On Wednesday, October 17, New Yorkers gathered for the 18th annual Wings Over Wall Street Gala to raise funds for the Muscular Dystrophy Association to support its mission of finding cures for neuromuscular diseases, specifically ALS. The event, which was held at the IAC building in Manhattan, honored North Fork Table and Inn Chef Stephan Bogardus and owner Claudia Fleming. Author Ruth Fitzmaurice who penned I Found My Tribe, as well as her husband’s memoir It’s Not Yet Dark, honored her husband, Simon Fitzmaurice’s one-year anniversary since his passing.
The Garden Club of East Hampton kicks off the summer season with its annual Garden Party and Plant Sale at Mulford Farm on Friday, May 24, through Saturday, May 25. Tickets for the Garden Party and Silent Auction start at $50 per person and can be purchased at the door on the
evening of the event or in advance at the Club’s website at gceasthampton.org. Admission to the Plant Sale on Saturday, May 25, is free. Friday night’s Garden Party offers patrons an early buying opportunity on an extraordinary selection of annuals, perennials, herbs, geraniums and lavish orchid arrangements. Ticket proceeds benefit the 11 Community Gardens and Projects designed and maintained by members for East Hampton.