The Evening Will Feature Special Performances by John Legend, Joss Stone,
Patti Labelle & Chaka Khan
NEW YORK, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The G&P Foundation for Cancer Research will honor four outstanding individuals at the 2007 Angel Ball, Editor-In-Chief of Harper's BAZAAR Glenda Bailey, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BET Networks Debra L. Lee, Chief Hematologic Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Dr. Stephen D. Nimer, and the late President of the United Arab Emirates, H.H. Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.
The black-tie benefit, hosted by Grammy-winning song writer Denise Rich and her daughters Daniella Rich Kilstock and Ilona Rich Schachter will take place at The New York Marriott Marquis on October 29th and will feature a cocktail reception by Moet Hennessy and dinner with special menu designed by Sirio Maccioni of Le Cirque, along with a star-studded lineup of performances including John Legend, Joss Stone, Patti LaBelle, Chaka Khan and Epiphany. Also taking the stage, serving as presenters and segment hosts will be Petra Nemcova, Randy Jackson, Kelly Ripa, Mark Consuelos, LL Cool J, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, The Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson, Star Jones, and Liz Smith.
Simon de Pury, Chairman of Phillips de Pury & Company, will host a live
auction, which will include an Audi S5 and two tickets to the 2008 Le Mans;
a one-week excursion to the Caribbean on Denise Rich's Christensen Yacht
the M/S LadyJoy II; a LEVIEV "Soleil" diamond necklace worth $50,000; three
two-day, one-night trips to visit three of the Houses of Moet Hennessy in
France along with a collector bottle of Dom Perignon 1969, Hennessy Cognac
1907 and Chateau d'Yquem 1937, unavailable for purchase in the retail
markets, plus round-trip airfare courtesy of Continental Airlines; Veuve
Clicquot's Loveseat designed by design luminary Karim Rashid; an in-studio
visit to The Howard Stern Show at Sirius Satellite Radio and an African
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