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9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Sun
9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
 

CENTER DINNER

This year's sold out Center Dinner will bring together over 900 influencers and tastemakers in the LGBT community to raise funds for The Center’s programs and services, with a special emphasis on supporting youth programs. The Center is dedicated to empowering LGBT youth to become healthy, successful adults through substance use treatment and prevention, leadership and employment opportunities and HIV/AIDS prevention and education.

 

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DETAILS

Thursday, April 20, 2017
6:30 p.m.

Cipriani
55 Wall Street

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Cipriani
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HONOREES

Trailblazer Award 
The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton
 
Visionary Award 
Marc Jacobs
 

Corporate Impact Award

Jan Siegmund

Corporate Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, ADP

Community Impact Award

Carmelyn P. Malalis

Chair, New York City Commission on Human Rights

CENTER DINNER CO-CHAIRS

Honorary Co-Chairs

Timothy Chow, Tom Kirdahy and Mario J. Palumbo

Center Dinner Co-Chairs

Alexis Bittar, Brad Jakeman, Johann Shudlick and Greg Zaffiro

CENTER DINNER 2016 PHOTOS

Center Dinner

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HOST COMMITTEE & MAJOR SUPPORTERS

The Center Dinner Host Committee plays a crucial role in the event’s success by generating increased support for The Center’s programs and services. For more information about joining the Host Committee, please contact Roger Calderon, Event Engagement Manager, at rcalderon@gaycenter.org.

View Host Committee & Major Supporters

CENTER DINNER LEADERSHIP SOCIETY

TRAILBLAZER

  • Timothy Chow
  • Elvis Duran
  • Jeff Gates & Mike Moran
  • Julie Harris & Amy Yoakum
  • Brad Jakeman
  • Mario J. Palumbo, Jr. & Stefan Gargiulo
  • Slobodan Randjelović & Jon L. Stryker
  • Dr. Jan Siegmund & Dr. Ben Maddox

TRENDSETTER

  • Jeremy Anderson & Gabriel Hendifar
  • Meg Columbia-Walsh
  • Steven Elmendorf
  • Mitchell E. Harris
  • Tom Kirdahy & Terrence McNally
  • Brian Offutt & Neil Rhodes
  • Seth M. Rosen & Jacob K. Goertz
  • Sam Rosenblatt & Mario D'Andrea
  • Thomas Scanlan
  • James H. Sherman
  • Johann Shudlick & Reymon Fortea
  • Richard Socarides
  • Joy A. Tomchin

INFLUENCER

  • Geoff Bartakovics
  • Alexis Bittar
  • Gary C. Butler & Elizabeth Butler
  • Paul Gruber & Keith C. Champagne
  • Bronson van Wyck

INNOVATOR

  • Matthew Ailey & Greg Zaffiro
  • Scott Bruckner
  • Cary Davis & John McGinn
  • Kyle Dupre & Mathew Lefkowitz
  • Keith Endersen
  • Michael Field & Jeff Arnstein
  • Brian Grabenstein
  • Reginald V. Grayson
  • John Hadity & Scott Davis
  • Keith Harman
  • Jim Hodges
  • Dr. Gregory Holt & Mr. Matthew Wallace
  • Tom Keyes & Keith Fox
  • Chase Ian Landow
  • Michael Lorber
  • Carmelyn Malalis & Lule Demmissie
  • Neil Marks & Doak Sergent
  • Baljit Singh MD & Murphy Heyliger
  • David M. Schwarz
  • Ted Snowdon & Duffy Violante
  • Arthur & Joanne Weinbach

SUSTAINER

  • John J. Anselmi
  • Mark Black & Glen Leiner
  • The Bua-Carroll Family
  • Pauline Carbonel
  • Sarah Carson
  • Gareth Clark & James Harrison
  • Frank Godchaux
  • Wendy Herm & Amy Taylor
  • Greg Hoffman & Brad Jones
  • Judd Hoffman
  • James Jaxxa & Rob Caldwell, MD
  • Jay Johnson & Tom Cashin
  • Graham Klemm & Matthew Lynn
  • Mitchell A. Kline MD
  • Esteban & Heymi Kuriel
  • Andrew Lane
  • Harry Lutrin
  • Lawrence Magras, MD
  • Patricia A. Martone & Barbara A. Rosen
  • Ryan E. Mensing
  • Tobias Meyer & Mark Fletcher
  • Scott Newman & Ron D'Angelo
  • Al Nietzel & Lisa Robbins
  • Charles John O'Byrne
  • Ralph M. Randazzo, Esq. & Fredric J. Cantor, MD
  • Jeff Rothman
  • Claire M Shanley & Heather Halliday
  • Pauline Sobelman
  • Shane S. Spicer, M.D. & José Cristóbal Gutiérrez
  • Sonny Stafford
  • Mark Stephanz & Joe Harper
  • Rob Wheeler & Charlie Miller
  • Garrett Wubben

PATRON

  • The Honorable Thomas K. Duane
  • Eman El-Husseini
  • Brian M. Jenks
  • Tom Kelly & Gregory Reardon
  • Brooke Garber Neidich
  • Bob O'Leary
  • Geena Rocero
  • Jess Salomon
  • Beth Sapery
  • Rosita Sarnoff
  • Dennis Sheahan
  • Robert Stilin
  • Brett Wolfe

CENTER DINNER HOST COMMITTEE

  • Matthew Ailey & Greg Zaffiro
  • Lindsay Beltzer & Jessica Walton
  • Alexis Bittar
  • Mark Black & Glen Leiner
  • Dr. Rob Caldwell & James Jaxxa
  • Jeffrey H. Campagna
  • Tim Chow
  • Phyllis Dicker
  • Reginald Grayson
  • Paul Gruber & Keith C. Champagne
  • John Hadity & Scott Davis
  • Julie Harris & Amy Yoakum
  • Brad Jakeman
  • Tom Kirdahy & Terrence McNally
  • Lisa A. Linsky & Fiona Hodgson
  • Michael Lorber
  • Brian Offutt & Neil Rhodes
  • Mario J. Palumbo, Jr. & Stefan Gargiulo
  • Seth M. Rosen & Jacob K. Goertz
  • Aimee E. Saginaw, Esq.
  • Claire M Shanley & Heather Halliday
  • Johann Shudlick & Reymon Fortea
  • Jan Siegmund & Ben Maddox
  • Baljit Singh, MD
  • Glennda Testone & Jama Shelton

ART COMMITTEE

  • Robert Goff & Matthew McAlpin
  • John Melick & Eric Brown
  • Eduardo Fuentes
  • Gordon Robichaux
  • Joseph La Piana
  • Robert Lococo

AUCTION

Artworks by Alex Katz, Deborah Kass, Richard Prince, Hanna Liden and more are up for bids on paddle8.com, with proceeds benefiting The Center.

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CENTER DINNER SPONSORS

For information on corporate sponsorship possibilities please click here, or contact Austin Bartsch, Corporate Relations Manager, at 646.358.1723 or abartsch@gaycenter.org to be added to the waitlist for corporate sponsorship participation.

PLATINUM SPONSORS

PALLADIUM SPONSORS

PREMIER SPONSORS

GOLD SPONSORS

CENTER CORPORATE PARTNERS

 

OFFICIAL HEALTH PARTNER

EXCLUSIVE AIRLINE

NATIONAL MEDIA SPONSOR

MEDIA SPONSOR



OTHER WAYS TO SUPPORT THE CENTER

 

YOUNG LEADERS

The Center's Young Leaders are a group of energetic, influential emerging activists and philanthropists in New York’s LGBT community. By becoming a Young Leader, you are joining over a hundred New Yorkers under the age of 40 who support and engage with The Center and its programs through social, educational and volunteer opportunities and events.

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MONTHLY GIVING

Giving on a monthly basis increases your capacity to make a difference, while removing the financial burden of a one-time contribution. Give at the level you want, when you want and at a monthly amount that works for you and your budget. By becoming an on-going supporter, you are ensuring that we are ready to win tomorrow’s battles and face the future with confidence.

GIVE NOW

 

MAJOR DONATIONS

In 1987, leading philanthropists in our community united to create the foundation on which The Center could flourish. With President’s Circle gifts of $5,000 or more and Leadership Circle gifts of $1,500 or more each year, major contributions pay the mortgage for our home on W 13 St and help us maintain and expand The Center's life-changing and life-saving programs. Please keep The Center going and growing by becoming a President’s or Leadership Circle Member today.

GIVE NOW

 

PLANNED GIVING & STOCK DONATIONS

Two powerful ways to show your support for our future is to select The Center as a charity that will be a beneficiary of your life's savings or the recipient of a stock or investment donation. The Center's mission is dedicated to ensuring the future and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender institutions, organizations and culture. Knowing that The Center will endure for generations to come provides the security many people look for when considering the future of their finances.

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