UPCOMING EVENTS

Fairfield County LOOK Design Forum: Vicente Wolf – April 26, 2017

Time: 6PM

Location: Anthony Lawrence Home, 138 Hamilton Ave, Greenwich, CT 06830.

CLICK HERE TO RSVP

JDRF of Fairfield & Westchester County Annual Gala – April 29, 2016

Join us Saturday, April 29 at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich as we honor and celebrate The Weismann Family of Westport, CT. Individual tickets starting at $375 with various table sponsorship options available.
Please visit Gala 2017 for more information and to purchase tickets.

Contact Marcia Maslo at mmaslo@jdrf.org or 203-854-0658.

Committee Picture: Kaisa Weaver- Auction Chair, Barbara Arman- Gala Chair,  Astrid Weismann- Gala Honoree, Mairead O’Sullivan- Sponsorship Co-Chair, Lauren Thaler- Sponsorship Co-Chairir. Not Pictured: Joanne White- Journal Co-Chair, Felicia DePaola  – Co-Chair. 

American Red Cross 2017 Red & White Ball – April 29, 2017

The American Red Cross Red and White Ball is the primary source of funding for the American Red Cross in Metro New York North, serving Greenwich, Conn., Westchester County, and the Lower Hudson Valley. The Ball will feature fine wine and food, music and dancing, and outstanding live and silent auctions, which showcase one-of-a-kind items and experiences.

Please join us for this event to support the lifesaving mission of the Red Cross.

Click here for tickets. For more information, please contact Amanda Paktinat at (203) 869-8444 ext. 121.

CoChairs: Ilona Kaali-Nagy and Linda Chase-Jenkins

BCA Greenwich 5K Run/Walk for Hope – April 30, 2017

From toddlers to grandparents, and everyone in between, run or walk with us for hope of a breast cancer free future! CLICK HERE for information.

Begin and end at Richards, 359 Greenwich Avenue, Greenwich, CT

7:30 AM Check-In and Walk-In Registration | 8:30 AM Runners Run | 8:45 AM Walkers Walk!

 

Whitman PromoTitans Speaker Series: Meg Whitman – May 2, 2017

On Tuesday, May 2 at 7:30 a.m., Family Centers will welcome Meg Whitman, Hewlett Packard Enterprise President & CEO, as the latest speaker in its Titans Series.  The event will be held at the Stamford Marriott, located at 243 Tresser Blvd. in Stamford. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets.

 

Arch Street Annual Benefit “Studio 54” – May 5, 2017

Join us for dinner, drinks, & dancing! Studio 54 – In your lifetime there’s never going to be anything like this. Don’t miss a moment!

Time & Location: 6:30 PM at the Arch Street Teen center, 100 Arch Street.

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

Pictured: Janine Kennedy

 

 

Landmark Recognition Program – May 7, 2017   

In recognition of the Landmark program’s 30th anniversary, the Historical Society will honor two Greenwich organizations for their leadership in advancing the cause of historic preservation. Greenwich Land Trust will be recognized for the restoration and adaptive reuse of the Louise Mueller Preserve and Greenwich Point Conservancy for the completion of the restoration of the Gateway and Old Barn.

4:00 to 6:00p.m. at the Belle Haven Club, 100 Harbor Drive, Greenwich. Champagne, wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Advance reservations are required. TICKETS HERE.

YWCA of Greenwich Old Bags Luncheon – May 11, 2017

Time: 11:00 am
Location: Belle Haven Club

Contact Jackie Stam at j.stam@ywcagreenwich.org or 203-869-6501, ext. 102. Click here for more information.

2017 Old Bags Luncheon Co-Chairs (from left) YWCA Board members Karen Morstad, Lauren Walsh, Cecilia Lieberman, Judith Wertheimer, and Eva Maria Janerus.

 

Center for HOPE Annual Luncheon – May 16, 2017

The Center for HOPE will welcome motivational speaker and entrepreneur Kate Milliken to the podium as the speaker for its 2017 Annual Luncheon. The event will also feature a special acoustic performance by national recording artists, The Alternate Routes.

The event will be held at 11 a.m. at Wee Burn Beach Club in Rowayton and is co-chaired by Kate Clark, Meg Critchell and Merrilou Hillenbrand. PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

Inner-City Foundation For Charity & Education 25th Anniversary & Third Annual Ladies Luncheon – June 1, 2017

Marianne Williamson, New York Times Best-Selling Author, will be the featured speaker. Comedienne and storyteller Bonnie Levison will be master of ceremonies. PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

Chaired by Audrey Dornier, Helen FitzPatrick, Janie Gestal, Missy O’Shaughnessy, Pam Pagnani, and Geri Roper.

Stamford Museum & Nature Center 20th Annual Food & Wine Celebration – June 2, 2017

Over 350 guests will enjoy dancing, door prizes, raffles, and gift bags. Attendees will enjoy tasting top-flight wines and beverages, and sampling a wide variety of delicious food courtesy of area caterers and restaurants. All proceeds from the event will benefit the SM&NC’s mission to bring the wonders of art, education, and the natural world to children and families.  PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

Family Centers Annual Benefit: Friday Night Fever – June 2, 2017

Family Centers is celebrating an era of glamour, groove, and glitter! Please join us under the disco ball for our “Friday Night Fever” benefit – an evening that will evoke the spirit of Studio 54 and bring you back to the days of disco.

CLICK HERE for info. Contact Jennifer Flatow at (203) 869-4848 with any questions and seating preferences. Co-Chairs: Nancy Axilrod, Lindsay Burn, Leigh Carpenter, Ashley Fox and Nicki Rose. 

Swim Across America Greenwich-Stamford Swim – June 24, 2017

Registration is open for the 11th annual Swim Across America Greenwich-Stamford Swim! Swimmers and volunteers join together for an amazing morning of spirit and to make waves to #defeatcancer.

Swimmers, boaters, kayakers, paddle boarders and land volunteers are encouraged to register for the Greenwich-Stamford Swim by April 23, 2017, and receive an early registration bonus. Registration before April 23 is $25 and goes up to $50 after April 23, 2017. CLICK HERE to sign up to swim, volunteer, or donate! 

 

Greenwich Hospital’s Under the Stars – June 24, 2017

Riverside Yacht Club from 7:30 to 11:30 pm. Featuring Gavin DeGraw, GRAMMY® nominated, multi-platinum selling singer and songwriter, known for his chart topping hits such as “Chariot,” “Not Over You,” “I Don’t Want To Be,” and his most recent hit song, “She Sets The City On Fire.”

The event will feature a live auction, high-end wine and liquor auction, and open bar and food service.

To purchase tickets or for information, contact the Special Events team at (203) 863-3865. Additional information can also be found on Greenwich Hospital Foundation’s website.

 

DESIGN

The Local Vault Presents: Debutantes and Design

 

LIFESTYLE

Goodbye Winter & Hello Spring

Debra O’Shea, Co-Owner of Mary Jane Denzer in White Plains, shares trend reports for Spring!

 

So Two Husbands Walk Into a Car Wash…

Meet Meline Dickson. She recognizes that single use plastic pollutes, that it is one of the greatest growing dangers to our oceans, environment, fossil fuel dependency, social justice equality and human health, and she is paving the way for healthy change right here in Greenwich, CT. Starting with single use plastic bags! Read more and don’t forget to sign the petition on April 22, 2017 at the Arch Street Earth Day Fair.

 

Kia Heavey Profile

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