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UPCOMING EVENTS

Art Smart: A Guide to Living with & Loving Art – May 30, 2018

You’re invited to attend a breakfast discussion at The Collective

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

50 John Street, Stamford, CT

RSVP HERE

 

4th Annual Inner City Foundation Ladies Luncheon – June 6, 2018

Time: 11 AM – 2 PM at

Location: The Belle Haven Club in Greenwich.

The Ladies Luncheon Benefit, REMIX: DECORATING WITH CULTURE, OBJECTS & SOUL, will feature HGTV’s design darlings Jeanine Hays & Bryan Mason, creators of the hip, Brooklyn-based design firm AphroChic, which has been featured in the The New York TimesThe Washington PostElle DecorHouse Beautiful, and Better Homes and Gardens.  As leading experts in home decor, Jeanine and Bryan have appeared on ABC-TV’s Good Morning Americaand are hosts of HGTV’s new design show Sneak Peek with AphroChic.

Click here to purchase tickets!

Co-Chairs: Audrey Dornier, Helen FitzPatrick, Janie Gestal and Geri Roper. Not pictured: Missy O’Shaughnessy, Pam Pagnani

Liberation Programs Spirit of Hope Benefit – June 7, 2018

6 PM reception

7:15 PM Dinner

Woodway Country Club, Darien CT

For more information, please call 203.604.1144 or click here.

Family Centers “London Calling” – June 8, 2018

As Family Centers’ premier fundraiser of the year, all funds generated from “London Calling” will directly support the health, education and human service programs that Family Centers provides to more than 21,000 local residents each year. “London Calling” will be held at a private back country residence in Greenwich.

Purchase tickets here!

Co-Chairs Abby Ritman, Kate Clark, Nancy Casserley, Ashley Reid, and Jeannie Witmer

Greenwich Historical Society: Old Fashioned Fun at French Farm – June 10, 2018

Mark your calendars for Sunday, June 10, 1:00–4:00 pm for an afternoon of family-friendly games and crafts at the only surviving Gentleman’s Farm in Greenwich. Games, crafts, plein-air painting, Music by Ray and Jay, Farmer’s Market, Wine, Beer and Bites.

$100 per family, $35 adult individual, $25 child (kids under 3 are free)

French Farm, 514 Lake Avenue, Greenwich, CT

Click here to reserve or call 203-869-6899, ext.10

 

Community Centers, Inc. Book Signing with Matt Bernard – June 13, 2018 

Join us for a presentation of: The Historic Houses of Belle Haven Park

Cockails & Hors D’Oeuvres 

6:00pm at The Belle Haven Club 

Proceeds to benefit CCI’s educational and support programs.

Register here!

Greenwich Land Trust: An Evening at the Farmstead – June 15, 2018

You are invited to the home of Greenwich Land Trust – the Louise Mueller Preserve – for An Evening at the Farmstead! Co-Chairs Carrie Emery, Jackie Keeshan, Karen Shaffer, and Vickie Waters will treat you to a casual evening with a cozy, rustic feel in the backcountry. With the beautifully lit historic barns, delicious farm to table food and craft cocktails, the event promises to be a splendid kick off to summer. Throughout the Preserve, guests will enjoy live music from the wonderful group, BackCountry Jazz.

Purchase tickets here!

 

THE 24TH ANNUAL YMCA OF GREENWICH FATHER’S DAY CLASSIC – JUNE 18, 2018

When: Monday, June 18,2018

Time: 10:00 am 

Where: Greenwich Country Club

19 Doubling Road Greenwich, CT 06830

Join us for the day and enjoy lunch, a full round of golf, cocktails, dinner, awards and a silent auction! This event is open to all mothers and fathers; daughters and sons! Come out, enjoy the day and celebrate the “Fathers” in your life!

To download our full registration form  click here

Click here to make a payment or donate to this event! 

Photo credit: Philippe Mcclelland

Greenwich Hospital Under the Stars – June 22, 2018

Under the Stars, a benefit for Women’s and Children’s Health at Greenwich Hospital, will be held on Saturday, June 22 at Riverside Yacht Club.

This special summer event will feature a seated dinner and an extraordinary live performance by Greenwich native and rising country star, Caroline Jones.  Guests will also enjoy music by The Short Bus and DJ April Larken, as well as one-of-a-kind live, silent and wine auctions.  Patricia Calayag, MD will be honored for her work as a leader in the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

For tickets and more information, click here

Event Co-Chairs: Andrea Sinkin Jaffe and Jenifer Turano

1st Annual Horizons SHU Golf Tournament & Dinner – June 26, 2018

Great River Golf Club, Milford, CT

11 AM Brunch

12 Noon Shotgun – Best Ball Format

5 PM Cocktail Reception

6 PM Buffet Dinner, Silent & Live Auctions, Dessert and Tournament Awards

All event proceeds will benefit Horizons at Sacred Heart University that provides enrichment programs to underserved students in the Bridgeport community by instilling the joy of learning, teaching skills for success, and empowering students to realize their dreams with the hope that students attend college and become vital participants in Bridgeport and the future of the global community.

Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich Fall Benefit “BGCG University” – September 14, 2018

6:30 – 11:00pm at the Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich

Click here for ticket information or contact Anne Bradner at abradner@bgcg.org or 203-869-3224 ext. 122 for information.

Co-Chairs Kate Clark and Ginge Cabrera
Décor Chairs – Graham Veysey and Meredith Shames

FARE Connecticut Fall Luncheon – November 7, 2018

11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Greenwich Country Club
19 Doubling Road, Greenwich, CT

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Co-Chairs: Hillary Carter, Sophie Dowling, Julie Karish, Katie Rogers
Honoree: Jocelyn Walls 

 

Avon Theatre 2019 Red Carpet Gala “Adventure on the High Seas” – February 2, 2019

Join us as we celebrate the 80th anniversary of the Avon Theatre on Saturday, February 2 at the Delamar Greenwich Harbor from 6:30-11:30 PM.

Contact Louisa Greene for ticket information at 203.661.0321

The Avon Oscar-Night Party will be held on Sunday, February 24.  

Co-chairs: Jenny Clark, Berdie Brady, Carol Cohen, Judith Wertheimer, and Mary Ann Henry

LIFESTYLE

Jennifer Stockman: The Price of Everything

What is art worth?  For Jennifer Stockman, the renowned contemporary artwork collector and former president of the Guggenheim Museum, it was a question that stuck in her mind so much, she produced a documentary about it.  Read more…

Dr. Darrick Antell: The Body Whisperer

His work makes presidents, media personalities, and celebrities look rested, younger, more dynamic.  Long-time Greenwich resident, Dr. Darrick Antell has been practicing cosmetic surgery at his New York City, Park Avenue office for more than 20 years.  You could say he’s seen it all, and made it all look better, a lot better.  Read more…

Waterside School: A Real Life Version of “The Little Engine that Could”

Founded by Chip Kruger in 2001 as an academic alternative for the area’s lower-income children to receive a private school-quality education, each accepted child receives a near-full scholarship that carries with it certain simple but vital stipulations.  Applicants must demonstrate solid potential and eagerness to learn, and their parents must also pledge to reinforce the school’s moral code and commitment to scholastic excellence at home.  What results is nothing short of a miracle, a kind of academic alchemy, or as Executive Director Duncan Edwards puts it succinctly, “a little slice of perfect in a world that is anything but.”  And perfect, it is.  Read more…

Every Picture Tells a Story: Clay Floren’s Cinematic Journey

Clay Floren can’t remember a time when he wasn’t fascinated by the film business.  Telling stories has always been Floren’s passion.  After graduating with a B.A. and M.A. in psychology from Stanford University – while holding summer internships with New Line Cinema in L.A. and Tribeca Productions in N.Y. – he landed a job at Endeavor (now William Morris Endeavor). Read more…

 

 

Faces of Philanthropy: Kyle MacDougall

Kyle MacDougall moved to Greenwich in 2013.  In her short tenure here she is already making a big difference. When Kyle first came to Greenwich, she knew hardly a soul.  She set out to make new friends and an impact on her new community using her most powerful skill: fundraising.  Read more…

 

 

TRAVEL

Botswana & Beyond

Traveling to Southern Africa, in particular Botswana, transports you into another world.  Granted, there are multiple political, social, and economic problems in all these countries, but the feeling of the Garden of Eden with lush bush and untamed wildlife beckons you.  This was our fifth trip to this part of the world, and it never fails to amaze us. Read more about Carol Santora’s time in Botswana…