SAVE THE GREAT AMERICAN WILDLIFE BENEFIT

The First Annual Endangered Species Coalition Hamptons Benefit

The first Save The Great American Wildlife event (also known as the Grizzly Bear fundraiser) to benefit the Endangered Species Coalition (ESC) premiered Saturday, August 20, 2011. The benefit, hosted by Denise and Arden Wohl and artist Tom Sachs.

The event was held at a converted barn that opened into a small vineyard, the intimate gathering included guests Johan Lindeberg, Yigal Azrouel, Waris Ahluwalia, Stella and Lola Schanbel, Dimitris George. Sean Avery, Monique Pean, Cecilia Dean and featured special musical guests The Misshapes. Guests received a special limited edition tee shirt with a print featuring a grizzly bear and her cub to help bring awareness to the important work of the ESC and wildlife created by Tom Sachs.

This was the the ESC‘s first Hamptons event and they hope to make it an annual event, with a different animal featured. Last summer they held a “Party for the Pelicans” in New York City.

Benefit Committee:

Waris Ahluwalia
Sean Avery
Victoria Bartlett
Jen Brill
Fabiola Beracasa
Claire Bernard de Rham
Stefan Bondell
Ricky and Jane Brickell

Carlton DeWoody
Sarah Hoover
Julia Nasser
Fernanda Niven
Monique Péan
Suzanne Rae Pelaez
Celine Rattray
Oliver Sarkozy
Lola Schnabel
Eric Goode
Stella Schnabel
LeeLee Sobieski
Tara Subkoff

www.stopextinction.org

Held at the Wohl‘s Private Residence, Southampton, NY

RELATED TOPIC: ENDANGERED SPECIES COALITION FIRST ANNUAL HAMPTONS BENEFIT

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