CITYMEALS-ON-WHEELS Honors Diana Taylor & Kathleen Turner at 24th Annual "Power Lunch For Women"
NEW YORK-NOVEMBER 12: Citymeals-on-Wheels24th annual “Power Lunch for Women” on Friday, November 12, 2010 at The Pierre Hotel, 2 East 61st Street, New York City, NY. More than 350 women -- leaders of industry, media, government, and the arts -- let power go their hearts at the Citymeals-on-Wheels 24th annual “Power Lunch for Women” at The Pierre on Friday, November 12, 2010. This by-invitation-only benefit, emceed by Juju Chang, News Anchor, “Good Morning America,” raised enough money to provide more than 152,000 meals for New York’s frail aged. Honored for their long-standing commitment to Citymeals were Diana Taylor, Managing Director of Wolfensohn & Company and actor Kathleen Turner. Among this year’s lunching ladies included Donatella Arpaia, Christine Baranski, Pamela Baxter, Cathleen Black, Samantha Boardman, Bobbi Brown, Tory Burch, Carol Higgins Clark, Mary Higgins Clark, Cristina Greeven Cuomo, Lucy Danziger, Laura Day, Carmen Dell’Orefice, Michele Oka Doner, Patricia Duff, Bethenny Frankel, Kathie Lee Gifford, Betsy Gotbaum, Gael Greene, Donna Hanover, Markéta Irglová, Dana Ivey, Hoda Kotb, Alexandra Kotur, Evelyn H. Lauder, Sandra Lee, Cindi Leive, Maguy Maccario-Doyle, Susan Magrino, Norris Church Mailer, Fern Mallis, Carolyn B. Maloney, Stephanie March, Wendi Murdoch, Christine Quinn, Ruth Reichl, Judith Ripka, Deborah Roberts, Shari Scharfer-Rollins, Gail Simmons, Rosanna Scotto, Silda Wall Spitzer, Christina Steinbrenner, Barbara Alden Taylor, Laurie Tisch, Lizzie Tisch, Barbara Tober, Lillian Vernon, Patricia Wexler, and Paula Zahn, among others. A few adventurous men buy the privilege of lunching with these powerful and famous women for an admission price of $10,000. This year’s $10K men included Jeffrey Chodorow, John Cochran, Joseph M. Cohen, Bill Fischer, Justin Green, Michael Lynne, John Orrico, Craig Pfeiffer, John Pomerantz, Dennis Riese, John Shapiro, William T. Speck, MD, Jonathan Tisch, Donald Tober, Jonathan Waxman, and Steven B. Zavagli. One hundred percent of the money raised from ticket sales at Power Lunch, and all Citymeals’ events, goes to the preparation and delivery of nutritious meals to homebound elderly in the five boroughs of New York City. The Grand Host of this year’s Power Lunch was The Pierre A Taj Hotel. The Associate Sponsors were Amherst Securities Group LLC, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Travelers. The Very Grand Patrons are Absolut Vodka, Bedell Cellars, Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, Citi, Nespresso North America, and Christian Dior, Inc. The Grand Patrons were Bernardaud, Bloomingdale's, FloraliaDecorators, Korin, La Prairie, and Northern Trust. Official sponsors of Citymeals-on-Wheels are American Airlines and FIJI Water. PHOTO CREDIT:Copyright ©Manhattan Society.com 2010 by Christopher D.M. London | tel: Private | e-mail: ChrisLondon@manhattansociety.comRead More