Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation will celebrate their 16th Annual Collaborating for a Cure Benefit Dinner & Auction, honoring Arthur Imperatore and Tadashi Shoji on Thursday, November 21, 2013, at the Park Avenue Armory.
Known affectionately by New Yorkers as “The Waxman,” this yearly fête is considered to be among the top annual fundraising events in New York City, attended by more than 1,200 corporate executives, board members, and their guests. In recent years, “The Waxman” has raised millions of dollars to support the Foundation’s research efforts to produce a cure for cancer. Past celebrity performers have included Peter Frampton, Gregg Allman, Kid Rock, Chevy Chase, Steely Dan, Glenn Frey, Joe Walsh, Sheryl Crow, John Fogerty, and Counting Crows.
Chris Wragge, co-anchor of CBS 2 News This Morning, will host the event serving as master of ceremony. The evening’s much-anticipated live and silent auctions will offer guests the opportunity to bid on an exciting selection of exclusive items. The live auction will be led by auctioneer Hugh Hildesley of Sotheby’s Auction House and the live and silent auction items will go on display at www.charitybuzz.com prior to the event on Friday, November 1st, 2013. Special music guest Train will also entertain guests on this special evening.