Honorees: Leslee and David Rogath, Greenwich residents
Format: Chefs’ Tastings, Live Auction
Date: Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 | 6:00-9:00pm | Speech & Live Auction at 7:20pm
Location: Richards, 359 Greenwich Ave, Greenwich, CT
Leadership: Event Co-Chairs: Megan Flanigan & Rick Swift, Joanie & Maurice Reznik
Production Chair: Nancy Sloan Alchek
Auction Chairs: Doris Arieven & Mary Hoffman
Founder and CEO of Shatterproof: Gary Mendell
Participating Restaurants: Barcelona Wine Bar, Bodega, Coals, Douro, Elm Street Oyster
House, Gaia, Hapa Food Truck, On the Marc, Prime, The Restaurant at Rowayton Seafood, Taconic Distillery and Watson’s Catering.
Levels of Support: Platinum Sponsor 10 Tickets: $50,000 | Gold Sponsor 6 Tickets: $25,000 Silver Sponsor 4 Tickets: $10,000 | Champion Ticket: $1250 | Benefactor Ticket: $750 | Friend Ticket: $375
Purchase tickets at www.shatterproof.org/spebenfit
Shatterproof is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing the devastation the disease of addiction causes families. Shatterproof works to end the stigma and foster a community of support. Shatterproof provides families with evidence-based resources to support prevention, treatment, and recovery. Shatterproof advocates for changes in policy at the federal and state level and supports the development and implementation of evidence-based solutions for substance-use disorders.
About Gary Mendell
Gary Mendell is the founder and CEO of Shatterproof, the leading national nonprofit dedicated to reducing the stigma of addiction and the devastation it causes families. Mendell has spent more than 25 years as an entrepreneur. He founded HEI Hotels & Resorts, a multi-billion-dollar company that oversees 70 hotels, and he previously served as President of Starwood Lodging Trust. Losing his son Brian in 2011, after a 10-year struggle with addiction, Mendell made a promise to spare other families from this tragedy. Shatterproof was created to change how addiction is perceived, prevented, and treated in the U.S. Mendell received his B.S. from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration and his MBA with distinction from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.