SOURCE: The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children

The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children

October 26, 2009 12:28 ET

UPDATE: Media Advisory and Invitation/Photo Opportunity, Calendar Item

Susan Lucci and Andrea Jung to Be Honored at Child Protection Agency's Gala at 583 Park Ave., Tonight, Monday, October 26, New York City

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - October 26, 2009) - The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NYSPCC), the world's first child protection agency, will honor Emmy award-winning actress Susan Lucci and Avon Products Inc. Chairman and CEO Andrea Jung at its 2009 Gala on October 26 at 583 Park in Manhattan. Deborah Norville, anchor of Inside Edition, will be the Gala's emcee.

The media is invited to attend the cocktail party. To attend, please contact Katarina Wenk-Bodenmiller of Sommerfield Communications at 212-255-8386 or katarina@sommerfield.com.

WHAT:

2009 Gala of The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children

WHO:

Susan Lucci (honoree); Andrea Jung (honoree); Deborah Norville (emcee); Amanda & Neil Friedman (chairmen); Jacquie & Jerry Storch (chairmen); Elizabeth Bartlett (co-chairman); Elizabeth Mayhew (co-chairman); Karl G. Wellner (co-chairman). As well as Liz Smith; David Patrick Columbia; M. David Sherrill; Tatiana & Thorne Perkin; Amanda & Peter Espy, etc.

WHEN:

Tonight, Monday, October 26, 2009. PHOTO OP BEGINS AT 6:15 P.M.

WHERE:

583 Park Ave. between 63rd and 64th Streets, NYC

OTHER HIGHLIGHTS:

Remarks by Liz Smith. Auction of items donated by Turks & Caicos Sporting Club at Ambergis Cay, British West Indies; American Girl; among others. Dance music will be provided by DJ Chris B.

CONTACT:

To attend, and for more information, please contact Katarina Wenk-Bodenmiller of Sommerfield Communications at 212-255-8386 or katarina@sommerfield.com.

The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children is an independent, non-profit organization focused on preventing the abuse and neglect of children. Founded in 1875 in Manhattan, it has investigated over 650,000 cases on behalf of two million children.

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