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Larry Scott of Lawrence Scott Events

Produced Summer Kick Off Party Celebrating Cover Star Hilary Swank



Celebrity event Planner Larry Scott of Lawrence Scott Events was the mastermind behind Hamptons Magazine summer kickoff party with the cover star, Hilary Swank, at a private oceanfront estate in Southampton. The lavish celebration included gorgeous summer themed setting, stylishly decorated tables with fresh, colorful culinary creations, and an outdoor bar – elegantly arranged to suit the classic Southampton venue with an ocean view.  Hamptons Magazine once again chose Scott to kick off their 39th summer season and celebrate the highly anticipated Memorial Day issue.


Notable attendees included: Hilary Swank, Lawrence Scott, Debra Halpert, Samantha Yanks, Mariska Hargitay, Rosanna Scotto, Zach and Cody Vichinsky, Ramona Singer, Jean Shafiroff, Campion Platt, Libby Langdon, Bradford Rand, Neal Sroka, Debbie Sroka and Jeff Muhs.

At the invitation-only soiree, guests arrived at the spectacular, Bespoke Real Estate Southampton oceanfront estate at 317 Murray Place, Southampton by private shuttle provided by M&V Limousine and Hamptons LuxuryLiner. Inside, exclusive caterer and event mastermind Lawrence Scott Events paired Tito’s Handmade Vodka cocktails and Palm Bay wines with his sumptuous culinary creations. DJ Chris Bachmann set the beat amongst the breathtaking sunset before a live performance by Phony PPL. The event also recognized Hospital for Special Surgery.

Hilary Swank, the award winning actress, producer and Founder of apparel company Mission Statement ( — a cross over brand of athletic and leisure wear for women, stepped out to celebrate Hamptons magazine’s iconic Memorial Day issue and kick off the glossies new health & wellness program, Summer of Self. Summer of Self comes to life within the glossy pages, online at and in life at events that will take place throughout the summer.






Bespoke Real Estate Southampton Oceanfront Estate

317 Murray Place


Southampton, NY

About Lawrence Scott Events

Lawrence Scott Gottesman brings unparalleled creativity and imagination to his signature special events. A native New Yorker, Larry started his career in catering before opening one of Long Island’s most successful restaurants, Larry and The Redhead. In 1989, he established Lawrence Scott Events and instantly gained a reputation for his exceptional, one-of-a-kind celebrations. “From the ridiculous to the sublime”, A Larry Party™ brings families and friends together for life’s most memorable moments and milestones. While known for his non-stop innovation and ahead-of-the-trends approach, Larry is equally known for his philanthropic efforts. Larry’s commitment to community has spanned decades of support for charitable causes including, Make–A–Wish, The Feinstein Institute, Live Out loud, Forward Face, City Of Hope, and MS, to name a few. Larry’s reputation is that of a generous and charismatic man who considers his employees “family” and treats his clients with adoration and respect. They return to him time and again to celebrate all of life’s important occasions knowing their party will be like no other — and one that they… “will NEVER, EVER forget!”

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