Friday, December 10, 2010

Rita Cosby Benefits the Vets

I was privileged to be invited to the home of Mitzi Perdue last night at 5th Avenue in Manhattan - a gorgeous place overlooking all of Central Park and what seemed to me to be the most stunning view I'd ever seen from an apartment in NYC.  Mitzi is the wife of the late Frank Perdue, "the chicken man" and her wonderful EggScapes (decorated eggs) were on display all over her elegant apartment.

The event was a book party and signing for Rita Cosby's latest book, Quiet Hero written about her father who was a POW and war hero, the proceeds which benefit The USO and Wounded Warriors. 

She was also there for Robert Cancro, Chairman Emeritus of NYU's Dept. of Psychiatry, who launched the United Stress Disorders Association and announced Rita as its spokesperson in support of vets who suffer from PTSD, which I can relate to since both my father and stepfather suffered from it after their service in the Korean War. [more...]

Related blog: Nick Popaditch and VET Foundation

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