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The Seventeenth Annual Mothers of the Year
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Grace Hightower De Niro and Robert De Niro
 

Honoree, Grace Hightower De Niro and Robert De Niro

Robert De Niro, Grace Hightower De Niro and Paula Zahn

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Couri Hay takes a moment to remember our
dear beloved friend Roger Webster.
Please click on the following link to read

A Tribute to Roger Nicholas Webster by:  Muffie Potter Aston

Grace Hightower De Niro and Robert De Niro and

 Grace Hightower De Niro and Robert De Niro and
Joyce Brooks.
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Joyce Brooks and Robert De Niro.  Photo by:  Annie Watt

Joyce Brooks and Robert De Niro.  Photo by:  Annie Watt

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Robert De Niro and Cricket Burns

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Muffie Potter Aston

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Diane Reidy-Lagunes, MD

 Honoree, Diane Reidy-Lagunes, MD

Grace Hightower De Niro and Robert De Niro

Honoree, Grace Hightower De Niro with  Robert De Niro
after receiving her award

Honorees.  Photo by:  Ann Watt

Honorees.  Photo by:  Annie Watt

Until next year....

American Cancer Society
 New York City

The Seventeenth Annual
Mothers of the Year Awards Luncheon

Honoring

Grace Hightower De Niro
Diane Reidy-Lagunes, MD
Emily Sonnenblick, MD

Thursday, March 1, 2012
The Plaza

Photos by:  Joyce Brooks

The American Cancer Society of New York City (ACS) honored Grace Hightower De Niro, Diane Reidy-Lagunes, MD, and Emily Sonnenblick, MD at the annual Mothers of the Year (MotY) luncheon, in the Grand Ballroom
 at The Plaza.

 Benefit Co-Chairs were
Muffie Potter Aston, Somers Farkas, Diana Feldman, Prudence Solomon Inzerillo, Cynthia Lufkin, Gianna Palminteri, Maureen Reidy, and
Rachel Roy. Proceeds help support ACS programs.

W ho
Actress Grace Hightower De Niro
Oncologist Diane Reidy-Lagunes, MD
Radiologist Emily Sonnenblick, MD
Master of Ceremonies: Paula Zahn, 1998 (MotY)
Co-Chairmen: Muffie Potter Aston, Somers Farkas, Diana Feldman, Prudence Solomon Inzerillo, Cynthia Lufkin, Gianna Palminteri, Maureen Reidy, Rachel Roy
Vice Chairs: Cricket Burns, Sandy Diamond, Lynn Y. Jacobson, Linda G. Levy, Lily Safra and Linda Sonnenblick
Benefit Committee Includes: Sharon Baum, Gigi Benson, CeCe Black, Susan Bloomberg, Roni Cowan, Silvia Eberli, Barbara Fodor, Anne Ford, Charlotte Ford, Marilena Greig, Ann Jurdem, Mariana Kaufman, Elyse Newhouse, Heather Randall, Jean Shafiroff, Allison Stern, Topsy Taylor,
Arlene Weidberg

Guests  included: Muffie Potter Aston, 2011 (MotY);
CeCe Black; Susan Bloomberg 2003 (MotY); Cricket Burns; Wendy Carduner; Roni Cowan; Lee Daniels; Don Distasio, ACS CEO Eastern Division; Sandy Diamond; Jean Doumanian; Somers Farkas; Diana Feldman; Richard Feldman; Charlotte Ford, 2004 (MotY); Marilena Greig; Caroline Hirsch; Rachel Hovnanian; Lynn Jacobson; Prudence Solomon Inzerillo; Karen Klopp; Elyse Kroll; Ted Kruckel; Bonnie Comley Lane; Stewart F. Lane; Linda G. Levy; Cynthia Lufkin, 2008 (MotY); Wendy Mazo, ACS VP Leadership Giving; Adam Nashban, Director Distinguished Events, Gianna Palminteri; Jen Podoll, ACS Executive VP, Metro NY; Heather Randall; Dr. Freya Schnabel, 2011 (MotY); Mady Schuman, ACS Sr. VP Campaign and Leadership Giving; Peggy Seigal; Allison Stern;
Arlene Weidberg

The honorees are devoted mothers and an inspiration to their families and the communities they serve. Proceeds from the luncheon help support ACS initiatives and services for cancer patients and their families, including Hope Lodge New York City, which provides free temporary lodging for cancer patients and their caregivers while undergoing treatments.

About the American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society combines an unyielding passion with nearly a century of experience to save lives and end suffering from cancer. As a global grassroots force of more than three million volunteers, we fight for every birthday threatened by every cancer in every community. We save lives by helping people stay well by preventing cancer or detecting it early; helping people get well by being there for them during and after a cancer diagnosis; by finding
cures through investment in groundbreaking discovery; and by fighting back by rallying lawmakers to pass laws to defeat cancer and by rallying communities worldwide to join the fight. As the nation’s largest non-governmental investor in cancer research, contributing more than $3.4 billion, we turn what we know about cancer into what we do. As a result, more than 11 million people in America who have had cancer and countless more who have avoided it will be celebrating birthdays this year. To learn more about us or to get help, call us any time, day or night, at 1-800-227-2345 or visit www.cancer.org .


To view more event photos please visit:
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