On Saturday, August 5, 2023, mark your calendars for the highly anticipated return of Stony Brook Southampton Hospital’s Annual Summer Party. This prestigious event, presented by the Southampton Hospital Foundation, brings together residents, philanthropists, and influencers for an unforgettable night of celebration and fundraising.
This year, the Summer Party commemorates its 65th anniversary, reflecting its longstanding commitment to healthcare in The Hamptons. With the theme “A Night at The Colony Hotel,” in partnership with the esteemed owners Sarah and Andrew Wetenhall of the famous Colony Hotel Palm Beach, guests can expect a unique experience.
Sarah Wetenhall, expressing her enthusiasm, highlights the significance of supporting Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, a pillar of the community. Drawing inspiration from Palm Beach’s pink paradise, they aim to create a fresh and enchanting atmosphere that will delight guests.
Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of this incredible event. Wölffer Estate Vineyard, represented by Visionary Board Member Joey Wölffer, proudly serves as the presenting sponsor, showcasing their exceptional wines from the Sagaponack-based winery.
Immerse yourself in The Colony Hotel‘s pink paradise, specially recreated for one night in Southampton. Lewis Miller’s exquisite pink and green floral installations, signature seagrape beach buggies, tasseled umbrellas, and loungers will transport you to a world of elegance and luxury.
Elegant Affairs, in collaboration with The Colony Hotel team, will recreate the beloved cocktails and canapés from the iconic Swifty’s restaurant, ensuring a culinary experience to remember.
Entertainment for the evening will be provided by “American Idol” alum Christiaan Padavan, who will serenade guests with his lounge-style tunes during the cocktail hour. Later, DJ Oli Benz, renowned for his residencies at Hamptons hotspots like The Surf Lodge and Gurney’s, will keep the party going all night long.
In addition to the festivities, the event will honor distinguished individuals who have made significant contributions to the community, including Audrey & Martin Gruss, John Paulson, Jay Lieberman, and Megan & Ken Wright. The Southampton Hospital Association’s board chairman, Ken Wright, expresses gratitude to the partners and the community for their support in improving healthcare for all.
The event is co-chaired by influential figures such as Stacey Bronfman, Ros L’Esperance, Laura Lofaro Freeman, Ashley McDermott, Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos, Renee Rockefeller, Sarah Wetenhall, and Joey Wölffer. Summer Party Honorary Chairs include Fiona Druckenmiller, Julia Koch, and Mary Kathryn Navab, while Somers & Jonathan Farkas, Sheila & Joseph Fuchs, Margo & James L. Nederlander, Melanie & John Wambold, and Cindy & Ladd Willis serve as Legacy Chairs.
Fashion Chairs Donna Karan and Fern Mallis, Corporate Chairs Anne Keating and Nancy Stone, and Publicity Chairs Greg D’Elia and Lisa Tamburini lend their expertise to make this event a success.
The evening will kick off with a sumptuous dinner at 7 p.m., followed by a thrilling paddle auction featuring renowned auctioneer Lydia Fenet. Finally, indulge in a delectable dessert bar and dance the night away from 9 p.m. onwards, ensuring a memorable and entertaining experience for all attendees.
The Southampton Hospital Foundation’s Visionary Board, consisting of influential members like Joey Wölffer and Lynn A. Scotti, will be in attendance, alongside other prominent figures from the community.
To secure your place at this exclusive event, book your tickets now. Please note that tables are limited, and the deadline to be included as a table sponsor is June 17th. Junior Tickets for dancing and dessert will be released in June.
Stony Brook Southampton Hospital is a renowned healthcare institution on the South Fork, recognized for its Level III Trauma Center verification and Comprehensive Stroke Center certification. By attending this event, you contribute to the provision and expansion of high-quality healthcare services for all on the East End, including support for the Jenny & John Paulson Emergency Department and the new East Hampton Emergency Department.
For tickets and further information, visit the official event website at https://bit.ly/SBSHSummerParty2023.
Don’t miss out on this glamorous and philanthropic affair in Southampton. Get ready to make a difference while enjoying a night of elegance and celebration at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital’s Annual Summer Party.