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April 22, 2015

Planning N.Y. Galas Requires Attention to Detail and Delicate Decisions

The New York Times explores the behind-the-scenes drama behind organizing charity galas, including deciding where to seat guests and asking them for million-dollar gifts,

According to Gillian Miniter, a philanthropist who has organized large galas for groups including the Central Park Conservancy and the New York Botanical Garden, says a big challenge is staying focused on the charity's mission.