NEW KDHamptons Party Diary: The Alzheimer’s Association Rita Hayworth Gala Hamptons Kickoff
On Friday August 3rd, Anne and Jay McInerney co-hosted the annual Alzheimer’s Association Rita Hayworth Gala Hamptons Kickoff in Water Mill with Gala Founder Princess Yasmin Aga Khan, the daughter of Rita Hayworth.
Andy Stark and Sharon Bush
Aga Khan and McInerney gave remarks to the crowd, including an update from the recent Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Chicago, the world’s largest forum for the dementia research community. The evening included a silent auction, which raised funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research programs.
The Hamptons Kickoff is held to celebrate this fall’s upcoming Alzheimer’s Association Rita Hayworth Gala, held on October 23 in New York City. Since the inaugural Rita Hayworth Gala over three decades ago, the New York City, Chicago and Palm Beach events have raised more than $75 million to support the Alzheimer’s Association.
Attendees included: Gala Founder, Princess Yasmin Aga Khan, hosts Anne and Jay McInerney, Alina Cho, Candace Bushnell, Debbie Bancroft, Devorah Rose, Harry and Gigi Benson, Jay Snyder, Jean Shafiroff, Jennifer Creel, Jill Stuart, Judith Giuliani, Nicole Miller, Peter Thomas Roth, Gala Steering Committee members Margo Catsimatidis, Somers Farkas, Nurit Kahane Haase, Louise Kornfeld and Robin Meltzer and Gala Benefit Committee members Sharon Bush, Liliana Cavendish, Hilary Dick, Chele Chiavacci Farley and Andrea Stark.