David Patrick Columbia's New York Social Diary

11 October 2010

The International City

On Wednesday, September 29th at 583 Park Avenue the Madison Square Boys & Girls Club held its 5th Annual Purses & Pursenalities Luncheon and a silent auction of designer handbags, to benefit the Club. Rosanna Scotto, co-anchor of Fox 5 Good Day New York, emceed the event. More than 260 attended.

They honored Barry Kieselstein-Cord, Kim Renk Dryer of Sequin and Douglas Hannant, who were recognized for their dedication and drive to become fashion industry greats.

This year’s Committee Chairmen included Michelle Binnie, Carol Blake, Marcee Bortnick, Babette DeFelice, Krystyna Doerfler, Martha Glass, Chirstine Smith Greay, Paige Hardy, Amy Hoadley, Stephanie Krieger, Emily Leonard, Cynthia Lufkin, Jacque Mayfield, Alison Minton, Heather Mosley, Mary Pang, Jennifer Petersen, Michelle Smith, Samantha Stein Wells, Margot Takian Barbara Taylor, Mary Wasserstein.

The event was sponsored by 1st Dibs and Ernst & Young.

George Marroig-Tagle and Alison Minton