YPLC Update

The NYC YPLC hosted nearly 400 young professionals on October 23rd for their inaugural Cocktails for a Cure at The Terrace at the Bowery Hotel. Guests sipped on signature cocktails from William Grant & Sons, and snacked on food bites from Raffeto’s Fresh Pasta, Sen Sakana Sushi, Taquitoria, Gorilla Cheese, and Insomnia Cookies. After hearing inspiring remarks from Eric Cassalina, guests danced the night away and snapped selfies in the photo booth. Between ticket sales, sponsorships, and the silent auction, Cocktails for a Cure raised over $70,000!

This year, the Long Island office held its first holiday fundraiser, Jingle and Mingle! With over 110 attendees, the cocktail and dessert party launched the Long Island YPLC initiative for 2016. This exciting fun-filled event at Carlyle at the Palace raised over $10,000!

The Westchester Young Professional Leadership Committee hosted the 3rd Annual Cruise to Cure on Saturday, October 3rd aboard The Cabana out of the New York Skyport Marina. Over 230 guests enjoyed stunning views of the NYC skyline and Statue of Liberty as they sailed around the tip of Manhattan. Evening highlights included nautical themed cocktails, an Instagram frame photo area, and dance floor rave complete with glow stick glasses, necklaces, and bracelets. Guests were also invited to participate in a premium raffle, silent, and live auction. The Westchester YPLC ended 2015 on a high note, surpassing their fundraising goal and raising a gross total just under $93,000!

Please contact Karen, Rebecca, or Michelle to learn more or get involved with the YPLC in your area.

Long Island
Karen Romanelli
New York City
Rebecca Wasserman
Michelle Hudson