From the Pines with Love 1991.





 Again Dionne Warwick was no stranger to Fire Island having been to Cherry Grove in 1967.



   Again the Pines stepped up as a community to help the AIDS crisis with their now established party/benefit “From the Pines with Love.” Chaired again by John Whyte with Paul Dean and Peter Piening. Kicking off with a fabulous dinner poolside at the Botel with the Lavender Swing Band supplying the music for dancing. Comedienne Jaime Leroy was back , and this time singers Leslie Uggams ( an honorary Chairperson)  and Dionne Warwick were the entertainment highlight the next evening. 







Guests included Pines community members Bill Hayden & Ron Perkov, Dorothy & Joe Levy, Gloria & Larry De Mann, and Jerry Herman..















Dionne Warwick and her niece Whitney Houston on March 17, 1990 an AIDS benefit titled That’s What Friends Are For: Arista Records 15th Anniversary Concert was held at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.