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  • The Pierre Hotel 2 East 61st Street New York, NY, 10065 United States (map)


Deets: The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (The NYSPCC) will hold its annual Spring Luncheon on April 11 at The Pierre Hotel in New York City. Board Members and event chairs Elizabeth Mayhew and Valesca Guerrand-Hermès, along with Vicky Cornell, widow of music legend Chris Cornell and NYSPCC’s Children’s Council member, will host honored guest speaker Tara Westover, best-selling author of the memoir “Educated”MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle will interview Westover. The event will benefit The NYSPCC’s Trauma Recovery and Safe Touches programs.

With your support, vulnerable children will have the chance to heal and move forward to live happy, healthy lives.SPCC hosts its Spring Luncheon every year to raise funds for its Trauma Recovery and Safe Touches programs which help in the prevention and treatment of child abuse.

About the New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children

The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NYSPCC) is the first -- and one of the most highly respected -- child protective agencies in the world. Founded in 1875, the NYSPCC helps the most vulnerable children of our community recover from trauma. And, more importantly, it helps prevent child abuse through its work with parents, teachers, children and foster care agencies. More than a century since its founding, The NYSPCC’s amazing work is used as a model for child abuse prevention centers across the nation. The NYPSCC has investigated more than 650,000 cases on behalf of over two million children and has educated over 47,000 professionals working with children on child abuse and neglect issues.

Who You May Spot: MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle shares the stage with Tara Westover to discuss the author’s book, her experiences with child abuse and neglect, and the importance of The NYSPCC’s work to eradicate child abuse in all its forms. Additional VIPs in attendance will include: journalist and Fox News alum Kimberly Guilfoyle; philanthropist Penny Gorman; Veronica Bulgari of the Bulgari jewelry company; Inside Edition anchor Deborah Norville; President of The NYSPCC’s Board Karl Wellner; Executive Director of The NYSPCC Mary Pulido, Ph.D, and more.

Hint For The Average Socialite: Tables and tickets are available now!

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Later Event: April 13