It was night of glitz at glamour at New York’s Mandarin Oriental Hotel on April 3rd, where actress Patricia Clarkson and co-chairs Alexandra Lebenthal, Frederick Anderson and Janice Innis-Thompson welcomed over 200 guests to the 2013 Hale House Spring Gala. Proceeds from the gala benefit the Hale House, a non-profit organization based in Harlem, that is dedicated to child and family focused programs. Among the guests were celebrity hairstylists Ted Gibson and Jason Backe who were on hand to lend their support and enjoy a night of dinner and dancing. Ted, who is an avid supporter of Hale House, donated his time for a consult, cut and styling to Gigi Rosas, a recipient of Hale House’s charitable housing services.
Hale House Chairman of the Board Zachary Carter Esq. and Executive Director Annie Murphy congratulated this year’s honorees, philanthropist Sharon Bush and Christine Larsen, an Executive Vice President at JP Morgan Chase, who were recognized for their tireless work and dedication to the cause. After the closing remarks, the champagne flowed and the guests partied on the dance floor.