AMERICAN HOSPITAL OF PARIS FOUNDATION AWARD GALA HONORED FOUR FORMER U.S. AMBASSADORS TO FRANCE AT THE PLAZA HOTEL NOVEMBER 8, 2017
NEW YORK, NY--- The Honorable Jane D. Hartley, Howard H. Leach, Charles H. Rivkin and Craig R. Stapleton, each former U.S. Ambassadors to France, were honored at The American Hospital of Paris Foundation’s Award Gala on November 8 at New York’s Plaza Hotel.
Ambassador François Delattre, Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations, presented each honoree with an engraved petite Tourbillons crystal vase, compliments of Lalique.
The lively evening was attended by over 150 guests and supporters of the 2017 Award Gala who came from all parts of the country including Houston, Palm Beach, Washington DC, the tristate area – and Paris! Guests included the Foundation’s Co-Chairmen Barbara Cirkva Schumacher and Henry P. Davison, II as well as distinguished Board members and Dinner Committee Members. Koji Abe, Deputy Chief of Mission and Deputy Consul General of Japan in New York; Lorenz Baumer; Violaine and John Bernbach; Donna and Max Chapman; Jérôme Deana, Development Director at American Hospital of Paris; Amandine and Stephen Freidheim; Audrey and Martin Gruss; Frank and Joan Ginsberg; Sharon Jacquet; Francine LeFrak and Rick Friedberg; Ulla Parker Kalliope and Michael Rena; Gretchen Leach; Ralph Schlosstein; Susan Tolson; Deborah and Marshall Wais; Laura and Mark Yockey; Strauss Zelnick and Wendy Belzberg; and representatives from NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, which is the AHP and AHPF’s international affiliate hospital, were some of the luminaries in attendance.
The dazzling evening with a French flair, was held to support the American Hospital of Paris, a unique institution that has grown and thrived for over 100 years. More than 100,000 patients from 100 countries come through the Hospital’s doors in Neuilly-sur-Seine each year.
About The American Hospital of Paris Foundation
Since 1976, The American Hospital of Paris Foundation has been the vital link between the United States and the American Hospital of Paris. The mission of the Foundation is to raise funds and awareness in the United States for the Hospital. The Foundation is based in New York and provides major philanthropic support in order to improve technology and facilities and to maintain and enhance the quality of medical and patient care at the American Hospital of Paris. It also aims to further partnerships that leverage the Franco-American spirit of cooperation at the American Hospital of Paris. For more information on the AHPF please visit www.ahpf.org or contact (646) 722-2640, email@example.com . For media inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org