SAGAPONACK, NEW YORK - JUNE 17: GROUP FOR THE SOUTH FORK
"Towns & Villages Benefit Dinner Dance on Saturday, June 17, 2006 at Wölffer Estate Vineyard
, 139 Sagg Road, Sagaponack
, Long Island, NY
420 supporters of the Group for the South Fork
gathered under party tents at the Wolffer Estate Vineyard
in Sagaponack to raise money for the organizations environmental education and advocacy projects. The event, raised $690,000 for the Groups environmental advocacy and education programs. THIS IS MORE THAN ANY FUNDRAISER IN THE GROUP'S 34 YEAR HISTORY!
The Master of Ceremonies was WB11 News at Ten Anchor Jim Watkins
. After cocktails and a seated dinner by Janet OBrien Caterers
, a live auction was conducted by Sothebys Auctioneer Ian Irving (raising $105,500). Guests danced to rock, disco & Motown by The Bruce Saunders Orchestra.
Ronald S. Lauder Co-Chairs: Ina & Jeffrey Garten, Soledad & Robert Hurst, Susan & Louis Meisel
, Jane & Jerry Mount, Frank Newbold & Steven Drucker, Dara & Tim OHara, Mary & Chris Pia, Jackie & Peter Schellbach, Nicole Miller
& Kim Taipale
, Edwina von Gal, Kim White & Kurt Wolfgruber
, Aerin Lauder & Eric Zinterhofer.
Ann Colley and Mary Walker
ABOUT: The Group for the South Fork
is an Environmental advocacy and education organization, committed to the preservation of eastern Long Islands natural resources and rural heritage. Formed in 1972 by local citizens concerned about mounting development pressures, the Group has fought passionately and steadfastly ever since to protect the regions unique environment, natural resources, agricultural tradition and quality of life For more information, contact: Judy Christrup, Director of Development | Group for the South Fork
| P.O. Box 569 Bridgehampton, NY
11932 | tel: (631) 537-1400, ext. 20 | web: http://www.groupforthesouthfork.org
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