NEW YORK-JUNE 1: 2009 "Forget-Me-Not" Gala
—An Event to Benefit the Alzheimer’s Association, New York City Chapter
on Monday, June 1, 2009 at The Pierre Hotel, 2 East 61st Street at Fifth Avenue, New York, NY.
New York Yankees Manager, Joe Girardi
, a long-time Alzheimer’s advocate, was honored with the Community Leadership Award at the Alzheimer’s Association, New York City Chapter’s annual "Forget-Me-Not"
gala on Monday, June 1, 2009 at The Pierre. Accepting the award on his behalf was David Cone
, commentator for the YES Network and former New York Yankee. Emmy and Tony Award winning actor David Hyde Pierce
emceed the event, which will brought together a dynamic mix of New York City’s philanthropic, business and health care communities, elected officials, leaders of the community, sports legends, celebrities, and individuals affected by Alzheimer’s disease. Celebrated 3-D Pop Artist Charles Fazzino
, who created the Official 20th Annual Memory Walk Commemorative Poster, receive this year’s Creative Leadership Award. Frank J. Bisignano
, Chief Administrative Officer at JPMorgan Chase Bank
received special recognition. The gala, chaired by Board member, Anne McBride Schreiber & Jordan Schreiber
, was expected to raise $1,000,000. Attendees bid on a silent auction filled with many luxurious items, and enjoyed an evening of cocktails, dinner and dancing.
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