Please join us at Wee Burn Country Club in Darien for Carver’s annual gala on Friday, April 28, 2017! We'll be honoring Marcus Mabry of CNN and Austin McChord of Datto, Inc.
See the Silent and Live Auction here!
You can download the PDF for the Silent and Live Auctions here!
See the gala Program Journal here!
See more details at the 2017 gala website that will remain a permanent online record of this year's event.
Our 2017 Gala Co-Chairs are Leah Glover and Jacqueline Novotny. Our Gala Committee Members are Wendy and Rich Baskin; Alexandra and Rich Baudouin; Erin and Sean Berry; Marilyn Altman Fider; Craig Glover; Joan and John de Regt; Margaret and Patrick Steele; Mary Ellen Walsh; Meggan and Joe Warren; and Barbara and Richard Whitcomb.
Contact Jim Schaffer (203-912-2802/mobile or firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions about the event, your registration, and/or about your event Program Journal greeting, which can be arranged separately (these are included with all table sponsorships).
Our students and their families, Carver Board of Directors, staff and volunteers join the 2017 Gala Committee in welcoming you to our annual celebration of Building Lifetime Achievers!
Begin the evening at 6 PM with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and good fellowship on the picturesque Wee Burn Country Club veranda. A fun and exciting silent and live auction and dinner follow conducted by Michael B. Nuzzo.
Then there is fellowship and fun from 9 to 11PM!
Here is the 2016 Gala website that features last year's Program Journal and sponsors, the auctions, our honoree, Charles Burns, and much else.
Here is our 2015 Gala website that features the same highlights of that year.
Marcus Mabry, Director, Mobile News Programming, CNN Digital Worldwide, is this year’s Child of America Honoree. Since 2002, past honorees had included Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Roger Wilkins; Geoffrey Canada, the then-President and CEO of the Harlem Children’s Zone; Cynthia Thompson, when she was National Chair of The Girl Scouts Of America; and Helene Gayle, when she served as CEO of CARE.
Datto, Inc. is the Carver Foundation of Norwalk’s Community Builder Honoree this year. Austin McChord will receive the award on behalf of the company he founded and established in Norwalk. Past Community Builder award recipients include Pitney Bowes, Affinion Group, GE, Stew Leonard’s, Norwalk Hospital, Bank of America, Deloitte, Pepperidge Farm, and Ring’s End.