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Partnership With Children
Eighth Annual Autumn
Wine and Food
"A Taste of the Good Life"
Prince George Ballroom
Friday, October 8, 2010

Written by Wendy R. Williams

Opposite Photo:
Beth and Chris Comstock

Photos Courtesy of:
Partnership With Children

Partnership with Children hosted their Eighth Annual Autumn Wine and Food Tasting, "A Taste of the Good Life, " at the Prince George Ballroom at 15 East 27th Street in New York City on October 8, 2010. This year's chefs were: Daniel of Eardley of Chestnut; Ivy Stark of Dos Caminos; Matt Weingarten of Inside Park; George McKirdy of Astory; Kotlyar of Sprig: Eric Hara of the Oak Room; And Sir John Wincroft, smoked salmon specialist. The wines were selected by Daniel Posner of Grapes: The Wine Company.

This years event included a silent auction featuring exclusive items including a James Beard dinner for six, a Chelsea Art Gallery Tour, and VIP tickets to The Daily Show. $125,000 was raised at the event to help the Partnership with their work with our city's at-need children.

Michelle Sidrane, Partnership with Children's Executive Director, spoke to the crowd and said, “I am pleased that during such difficult economic times, people are still willing to invest in our City’s most valuable resource – children.”

Partnership With Children, Inc ( is a 501(C)(3) not-for-profit organization that was founded in 1908 as Big Sisters. Its mission is to strengthen the emotional, social and cognitive skills of at-risk children so that they can succeed in school, in society and in their lives. Through Open Heart-Open Mind, its school-based program, teams of full-time social workers are permanently placed in inner city schools to provide comprehensive to children at high risk for academic failure and their families, teachers and school staff.

Helen Roosevelt, Bebe Broadwater and Patti Soussloff

Asheet Mehta, Alan Klinger and Michelle Sidrane,
Partnership with Children's Executive Director




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