CASITA MARIA'S ‘Fiesta 2012’ Benefit Honoring Lilly Scarpetta de Pumarejo, Pierre Durand & Marina B.
NEW YORK - OCTOBER 16: CASITA MARIA'S ‘Fiesta 2012’ Benefit on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, 80 Columbus Circle at 60th Street, New York, New York 10023, USA Honorees: Lilly Scarpetta de Pumarejo, Pierre Durand, and Marina B. (Kiera Chaplin, the granddaughter of Charlie Chaplin, will accept the gold medal on their behalf). The Chairmen were Jacqueline Weld Drake, Aileen Mehle, and Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia. Mario Buatta served as Master of Ceremony. This benefit is one of the last real society Gala’s in New York. This elegant back tie evening raises money for an intuition in one of the poorest neighborhoods of the Bronx; the Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education, which supports young people and their families through high quality social, cultural, and educational opportunities. Casita Maria was founded in 1934 by Claire and Elizabeth Sullivan, two schoolteachers in East Harlem The event hosted over 370 hundred guests including: Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia, Barbie Bancroft, Tony Bechara, Erica Arengi Bentivoglio, Deeda Blaire, Peter Bacanovic, Geoffrey Bradfield, Mario Buatta, Coty Cisneros, Luis Guillermo Cisneros, Kiera Chapin and Oliver James, John Demsey, Pierre Durrand, Tiffany Dubin, Jacqueline and Ronald Drake, Fe Fendi, Audrey Gruss, Jamie and Peter Gregory, Yaz Hernandez, Ambassador John L. Loeb and Sharon Handler Loeb, Christopher Mason, Aileen Mehle, Mary McFadden, Grace and Chris Meigher, Xavier Hermes and Sydney Picasso, Consul General Carlos M. and Maria Elena Sada, Jean and Martin Shafiroff, Hunt Slonem, Christine and Steve Schwartzman, Steven Stolman, Stephanie Stokes, Angel Sanchez, Liliana and Mario Scarpetta, Lilly Scarpetta and Roberto Pumarejo, Barbara and Donald Tober, Anne Rapp, Adriana and Gianluigi Vittadini, Cecile David-Weill, and Sabrina Wirth and Aaron Sokilik. PHOTO CREDIT: Copyright © 2012 Manhattan Society.com by Christopher London | tel:Private | e-mail: Private | Bookings: firstname.lastname@example.org*****NOTE: More photos and id's to come*******Read More