Jean Shafiroff presents: A Taste of Wine; at the South Hampton Arts Center, for the Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation.
Story and Photos By George “RaStarr” Walker
(Southampton, N.Y.) May 28th, 2016 Jean Shafiroff’s annual gala to support the Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation is the catalyst for the Southampton Performing Arts Summer kickoff event. This event is the startup pulse of the Southampton Summer Beach Season. Jean author of Successful Philanthropy: How to make a life by what we give, is on of the most powerful Philanthropists in New York, she a strong supporter of animal rights. Today’s event reinforces her respect for service animals and their work. Jill Sharioff’s along with Today show’s award-winning animal advocate Jill Rapportaport’s untiring dedication to the Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation and Board Directors Susan Allen, Johnathan McCann and Clifton Knight Executive Vice President, solidifies their love for animals. It also demonstrates the philanthropists posture on animal rights and well being. The Gala, a sophisticated delightful evening, Southampton animal shelter Foundation and Jean Shafiroff hosts A Taste of Wine, was sponsored by many local Southampton businesses including: Raphael Winery, Palmer Winery, Vinkata Winery, FIOL, who provided the fabulously styled and organized wine tasting of premium quality wines. Other business’ showing their support for the Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation were Linkara black bar grill, Southampton limousine, Herbert and Rist, Windows and Walls Unlimited, Topiaire Flower Shop, Bam Interiors, hint, Lobster Grill, London Jewelers, The Hydrant Pet Hotel, Nuzzolese Brothers Ice, Karamba Tropical Restaurant, intelliWHITE, and Tate’s bake shop.