Rabbi David Gelfand, Marion Waxman, Dr. Samuel Waxman,
Waxman Cancer Research Foundation's Fourth
Annual Hamptons Happening took place on July 14 at
the home of Robyn and Kenneth
Joseph on Georgica Pond in Wainscott, NY.
The gourmet tasting event and on-line auction included
restaurants serving signature dishes, and auction
items donated by more than 50 prominent individuals
and businesses. It was attended by more than 400
guests and raised $240,000 for the Samuel Waxman
Cancer Research Foundation.
Benefit co-chairs were Laurie Schaffran and Marion
Waxman. Committee members included: Meg
Axelrod; Vira Capeci; Dean and Kris
Denninger; Robyn Joseph; Marcia
Lavipour; Gale Meisenberg; Thomas
Mikolasko; Diane Spilker; Clifford
Sterling; Helen Taylor Ginns and Dena
K. Weiner. Joanna Steinberg was
the Junior Committee chair.
Now in its 32nd year, the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research
Foundation (SWCRF) is a unique non-profit international
organization dedicated to supporting focused concept-driven
research to develop targeted cancer cell-specific therapies
with minimal toxicity, such as differentiation therapy.
Two drugs developed through Foundation-supported research,
and now used worldwide, have proven the effectiveness
of non-toxic differentiation in the treatment of acute
promyelocytic leukemia (APL), which has helped cure
Benefit Committee: Robyn Joseph, Laurie Schaffran, Marion Waxman, Marcia
Lavipour, Meg Axelrod, Merle Kailas.
Jayson Hicks, Thomas Mikolasko, Malcolm Price, Toffer Grant.
Robyn Joseph, Diane and Marc Spilker.
Millennial Society: Amanda Lullo, Tim Norton, Joanna Steinberg, Kyle
Widrick, Jake Sokol, Scott Schaffran, Rachel Katz, Matthew Dunne, Leslie
Dr. Albert Lefkovits, Cheryl Lefkovits, Lauren Lefkovits, Katherine Silver.
© 2007, Michael Molinoff