The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) hosted its 2019 New York Dinner at the Restaurant Daniel at 60 East 65th Street in New York City with a special guest performance by Academy Award-winning artist Jamie Foxx. The evening raised over $5 million. Master Mentalist, Lior Suchard performed mystifying tricks for the guests.
Notable attendees included: Michael Milken, Jamie Foxx, Lior Suchard, David Geffen, Katharine McPhee, David Foster, John Paulson, Christine Jones, Dr. Jonathan and Plum Simons, Mitchell Modell, Bonnie Pfeifer Evans, Seth Bernstein, Ernesto Rivera, Larry Leeds, Anne Marie Alexander, Lynn Merritt, Jan Haber, David and Sybil Yurman, Ambassador Earle Mack, Steven Cohen, Michael and Iris Smith, Omeed Malik and Caroline Morgan.
The evening started with a cocktail hour before the guests were escorted to the main dining room for dinner and entertainment. Michael Milken welcomed guests and started the main portion of the evening with trivia questions. Milken spoke about a few topics including PCF’s partnership with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and the advances researchers and scientists have made so far. Master Mentalist, Lior Suchard performed several illusions that stunned the crowd. The evening ended with a performance from Academy Award Winning Artist Jamie Foxx that had guests dancing on their chairs.
The charitable organization founded by Michael Milken is dedicated to identifying and funding groundbreaking cancer research programs. The evening welcomed leaders in medicine, top research scientists and distinguished New York City socialites to explore refined European cuisines, world-class wines and gracious hospitality at Restaurant Daniel.
PCF’s Board of Directors includes business leaders such as Michael Milken, Lori Milken, Andrew J. Astrachan, James C. Blair Ph.D., Steven A. Burd, Peter T. Grauer, The Honorable Earle I. Mack, Neal I. Rodin, Andrew C. von Eschenbach, MD; Drew Pinsky, MD, and radio and television host Clark Howard.