FROM FIGURE SKATING IN HARLEM:
Figure Skating in Harlem (FSH) will honor Figure Skating Champion Michelle Kwan, and President of Sean John Jeff Tweedy, at their 2014 Skating with the Stars annual gala. This star-studded event, held on Monday, April 7, 2014, from 5:30pm-8:30pm at Trump Rink, Central Park, New York City raises needed funds for Figure Skating in Harlem’s year-round academic and fitness programs for underserved girls, and offers guests the rare opportunity to skate side-by-side with some of the greatest names in figure skating history, including members of the 2014 US Olympic Skating team. Founder and CEO of Dylan's Candy Bar Dylan Lauren will receive a Star Leadership Award.
A VIP dinner will be held at The Central Park Boathouse following the skating portion of the night. Throughout the evening, guests will have the opportunity to skate and mingle with Scott Hamilton and Olympic champions Evan Lysacek (2010),Sarah Hughes (2002), and Tara Lipinski (1998); they will be joined by Sasha Cohen (Olympic Silver medalist), Tanith Belbin (Olympic silver medalist), Paul Wylie (Olympic Silver medalist),Tim Goebel(Olympic Bronze medalist), and Johnny Weir (Olympic Team Member), as well as members of the 2014 US Olympic Skating team. (Skaters subject to change.)
Look for Figure Skating in Harlem’s online auction beginning April 1 at www.charitybuzz.com.
Sponsors include Amway, American Express, BET Networks, Bloomberg, Citigroup Inc., Con Edison, Conde Nast, The Estee Lauder Companies, Inc., Iman Cosmetics, Macy’s and Bloomingdales, Milly, PVH Corp., Sean John, The TJX Companies, Vera Wang, The Walt Disney Company, Disney on Ice, and the Zegar Family Foundation among others.
Iman, Whoopi Goldberg, and Tamara Tunie (FSH Chair Emerita) will serve as this year’s Honorary Chairs; Tracie and Scott Hamilton, Ellen Lowey, Tina and Terry Lundgren, Andrea Joyce and Harry Smith, and Vera Wang are the Event Chairs. This year’s Benefit Committee includes Andy Cohen, Alicia Quarles, Al Roker and Deborah Roberts, and others.
Tickets to the Skating Party, which include skating and buffet dinner, start at $350. VIP dinner packages start at $2,500 and include 2 tickets to the skating party and VIP dinner. To purchase tickets, to be a sponsor, or to place an ad in our journal, CLICK HERE or contact Sharon Lopez at firstname.lastname@example.org 646.698.3440 Ext 110 for more information.