UPCOMING EVENTS

Red Cross Blood Drive Schedule

May 24th – Union Baptist Church, 805 Newfield Avenue, Stamford – 7:45am – 1pm

May 26th – Stamford Church of Christ, 1264 High Ridge Road, Stamford – 1pm – 6pm

Please make an appointment by calling 1-800-Redcross or at https://redcrossblood.org. At this time we can not accommodate walk ins.

Fairfield County LOOK Zoom

Join us for a “Happy Marriage” LOOK Zoom

Wednesday, May 27th at 5pm

RSVP – production@fairfieldcountylook.com. Please send any questions you would like Tracy to answer. They will be anonymous.

Save the Date: Breast Cancer Alliance Charity Poker Tournament

Thursday, June 25th, 2020
8:00pm – 11:00pm

Breast Cancer Alliance will host its inaugural Poker Night online! Compete against some of the best as you raise impactful funding for breast cancer.

For Tickets and More Information – info@breastcanceralliance.org
For Media Inquiries: CMB Communications: Christine@christinembiddle.com 914-763-3843

Second Annual Fallen Patriots NYC Gala

Thursday, September 10th, 2020
6pm
Cipriani 42nd Street
New York, NY

The 2nd Annual New York City Gala gives surviving military families and supporters of Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation the opportunity to come together and celebrate the success of the scholars we aim to serve. 

2020 Patriot Award Recipient
Lieutenant General Andrew P. Poppas

Sponsorships, tables, and tickets will remain on sale and available  HERE

Save the Date: Boys and Girls Club 2020 Annual Benefit

Saturday, September 12th, 2020

Save the Date for the Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich Annual Benefit!

Our major fundraiser of the year, the annual charity benefit, is also an opportunity for the BGCG family to reconnect after the summer.

More Information to Follow!

 

Save the Date – Golf for S.E.L.F

Monday, September 14, 2020
Trump National Golf Club
Westchester, NY

Hosted by
Fred Trump
Christine Lai & Ulrika Drinkall

For more information please contact Christine Lai – christine@spedlegalfund.org

Breast Cancer Alliance 8th Annual Golf Outing


Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020
Golf Club of Purchase
Purchase, NY

11am Lunch and Practice Greens Open
1pm Shotgun Start * Best Ball Format
Cocktails, Dinner & Prizes Immediately to Follow

To reserve your foursome and more information – Click HERE

Greenwich United Way’s 15th Annual Sole Sisters Luncheon

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020 
Greenwich Country Club
19 Doubling Road, Greenwich CT

Help support the Greenwich United Way’s work to fund community solutions in the areas of education, self-sufficiency and health.

2020 Luncheon Co-Chairs are Kirsten Riemer & Nicole Kwasniewski

Keynote Speaker is critically acclaimed bestselling author and executive producer Candace Bushnell

For Patron and Ticket opportunities click here

For underwriting opportunities click here

YMCA Greenwich 2020 Gala – A Night in St. Barths

Friday, September 25th, 2020 

In light of COVID-19, we are moving our annual gala fundraiser to the fall.
Save the Date! A Night in St. Barths with Co-Chairs Erica Bens & Erin Oveissi Benefiting the YMCA of Greenwich 

For Sponsorships and More Information Please Contact:
Elaine Grant
Director of Development
YMCA of Greenwich
203.869.1630 x112
egrant@gwymca.org

Regional Hospice Gala 2020 Evening Under the Stars


Saturday, September 26th, 2020
6:30pm – 10:30pm
Westconn Hangar at Danbury Airport
Danbury, CT

Spend a starry night with us in support of our youngest patients. This gala will be benefitting our Children’s Hospice program & services including the North Star pavilion.

For more information about this event, email info@regionalhospicect.org or Click Here

For questions call the Development Office at 203-702-9130

Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich Muddy Up 5K Run and Family Walk

Sunday, September 27, 2020
Camp Simmons
Greenwich, CT

Our 8th Annual Muddy Up 5K Run & Walk! 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! Proceeds go toward BGCG’s Afterschool and Summer Programs, benefiting 1,600 Club members.

Click HERE to donate and for more information.

For further questions contact: Cristina Vittoria or call 203-869-3224, ext. 122

Save The Date : YWCA Annual Gala

Saturday, October 3rd, 2020
YWCA Greenwich
259 East Putnam Avenue
Greenwich, CT

The elegant evening will feature dinner, dancing and a live auction to benefit our programs and services. We hope you can join us for a special evening!

For More Information and Tickets Click Here

Co-Chairs: Andrea Sisca, Sabrina Forsythe, Stacy Zarakiotis, Douglas Graneto

Save the Date: Celebrate Cinema with the Avon!

Saturday, October 24th, 2020
Delamar Greenwich Harbor
Greenwich, CT

Celebrate Cinema with the Avon!
More Information to Follow

Our Avon Award Winners for Support of the Arts will be Rich and Kamie Lightburn, long-time community leaders in Manhattan and Lower Fairfield County.

Co-chairs: Carol Cohen, Jean Doyen de Montaillou and Mary Ann Henry

Visit their website – HERE

Save the Date: Children of Fallen Patriots 12th Annual Greenwich Gala

Saturday, November 7, 2020
6:00pm
Riverside Yacht Club

Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation
12th Annual Greenwich Gala

Presenting the Patriot Award to
General Richard D. Clarke
Commander of U.S. Special Operations Command

Breast Cancer Alliance Presents a Special Evening with Kevin Zraly

Thursday, December 10th 2020
6pm
Burning Tree Country Club
Greenwich, CT

Breast Cancer Alliance presents a special evening with Kevin Zraly. He is world’s top authority on wine and education, founder of the Windows on the World Wine School, author of eight books including Windows on the World Complete Wine Course, a favorite for three decades and Recipient of 2011 James Beard Lifetime Achievement Award.

In partnership with Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits and Horseneck Wine & Spirits.

For Tickets, Donations or Sponsorships – CLICK HERE

TRAVEL

Exploring Connecticut

In-state scenic drives and close-to-home explorations provide safe opportunities to venture out of lockdown and support local businesses. Connecticut’s “trails” – tourism routes – package the state’s history, art, gardens, antiques stores, barns, food, and beverages; elements from the different trails can be combined to personalize a day trip. Read More…

LOOK Community: The Irish Travellers by Mike and Sally Harris

A visit to Ireland is on most photographers’ lists. Mike and I spent three weeks last summer driving around the beautiful countryside. However, our main interest was to meet and photograph the Irish Travellers, an Irish ethnic minority who, since the early fourteenth century, have lived a nomadic life, much like gypsies. Read More…

LIFESTYLE

A Happy Marriage

One of Tracy’s key coaching areas is on how to create and maintain a “Happy Marriage” with a book and e-course of the same name. Tracy has spent countless hours listening, brainstorming and consulting with both men and women about how to elicit the best from themselves and their marriages. Read More…

LOOK Community: Breast Cancer Alliance Get Fit for Hope Challenge – The Russell Family

I’m dedicating my workout to my sister-in-law and a handful of close friends who all are breast cancer survivors. And also the scores of others who were not as fortunate. Read More…

The Art of the Cheese Plate

What happens when a food actually changes the course of your life? That happened to Marissa Mullen, and her latest book wants to help others do the same. Read More…

LOOK Community: Breast Cancer Alliance Get Fit for Hope Challenge – The Jeffery Family

We are dedicating our family workout to those dealing with breast cancer, but especially a few of our close friends who are dealing with it right now or recently. Read More…

LOOK Community: Breast Cancer Alliance Get Fit for Hope Challenge – The Corbin Family

Our community participated in the BCA’s Get Fit for Hope on May 17th, 2020. It was a challenge to exercise at your own home while raising essential breast cancer care funding for the growing number of underserved women affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More…

LOOK Community: Breast Cancer Alliance Get Fit for Hope Challenge – The Duffy Family

We are dedicating our work out to the kids’ grandmother who passed away from Breast Cancer – Hazel Duffy. We lost Hazel when our oldest was six months old. She never got to meet her other grandchildren. Read More…

LOOK Community: John Farr

Two months ago, my wife Olivia and I were planning an extended getaway to Paris- a long-held dream we finally decided to make come true. Then, just two weeks before our departure date, CO-VID hit New York like a tidal wave. Read More…

When Slowing Down Can be a Good Thing

“We live in a culture full of hares; but the tortoise always wins.” – Dave Ramsey. If I think back to three months ago, my typical week was insane. I was in full sprint racing to get everything done in one day. Frankly, we were all in full-on sprint, and in all honesty, it seemed completely normal. Read More…

From CT to Center Stage

Mary Elizabeth Sell’s journey from Wilton, CT to New York City Ballet. Read more…

LOOK Community: Andrew Niblock

My name is Andrew Niblock. I am Director of Schoolwide Initiatives at Greenwich Country Day School, a grateful husband, and a proud, if tired at times, father of two boys. I am lucky to spend my days doing what I love – teaching, coaching, connecting with people, writing a lot, and learning. That hasn’t changed in the last month. We just have to get creative. Read More…