2008 President's Medal Gala
The President's Medal Gala, which took place on May 1, 2008, at The Rainbow Room, honored Jana Klauer, M.D, a physician and best-selling author specializing in nutrition, exercise and weight management. NBC's Hoda Kotb, a co-anchor for the "Fourth Hour of Today" and a correspondent for "Dateline NBC," served as the mistress of ceremonies, while trustee Jim Buckman and Gerold Klauer served as gala co-chairs. President Judson R. Shaver presented Dr. Klauer with the President's Medal for her service to improving the health and well-being of others through medical weight loss, nutrition and exercise. The evening also featured a performance and presentation by MMC students.
The 2008 President's Medal Gala Benefit raised $325,000 for the College. Proceeds will go toward the creation of financial aid opportunities through scholarships an initiative of This is the Day, the Campaign for Marymount Manhattan.
President Judson R. Shaver, Ph.D and Honoree Dr. Jana Klauer.
David Corvo, Mistress of Ceremonies and co-anchor of the Today Show Hoda Kotb, President Judson R. Shaver, Ph.D. and Page Shaver.
John Davis, Trustee Thomas Clark, Trustee Lou Martarano and Dansby Evans.
Trustee Judith Carson '03, Trustee Ron Yoo and Leslie Yoo.
Cook Herihy Brogan '66 and Joseph Brogan.
President Judson R. Shaver, Ph.D. and Chair of the Board of Trustees Anne Flannery '73.
John Cameron, Loretta Cameron '72, Michele Amato and Joseph Amato.
Caroline Wekselbaum and Trustee Natan Wekselbaum.