Darlene Love Rocks The Drexel University College of Medicine’s Black Tie/White Coat Ball

A little PhillyChitChatter first:

World renowned Chef Gordan Ramsey from Kitchen Nightmares is filming at Chiarellas in South Philly today. Oh boy are they not in for a treat from that tyrant.

First Friday in Old City, Saturday end of Daylight Savings, Sunday 5th Annual PAWS Mutt Strut FDR Park 10AM

Bam Margera and friends were spotted Tuesday night at Kung Fu Necktie for The Sounds after party. It’s Missy’s favorite band Sarah Doheny tells me.

Michael Vick, Kiajfa Frink, Joselio Hansen, deejay aktive, Carmena Ayo-Davies, Todd Herremons, and Amani H all took in the Jay-Z and Kanye West concert last night.


More than 900 people danced the night away to the music of 2011 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Darlene Love at Drexel University College of Medicine’s Black Tie/White Coat Ball. The event, held Saturday, October 22 at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, raised $717,250 for research into the prevention, treatment and cure of Alzheimer’s disease and related memory disorders.
Gayle Pearce and Deanna Philpopt
Romy Diaz, vice president of External Affairs Liz Murphy and Dennis Jame
Drexel president John A. Fry; The event honored two of Philadelphia’s outstanding civic leaders: Nicholas DeBenedictis, chairman, president and CEO of Aqua America, Inc.; and Manuel “Manny” Stamatakis, president and CEO of Capital Management Enterprises and immediate past chairman of Drexel University College of Medicine and Mayor Nutter
Dr David Tabby, MD, practices neurology and Dr. Erika Levine, MD, Haddonfield, NJ, Dermatology
Janet E. Guthart, Assistant Vice President, Protocol and Special Events, former first lady of Drexel Eliana Papadakis, Maria Papadakis and James d. Schultz first executive deputy general counsel to Governor Corbett. The Papadakis’ women are chairing an event in this very room on 11/3/11 The Philadelphia Zoo’s 2011 Global Conservation Gala
Tickets are $150 and up starting with special young friend price. And $350 for a regular ticket.
Tonight’s honorees’ Nicholas DeBenedictis and Manuel “Manny” Stamatakis, (center) played a key role in the formation of the medical school 13 years ago. A portrait of Manny was unveiled and will be installed at the Queen Lane campus.
U.S. Rep. Robert Brady and wife Deb had a front row seat
For the Darlene Love concert which capped off the evening.