Hundreds Turn Out For City Of Hope 'Taste Of Hope' Event
March 20, 2008 at 2:51 PM (PT)
Congratulations to PREMIERE/MEDIABASE SVP/Music Initiatives ALISSA POLLACK on coordinating another successful CITY OF HOPE event in NEW YORK last night (3/19), as hundreds of industry folks attended the wine dinner/auction/silent auction at TRIBECA ROOFTOP. Over $185,000 was raised for CITY OF HOPE.
Wine sponsors STEVE BARTELS and L.A. REID wowed the crowd with their stellar selections. Attendees included label folks such as LEE TRINK, TOM CORSON, GARY MARELLA, TODD GLASSMAN, MARK DIDIA, JIM BURRUS, ANDREA GANIS, RICHARD PALMESE, PETER GRAY, DAVID DYER, GREG THOMPSON, JEFF BARDIN, DALE CONNONE, MIKE EASTERLIN, JOHN BOULOS, ERIK OLESEN, JON LEWIS, DANNY BUCH, SHANNA FISCHER, JACQUELINE SATURN, MARNI HALPERN, BILL BURRS, JOE RICCITELLI, JESSIE MALDONADO, WARREN CHRISTENSEN, SHANNAH MILLER, JON BORRIS, PETE COSENZA, TRINA SCHAEFER, ETOILLE ZISSELMAN, DEB URBONT, DENNIS REESE, JOE RAINEY, and more.
Radio folks in da house included RICH MEYER, RICK CUMMINGS, MARC CHASE, SHARON DASTUR, TOM POLEMAN, SHELLEY WADE, BRIAN THOMAS, JOHN DIMICK, STEVE KINGSTON, JON ZELLNER, JAY BEAU JONES, MIKE MULLANEY, MARY ELLEN KACHINSKE, HELEN LITTLE, CHARESE FRUGE, PAT PAXTON, ROD PHILLIPS, E-BRO, BOB BUCHMAN, EVAN HARRISON, ROB WILLIAMS, and more.
Radio highlight of the night was JIM RYAN holding court in the back of the room with a long line of folks waiting to taste his exquisite wines, and to kiss the ring.
And yes, the wine was chilled to a perfect 46 degrees for those with fussy palates.