Annual Benefit 2019: BGCG IN CONCERT – September 13, 2019

Friday, September 13, 2019
6:30 PM – 11:30 PM
The Clubhouse
4 Horseneck Lane
Greenwich, CT 06830

Join Co-Chairs, Scottie Bonadio and Jordan Rhodes along with Decor Co-Chairs, Lara Foley and Claire Weil invite you to an evening to remember.

To purchase tickets, click HERE.
For more information or for sponsorship opportunities, call Cristina Vittoria at 203-869-3224 x122 or email at cvittoria@bgcg.org

7th Annual Miles for a Mission Race and Dogapalooza – September 22, 2019

Sunday, September 22, 2019
8:45 AM – 11:00 AM
Dog activities begin at 9:15 AM
2810 Long Ridge Road
Stamford, CT 06903

Miles for a Mission, 5K run/walk, sponsored by St. Francis Episcopal Church in Stamford to benefit CGC is on September 22 from 8:45am-11am. The event is a USATF certified course with chip timing. Dogs are welcome and will receive a ‘Miles for a Mission’ bandana. Following the run there will be a Dogapalooza featuring competitions for best trick, best in show, looks most like your dog and more. Dog activities begin at 9:15am.

Link for Tickets – HERE


Golf for S.E.L.F  – September 23, 2019

Please join us Monday, September 23, 2019
Trump National Golf Club
100 Shadow Tree Lane
Briarcliff Manor, NY

Hosted by
Fred Trump
Christine Lai & Ulrika Drinkall

For more information & to purchase tickets – Click Here

The Fearless Angel Project’s 5th Annual Gala “Dancing with the Angels” – September 28, 2019

Saturday, September 28, 2019
6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Greenwich Country Club
The Fearless Angel Project invites you to the 5th Anniversary Gala
Featuring DJ April Larken
Special Guest Appearances & Performances
Attire – Formal White, Silver or Any Shade of Blue
The Fearless Angel Project provides biomedical & therapeutic scholarships to economically challenged families raising a child on the autism spectrum.
For Tickets – https://e.givesmart.com/events/doT/

BGCG’s 8th Annual Muddy Up 5K Run & Walk!  September 29, 2019

Sunday, September 29, 2019
Camp Simmons
744 Lake Ave, Greenwich, CT
Race Starts – 9:00 AM
 Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich is hosting the 8th Annual Muddy Up 5K Run & Walk on Sunday, September 29, 2019 at Camp Simmons, the Club’s 77-acre wilderness property on Lake Avenue in central Greenwich. This exciting event is for runners and walkers of ALL AGES who enjoy a competitive adventure over our rugged, 3.1-mile wooded course with natural and man-made obstacles and plenty of MUD! Sign up as an individual or as a Team! Proceeds go toward BGCG’s Afterschool and Summer Programs, benefiting 1,800 Club members.
To sign up – CLICK HERE


For more information, contact:
Cristina Vittoria or call 203-869-3224, ext. 122

Greenwich Library – Inconspicuous Consumption:The Environmental Impact You Don’t Know You Have – October 2, 2019
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 
12:00pm – 2:00pm
Belle Haven Club
Greenwich, CT

Tatiana Schlossberg, a former New York Times science writer, graduate of Yale University with a master’s from Oxford University, will discuss her groundbreaking work, Inconspicuous Consumption:The Environmental Impact You Don’t Know You Have. A fascinating look at the way climate change and environmental pollution are intimately involved in our everyday life- in everything we use, buy, eat, wear, and how we get around – and have consequences that extend far beyond our lives.

Tickets are $150 – includes lunch and book

More Details to Follow! Visit their website HERE

India Cultural Center of Greenwich Seventh Annual Benefit Gala – October 19, 2019
Saturday, October 19, 2019 
6:30pm – 11:30pm
Hyatt Regency Greenwich
1800 East Putnam Avenue
The biggest Diwali celebration in Fairfield and Westchester and the most fun party of the year! Marking 7 years serving the community, ICC celebrates the Festival of Lights. ICC’s Seventh Annual Benefit Gala attracts over 300 guests to celebrate India’s biggest festival with dancing, dhol player, entertainment, an Indian culinary feast, and glimmer and glitter. 
For More Information – Click Here or for Tickets – Click Here

Breast Cancer Alliance Annual Luncheon and Fashion Show  – October 21, 2019
Monday, October 21, 2019 
11:00am – 2:00pm
Hyatt Regency Greenwich
1800 East Putnam Avenue
Celebrate with us and be inspired at the biggest event of the year!

Guest Speaker  
Celebrity Chef Todd English

Fashion Show Presented By
Richards of Greenwich 

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

Save the Date! FARE Connecticut Fall Luncheon – November 6, 2019

Wednesday, November 6, 2019
11:00 AM – 1:30 PM
Greenwich Country Club
19 Doubling Road, Greenwich, CT

The 2019 FARE Connecticut Fall Luncheon will raise critical funds to support the 32 million Americans with food allergies through the work of FARE. 

Get Tickets/Support This Event – Click Here


Save the Date! The Friends of Nathaniel Witherell Fall Luncheon  – November 7, 2019

Thursday, November 7, 2019
11:30 am – 2:00 pm               
Greenwich Country Club
19 Doubling Road, Greenwich, CT
The Friends of Nathaniel Witherell invite you to an important and informative presentation featuring Jane Brody best-selling author and Personal Health columnist for The New York Times.
For additional information and sponsorship opportunities, contact Scott Neff at 203.618.4227 or sneff@friendsofwitherell.org
Invitation to Follow! 



The Twenty-Eighth Annual Benefit Gala for The Inner-City Foundation for Charity & Education – November 9, 2019

Saturday, November 9, 2019
Hyatt Regency Greenwich

The Twenty-Eighth Annual Benefit Gala for The Inner-City Foundation for Charity & Education will be Saturday, November 9, at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich. The Bacon Brothers, a popular band started by the award-winning actor Kevin Bacon and his brother Michael, an Emmy-winning composer, will perform a rare intimate concert. The event begins with a cocktail reception at 6:30 pm, followed by dinner beginning at 7:30 pm.

The Inner-City Foundation provides support to programs and organizations helping the neediest children, families and individuals of Fairfield County. Their fall gala is their largest fundraiser of the year, and is the primary source of their funding. Since their inception in 1992 The Inner-City Foundation has granted more than $30 million to over 200 local Fairfield County organizations providing not only help but hope to our neediest neighbors, including programs and organizations providing education, food, shelter and help for addiction, domestic violence and more.

For tickets and more information, visit innercityfoundation.org


Save the Date! 15th Anniversary Gala – November 21, 2019

Thursday, November 21, 2019
The St. Regis
Save the Date! For the Orthopaedic Foundation 15th Anniversary Gala!
More Information to Come!
Visit their website – HERE


LOOK Article: Summer Design Forum Series – Amarpali

Amarpali. The name alone evokes visions of a home beyond the ordinary. Designed and built by renowned architect Dinya Wadia, Amarpali is palatial in size, exquisite in detail. It was at this magical estate on Lake Avenue in Greenwich that LOOK, in conjunction with the interior design store Eleish Van Breems Home, hosted the first of its Summer Design Forums. Read More…


2 Zaccheus Mead Lane

Located in the private association of Rock Ridge near schools, restaurants, and world-class shopping. Sited high with spectacular sunsets. Better than new and turnkey from the inside out to the organic gardens…this Federal style home designed by Mac Patterson with columned front, side porticos, multiple French doors, flagstone terrace and extensive play spaces is rich in detail and quality. Read More…

23 Wyckham Hill Lane

At the end of a picturesque private association lane near the Babcock Preserve this five-bedroom, over 7,000-square-foot brick Georgian Colonial home affords the consummate Greenwich lifestyle. Many new updates were completed in the last few years to present a refreshing, progressive take on traditional design styles. Read More…

8 Juniper Hill Road

An updated Classic English Manor meticulously renovated by Sound Beach Partners and Designer Amy Hirsch and sited on gorgeous gated private property with 50 foot heated pool, cabana, mature gardens, and expansive stone terraces. This property is rich in detail and punctuated by Modern Chic interpretations of European history making it one of a kind opportunity.Read More…

Coming Soon! Stanwich Stunner

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9 Witherell Drive

This chic yet timeless stone-and-shingle home with its original origin dating back to the early 20th century is nestled in a serene and secure setting of lush greenery at the end of a private lane in Greenwich’s highly sought-after Rock Ridge Association, five minutes from town. It has been rejuvenated and expanded by architect-owner Richard Granoff to encompass approximately 6,000 square feet of sophisticated modern living spaces, five or six bedrooms, five and one-half baths, and a unique blend of traditional and contemporary design elements. Read More…


A Tiny House Resort in the Catskills

Have you ever watched the tiny house shows and wondered what it would be like to live in a delightful little home like that? Find out at Think Big—A Tiny House Resort in the Catskills, two hours from Greenwich. It’s a property with nine tiny houses (and more under development). This is an idyllic, four-season spot complete with adorable farm animals, a pool, river, and waterfall. There’s also Wi-Fi, Netflix, air-conditioning, heat, and fully working bathrooms. File under #glamping.
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Visiting London’s Harry Potter Studios

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios in Orlando has thrill rides and some experiences based on the stories, but at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London–The Making of Harry Potter you can walk in the Great Hall, cross the Hogwarts’ bridge, bow to Buckbeak, push a cart on Platform 9 ¾, board the Knight Bus, enter 4 Privet Drive, step into Bellatrix Lestrange’s vault at Gringotts, and so much more. Read More…

London Travel Update

Ignore Brexit and hop across the pond to be amazed by the world’s largest flower show, see the Sox and the Yanks play, catch Babs or Celine in Hyde Park, sleep in the former Scotland Yard (soon to be a hot new ultra-luxury hotel), or check out the new roof on Wimbledon’s No. 1 Court. Read on for some noteworthy upcoming events, exhibitions, and hotel openings. Read More…

A Long Weekend in Lisbon

Portugal’s visitor numbers have spiked to record highs as people discover its trendy city neighborhoods and remote windswept islands, museums and music, wine and beaches. The entry point to one of the hottest countries in the world now to visit is usually Lisbon, so here are some suggestions for how to spend three days in this beautiful capital city. Read More…


The Grand Canyon at 100

The only one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World in the U.S., the Grand Canyon celebrated its 100th anniversary as a national park in February. Of course it’s much older than that. There’s controversy about how old exactly, but the park states that it “preserves an iconic geologic landscape and resources ranging from 1,840 to 270 million years old.” Human history there can be dated back more than 10,000 years. Read More…


Deborah Goodrich Royce 

A Life Told in (Incredible) Chapters

Actress. Film story editor. Author. Preservationist. Philanthropist. Mother. Grandmother. It’s been an extraordinarily interesting journey. “My life has had so many episodes that it would have to be a series,” says Deborah Goodrich Royce. “Each chapter has been the right chapter for the age at which it occurred.” And now, with the publication of her first novel—Finding Mrs. Ford—Deborah’s embarking on another adventure…Read More…

Secure in Her Voice

Hagar Hajjar Chemali, Founder & Chief Executive, Greenwich Media Strategists, LLC

Face of Hobbs London Fashion

If Hagar Hajjar Chemali looks familiar, it could be because you’ve seen her all across the TV news spectrum—MSNBC, CNN, Fox News, BBC, Bloomberg, and Cheddar all seek Hagar for her expert insights on national security and counter-illicit finance. So how did this Greenwich native go from the halls of Greenwich Academy to the Oval Office to being broadcast across the air waves?…Read More…

 Faces of Philanthropy: Nina Lindia 

Pitch Your Peers: Stop Apologizing, Start Pitching!

Nina Lindia lights up a room. As one of the co-founders of Pitch Your Peers (PYP) – a women’s grant making organization-she makes hearts light up across Greenwich. Her vision is enthusiastic, her goals are major: today Greenwich, tomorrow the country. It was 2015. Nina was 35 and the mother of two very little ones when she had the kernel of an idea: to launch a women’s giving collective that is run like a boardroom. Think of it as a sort of Shark Tank for charity…Read More…

The Art of Baby Steps

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Faces of Philanthropy: Deadra Bastarache

The Woman Who is Going to Save the World…Before It’s Too Late!

“It’s a long way from the small rural town of Edgard, Louisiana to living with nuns in a monastery to finance’s executive suite. Today, with philanthropic work that has her crossing the globe and in the company of royalty, Deadra Bastarache is living an extraordinary life. She is on a mission to the save the world. Read More…

Combating the Inevitable

“My favorite age is right now,” Kirsten Dunst. Let me preface… I live by a philosophy, that I can be strong and sexy at any age, and whatever it takes, I am determined to make that happen. Certainly, we cannot freeze time but we can continue to change our lifestyle choices to stay healthy and happy. Read More…