Chess in the Schools' Chairman of the Board, Lewis B. Cullman and family
High School Seniors are honored at the 2013 Benefit Celebration
Chuck Close presents award to Benefit Honoree and Chess in the Schools Trustee, Agnes Gund
Two Chess in the Schools students demonstrate their skills during the pre-dinner reception
Some Young Professional guests pose for the camera
President Bill Clinton gives a heartfelt speech about Chess in the Schools programs
Guests enjoying cocktail hour before dinner is served
Media personality, Alison Stewart joins in the Chess in the Schools celebration
Chess in the Schools President & CEO, Marley J. Kaplan, with New York City Council Member
Honoree, Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson with Chess in the Schools President and CEO, Marley J. Kaplan.
Chess in the Schools Board Chairman, Lewis B. Cullman, Honoree, Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, and CIS President and CEO, Marley J. Kaplan
Lewis B. Cullman and Marley J. Kaplan with recording artist, Aloe Blacc
Aloe Blacc and Lewis B. Cullman, Chairman of Chess in the Schools.
Lewis B. Cullman and President & CEO of Chess in the Schools, Marley J. Kaplan.
College Bound Seniors 2015
One of our fabulous auction displays, tickets to see the Mets!
Lewis B. Cullman intently watching two students playing chess!
A guest bidding on the New York, NY auction lot.
The Terrace Room at the Plaza Hotel all set for our guests to arrive.
Lewis B. Cullman, Aloe Blacc, Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, and Marley J. Kaplan.
Cindy Swabsin from the NFL with Chess in the Schools Vice President of Development and Communications, Yolanda F. Johnson.
Board Member, Eric Gioia and Lisa Hernandez Gioia.
Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. sharing a laugh with Aloe Blacc and Lewis B. Cullman.
Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson challenges College Bound student, John Paul Garcia, to a chess game during cocktails.
Guests enjoying their first course before listening to our guest speakers.
More than 200 guests enjoy great company over dinner.
Marley J. Kaplan presents Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson with the Lewis B. and Louise Hirschfeld Cullman Award for Excellence.
Students and donors enjoy warm conversations around the table.
Board Member, Mike Walsh with her two daughters.
Carlos Capellan with the Senior Class of 2015!
Carlos Capellan presents Ammy Rodriguez with the Marley J. Kaplan Scholarship!
Louise Hirschfeld Cullman, Lewis B. Cullman, Sue Wachenheim and Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson with the 2015 Senior Class.
Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson delivering an inspiring speech to our guests and 2015 Senior Class.