Griffin Gala | Friday, September 5, 2014 | Toyota Oakdale Theatre - Wallingford, CT

Griffin Gala 2014

Thank you to all of our sponsors, donors, guests and volunteers for an amazing night!

On Friday, September 5th more than 300 friends and supporters of Griffin Hospital joined us at the Toyota Oakdale Theatre for an evening of celebration, creativity and transformation. Guests enjoyed a a networking cocktail reception, a gourmet meal, a silent auction, a surprise performance by The Three Waiters and an intriguing, captivating performance by Connecticut's very own Catapult.

Proceeds of the Gala 2014 sustain essential programs and services for the Griffin community, ensuring that our patients have access to state-of-the-art care in a healing, patient-centered, Planetree environment.

Gala Sponsors

Stage Sponsors

Anthem BlueCross BlueSheild

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Partner Sponsors

PMA Management Corp. of New England

Wells Fargo, The Private Bank

Auction Sponsors

CAPA – Shubert Theatre

Classy Karat

Access Rehab Center

Alan J. Tyma

Alison DeRenzi

Anthem BlueCross BlueShield

Anthony Vinci

Antonio’s Restaurant

Barbara Sheard

Barcelona Wine Bar & Restaurant

Barker Comic Museum

Beardsley Zoo

Big Y

Black Hawk II

Bob's Discount Furniture

Brazi's Restaurant

Bridgeport Bluefish Professional Baseball

Brookside Inn Restaurant

Cameron Brown, MD

Carey & Guarrera Real Estate

Carmen Anthony Restaurant Group

Carolyn S. Cargnel

The Children’s Museum

Christina Gagne

Classey Crafts

CoCo Spa

Connecticut Science Center

Connecticut Open Presented by United Technologies

Courtyard by Marriott of Orange

Cutting Edge Landscaping

Debbie Bradley

Denise Barajas

Denise Whited

Dennis Zaia

Discovery Museum and Planetarium

Donna and Alan DiGianvittorio

D's Jewelers

EBP Supply Solutions

Edward J. Berns, Esq.

Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

Fundraising Rides

Gary Morgatto

George S. Logan

Gouveia Vineyards

Griffin Hospital, Administration

Griffin Hospital, Patient Safety and Care Improvement

Griffin Hospital, Environmental Services

Gypsy Jewelry

Hampton Inn Suites

Here's The Party

Hilton Garden Inn, Shelton

Il Palio Restaurant

Imagine Nation

International Spy Museum

James Guarrera

Jeannie Dyer

Jeff Yale

Jeffrey F. Yale, MD

Jennifer Zinzi

John J. Brennan Construction Company, Inc.

Joseph Corris

Josh Taylor

Kate Powell

Larry Woodward

Linda Discepolo

Linda Ramos

Long Wharf Theatre


Louis & Renee Dagostine

Luanne Valente

Marco Pizzeria Derby

Masterpiece Investments

Mattatuck Museum Arts and History Center

Michael & Kerry Papa

Mike Tassie

Mitchell Designs, LLC

Mohegan Sun

Mozzicato DePasquale Bakery & Pastry Shop

Mystic Seaport

New England Air Museum

New Haven Symphony Orchestra

Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale

On the Avenue

Orange Hills Country Club

Patrice LeMoine

Pet Supplies Plus

Premier Limousine Worldwide

Rae Tobin

Rein's New York Style Deli-Restaurant

Residence Inn

Richard Drost

Ricoh USA

Robin A. Smith

Sea Mist Thimble Island Cruise

Sears Appliance & Hardware

Seven Angels Theatre

Shady Glen Dairy Stores, Inc.

South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority, Leadership Team

South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority, Finance Division

Splash Management Group, LLC

Sports Center of Connecticut

Steven Trott, MD

Subway Restaurants

Taylor-Made Fitness

Tickled Pink

The Edge Fitness Clubs

The Original Antonio's Restaurant

Thimble Island Brewery Co.

Thomas Hooker Brewing Co.

Thomas Whitbread

Timex Group USA Inc.

Tupperware/Spectacular Party Sales

Unidine Corporation

United States Representative Rosa DeLauro

United States Senator Richard Blumenthal

Vazzy's Restaurant


Warner Theatre

Westport Country Playhouse

Willimantic Brewing Co.

Gala Committee

Gala Co-Chairs

Larry Bingaman

George Logan

Gala Members

Denise Barajas, MD

John W. Betkoski, III

David Brennan

Carolyn Cargnel

Patrick A. Charmel

Louis J. Dagostine, Esq.

Jason DeLaurentis

Nancy DiNardo

Veronica Rinaldi

Judy Soda

Dan Tuccio

Jennifer Zinzi

Contact Us

Griffin Hospital Development Fund
(203) 732-7504

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