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UPCOMING EVENTS

YWCA Greenwich – Fighting Modern Day Slavery

Wednesday, January 16, 2019
YWCA Greenwich – 259 East Putnam Avenue, Greenwich
6:30 – 8:30 pm
Free and Open to the Public

On Wednesday, January 16, 2019, YWCA Greenwich will co-sponsor and host its annual event to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. At the event, we will continue the discussion that began in 2018 about human trafficking with a focus on labor trafficking. Globally, the International Labor Organization estimates that there are 20.1 million people trapped in forced labor in industries including agriculture, construction, domestic work and manufacturing. Our goal is to raise awareness of this issue and to provide consumers and business leaders with information on how their own actions can help to put an end labor trafficking.

Space is limited, click HERE to register
Click HERE for more information
Questions, contact Joan Mockler, Director of Communications and Racial Justice, YWCA Greenwich at 203-869-6501, ext 104

 

2019 Co-Chairs: Sue Moretti Bodson, Susan Bevan, Lucy M. Ball, Laura Weintreaub Beck

Women Who Inspire Awards Luncheon – Friday, January 25, 2019

Friday, January 25, 2019
Greenwich Country Club
11:30 – 2:00 pm

YWCA Greenwich will celebrate 100 years of serving the Greenwich community through its mission of eliminating racism and empowering women.  To commemorate this milestone, YWCA Greenwich will debut a new annual event called the “Women Who Inspire Awards” to recognize exceptional women in our community. 

For more information – Click Here

 

Blood Drive Schedule

January 28th, YMCA of Greenwich – 1:30 PM – 6:00 PM
 
January 30th, Greenwich Country Day 7:00 AM – 12:30 PM
 
January 30th, Greenwich Hospital 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Horizons at NCCS Benefit Honoring Horizons Summer Pool Donors – February 2, 2019

Saturday, February 2, 2019
6 pm – 11 pm
Hyatt Regency Greenwich

Cocktails – Dinner – Dancing – Live Auction
Cocktail attire with a splash of blue

Please visit the event website HERE for more details or call the Horizons office at (203) 972-7005.

 
 

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

A Salute to Service and Valor

Saturday, April 27, 2019
NetJets Hanger | Westchester County Airport

For Tickets and Information – CLICK HERE

2019 Co-Chairs: Toni Subramaniam, Sara Bartow, Barbara Harty

REACH Prep Annual Benefit Luncheon – April 29, 2019

Monday, April 29, 2019
Hyatt Regency Greenwich
11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Join us in celebrating REACH Prep’s 25th Cohort of Scholars and our independent school partners at the Annual Benefit Luncheon on Monday, April 29, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich! Early Patron tickets are now available and additional ticket levels will be available in February 2019.

For more information, click HERE!

2019 Co-Chairs: Judith Wertheimer, Cecilia Lieberman, Lauren Walsh, Gretchen Bylow, Courtney Combe

Old Bags Luncheon – May 9, 2019

Thursday, May 9, 2019
Bell Haven Club

Established in 2006, and a tremendous success since its inception, the Old Bags Luncheon features silent and live auctions of new handbags, designer bags and vintage bags, donated by designers, manufacturers, retailers, and individuals. Proceeds exclusively help fund YWCA Greenwich Domestic Abuse Services. 

For more information – Click Here

Greenwich International Film Festival 

Greenwich International Film Festival is proud to
announce the 2019 Festival dates:
May 29 – June 2, 2019
Mark Your Calendars!

 

For more information – Click Here

Event Co-Chairs are: Terry Lamantia, Susan Reynolds Lehman, Sabrina Forsythe, Mary Lee Kiernan

 YWCA Greenwich Gala Celebrating 100 YearsJune 1, 2019 

Saturday – June 1, 2019
YWCA Greenwich
259 East Putnam Avenue

In honor of the individuals who have made YWCA Greenwich the community treasure it is today, we are planning a special celebration. A formal dinner will be served as well as the opportunity for guests to showcase their moves on the dance floor! A live and silent auction will be held, and the proceeds will go to raising funds for the programs and services at YWCA Greenwich.
 

For more information: Click Here

LIFESTYLE

Kim Nichols, MD – Moms Get A Beautiful Makeover

“While motherhood is good for our soul, it can sometimes be hard on our bodies,” says Dr. Kim Nichols. And she should know. Not only is Dr. Nichols a board-certified dermatologist with a thriving practice – NicholsMD of Greenwich—she’s also a wife and mother raising three active kids. Equipped with this triple-packed punch of insight, Dr. Nichols responded with her typical élan and care to the chorus of aesthetic concerns from mothers in town. She created The Non-Surgical Greenwich Mommy Makeover. Read More…

New Year….New You!

Happy New Year! Back in January of 2018 you said, “this is my year!” Did it happen? Did you achieve your health and fitness goals? I did. My goals were to infiltrate the fitness world and experience many new kinds of exercise. I was introduced to functional training. Actually, I almost opened my own boutique fitness studio in NYC, but that’s for another year. I met new and inspiring fitness professionals, ran/rode/climbed faster, lifted heavier and learned how to shred my body. Check! Done! Read More…

Holiday LOOKs with Fashionista – Carina Crain

The Crain household is always a whirlwind of activity, with four children, dogs, work and busy lives. The holidays give us all a moment to reflect, and give thanks to the beauty and spirit of the season. A reminder to give of yourself what is a most precious commodity, your time and attention to those who need it the most. Read More…

Small Bites and Big Dreams: The Secrets of Marc Weber’s Success

Marc Weber first got behind the stove at the tender age of three – and hasn’t stopped cooking since. “I asked my parents for a Playskool plastic kitchen when I was a toddler,” the Stamford native recalls. “Soon after that, I started helping my Mom make dinner every night. I became a tiny chef who could sauté, steam and stir-fry.” Read More…

Faces of Philanthropy – A visit with Holiday Hostess Izabela O’Brien

Izabela O’Brien (Mrs. Connecticut America 2015 and Mrs. Connecticut America 2017) founded The Fearless Angel Project in 2014 in honor of her oldest daughter, Alina O’Brien. Alina was diagnosed with Pervasive Developmental Disorder – Not Otherwise Specified. Izabela and her husband Dan were fortunate to have the resources to provide their daughter with the educational opportunities, therapeutic and biomedical treatments necessary for Alina to live a happy and rewarding life. Izabela realized along this journey that there are thousands of families of children with autism and developmental disorders who struggle every day to pay for similar services. Read More…

Faces of Philanthropy Shahryar Oveissi – The Great Connector

There are those who excel at sports, men who are genius with technology, and guys for whom languages come as second nature. And then there is Shahryar Oveissi, known to friends across the globe as a great connector. In addition to his role as COO of Work Well Win, the growing co-working space with a health and wellness focus, Shahryar also holds three very active board positions and is the father to three young children. It appears, that in addition to being an astonishing people connector, he’s also mastered the art of fitting more into 24 hours than most of us. Read More…

TRAVEL

The Ivy Hotel – Baltimore’s New Gem Opens Doors…and Hearts

Baltimore brings to mind crab cakes, the Orioles and the Ravens, and the esteemed Johns Hopkins University. But take a closer look and you find the historic Mt. Vernon section with its cobblestone streets reminiscent of Boston’s Beacon Hill and a boutique luxury hotel that makes you feel transported to Paris. It is here, at The Ivy Hotel, that dreams are sweet, food is indulgent, and the surroundings are the definition of luxe comfort. Read More…

Trending: Villa Vacations

How would you like to relax with friends around Sting’s pool in Tuscany or screen a film in George Lucas’ state-of-the-art movie theater in his Umbria home? Laura Blair of In Villas Veritas can arrange that and much more.”A lot of people have snazzy websites but nothing to back them up. I’ve personally visited every property I recommend,” says Blair. She’s been matching discerning guests to exceptional properties around the globe since 1997. Read More…

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