Spotted: Jean Shafiroff Hosts Pre-Gala Kickoff Party For NYC Mission Society Gala

Pictured (l to r): Jean Shafiroff, Francis Kairson, Elsie McCabe Thompson, and Jay Moorhead (Photo credit: Aurora Rose /PMC

This past Tuesday Jean Shafiroff’s Park Avenue apartment was filled with celebrated people gathered to toast the New York City Mission Society. Spotted in a red strapless number, Shafiorff mingled, greeted and chatted with guests all night encouraging them to attend the charity’s annual Spring gala.

This year’s honorees are BNY Mellon, International Flavors and Fragrances, and LTC Francis Kairson, Jr., Director Emeritus at New York City Mission Society. WABC News Anchor Bill Ritter, a longtime supporter of the Mission Society, will emcee the event.

This year’s Gala Chairs are Katrina and Don Peebles, Leah and Stanley H. Rumbough, and Jean and Martin Shafiroff. Honorary Chairs are Georgina Bloomberg and Fiona and Stanley Druckenmiller, and Corporate Chairs are Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP, MacFarlane Partners, and Stifel Financial Corp.

The Gala will be held on Tuesday, April 24 at the Mandarin Oriental at 80 Columbus Circle in Manhattan.