NEW YORK JUNIOR LEAGUE’S 60TH ANNUAL WINTER BALL - “MOONLIGHT IN MARRAKESH"
NEW YORK-MARCH 3: New York Junior League's 60th Annual Winter Ball - "Moonlight in Marrakesh" on Saturday, March 3rd 2012, at The Pierre Hotel, 2 East 61st Street, New York City. The New York Junior League (NYJL) celebrated 111 years of community service and honored seven members during its 60th annual Winter Ball, “Moonlight in Marrakesh,” on Saturday, March 3rd 2012, at The Pierre Hotel in New York City. With its long history as the premier event on the NYJL calendar, the 2012 Winter Ball once again brought glamour and style to New York City with its legendary ball. Attendees delighted in an evening experiencing the magic of the magnificent setting ofThe Pierre Hotel while enjoying dinner and dancing during a fabulous evening. More than 400 guests attended the black tie gala, which began at 7:00 p.m. with a cocktail reception and silent auction followed by an awards presentation, seated dinner, live auction and dancing. During the evening, guests honored and celebrate the substantial body of volunteer work done by Outstanding Sustainers Linda Fraser and Caroline Williamson and Outstanding Volunteers Maureen Brady Atinsky, Megan Karessa Hodes, Stacey Lawrence Lee, Patricia T. Miranda and Justine Varrichio Oddo. The Mistress of Ceremonies for Winter Ball was Sade Baderinwa. Ms. Baderinwa joined Eyewitness News in 2003. She is the co-anchor of Eyewitness News at 5:00pm. She started at Eyewitness News as the Noon Anchor and reported for the evening shows. After less than six months was promoted to anchoring the 5 pm show. Prior to joining the WABC family, she anchored the Morning and Noon News at WBAL-TV Channel 11 in Baltimore. During that time she also hosted the weekly community affairs show "11 TV Hill" - taking viewers to the heart of breaking news stories - political, international and domestic. All proceeds from ticket sales will support the New York Junior League's community outreach initiatives, including the Playground Improvement Project (PIP), which since 1992 has revamped and rehabilitated neglected playgrounds and parks throughout New York City. East River Park, running along the East Village and Lower East Side shorelines has been selected as the 2012 PIP project, and during five weekends in April and May, NYJL and community volunteers will spend an estimated 10,000 volunteer hours renovating the park’s playgrounds, athletic courts and gardens. About: The New York Junior League (NYJL) is an organization of women committed to promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Since 1901, the NYJL has been a leader in identifying and responding to unmet community needs. Through direct service, collaborations with other community organizations and advocacy, the NYJL provides a positive force for change within the communities it serves. Each year more than 2,800 trained volunteers donate more than 250,000 hours of their time to better the lives of women and children in New York City. The NYJL works with more than 20 community-based organizations and public agencies to deliver services and assistance directly to women and children in need. PHOTO CREDIT: Copyright © 2012 Manhattan Society.com by Christopher London | tel:Private | e-mail: Private | Bookings: email@example.com*****NOTE: More photos and id's to come*******Read More