Villager photos by Elisabeth Robert
Entertainment legend Dody Goodman was honored at the Caring Community’s Annual Gala and Silent Auction on Oct. 23 at Tribeca Rooftop. Goodman, with the evening’s emcee, Rex Reed, in photo at right, starred in the musical comedy “Wonderful Town” and on TV in “Mary Hartman Mary Hartman,” among others. In photo at left, Arthur Makar, Caring Community’s C.E.O., posed with rock legend Patti Smith, who also made the scene at the fete. Other honorees included Dr. William Cook, an oncologist at St. Vincent’s Comprehensive Cancer Center, and the Greenwich Village-Chelsea Chamber of Commerce, which received a new Corporate Partner Award. Steve Ross, Lee Roy Reams and Richard Skipper as Carol Channing provided a musical tribute to Goodman.