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|There were so many great events last month that we didn’t have time to cover them all (we’re still working on that cloning device). Among them: the New York Building Foundation’s 2010 Theatre Benefit, which raised nearly $120k for research, educational, and charity. Above, Salvadori Center president Dr. Leonisa Ardizzone, Thornton Tomasetti’s Richard Tomasetti, and Port Authority’s Frank Lombardi. This year’s benefit began at Sardi’s Restaurant and featured performances of Lombardi, Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark, and Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, and certificates were presented to six organizations that contributed to theConstruction for a Livable City initiative: Bovis Lend Lease, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Columbia University Facilities, F.J. Sciame Construction Co, Lower Manhattan Construction Command Center; and Skanska USA.|
|And the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation real estate division raised $1.3M in support of DRI at its annual Empire Ball. Here, former New York Mets pitcher Ron Darling, who has a son with diabetes, stands with the night’s honorees: Ted Moudis Associates’Ted Moudis, The Durst Organization’s Jody Durst, and Malkin Holdings’ Richard Heller. Jody was honored for his philanthropic efforts, including diabetes research, and his firm’s commitment to the betterment of NYC, while Ted received the Camillo Ricordi Humanitarian Award for his philanthropy and dedication to environmentally responsible building practices and design. Richard was presented with the Distinguished Service Award for his unswerving dedication to raising funds for the Empire Ball and the DRI.|