FIT Benefit Gala to Honor Belk Family Execs

NEW YORK - The Fashion Institute of Technology's annual benefit gala will honor Tim Belk Jr., chairman and ceo of 305-unit Belk department stores, and Johnny Belk, presdent and ceo. The gala will take place May 11 at Cipriani, 100 E. 42nd St., here. The cocktail recepton will begin at 6:30 p.m., with dinner at 7:30 p.m.
     The awards will be presented by Bruce Rockowitz, president, Li & Fung (Trading) Ltd. Entertainment will be provided by Joe Firstman and Mark Bryan from Hootie and the Blowfish.
      "Belk, Inc. represents the finest in family-owned companies, in this case three generations worth," said FIT president Dr. Joyce Brown.
      For detailed information on purchasing tickets, contact Vicki Guranowski at 212-217-4105 or victoria_guranowski@fitnyc.edu.

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