Cooking for a Cure

Cooking for a Cure

Calendar icon  Date: POSTPONEDclock icon Time: POSTPONED location icon Venue:  The Crescent Beach Club  dress icon Attire: Cocktail

Given the risk to our community, we have made the prudent decision to postpone Cooking for a Cure. This event raises critical funding for our cure-focused research. To ensure we don't lose momentum toward a cure - at a time when it's needed more than ever - we encourage you to make a donation directly to research. 


Join us at The Crescent Beach Club in Bayville, NY, for the 17th annual Cooking for a Cure event where we will be honoring the Paolillo Family. Guests will enjoy an evening of dinner, dancing, an assortment of prizes and so much more, all in support of the cure-focused research at the DRI.

2020 Honoree
The Paolillo Family

About our 2020 Honorees
The Paolillo Family
Kathryn Paolillo was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 18, she and the rest of the Paolillo family and their friends eagerly jumped into multiple events to raise money for the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation. Four years and dozens of initiatives later, the Paolillos are devoting more and more of their time and energy to raising money and awareness for a cure. For three generations, the family has lived in Glen Cove and owns S. Paolillo & Sons, a successful Electrical and HVAC contracting business. The Cooking for a Cure committee is so appreciative of everything the Paolillo family does to support the DRI and is very proud to recognize them as our 2020 Honorees.

Event Co-Chairs
Rebecca Castronovo • Delia DeRiggi-Whitton 

Host Committee
Mishelle Berger Calo • Frank Casale • Kathy Casale • Mildred DeRiggi • Jeanine DiMenna • Bridget Fitzpatrick • Michelle Garrison • Susan Herbst • Joy Hood • Roni Jenkins • Anthony Jimenez • Kathy Jimenez • Toni Kessel • Alan Lang • Fran Luebs • Dara Melnick • Stacy McKenna • Pamela Panzenback • Carol Roesch Paolillo • Jean-Marie Posner • Roberta Waller 

Thank You to Our Generous Sponsors:

Bruce and Roberta Waller
Peter and Jeri Dejana Family Foundation

See photos from last year's event!

Cooking for a Cure 2019

Photo Credit: Peter M. Budraitis Photography / Studio 9 New York, Inc.

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