More than 300 attendees enjoyed the FOL’s 45th Annual Book & Author Luncheon on Friday, May 16, 2014 at the North Hills Country Club. The featured authors were Delia Ephron and Kevin Baker, and Port’s own best-selling novelist Susan Isaacs returned as program moderator. Enjoy these photos from the event! PHOTOS: Seth Ehrlich.
The FOL Board, Library Director Nancy Curtin (seventh from left), student volunteers, and authors (seated) Kevin Baker and Delia Ephron.
Authors Delia Ephron and Kevin Baker signed copies of their books for dozens of attendees.
Author Kevin Baker
Susan Isaacs and Amy Bass
Teachers and students from Schreiber High School
Denine Shedrick and Saveeta Ramprasha representing Silver Sponsor Community National Bank
Arthur Buhr of Silver Sponsor Total Dollar Management with FOL Board member Bob Drew
Deirdre Costa Major (second from left) representing Gold Sponsor Americana Manhasset with her guests Caryn Hirshleifer and Nancy Morris, and FOL Board member Pamela O’Connell
Ellen Fox, a Silver Sponsor, and Jane Tafarella
Former FOL Board member Susan Kass (center) and friends.
Nathalie Aujard-Pearson and Beth Horn, a Silver Sponsor together with her husband David.
Sam Guedouar (center), Executive Director of The Amsterdam at Harborside, the luncheon’s Authors Sponsor, with guests from The Amsterdam.
Susan Issacs with Yasuko Yamaguchi of Silver Sponsor Seyak Corporation/Yamaguchi Restaurant.
Library Trustee Myron Blumenfeld with guest and FOL Treasurer Tinu Thakore (right)
Student volunteer and raffle seller Luke O’Connell
Program moderator Susan Issacs with author Kevn Baker
Abby Orshefsky, Val Taylor and Barbara Fishman
Former President of the library Board of Trustees Fred Kramer and Laurette Kramer
Library Trustee Nancy Comer and Nora Haagenson
FOL President Amy Bass, program moderator Susan Isaacs, author Kevin Baker, FOL Vice President Nancy Wright, author Delia Ephron and FOL Vice President Ellen Zimmerman.
Author Delia Ephron
Dot and Ed Slade of Event Sponsor The Slade Family Foundation.
The packed dining room at North Hills Country Club enjoyed both the delicious meal and the entertaining speakers.