Thursday, April 24, 2014

We bid farewell to Nuala Pell, Newport's great lady, philanthropist, humanist, and helpmate to her late husband, Senator Claiborne Pell.  Her last public appearance was at her grandson Clay Pell's announcement for Governor in January.  She was last seen publicly in Newport at Salve Regina University's  tribute and announcement

of the Nuala Pell Leadership Program in Public Service.  Said Senator Sheldon Whitehouse  of her passing,"“Nuala Pell’s remarkable lifetime of public service left an indelible mark on our state." She is simply irreplaceable.


Look for our annual Palm Beach issue, including the 51st Heart Ball at The Breakers, the fabulous Jewelry, Art & Antique Show, and a "Grand Hotel Budapest" party at Newport's grand Vanderbilt Grace Hotel.


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Holiday Dinner Dance at Preservation Society an Elegant Celebration

More like a fairy tale or an extravagantly costumed  movie than just a party, the 2013 Holiday Dinner Dance of the Preservation Society grew to a record number of celebrants this season. The baronial dining room of Cornelius Vanderbilt's  The Breakers was opened for the first time in Newport Seen's memory to accommodate the overflow crowd of elegant guests. The post dinner dancing at this lovely party is always the great leveler, as guests young and old could not resist the strains of the Mac Chrupcala Orchestra wafting in from the magnificent music room. ... more »

Taste of Newport 2013, A Feast of Charity and Cuisine

Child & Family Services celebrated its 30th year of providing the ultimate "Taste of Newport" experience to its supporters, hosting yet another successful fundraising evening. Spotted at the event were congressman David Cicilline, Providence mayor Angel Taveras, former congressman Ronald Machtley and wife Katherine, Judy McLennan and daughter Stephanie McLennan, and hundreds of hungray gourmands. ... more »

The Warp, Woof and Meeeow of The Potter League on Display at "Have a Heart"

Always given around Valentine's Day, the "Have a Heart" Preview Party is an animal lover's delight.The exuberant 41st annual cocktail benefit for homeless animals given by The Potter League found three very handsome dogs -- Nan, Benny and Ziggy, – waiting to greet ( and collar) arrivals at The Hotel Viking lobby. Receiving many pats and adoring comments, the dogs thoroughly enjoyed themselves, as did the overflow crowd. ... more »

Sintessi, Sparkling Jewels and Bubbly are "Worth" it in Palm Beach

An elegant cocktail reception at the Mary Mahoney store on Palm Beach's Worth Avenue inaugurated the New York City Mission Society’s 2014 Gala, as the chic  store hosted the afternoon event. Jean Shafiroff, Stanley H. Rumbough and Cole Rumbough were the party's hosts,  fabulous caviar and a presentation of glittering, gorgeous Sintessi jewelry were the stars, along with the philanthropic guests.

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An Illuminating Evening "Glows" at Jamestown Arts Center

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Saucy "Salsa" Served Up By Women's Resource Center

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300 Dignitaries, Friends and Supporters Honor Nuala Pell at Salve Regina Tribute

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