Reach­ing New Heights

ROOM TO READ’S GALA DIN­NER

Hong Kong Tatler - - Faces | Onlooker -

With more than US$3.25 mil­lion raised, this year’s Room to Read gala din­ner proved to be a night to re­mem­ber. Held in the Grand Ball­room at the Four Sea­sons, the event cel­e­brated Room to Read’s 11th such din­ner in the city; the lit­er­acy char­ity’s founder, John Wood, ex­pressed his grat­i­tude to sup­port­ers in his wel­come speech. A high­light of the evening was the live auc­tion in which Swire Ho­tels’ “Shang­hai Sur­prise,” a two-night takeover of its new prop­erty in Shang­hai, went un­der the ham­mer for US$120,000. San­dra Spence John Wood and Amy Marie Pow­ell Stephan and Ta­tiana Pud­will François Curiel Vinay Mel­wani Kelly Gave

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