2007 Presidentís Medal Gala
At Marymount Manhattan's 2007 gala benefit, Celebrating Visionaries, the College honored President's Medal recipients Geraldine Ferraro '56 and Natan Wekselbaum, president of Gracious Home. The gala was held on Tuesday, March 20, 2007 at the Rainbow Room in Rockefeller Plaza.
Natalie Morales, a national correspondent and co-anchor for NBC's "The Today Show," served as the mistress of ceremonies. George Matouk of John Matouk & Co., Barbara McIntyre Hack '73, and Ken Mesnick and Jordan Smilowitz of Gracious Home, were the gala chairs.
Highlights included speeches from Geraldine Ferraro '56, Natan Wekselbaum, Barbara Hack '73, and student Michelle Then '10 and a musical performance by students Ron Carlos '07, Stephanie Card '08, and Nathan Atkinson '07.
The 2007 President's Medal Gala raised nearly $400,000. Proceeds will help MMC continue to provide a high quality liberal arts education as an affordable option for a diverse body of students through scholarship opportunities.
Gala chair Barbara McIntyre Hack '73 addresses guests.
President Judson R. Shaver and Natan Wekselbaum.
Mistress of ceremonies Natalie Morales welcomes guests.
President Judson R. Shaver and Geraldine Ferraro '56.
Student performers Ron Carlos '07 and Stephanie Card '08.