Haute Event: The Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center 5th Annual Spring Ball


On Wednesday April 25, The Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center hosted its 5th Annual Spring Ball at The Temple of Dendur in The Sackler Wing at the MET.

This incredible evening is The Society’s signature annual event which featured cocktails, dinner and dancing, we well as a live performance by Grammy Award Winner, Rob Thomas, who sang his signature hits. The event was Co-Chaired by Tory Burch Jamie Tisch, Caryn Zucker, and Muffie Potter Aston and was generously sponsored by Gucci.

With over 400 guests in attendance, Dr .Anette Rickel, President of The Society welcome the high profile crowd of The Society’s members and leaders in business, fashion, music and philanthropy. The Temple of Dendur was transformed into a breathtaking stage for a poignant evening where MSKCC’s Chairman of Department of Pediatrics, Dr. Richard O’Reilly introduced The Society’s newest invitation : Gene Targeted Cell Program for Pediatric Resistant Leukemia Sothby’s Auctioneer and MSKCC Board Member Jamie Niven lead a pledge to raise critical funding for research. The event raised more than $1.8 million to benefit The Society’s comprehensive patient care, research and education programs. Guests hit the dance floor to music by DJ D-Nice late into the night.

Guests in attendance included Dan Abrams, Georgina Bloomberg, Heather Leeds, Lauren Remington Platt, Kelly Ripa, Anja Rubik and Lauren Santo Domingo. Lyor Cohen, Amy Fine Collins, Marina Rust Connor, Mark Consuelos, Cristina Cuomo, Jamee Gregory, Joanne de Guardiola, Woody and Suzanne Johnson, David and Julie Koch,Coco and Arie Kopelman, Hoda Kotb, Tom Leeds, Lori Loughlin, Carol Mack, Lisa and Brian McCarthy, Tamara Mellon, Richard and Marcia Mishaan, Gigi and Avie Mortimer, Jamie Niven, Deborah Norville and Karl Wellner, Dayssi, Olarte de Kanavos, Erica Reid, Dr. Annette Rickel, Renee and Mark Rockefeller, Kitty and Stephen Sherrill, Michelle Smith, Jeff Zucker and many more.

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