Reserve your sponsorship and tickets now for the NYAGV Education Fund 2016 Annual Benefit! Scheduled for Tuesday, November 15 in New York City, this popular event supports youth and community education programs to prevent and reduce gun violence.
Plans are still in the making, but NYAGV is pleased to announce:
- Artist and performer Yoko Ono, as recipient of the Allard K. Lowenstein Award for Public Service.
- New York City Council Member Jumaane D. Williams, as recipient of the NYAGV Founder’s Award.
- Actor and comedian Richard Kind, as event host.
This year’s event will be held at the Prince George Ballroom at 15 East 27th Street in Manhattan.
HOST COMMITTEE Adam Bernstein ⋅ Lee Daniels ⋅ Douglas Durst ⋅ Jonathan Durst ⋅ Jessica Hecht ⋅ Rudy Kempinski ⋅ Richard Kind ⋅ Yoko Ono ⋅ Dr. John Palmer ⋅ Marlon Peterson ⋅ Lisa Peters–Hamilton ⋅ Tom Viola
BENEFIT COMMITTEE Co-chairs: Laurel Durst & Rudy Kempinski ⋅ Terry Cohen ⋅ Marilyn Hoffman ⋅ Ellyn Kessler ⋅ Paul May ⋅ Jennifer May–Reddy ⋅ Justin Wagner
SPONSORS Principal: The Durst Organization School: Laurel Durst & Edward Strong Outreach: Terry & Joel Cohen⋅ Buck & Kay Goldstein ⋅ Rebecca & James Katz Scholarship: Barbara & Larry Hohlt ⋅ Peggy & Paul May ⋅ Mizzy Jonas Family Foundation ⋅ Jennifer May–Reddy & Michael Reddy ⋅ Dr. Janet Shapiro ⋅ Joan Wallstein Workshop: Barbara J. Fife ⋅ Rebecca & Brian Fischer ⋅ Nancy & Neil Humphreys ⋅ Ellyn Kessler ⋅ Annie Schlechter & Russel Maret ⋅ Virginia Sobol & Adam Offenhartz ⋅ Dr. John Palmer ⋅ Isabel Sloane & Drew Robbins ⋅ Rachel & Richard Robbins ⋅ Christine & Justin Wagner Education: Joan Alexander–Bakiriddin ⋅ Monica Atiya ⋅ Joanna & David Dosik ⋅ Marilyn Hoffman & Stuart Eisenkraft ⋅ Louise Gunderson & Jeffrey Embree ⋅ Jeanette Friedman ⋅ Amy S. Goldberger ⋅ Geri & Roger Hayes ⋅ Alex Kamins ⋅ Raphael Sanders ⋅ Goldberg Nikpour & Cohen, CPAs ⋅ Jackie Kuhls & Cordell Schachter ⋅ Ben Shuldiner ⋅ Brendan Speltz ⋅ Amy & Robert Stavis ⋅ Lynn & Bruce Surry ⋅ Vivian Taylor ⋅ Sheldon Teperman, MD, FACS ⋅ Laurie Nichols & Doug Villepique ⋅ Ann Zeller