Novelette Peterkin to be honored by United Way of Coastal Fairfield County


On Wednesday, May 16, 2018, from 3-5 p.m. at the Congregation B'nai Israel, 2710 Park Ave., Bridgeport, CT, the United Way of Coastal Fairfield County will honor Novelette Peterkin, Carver's Executive Director, with the annual Elizabeth Roberts "Changing the Odds for Children Award."

Here is the list of all of this year's honorees at this annual United Way event..

Award of Distinction
Joseph M. Carbone, President & CEO, The WorkPlace

Bridgeport Prospers Partnership Award
William M. Jennings, President & CEO, Bridgeport Hospital 

Collective Impact Leadership Award
Carmen Colon, Vice President, Bridgeport Ys 

Carla Miklos, Executive Director, Operation Hope

The Elizabeth Roberts "Changing the Odds for Children Award"
Novelette Peterkin, Executive Director, The Carver Foundation of Norwalk 

The Madison Sayles "Neighbors Helping Neighbors Award"
William J. Haas, Ph.D., President & CEO, LifeBridge Community Services 

The August F. Serra "Community Engagement Award for a Lifetime of Excellence in Community Engagement Work Award"
Charles B. Tisdale, Executive Director, Action for Bridgeport Community Development (ABDC) 

The Norman Leeds "Giving Back to the Community Awards"

Tocqueville Level Giving and Engagement
Carla Klein, The Klein Family Foundation 

Chairman's Circle Partnership: Aquarion Water Company; Enterprise Rent-A-Car; GE; People's United Bank; and Pepperidge Farm.