THE NEW YORK JUNIOR LEAGUE'S 57th Annual Winter Ball: "The Glamour of Gotham"
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 | New York Junior League: "2008 Spring Auction---'The Future Is Green'" to Benefit the Playground Improvement Project | The New York Junior League 56th Annual Winter Ball: “An Evening at Versailles” | NYJL'S "2007 Spring Auction" | The New York Junior League 55th Annual Winter Ball | New York Junior League's 54th Annual Winter Ball, "Circo" | New York Junior League Winter Ball 2005, "Orient Express" | PHOTO CREDIT: Copyright © 2009 Manhattan Society.com by Gregory Partanio | tel:718.614.7740 | e-mail: PrinceGregory@manhattansociety.comRead More