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Bette Midler’s New York Restoration Project (NYRP) Celebrates 15th Annual Hulaween Benefit Gala at W
10/29/2010 - By NYC

Bette Midler’s New York Restoration Project (NYRP) Celebrates 15th Annual Hulaween Benefit Gala at W
Photos by ANN WATT @ Society-Photos.com

Bette Midler and Gilles Marini

Friday, October 29, 2010, the incomparable showgirl, Bette Midler, hosted a star-studded costume party called Hulaween, to benefit New York Restoration Project (NYRP).

Ms. Midler has earned four Grammy Awards, two Academy Award nominations, three Emmy Awards, one Tony Award, three Golden Globe Awards, and nine American Comedy Awards.

This year’s event honored U.S. Senator John Kerry and featured a special performance by Paul Simon, a costume contest judged by Michael Kors and emcee Judy Gold conducted a live auction. Celebrity guests included John Mcenroe, Patty Smyth, Marlo Thomas, Phil Donahue, Joy Behar, Gloria Steinem, Elaine May, Thalía Mottola, Philip Glass, Gilles Marini, Liz Smith, Nolé Marin, Jann Wenner, Marc Shaiman, Scott Whitman, Holland Taylor, notables, socialites and friends.

New York Restoration Project (NYRP) is a non-profit organization dedicated to reclaiming and restoring New York City parks, community gardens and open space. In partnership with the City of New York, NYRP is also leading MillionTreesNYC – an initiative to plant and care for one million new trees throughout New York City’s five boroughs by 2017. On-Line Auction available Www.Charitybuzz.Com until November 13, 2010.

Story and Photos by ANN WATT @ Society-Photos.com

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