Founder Rich Cave poses for a photo-op with TV Host Cognac Wellerlane at the Pink Tie Gala at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Long Island
Founder Rich Cave poses for a photo-op with TV Host Cognac Wellerlane at the Pink Tie Gala at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Long Island – Photo by Lenny Stucker
Magazine Publisher Paul Anthony and TV Host Cognac Wellerlane pose for a photo-op at Pink Tie Gala at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Long Island
News 12 Reporter Elisa DeStefano and Cognac pose for a photo-op on the Pink Carpet at The Pink Tie Gala at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Long Island
Long Beach Film Festival Founder Ingrid Dodd and Cognac pose for a photo-op at the Pink Tie Gala at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Long Island
Teresa Steinberg, Cognac Wellerlane and Jennifer Ravell pose for a photo-op at the Pink Tie Gala at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Long Island
TV Host Cognac Wellerlane poses on the Pink Carpet at the Pink Tie Gala at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Long Island
Almost three thousand Long Islanders attended the 4th Annual Pink Tie Gala at the Crest Hollow Country Club. Pink Tie was founded on the idea of bringing sports, networking and charity together; creating an atmosphere of excitement where people can meet and do business all the while coming together for a great cause.
PinkTie1000’s core mission is to benefit local organizations, nationwide, in the communities that they serve. Pinktie 1000 is predominately volunteer with zero-to-minimal overhead expenses and administrative fees.
This year’s beneficiary is Don Monte Memorial Research Foundation. The Don Monti Memorial Research Foundation has been recognized as the premier organization dedicated to research, education, fellowship and patient care in the fields of oncology and hematology in the Long Island/Tri-State area. The Don Monti Memorial Research Foundation is committed to the ultimate goal of eradicating cancer through the research programs it supports. But we also recognize that cancer has a very human face. As a result, 40% of the Foundation’s budget is dedicated to patient care at our four Don Monti Cancer Centers, including the Don Monti Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Unit at North Shore University Hospital. For more information please visit http://www.donmontifoundation.org.
This year musical performance featured Michael DelGuidice & Big Shot – celebrating the Music of Billy Joel. Past PinkTie.org Events have included sports athletes Jim Leyritz, Dwight “Doc” Gooden, Darryl Strawberry, Walter “Clyde” Frazier, Otis “OJ” Anderson, Joe Klecko, Renaldo Snipes, Greg Buttle, Bobby Nystrom, Wesley Walker, Kevin Plawecki, Cecil Fielder, Jeff Beukeboom, Eric Anderson, Ed Kranepool, Buddy Harrelson, Erik Coleman, Brent Sopel and Gary Sheffield
During the gala I was fortunate to speak to Co-founder Rich Cave of Pinktie.org
PinkTie.org has become the backbone of Long Island’s fastest-growing philanthropy movement – a collaborative “go-giving” effort uniting Long Island’s socially conscious professionals to make a difference in our community. Last year’s Event raised $300,000 for the Don Monti Memorial Research Foundation and hosted to over 2000 guests. This year attendance is expected to once again raise a monumental amount of funds for the Don Monti Foundation, the leader in cancer research on Long Island for over 40 years. – 100% of funds raised will go to the cancer cause!
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