East End Hospice Vs. The American Cancer Society

by Adam Bertrand · June 26, 2008

the roaring twenties

Two of this weekend's buzziest events are the American Cancer Society's Denim and Diamonds Gala, and the East End Hospice's The Golden Age of Hollywood: The Roaring Twenties. Which warrants your attendance? I'll let you decide.

Denim and Diamonds

For: American Cancer Society

Location: Diamond Ranch, Water Mill

Honoring: RHOM's Count and Countess De Lesseps, Dr. Elana Kapenhas-Valdes, Roy Scheider

Activities: Silent and live auction, dancing, live music, marveling at how quickly one can get to Texas these days

Scene: An older (but wrinkle-free) crowd than the EEH's

Wining and Dining: Food&Co is catering

Price: seats start at $500 and a table is $5,000

Roaring Twenties:

For: The East End Hospice

Location: Sandacres Estate, Quogue

Honoring: Mrs. Philomene A. Gates

Activities: Casinos, Live and Silent Auction, deciding who's fringe has the most flair

Scene: a committee member tipster promises a young, attractively preppy crowd, which explains the post-bash transport and free admission to Dune

Wining and Dining: Starr Boggs is providing a banquet

Price: $125 for those under 35, $200 for those older