HG Realtor Foundation, Women’s Council of Realtors To Stage ‘Runway for Hope’ Fashion Show on May 31

Mary Prenon | April 4, 2017

A scene from Hudson Gateway Realtor Foundation Fashion Show at Glen Island Harbour Club in New Rochelle last year.

NEW ROCHELLE—The Hudson Gateway Realtor Foundation, together with the Women’s Council of Realtors, will present their “Runway for Hope” Fashion Show on Thursday, May 31 from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Glen Island Harbour Club in New Rochelle. The event, featuring fashions courtesy of Lord & Taylor in Eastchester and modeled by HGAR Realtors, will benefit the Hudson Gateway Realtor Foundation.

Established in 2003 and re-launched in 2013, the Hudson Gateway Realtor Foundation has donated thousands of dollars to charities and non-profit organizations serving the housing, hunger, health, happiness, and humane needs of people throughout the Hudson Valley and beyond.

“This is going to be such an exciting event, and we’re confident that this fashion show will be a huge success, as it has in the past,” said Bonnie Koff, chair of the HG Realtor Foundation’s Fundraising Committee. “What makes this unique and so popular is the fact that members of our own Hudson Gateway Realtor family will be walking the runway!”

The emcees for the evening will be HGAR President Dorothy Botsoe and HG Realtor Foundation Trustee Drew Kessler.

This year’s models will include: Laura Acocella of Coldwell Banker, Katonah; Kenyatta Jones Arietta of R2M Realty, Nyack; Maria Campanelli of Berkshire Hathaway River Towns Real Estate, Croton-on-Hudson; Rey Hollingsworth Falu, Hollingsworth Real Estate Group, White Plains; Colleen Forgione of Patricia Forgione, Eastchester; Christine Gameiro of J. Philip Real Estate, Briarcliff Manor; Kim Giarraputo of Weichert Realtors, Larchmont; Debra Goodwin of William Raveis Legends Realty, Irvington; Giovanni Gonzalez of Gio Homes Real Estate, White Plains ; Michele Gonzalez of Julia B. Fee Sothebys Int. Realty, Irvington; Xiao Hua (Delica) Herman of Douglas Elliman, Scarsdale; Ray Magnani of Houlihan Lawrence, Jefferson Valley; Hope Mazzola of William Raveis New York, Katonah; Jon Paul Molfetta of Keller Williams Hudson Valley, New City; Dodie Frisch Mouldovan of Douglas Elliman Real Estate, Armonk; Joe Paoli of BHG Rand Realty, Goshen; Joe Rand of BHG Rand of BHG Rand Realty, Nanuet; Robyn Rosenberg of Houlihan Lawrence, New Rochelle; Walter Sadowski of Café Realty, Mount Kisco; Amil Soman of Exit Realty Group, Elmsford; and Eric Stein of RE/MAX, Bronxville.

Cocktails and registration will begin at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $150 and include an open bar, passed hors d’ oeuvres, a sumptuous dinner and dessert. Tables of 10 can be reserved for $1,500 or tables of 12 for $1,800. Sponsorships and basket donation opportunities are also available.

“We know it’s going to be a sellout so anyone who wants to attend should make their reservations ASAP, “ added Koff. To purchase tickets or sponsorships, please visit www.HGAR.com.

Mary Prenon
HGAR, Director of Communications