New York Attorney General Letitia James & more attend Edie’s Backyard BBQ to Benefit the David E. Rogers, M.D. Center

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Bob Chaloner, Jean Shafiroff photo J.VanderWatt for Rob Rich/SocietyAllure.com ©2019

Over 250 guests attended the annual Edie’s Backyard BBQ to benefit the David E. Rogers, M.D. Center at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, soon to be named the Edie Windsor Center.

New York Assembly Member Fred W. Thiele Jr., Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman, Jean Shafiroff, philanthropist and author and Robert Chaloner, Chief Administrative Officer of Stony Brook Southampton Hospital joined guests for a fun-filled afternoon at the Southampton home of Judith M. Kasen-Windsor, surviving spouse of the late Edie Windsor.

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Judith M. Kasen-Windsor and Jimmy Mack hosted the annual event along with a host committee which included Brian Mott, Mark Masone, former Southampton Town Councilman Stan Glinka, Eric Scott Baker and William Kapfer.

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Barry Ross, Robert Ross, Rebecca Seawright, Jean Shafiroff, Jay Schneiderman, Judith Kasen-Windsor, Fred Thiele, Nancy Lynn Thiele photo J.VanderWatt for Rob Rich/SocietyAllure.com ©2019

Judith M. Kasen-Windsor says “I am so delighted our BBQ was such a huge success. This was one of Edie’s favorite annual events and we continue to host it in her honor. We want to thank everyone who came out to celebrate Edie’s legacy and help raise funds for the soon to be Edie Windsor Center at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital.”

The sun shone all afternoon as guests enjoyed BBQ and drinks by The Golden Pear Cafe while listening to tunes by DJ Karin Ward.

The David E. Rogers, M.D. Center provides a variety of outpatient services for those living with HIV/AIDS and has been serving the East End of Long Island since 1994.

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Letitia James photo J.VanderWatt for Rob Rich/SocietyAllure.com ©2019

The Edie Windsor Center will provide a wider range of health services to the LGBTQ+ community. The Rose Walton Care Services will continue to operate under the auspices of the new Edie Windsor Center.

Stony Brook Southampton Hospital is the only provider of emergency care on the South Fork of Long Island and has medical professionals representing over 50 specialties, with 32 satellite care centers located throughout the South Fork

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