A Day in the Concrete Jungle

Concrete Jungle, Big Apple, The City That Never Sleeps, The Empire City. Whatever you call it, there’s nothing quite like New York City. This past week, I had the amazing opportunity to travel to NYC for more than just a little vacation.

As one of the Presidents of Think Pink Society, which promotes breast cancer awareness, I went to NYC with two friends and our teacher for the BCRF event. Each year the Breast Cancer Research Foundation holds a Symposium and Awards Luncheon in the Waldorf Astoria in NYC. As the only students their, my friends and I were happily overwhelmed to be surrounded by the nation’s most prestigious breast cancer researchers and several of NYC’s socialites who often advocate for the cause.

©  Mary Kate Donahue, 2014

© Mary Kate Donahue, 2014

We had the honor of listening to both Amy Robach and Barbara Walters speak at the Awards Luncheon. Also, we saw several other notable people: Hilary Rhoda, Leonard Lauder and Tory Burch.

©  Mary Kate Donahue, 2014

© Mary Kate Donahue, 2014

After leaving the event, with our fabulous (and heavy) goodie-bags in-tow, we embarked for an afternoon in New York. From shopping at Bergdorf Goodman and F.O.A. Schwartz to walking in Central Park, we had the traditional NYC day.

©  Mary Kate Donahue, 2014

© Mary Kate Donahue, 2014

©  Mary Kate Donahue, 2014

© Mary Kate Donahue, 2014

©  Mary Kate Donahue, 2014

© Mary Kate Donahue, 2014

©  Mary Kate Donahue, 2014

© Mary Kate Donahue, 2014

See you soon…in the Concrete Jungle (hopefully!)

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s