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The Ellen Hermanson Foundation is thrilled to announce it will be hosting its annual Summer Gala Benefit on Saturday, August 27, 2022 from 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM under the stars at Hampton Racquet, located at 172 Buckskill Rd in East Hampton, NY. The Foundation is proud to honor Ingrid Arneberg, and recognize in memoriam the late Emily Levin, co-founder of The Ellen Hermanson Foundation, for their extraordinary commitment to the East End. The event will feature entertainment and dancing with Winston Irie and the Selective Security Band, and cuisine prepared by Lan Cao, the owner and executive chef of V Cafe in New York City. Jean Shafiroff, noted philanthropist, is the Gala Chair, along with the Host Committee which includes The Ellen Hermanson Foundation Board of Directors, The Executive Director and friends of the Foundation.

Advanced registration is required. Early bird tickets at $550 are available until August 14; starting August 15, individual tickets are available for $625.

For more information, to purchase tickets, to donate, or to sponsor this event, visit https://www.ellenhermanson.org/events/2022/8/27/summer-gala, or contact info@ellensrun.org or 631-907-1952.

Funds raised provide for direct breast health services in our community:
Free breast cancer screenings for uninsured women;
A full-time oncological social worker to provide group and individual therapy through Ellen’s Well, a free support and wellness program;
Funding for a bilingual, bicultural outreach worker;
Transportation assistance to medical appointments;
Emergency grants for diagnostic breast healthcare expenses; and
Funding for breast health programs in partnership with The Bridgehampton Child Care & Recreational Center, OLA (Organización Latino-Americana of the East End), The Retreat—All Against Abuse, and The Shinnecock Indian Health Center.

Special thanks goes to the sponsors of Summer Gala 2022: Julie Ratner, EdD; James Levin; Hampton Racquet; The Melissa Cohn Group / William Raveis Mortgage; Ann Ciardullo & Keith Green; Autumn Chirlin & Lynne Chirlin; Jay Eisenhofer; Jane Krieger & Neil Bersin; Hamptons Fashion Week; Stony Brook Southampton Hospital; Bellissima; Samsung; Cathy Tweedy / Saunders; Edward Jones Investments; Tito’s Handmade Vodka; Dan’s Papers / Schneps Media. (Sponsorship list as of 7/25/2022.)
Special thanks goes to the Host Committee of Summer Gala 2022: Mercedes Barré-Williams; Stanley Baumblatt and Chaz Austin; Robert Chaloner and Oscar Mandes; Constance Chen, MD* and Stephen Warren, MD; Ann Ciardullo* and Keith Green; Melissa Cohn* and Bill Harts, Iris and Jay Dankner; Jennifer Finkelstein and Robert Fafalak, MD; Amanda Star Frazer, Esq.* and Brian McDermott; Lee Fryd; Elena Gibbs; Anne Tschida Gomberg** and Michael Gomberg; John Graham; Monica Graham; Patti Kenner; Jane Krieger and Neil Bersin; Hope Klein Langer* and Lawrence Langer; Bridget LeRoy and Eric Johnson; James Levin*; Jackie Lowey and David Kuperschmid; Jessica Mackin-Cipro and Joe Cipro; Yubal Márquez Fleites; Demetra Mattone; JJ McKay; Hugo Moreno*; Thuyen Nguyen*; Eileen Rappaport*; Jill Rappaport; Julie Ratner, Ed.D* and Sam Eskenazi; Dee Rivera*; Victoria Schneps; Iris Shokoff*; Cathy Tweedy*; Jodi and Jack Wasserman; Christine and Jim Weinberg; Cathy and Norman Yohay. (Host Committee list as of 7/25/2022.)
Please note * denotes The Ellen Hermanson Foundation Board of Directors; and ** denotes Executive Director.

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