Beth Ostrosky Stern, wife of radio shock jock Howard Stern, co-chaired the “Get Wild” Summer Gala for the The Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center of the Hamptons, drawing on the summer redoubt’s residents for the event at Dune Beach in Southampton.
Christopher Obetz and Ellen Scarborough co-chaired the event for the center, which rescues and preserves Long Island’s native wildlife.
The event included a seaside clambake and cocktails with musical entertainment by Jetty Four.
Get Wild Summer Gala Guests and Photos
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Beth Ostrosky Stern (Event Chair, GET WILD Summer Gala),
Ellen and Chuck Scarborough (Event Chair, GET WILD Summer Gala | Anchor, WNBC)
Ginnie, Augie Frati (Executive Director, Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center of the Hamptons),
Avis Richards (Honorary Board Member, The Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center of the Hamptons)
Leslie Alexander (Owner, Houston Rockets)
Christopher and Joni Fischer (Christopher Fischer cashmere)
Josh Guberman Owner, Core Development Group,
Jean and Martin Shafiroff (Philanthropist)
Robert Albertson, Suzanne Murphy
Howard Lorber (Chairman, Douglas Elliman)
Samantha Kleinfield (Jockey)
Ellen, Dr. Jan Linhart, D.D.S (Event Sponsor, GET WILD Summer Gala)
Dr. Tara Allmen, M.D. (Event Sponsor, GET WILD Summer Gala)
Paul Schindler (Entertainment Attorney).
The center also brought along Blossom the opossum, Sonja the red tailed hawk, Kaylala the great horned owl and Cutie Pie the screech owl.
A silent auction featured a men’s bomber jacket by Perry Ellis; a ladies’ packable zip jacket from Laundry by Shelli Segal; a portrait session by Kramer Portraits; a one night stay at the Hyatt East End with tickets to the Long Island Aquarium and a limited edition snowy owl sculpture from Dianne Marxe.
Guests also bid on a one hour photo session photographed by Howard Stern, which is being auctioned online until Aug. 21. Go here to bid.
“With your donations we can better maintain our medical equipment, get the best veterinary care and gather skills and training to increase our success rate. We are able to offer state-of-the-art care to our wild neighbors that so richly deserve it because they are usually injured by human activities,” said Augie Frati, the center’s executive director and founder.
Christopher Fischer Cashmere, Hatherleigh Press, Jan Linhart, D.D.S., Martha Clara Vineyards, Ghost The Musical, The Weinstein Company, Mark Friedman of Halstead Property, Sister Act on Broadway, Angelo David Salon, Smashbox, L’Oreal, Dirty Blonde Cocktails, Hamptons magazine, Cape Cod Potato Chips and Mangodrin provided giftbag items.
“Get Wild Summer Gala” sponsors included Birds Nest Foundation; Tara Allmen, M.D.; Cunningham Insurance; Hamptons Magazine; Equinoxe Graphiques; Douglas Elliman Real Estate; Linda and Benjamin Lambert; Jan Linhart, D.D.S.; Suzanne Murphy and Robert Albertson; Andy Sabin Family Foundation; Smartwater, Brugal Rum and Martha Clara Vineyards.