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