2009 Annual Benefit Gala
The First Annual Benefit Gala took place on Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City. Tina Brown and David Remnick served as Co-Chairs for the evening. Calvin "Bud" Trillin served as the Master of Ceremonies.
2009 Annual Benefit GalaTuesday, October 20, 2009· 7:00 PM
110 East 42nd Street
New York, NY
The winners of the Mailer National Student Writing Contests, presented in partnership with theNational Council of Teachers of English, were…
- National High School Award: Emily Swanagin, Luna
- National College Award: John Gilmore, Final Cascade
The evening’s sponsors included: American Airlines, The Armand F. Erpf Foundation, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Tina Brown & Sir Harold Evans, Marco Colodro & Susan Mailer, Angelo Galasso, Gagosian Gallery, Giorgio Armani, GQ Magazine, Dylan Jones, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP, Mandarin Oriental New York, National Madison Group, Inc., Phillips de Pury, Random House, Inc., Benedikt Taschen, Taki Theodoracopulos, Tommy Hilfiger Group, and Van Cleef & Arpels.