Jean & Martin Shafiroff Host The Southampton Hospital Foundation Summer Kick Off Party

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Jean Shafiroff and Martin Shafiroff. Photo by Sean Zanni/PMC

On Friday, July 5, Jean and Martin Shafiroff entertained nearly 150 people at their exquisite home in Southampton to celebrate the launch of the fundraising season of the Southampton Hospital Foundation. 

Philanthropists, socialites, medical leaders, and friends joined Jean, who is a trustee for SHF, and Martin for delicious canapés and cocktails, and music by Alex Donner. Julia McCormack, Southampton Hospital Foundation President and Stony Brook Southampton Hospital Chief Development Officer, and Emily Mastaler, Stony Brook Southampton Hospital Chief Administrative Officer and Southampton Hospital Association President, and her husband, Jon McAuliffe, were joined by Southampton Hospital Association board members including chair Jim Forbes and wife Hollis, treasurer John Wambold and his wife Melanie, and directors, J. Oscar Molina and his wife, Ana Harsanyi, Dr. Florence Rolston, and Allison Morrow.

Assemblywoman Rebecca Seawright and Jean Shafiroff. Photo by Lisa Tamburini

Summer Party co-chairs Sarah Wetenhall and Elena Ford mingled with this year’s honorees, Father Alexander Karloutsos and Dr. Daniel Van Arsdale, who will be fêted at the 66th annual Summer Party on Saturday, August 3. Sarah, who is on the Southampton Hospital Foundation board, was joined by her husband, Andrew Wetenhall, while Elena, who is on the Southampton Hospital Association board, was joined by her husband, Mitch Seldin. Other notable attendees included SHF Vision board member Elizabeth Bowden, Lisa Crawford, SHF Vision board member Kingsley Crawford, Leslie and Katerina Feldman, Alan Glatt, Henry and Barbara Gooss, Ann Grimm, John Hadlock, Peter Hallock, Debbie and Noel Hare, Sylvia Hemingway, Raya and Clifton Knight, Sheila and Steven Landsberg, Ann Liguori, NancyJane and Jeffrey Loewy, Patty Kraus, fashion icon Fern Mallis, Ellen Hermanson Foundation Co-Founder Julie Ratner, and Assemblywoman Rebecca Seawright.

Joe McAuliffe, Emily Mastaler, Julia McCormack, Mitchell Seldin, Elena Ford, Jean Shafiroff, Sarah Wetenhall and Andrew Wetenhall. Photo by Sean Zanni/PMC

Proceeds from the season support Stony Brook Southampton Hospital and its mission to provide access to first-class, compassionate healthcare to all who live or visit the East End. SBSH is the only hospital on the South Fork. It is home to the first Level III Trauma Center in Suffolk and also has the only catheterization laboratory on the South Fork. Stony Brook Southampton Hospital earned an “A” Hospital Safety Grade from the Leapfrog Group, a national, independent nonprofit watchdog. The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade is an elite designation that sets the highest standards for patient safety in the United States.

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