Lightyears: Lighthouse International Celebrates The Arts

by GLORIA SUHR · November 12, 2009

[All photos by JOE SCHILDHORN for PMc]. Tuesday at the Plaza Hotel, Joan Rivers, Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia, Leslie Gore and other prominent socials gathered as Lighthouse International held a Lighthouse event in honor of the arts.-

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New York socials, philanthropists, and celebrities all attended the black tie affair among them Marc Rosen, Arlene Dahl, Muffie Potter Aston, legendary (or is it infamous) Fox newscaster Ernie Anastos, Somers Farkas and Princess Marina Sturdza to name a few.  Lighthouse International is a non-profit organization that has been dedicated to the cause of vision loss.  Their goal is to help rehabilitate the lives of those who have suffered from vision loss and bring normalcy to those lives through research, education, clinical services, and advocacy.

Ben Foss, Dr. Bruce Rosenthal, Susan Rosenthal Ben Foss, Dr. Bruce Rosenthal, Susan Rosenthal

Marc Rosen, Arlene Dahl Marc Rosen, Arlene Dahl

Clo Cohen, Charles Cohen Frederick Anderson, Barbara Tober Clo Cohen, Charles Cohen              Frederick Anderson, Barbara Tober

Elke Gazzara, Ben Gazzara Marc Rosen, Somers Farkas Elke Gazzara, Ben Gazzara             Marc Rosen, Somers Farkas

Arlene Dahl, Robert Osborne Arlene Dahl, Robert Osborne

Ernie Anastos Ernie Anastos

Stephanie Krieger, Chris Meigher \ Stephanie Krieger, Chris Meigher

Wendy Diamond Nelly Perifanos, Margo Langenberg Wendy Diamond                            Nelly Perifanos, Margo Langenberg

Princess Marina Sturdza of Romania, Jana Avis, Arlene Dahl Princess Marina Sturdza of Romania, Jana Avis, Arlene Dahl

Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia, Joan Rivers Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia, Joan Rivers

Debbie Deyo Debbie Deyo

Margo Catsimatidis, Stephanie Patel, Somers Farkas, Marvin Hamlisch, Princess Marina Sturdza of Romania, Mark Ackerman Margo Catsimatidis, Stephanie Patel, Somers Farkas, Marvin Hamlisch, Princess Marina Sturdza of Romania, Mark Ackerman

Lesley Gore Lesley Gore

Princess Marina Sturdza of Romania, Muffie Potter Aston Princess Marina Sturdza of Romania, Muffie Potter Aston, Christina Matava

Richard Ziegelasch, Lindsey Lullman Muffie Potter Aston, Amy Fine Collins Richard Ziegelasch, Lindsey Lullman Muffie Potter Aston, Amy Fine Collins

Margo Langenberg, Brian Stewart, Stephanie Krieger Margo Langenberg, Brian Stewart, Stephanie Krieger

Natasha Nicholson Annette Toppart, Mica Ertegun Natasha Nicholson                        Annette Toppart, Mica Ertegun