NEW YORK-FEBRUARY 28: The New York Junior League Winter Ball 2009
: "The Glamour of Gotham"
was held on Saturday, February 28, 2009 at Guastavino's
, 409 East 59th Street, New York City, NY. Winter Ball Co-Chairs
were: Lori Hohenleitner and Julia Boland Bleetstein
The NYJL honored the 2009 Outstanding Sustainers and Outstanding Volunteers
: Melissa Lewis Bernstein Frances Griffith Laserson, Kara A. Dunn, Elizabeth King, Justine Frances Schiro, Mary Prevosti Shelton, Lisa Hathaway Stella
. The NYJL recognized this year’s Winter Ball honoree, Susan Dell
. Dell received the NYJL’s distinguished Award for Leadership Excellence. Dell is the wife of Michael Dell
and the co-founder and Board Chair of the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation
. The foundation focuses on improving the lives of disadvantaged children through transformation of meaningful change around education and health. Much like many NYJL volunteers
, Dell is an exemplary mother, businesswoman, athlete and philanthropist. Introducing Susan Dell was long time friend Padma Lakshmi
, NYJL President, Gena Lovett
presented Mrs. Dell with the NYJL’s distinguished Award for Leadership Excellence. PRIOR EVENTS: NYJL: 2009 Outstanding Sustainers and Outstanding Volunteers Announcement and Celebration
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