NEW KDHamptons Party Diary: The 14th Annual Hamptons Happening Benefiting the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation
The 14th Annual Hamptons Happening benefiting the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF) took place on Saturday, July 14th with Chris Wragge serving as master of ceremonies and a live auction led by Duncan Shieb at the residence of Maria and Kenneth Fishel.
The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to curing and preventing cancer. The Foundation is a pioneer in cancer research and its mission is to eradicate cancer by funding cutting-edge research that identifies and corrects abnormal gene function that causes cancer. This research is the basis for developing minimally toxic treatments for patients. Through the Foundation’s collaborative group of world-class scientists, the Institute Without Walls, investigators share information and tools to speed the pace of cancer research. Since its inception in 1976, the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation has awarded approximately $100 million to support the work of more than 200 researchers across the globe.
Samuel Waxman, M.D., the Founder and the Scientific Director of SWCRF, has dedicated his entire career as an oncologist/hematologist to developing minimally toxic therapies to improve the lives of cancer survivors worldwide. In collaboration with other researchers around the globe.
HONOREES: Chef Honoree: Chef Matt Lambert, Executive Chef & Co-owner of The Musket Room, Michelin Star Recipient Fashion Honoree: Ramy Brook Sharp, Founder & Creative Director of Ramy Brook Business Honoree: Joe Farrell, Founder & President of Farrell Building Company