American Red Cross Connecticut Region
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Paint the World Red Gala
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Join us on Friday, April 29, 2011 at the Aqua Turf in Southington for Paint the World Red, a gala to benefit the work of the American Red Cross. More details will be available soon.

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Below are details on last year's event.
A large enthusiastic crowd gathered on April 24 at Saint Clements Castle in Portland to Paint the Town Red!  The spring gala to support the Connecticut Chapter featured great live and silent auctions, including an opportunity to take home a beautiful diamond necklace provided by Monarch Jewelers, delicious food, dancing to the fantastic sounds of Soul Sound Revue and, of course, the beautiful Saint Clements Castle itself!
Lisa Carberg, co-anchor of NBC Connecticut News Live at Five and NBC Connecticut News at 6 p.m., served as MC for the evening.  Ray Dunaway, host of Mornings with Ray Dunaway on WTIC NewsTalk 1080 once again served as auctioneer.

Photos from the Gala
The gala raised more than $130,000 to the local work of the American Red Cross.  Thank you to all our donors, sponsors and partners for making the evening a success!
Special thanks to our Corporate Partners that are sponsors of the 2010 American Red Cross Special Events to benefit Emergency Preparedness and Response:
Connecticut Light & Power Company and Yankee Gas
Dominion Nuclear Connecticut, Inc.
Pratt & Whitney
The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc.
Webster Bank
The American Red Cross extends heartfelt appreciation to the sponsors of the 2010 Gala – Paint the Town Red.

Mohegan Sun

Connecticut Light & Power Company and Yankee Gas
The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc.

Monarch Jewelers

NBC Connecticut
Hometown Marketing

ConnectiCare, Inc. & Affiliates
Dominion Nuclear Connecticut, Inc.
Pratt & Whitney
Glenn & Barbara Sieber
Webster Bank

Marzi Design
Shipman & Goodwin LLP
Thames Printing
Vision Designs

Liz and Bryan Gagne
Hartford Hospital
O.F. Mossberg & Sons, Inc.
Photo Art Works Productions
UConn Health Center
Patricia D. Verde
Many thanks to the following businesses and individuals that contributed auction items:

A Better Image
All in Its Place, LLC
Dianne Auger
Bradford Renaissance Portraits
Brooklawn Country Club
Charles Brooks
Brushmill by the Waterfall
Carmen Anthony Restaurant Group
The Cheesecake Factory
Patty Connolly
Costa Del Sol, Ltd.
Jean and Edward Cowles
Crazy Bruce’s Liquor Stores
Creative Transportation
Jesse Cunningham
Deepwater Lobster
DiGrazia Vineyards
Caren & Robert Distel
Betty Dugan
Elanté Hair & Skin Team
Feld Entertainment, Inc., Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey
Barbara Hess
Holiday Inn Waterbury & CoCo Key Water Resort
Infinity Music Hall & Bistro
Maribel Leon
Grace Scharr McEnaney
McLaughlin Vineyards
Metro Bis
Michael Jordan’s Restaurant
Mohegan Sun
NBC Connecticut
Orange Hills Country Club
Concepción Pantoja
Photo Art Works Productions
Pilot Pen Tennis
Rizzuto’s Wood-Fired Kitchen
Barbara and Frederick Rowland
Tim Scanlan
Pilar Schmidt
Bill Shipman
Larry Shipman
Mark Shipman
Greg Silpe
Simsbury Farms Golf Course
Sonia Shipman
Super Cellar
The Zanger Company

Also, in October 2009, the Chapter's Shoreline Gala had a capacity crowd and was great fun for a good cause... 
On October 30, 2009 more than 200 people celebrated and supported the work of the Connecticut Chapter of the American Red Cross at our Shoreline Gala. The event was held at Wood Winds in Branford. The special focus of the evening was on Red Cross Service to the Armed Forces.

Jocelyn Maminta from WTNH News Channel 8 served as Emcee and Auctioneer Eric Hummel of Hummel Brothers presided over a spirited live auction. Another highlight of the evening was a chance to take home a beautiful diamond pendant provided by major sponsor, Tiffany & Co. 

Among the presenters at the gala was Attorney General Dick Blumenthal, a veteran of the U.S. Marines, who helped to recognize Red Cross Service to the Armed Forces programs.
The evening raised $45,000 for the local work of the Red Cross.
Thank you to all who attended, and to our sponsors:
Ruby Sponsors
O.F. Mossberg & Sons
Sapphire Sponsors
Carmody & Torrance LLP
New Haven County Medical Association
Saint Raphael Health Care System
Emerald Sponsors
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
John Kelley, MD – Connecticut Orthopedic Specialists
McGladrey & Pullen LLP
Metro Taxi
Yale New Haven Hospital and Yale New Haven Shoreline Medical Center
Pearl Sponsors
Affomix Corporation
Community Foundation of Greater New Haven
Dworken Hillman LaMorte & Sterczala, PC
Weinstein & Anastasio, P.C.
Health Net of the Northeast, Inc.
Media Sponsor
Shore Publishing