Since 1921 women from all walks of life have participated in the Miss America Competition, and on Sunday night the tradition continued from Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall, where 52 women competed for the coveted crown and Savvy Shields prevailed.
On the 15th anniversary of 9/11, Deb Gordon guests were Terri Sears, Executive Director of Tuesday’s Children and Dr. Robin Goodman, Executive Director of A Caring Hand, two organizations that were formed out of the tragic events surrounding September 11, and continue to serve the community in a variety of ways.
Deb Gordon’s guest was Buxton Midyette, Vice President of Marketing at Supima, the legendary brand for American made pima cotton, known for being among the finest around.
Deb Gordon spotlighted the Komen Greater New York City Race for the Cure with Linda Tantawi, CEO of Komen Greater NYC – the largest of the Komen affiliates which is committed to serving the organization’s important mission: no one should die from breast cancer.
Deb Gordon’s guest was Ana Oliveira President and CEO of The New York Women’s Foundation, a women-led alliance dedicated to funding and fostering economic security and justice for underserved women and girls, including transgender women.
The International Spa Association (ISPA) is back in New York for their annual spa event and Deb Gordon spotlighted the organization with its President Lynne McNees.
Deb Gordon spotlighted Volunteers of America’s Operation Backpack campaign with Rachel Weinstein, VOA Chief Development Officer and Founder of Operation Backpack, and Paige Davis, TV Personality and VOA board member.
This week Deb Gordon’s guest was New York philanthropist and author Jean Shafiroff.
Deb Gordon spotlighted The Police Athletic League (PAL) Summer Playstreets with Frederick Watts, Executive Director of PAL, one of New York’s oldest youth service organizations.
Deb Gordon’s guest was Brett Littman, President of the Jury of the 2016 Prix Canson®, which honors the work of artists whose creations show a true love of paper.