Madison Avenue Valentino Store
October 4, 2018
Credit: Owen Hoffmann /PMC
Alexandra Lind Rose and Ann Dexter-Jones
Carlos Souza was the guest of honor at a champagne reception last week at the Madison Avenue Valentino store celebrating both Casita Maria's upcoming Fiesta 2018 Benefit and his new book "Comporta Bliss," Souza's paean to Comporta, Portugal. (Comporta Bliss is published by published by Assouline.)
Guests for the evening icluded: Martha Bograd, Jennifer Creel, Amy Fine Collins, Denise DeLuca, Jackie Weld Drake, Joanna Fisher, Sissi Fleitas, Susan Gutfreund, Mark Gilbertson, Elizabeth Jacoby, Ann Dexter-Jones, Eleanora Kennedy, Margo Langenberg, Mercedes Levin, Tara Milnes, Dimity Giles de Milberg, Horacio Milberg, Elizabeth Peabody, Ben Rodriguez-Cubenas, Jean Shafiroff Alexandra Seegers, Mary Snow, Sabrina Wirth-Sokolik, Benny Tabatabai, Eglantina Zingg, and Alicia Young.
Fiesta 2018 will honor Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos, Mary Snow, and Carlos Souza at The Plaza Hotel on October 16. The Dinner Chairmen are Jacqueline Weld Drake, Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia, and Carlos Mota. This year's Honorary Chairs are Elizabeth Peabody, Christine Schwarzman, and Lynn Wyatt.
Tickets are still avialable: https://www.casitamaria.org/events/fiesta
Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education offers high quality, innovative in and after school arts programming to over 1,000 students daily in their state of the art facility in the South Bronx. Casita's enriching programs produce engaged, well-rounded individuals, who go on to fulfill their dreams.
Jean Shafiroff and Joanna Fisher
Jackie Weld Drake, Michel Witmer and Mary McFadden
Susan Gutfreund and Carlos Souza