Alzheimer's Association Hosts 35th Annual Rita Hayworth Gala

| October 23, 2018 | Parties

On Tuesday, October 23, 2018, the Alzheimer's Assocation hosted it's 35th annual Rita Hayworth Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street. The event raised $1.6 million for critical Alzheimer's care, support and research programs. Willie Geist, host of NBC News' Sunday TODAY with Willie Geist and co-host of MSNBC's Morning Joe, emceed the event and toated Rita Hayworth's 100th birthday, which would have taken place on October 17. The evening also included remarks from Gala General Chair and Founder Princess Yasmin Aga Khan and 2018 Gala Co-Chair Anne Hearst McInerney, along with David Hyde Pierce and Oliver Johnson Kennan, and special live performances from rising country music star Jay Allen and singer-songwriter Patty Smyth McEnroe.

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