NY Giants Michael Strahan and Lawrence Tynes, celebrity chef Sam Talbot and other luminaries support Diabetes Research Institute Foundation benefit
NEW YORK, May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The stars will be out at the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation's third annual D.R.E.a.M.S. in the City fundraiser, to be held at Cipriani 23rd Street on Wednesday, May 14, 2008 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Already confirmed on the guest list are Sam Talbot of TV's "Top Chef," award-winning cookbook author Michel Nischan, plus NY Giants Kicker Lawrence Tynes and Defensive End Michael Strahan, who will also be presenting an award that evening. Proceeds will benefit the cure-focused work of the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI).
Other luminaries associated with the event include Ed Randall, radio host of "Talking Baseball," top toque Emeril Lagasse, Chef Michelle Bernstein of the acclaimed Michy's in Miami Beach, Lee Brian Schrager, founder of the South Beach Wine and Food Festival, and Stephen P. Hanson, founder and president of B.R. Guest Restaurants.
According to Event Co-chairs Samantha Shanken Baker, Bonnie Inserra, and Risa Pulver, this Art Deco-themed affair will feature excellent and highly-rated wines from Wine Spectator and delectable food. Spectacular live and silent auctions will feature, among other allures, a chance to play golf in a foursome with Strahan, an exclusive autographed helmet signed by the NY Giants Super Bowl team, and a "Robb Report Car of the Year" experience, whereby the lucky winner will join editors at an exciting location to spend two days evaluating cars and sharing driving impressions of the best new automotive offerings of the upcoming model year.
During the dinner program, Strahan will present the evening's honoree,
Thomas P. Silver, with the Dare to Dream award. Silver is president of
family-owned real estate company Orda Management Corporation in New York
City. He has been living with type 1 diabetes for more than 30
|SOURCE Diabetes Research Institute Foundation|
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