The 2010 Alzheimer's Association Rita Hayworth Gala"Experience the Mystery"
NEW YORK-OCTOBER 26: The 2010 Alzheimer's Association Rita Hayworth Gala "Experience the Mystery," on Tuesday, October 26, 2010 at The Waldorf Astoria Hotel Grand Ballroom, New York City, NY. Princess Yasmin Aga Khan, Gala founder and general chair, Gala Chair Michele Herbert, and Gala Co-Chair Chele Upton Chiavacci, welcomed guests to an exotic-themed extravaganza entitled “Experience the Mystery.” Acclaimed fashion designer Naeem Khan and his wife jewelry designer Ranjana Khan, accepted the Rita Hayworth Award for their ongoing commitment to the Alzheimer’s Association vision of a world without Alzheimer’s. G. Marlyne Sexton received the Philanthropy Award for her generosity and support of the Association. The evening took guests on a journey of vibrant colors, seductive sounds and aromatic spices – all hallmarks of Southeast Asian and Indian cultures. Notable Attendees included: Princess Yasmin Aga Khan, Michele Herbert (Event Chair), Chele Upton Chiavacci (Co-Chair), Naeem & Ranjana Khan (Rita Hayworth Award Honorees),Padma Lakshmi (Top Chef), Matthew Settle (Gossip Girl), Anne Hearst McInerney & Jay McInerney, Bryant & Hilary Gumbel, Patty Smyth McEnroe & John McEnroe, Rosanne Cash, Muffie Potter Aston, Donna Dixon Aykroyd, Dennis Basso, Cornelia & Martin Bregman, Allen Brill (CEO of Rolex Watch USA), Lady Liliana Cavendish, Nancy Corzine, Judy Gordon Cox, Francine LeFrak & Richard Friedberg, Somers Farkas, Ted Forstmann (Chairman and CEO of IMG, Senior Founding Partner Forstmann Little & Co.),Kathy & Rick Hilton, Alexandra Lebenthal & Jay Diamond, Jacques Leviant, Gretchen Carlson ( FOX & Friends), Fern Mallis, Terry Moran (ABC News, Nightline), Allison and Leonard Stern, G. Marlyne Sexton (Philanthropy Award), Felicia Taylor. MEDIA CONTACT: Lauren Thayer | Lisa Lori Communications | Tel: 203.228.5090 | e-mail: email@example.com Editorial Note: Christopher London of ManhattanSociety.com gives "Lisa Lori Two Thumbs up for their excellent and far above average manner, style, grace in handling press and enabling of excellent event coverage." PHOTO CREDIT: ©Manhattan Society.com 2010 by Karen Zieff | About: Karen is an event and portrait specialist working worldwide as well as an authorized contributing photo journalist to ManhattanSociety.com. To see more work, please visit her personal website: www.zieffphoto.com | toll free contact number: 888.353.4248 | e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgRead More
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