UPCOMING EVENTS

Breast Cancer Alliance Wellness Month & Get Fit For Hope Challenge

May 1st through May 30th
 
The pandemic has impacted each of us in different ways, whether it is through changes in diet, sleep, exercise, or mental health. Regardless of the change, they all connect back to breast cancer prevention, recovery and survivorship. In response, BCA Wellness Month & Get Fit for Hope Challenge: A Series of Fitness and Health Events kicks off on Saturday, May 1st with Get Fit for Hope fitness classes, and programing that will continue through May 30th.
 
Events will be held across the US virtually and in COVID-safe spaces where possible. 100% of the proceeds benefit Breast Cancer Alliance 2022 grants.
 
BCA’s Wellness Month Ambassador Katie Wee
BCA’s Teen Wellness Month Ambassador Ashley Aufderheide
 
To register and for more information, visit breastcanceralliance.org/getfit
For the calendar of topics, participating classes, fitness studios & trainers, and to create your schedule with a day pass or all-access monthly pass – Click Here

 

16th Annual Old Bags Luncheon and Auction

May 6
Beginning at 11:00 am

Join us for the 16th Annual Old Bags Luncheon and Auction!

Due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, co-chairs Connie Anne Harris, Tara Restieri, Natalie Stein and Lauren Walsh have redesigned this signature event while maintaining its unique qualities.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.ywcagrn.org/obl2021

REACH Prep Spring Golf Outing “Swing for Our Scholars”

Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Greenwich Country Club
19 Doubling Road, Greenwich, CT

11:30 a.m. Registration, practice range, refreshments
12:30 p.m. Shotgun start for 18 holes of golf
5:00 – 7:30 p.m. Cocktails, buffet, awards and paddle raise

Event Chairs:
Maxine Armstrong and Rodman K. Tilt, III
Event Co-Chairs:
Clay Cole and Sam Wilson

For sponsorships and to purchase tickets – Click Here

For more information, email: akiser@reachprep.org or 203-487-0750, ext 103

REACH Prep is a non-profit organization located at One Dock Street, Suite 100, Stamford, CT 06902

Center for HOPE Luncheon with Suleika Jaouad

Tuesday, June 1
Noon
Virtually via Zoom

The Center for HOPE is pleased to welcome best-selling author and Emmy Award-winning journalist Suleika Jaouad as the speaker for its 2021 Annual Luncheon.

Tickets can be purchased now – here.

This year’s event is co-chaired by Lindsay Burn, Ashley Fox and Nicki Rose.

Exciting sponsorship opportunities, which include a prepared luncheon or boxed lunch from Marcia Selden Catering, are also available. All attendees will receive a signed copy of “Between Two Kingdoms: A Memoir of a Life Interrupted.”

Proceeds from the 2021 Center for HOPE Luncheon will benefit the Center for HOPE and The Den for Grieving Kids, which are Family Centers’ programs offering counseling and support to residents of lower Fairfield County coping with a loss, a critical illness or life-altering circumstance.

The Thirty-Fourth Bruce Museum Gala

Saturday, June 12, 2021
6:00 PM
Private Estate in Greenwich

The Green Gala
Honoring Susan E. Lynch

The Museum’s signature fundraising event of the year will include a seated dinner featuring local and seasonally inspired farm to table ingredients, in addition to cocktails, entertainment, and live and silent auctions of fine art and special experiences.

The event will take place outdoors, in accordance with all COVID health-safety guidelines, and will also be live-streamed for those wishing to attend virtually. In-person capacity will be limited, as directed by the State of Connecticut.

Co-Chairs: Shari Aser and Grace Lockhart Djuranovic

Please contact Melissa Levin, Special Events Manager, mlevin@brucemuseum.org, (203) 413-6761, with any questions.

SAVE THE DATE – Family Centers 2021 Benefit: The Roaring Twenties

Saturday, September 18th, 2021

On Saturday, September 18, Family Centers is celebrating an era of jazz bands and flappers! Please join us for our “Roaring Twenties” benefit that will evoke the energy, glamour, and allure of this iconic decade.

Co-Chairs Kate Clark, Bri Hart, Susannah Heyworth, Ashley Reid and Carter Simonds are planning an unforgettable evening that will transform Tia and Michael Mahaffy’s home into an elegant members-only speakeasy.

For more information, Click Here 

Regional Hospice 10th Annual Golf Classic


October 4, 2021
Salem Golf Club, North Salem, NY

Join Regional Hospice for an autumn day in North Salem in honor of Brookfield, Connecticut resident, Bill Leverence.

The Memorial Golf Classic is an important gathering that raises critical funds to support the $1.1 million that Regional Hospice provides annually in free, un-reimbursed patient care and services. Please support Regional Hospice’s mission of approaching death by creating human connection and honoring each patient’s unique end-of-life journey.

For ticket and sponsor information, or to donate an auction item, please visit makingthebestofeveryday.org

To register, click here

DESIGN

Douglas Graneto and His Interior Design Style

Whether it’s a sophisticated penthouse in Manhattan or a stylish Greenwich or Westchester family home, there are six Cs that epitomize Douglas Graneto’s style and work ethic: classic, contemporary, color, cohesive, collaboration and chameleon. Read More…

TRAVEL

Girlfriends Getaway: The Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner

The Northern Virginia area has long been one of my favorite places to visit in spring. Whether it be for the cheery cherry blossoms in nearby Washington D.C., the lush vineyards of Virginia’s wine country, the slightly warmer temperatures that often feel more spring-like than those in the northeast, or all of the above, NoVA makes for the perfect springtime jaunt. Read More…

Heavenly Hudson

If you have never had the pleasure of visiting Hudson, New York chances are you have probably heard about its amazing hotels, boutiques, and galleries. Read More…

Spilling State Secrets

Travel writer and Greenwich resident Anastasia Mills Healy turned her attention to her own state during the pandemic to uncover the 84 intriguing stories in Secret Connecticut: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure released March 15 by Reedy Press. Read More…

LIFESTYLE

LOOK Zoom with Astrologer, Terence Guardino

Sustainable Careers in Honor of Earth Day

Is your student interested in environmental studies? There is no doubt, climate change and social impact are defining a generation and a variety of environmental jobs you may have never heard of are projected to have above average growth over the next ten years. Read More…

Eleni Henkel – Super Mom and Woman Owned Business

LOOK enjoyed our photo shoot and interview with powerhouse executive recruiter, Eleni Henkel, founder of Henkel Search Partners. Chic, driven and most of all – kind is how many describe her. She is family and friends oriented and loads of fun! Read More…

Joie de Vivre with Brett Galley, Super Mom and CEO of Hollywood Pop Gallery

LOOK sat down with renowned event planner Brett Galley, the owner of Hollywood Pop Gallery, to talk about how she got involved with her family business. She is a creative visionary in the field of events. Read More…