Parties & Events

Wendy Belzberg & Strauss Zelnick Host Park Avenue Armory Gala Kick-Off

Friday, September 19, 2014


Wendy Belzberg and Strauss Zelnick played hosts to The Park Avenue Armory Gala’s kick-off cocktail party earlier this week. This year’s gala is set to take place on October 30th, and yes, tickets are still available. Speakers at this week’s cocktail kick-off included designer David Monn, Complexions Contemporary Ballet Choreographer Desmond Richardson, and Vice Chair Rebecca Robertson. Also in attendance were the chairs of this year’s Park Avenue Armory Gala, Dan Stern and his wife Nanna Stern, and their co-chairs, Ken Kuchin & Tyler Morgan, Heidi and Tom McWilliams, Susan and Eilhu Rose, and Liz and Emanuel Stern.

Other notable attendees included: Director of Residences Marketing at Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group Adelina Wong, Managing Director and Co-Head of Private Equity at Soros Fund Management LLC. David Wassong, American author, journalist and AVENUE‘s interim-EIC Michael Gross and his wife Barbara Hodes, C.O.O of Warner Music Group Rob Wiesenthal, and Menswear Designer Vivek Nagrani.

To purchase ticket’s for this year’s Park Avenue Armory Gala: call Mary Greene (212) 616-3961 or email


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