From the Pines with Love 1991

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.


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