Person to Person held its ‘A Night Under the Stars’ benefit at The Rooftop at The Village in Stamford’s Harbor Point on April 21, 2022. The sold-out event was a celebration of community, bringing together local business leaders, dignitaries, and P2P supporters to raise awareness and funds to support P2P’s vision of educated, financially stable, and hunger-free homes.
Thanks to the Honorable Caroline Simmons, Mayor of Stamford, who served as the event’s Honorary Chair, and Allison Gagliardi and Julianna Spain who served as Co-Chairs. The event committee worked tirelessly behind the scenes to produce a wonderful and inspiring evening. Committee members include Nancy-Jean Bono, Jamie Boris, Kristin Calve, Cathy de Graaff, BJ Gedney, Katie Kinsella, Michelle Lappas, Todd Lindvall, Maureen Mazan, Tina Mazzullo, Molly Rather, Lucia Rilling, Holly Schulz, Louisa Stead York, and Christina Johnson-Wolff.
Special thanks to all participants and the event sponsors who made the event possible, including: Orion Sponsors—Conair, U.S. Chemicals, LLC; Venue Sponsor—The Riccardi Family; Pegasus Sponsors—Troy Insurance, Casper & de Toledo, Patriot Bank, Stamford Marriott (Courtyard by Marriott and Resident Inn by Marriott), Cindy & Christopher Willis, Christina & Richard Wolff; Cassiopeia Sponsors—Xerox, Datto, Hat Attack, Metrospec, Jennifer & Michael Hyman, Celeste & Norman LaCroix, Katherine & Bob Michele, The Winter Family; Community Sponsors—Cedar Point Financial Services, LLC, Custom Sign Solutions, Allstate (Daniela Mercado Agency), Soul Sherpa, Interstate Lakeland Lumber, The Griff Family, Pam & David Dysenchuk; Signature Cocktail Sponsor—The Cincinnati Insurance Companies; Rooftop Garden Sponsor—Hey Stamford!, Spirits Tasting Sponsor—Litchfield Distillery; and Official Media Sponsor—Fairfield County LOOK.
In addition to an exclusive spirits tasting courtesy of Litchfield Distillery and special ‘to go’ desserts offered by Stamford Marriott, guests had the option to bid on four unique auction items, including: tickets to see Elton John on his Yellow Brick Road Tour (donated by BJ Gedney); dinner for 10 prepared at your home by Chef Michael and Columbus Park Trattoria, including a curated wine selection courtesy of Marriott (donated by Columbus Park and Stamford Marriott); a 4-night stay for two at the Playa Grande Resort & Spa in Cabo San Lucas (consigned); and an exclusive three-course dinner for twelve with The Wheel’s Executive Chef at the member’s-only chef’s table including wine (donated by The Wheel).
Here are some highlights from the evening:
photo credit: ChiChi Ubiña / Fairfield County Look