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Playground Partners Winter Luncheon

Playground Partners Winter Luncheon

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
11:30 am Reception
12:00 pm Luncheon
Rainbow Room, New York

Each year, the Playground Partners of the Women's Committee of the Central Park Conservancy host the Winter Luncheon to raise funds for the daily care and maintenance of Central Park's 21 playgrounds.

Over 300 guests will gather in New York City's iconic Rainbow Room to sip cocktails and dine on a seasonal menu while enjoying breathtaking views of Central Park. The Playground Partners Winter Luncheon was launched in 2012 with great success and continues to raise vital funds for and awareness of Central Park's beloved play spaces.

This event is currently sold out.
If you would like to be added to the waitlist, please call 212-310-6613 or email playgrounds@centralparknyc.org.

Guest Speaker
Aerin Lauder
Founder & Creative Director, AERIN

in conversation with
Stellene Volandes
Editor-in-Chief, Town & Country

Generously supported by
The Colony Hotel

2019 Co-Chairs
Mary Beth Adelson
Talene Baroyan
Sana Clegg
Stephanie Hessler
Heather McAuliffe
Emily McLellan

Women's Committee Board Advisor
Karen T. May

Playground Partners Committee Co-Chairs
Whitney Mogavero
Elizabeth Villar


  • Mary Abularrage
  • Mary Beth Adelson*
  • Jennifer Argenti
  • Michelle Auerbach*
  • Talene Baroyan*
  • Paige Betz
  • Katherine Birch
  • Anne Black
  • Caroline Bouckaert
  • Sugie Hong Bruttomesso
  • Ashley M. Carlson*
  • Jo Carson
  • Jessica Cho
  • Shirin Christoffersen
  • Sana Clegg*
  • Georgina Clemente
  • Austen Cruz*
  • Kate Davis
  • Megan del Valle
  • Ainsley Earhardt
  • Jennifer Evans
  • Teri Friedman
  • Kaitlin Gambrill
  • Tiffany M. Gardner*
  • Samantha Topping Gellert
  • Kara Gerson
  • Joni McKown Grossman
  • Amy Hart
  • Stephanie Hessler*
  • Darci Hether
  • Lin Jamison*
  • Sarah Johnson*
  • Jackie Keber
  • Anna Kennedy
  • Lauren Kenny
  • Kristy Korngold
  • Susan Lazarus
  • Heather McAuliffe*
  • Nancy McCormick
  • Taylor McKenzie
  • Emily McLellan*
  • Erin Nance
  • Margo M. Nederlander*
  • Ellen Offutt
  • Susannah Rose*
  • Margot Takian
  • Kristina Tenenbaum*
  • Sarah J. Wetenhall*
  • Anna Yaeger
  • Nanar Yoseloff

Past Chairs

  • Suzanne Cochran
  • Ranika Cohen
  • Shana Gary
  • Paige Hardy**
  • Carol Herring
  • Kim Klimczak
  • Nyssa Kourakos
  • Sarah Kurita
  • Kamie Lightburn
  • Michelle Marra
  • Anne Mathews
  • Gillian Miniter
  • Yesim Philip
  • Jennifer Rich
  • Pat Shifke
  • Sharon Teles

*Subcommittee Co-Chairs
**in Memoriam

No tickets will be issued for this event, all names will be held on a guest list. For more information, please contact the Playground Partners at playgrounds@centralparknyc.org or call 212.310.6642.