann for PMC)
Graham Clempson, Emma Clempson, Steve Sheffield and Wendy Sheffield (Photo credit: Presley Ann for PMC)
Stony Brook Medicine Donors (Photo credit: Presley Ann for PMC)
Marigay Mckee, Bill Ford, Melanie Wambold, Greg D’Elia (Photo credit: Presley Ann for PMC)