Gala 2012

A Celebration of Life and Hope

The Inaugural Gala of the Cancer Support Community of Southern Connecticut

Thursday, November 8, 2012

The Waterview, 215 Roosevelt Drive, Monroe, CT 06468 (203) 261-0915
6 p.m. Reception and Silent Auction
7 p.m. Presentations, Dinner and Keynote Speaker
Business Attire

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Julia Sweeney, Keynote Speaker

Julia Sweeney is best known for her four seasons “Saturday Night Live,” in which her most famous character was androgynous “Pat.” She is also known for her three critically acclaimed one women monologues, “God Said, Ha!” “In The Family Way” and “Letting Go of God .” “God Said, Ha!” played on Broadway at the Lyceum theater in 1996. This show chronicled Julia’s brother Michael’s diagnosis with cancer, and her experiences as his care-taker. During this time, Julia was also diagnosed with cancer. Miramax released the film version of the show in 1998 which was produced by Quentin Tarantino. The CD version of the show was nominated for a Grammy. Julia has worked as a writer on several TV shows including “Sex & the City” and “Desperate Housewives.” She has also appeared in several TV shows including “Frasier” and “Sex & the City” and in many films, including “It’s Pat: The Movie” “Pulp Fiction” and “Stuart Little.”

Gillian Neff, Emcee

Gillian Neff is a News 12 Connecticut anchor and “12 on Health” reporter. She has been part of the News 12 Connecticut team since 1999.


Morgan Amarone, Emcee

Morgan Amarone was selected Miss Connecticut 2011 and is an advocate for cancer education awareness.


Jennifer M. Kapo, MD, Presentation

Dr. Kapo is Associate Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology) and Chief, Palliative Medicine at Yale Cancer Center.


The Honorable Dannel P. Malloy (Invited)

Dannel P. Malloy is the 88th Governor of the State of Connecticut.


The Honorable Richard Blumenthal (Invited)

Richard Blumenthal is United States Senator from the State of Connecticut.


Vivace, Musical Performance

Vivace is the Suzuki Music School of Westport’s senior performance ensemble, whose members represent some of the region’s leading young musicians.

Michael Mugrage, Musical Performance

Michael has worked with James Brown, Orleans, Ronnie Spector, Felix Cavaliere and Bruce Hornsby. Songwriting credits include Smokey Robinson’s hit “Sleepless Nights” and Chaka Khan’s “Naughty.” TV and film: Good Morning America, All My Children, HBO, Showtime, MSG Network and ESPN.

Corporate Sponsorship Levels

Diamond Gala Sponsor: $2,500

  • Highest Priority table seating for 10 guests
    Organization’s logo displayed prominently at gala
    Full-page ad in gala program as well as recognition as Diamond Gala Sponsor
    Expression of appreciation from podium
    Company website link on the Cancer Support Community website
    Opportunity to provide a gift bag and item with organizations logo to attendees

Business Leader: $1,000

  •  Table seating for 4 guests
    Logo prominently featured on Cancer Support Community website
    Company website link on the Cancer Support Community website
    Opportunity to provide a gift bag item with organizations logo to attendees

Community Partner: $750

  •  Table seating for 3 guests
    Logo prominently featured on Cancer Support Community website
    Company website link on the Cancer Support Community website
    Opportunity to provide a gift bag item with organizations logo to attendees

Friend of CSC:  $500

  •  Table seating for 2 guests
    Company website link on the Cancer Support Community website
    Opportunity to provide a gift bag item with organizations logo to attendees

Individual Ticket Options

Friend Ticket(s) @ $175

Star Ticket(s) @ $250 or 5 for $1000 (Includes 10 raffle tickets and a listing in the event program.)

Program Advertisements are also available

Full Page ($250), Half Page ($175), Business Card ($125)

 

Contact: Robert Carraro at 203-212-6799 or [email protected]

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