Save the Date

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

The Metropolitan Club | 1 East 60th Street

Silent Auction Preview 11:30am

Luncheon & Program 12:00-2:00pm


Melissa Biggs Bradley

Founder & CEO, Indagare

Award of Excellence

Melissa Biggs Bradley

Melissa Biggs Bradley is the pioneering entrepreneur behind Indagare, an innovative digital player in the luxury travel space. At Indagare, Melissa has created a new, expertise-driven, membership-based approach to travel. Indagare offers members transformative, personalized travel experiences featuring exclusive access to carefully crafted experiences with local experts and adventures that draw on an unsurpassed depth of knowledge in the space. In the decade since its founding, Indagare has grown rapidly, and has been named to Inc.’s Fastest Growing Companies in the US and to Crain’s 50 fastest growing companies in New York.

Prior to founding Indagare, Melissa served as the travel editor at Town & Country for twelve years. During her time there, she launched the Town & Country Travel magazine. Under her leadership, the magazine was nominated for a National Magazine Award for General Excellence by the American Society of Magazine Editors.

Tickets & Tables

Details about sponsorship opportunities and tickets can be found below. If you are unable to attend, please consider making a donation to support our vital programs and empower New Yorkers through horticulture.

For more information about ticket and table levels and this year’s event, please contact Cristina Valbuena-Castor at



Fiona Druckenmiller


Barbara Cates
Janine Luke
Charlotte Moss
Naturepedic Organic Mattresses


Alatia Bradley Bach
Laurie Beard
Jessica Cho
Heather Georges
Jared Goss
Michael Kovner & Jean Doyen de Montaillou
Michele & Scott Lindsay
Mrs. Christopher Lodge


Madame Barbara de Portago
Sabina Schlumberger
Anne Shearman
Hope Smith
Margaret Sullivan
Jessica Tcherepnine
Mary Van Pelt
Lisa Bjornson Wolf


CeCe Black
Elizabeth Cabot
Norma T. Dana
The Durst Organization
G.P. Schafer Architect
Tim Hamilton
Ann & Tom Kempner
Frederica Lauder
Leigh Lauder
Wendy McCain
Laura McVey
Barbara Robinson
Guy Robinson
Barbara Tober


Wendy Carduner
Anita Cruso
Deborah van Eck
Randall & Eleni Gianopulos
Joan Golan
Kirk Henckels & Fernanda Kellogg
Lily O'Boyle
Duncan Sahner
Emilia Saint-Amand
Frances Schultz
Elizabeth Smith, Central Park Conservancy
Alison Strong


Veronica Bulgari, Sharon Casdin, Mary Beth Donohue, Pamela Fiori, Jennifer Garrett, Eleanor M. Gibson, Alexandra Gifford, Kathleen Giordano, Emma Goergen, Kate Hemphill, Nancy Jackson Hodin, Amanda Holmen, Nancy Hoving, Leslie Gordon Johnson, Sheila C. Labrecque, Bridget Lower, Catherine Makk, Lindsay Marx, Mrs. E. Paul Mortimer, Mario Nievera, Madeleine Richard, Jill Ross, Pamela Ryckman, Elizabeth Schubert, Anya Shiva, Courtney Stern, Leslie Stevens

List as of September 7, 2018.