Giving Back Tag

  A photo of Frank Gaudio and his team. Retail Banking Manager Emily Newcamp and Branch Manager, Amy Huertas were also part of the interview. You describe yourself as a community bank. Can you describe some of what makes your bank different and more responsive to the community? We know our customers and local businesses well and give them the highest level of service and attention. You could call us a Private Bank without being one. No one...

  Written by - Remy Cook   This week would have marked the Second Annual Weevster Golf Outing, which had to be postponed this season due to Covid. Paul Sudell was able have three foursomes gather at the Griff on Monday, September 14th  to play a round. The outing honors the memory of Steven Sudell, The Weevster, who died of brain cancer at the age of 14 in 2018, and raises funds for the CT Make-A-Wish Foundation. I was...

  The First Bank of Greenwich is a True Community Bank, headquartered in Greenwich, CT servicing Westchester and Fairfield counties. The Bank maintains branches in Port Chester, NY as well as Cos Cob and Stamford, CT. Here you have ACCESS to the CEO and a team of exceptional professionals, all equipped with decades of banking proficiency.   Emily Newcamp, VP Retail Bank Manager and Amy Huertas, AVP Branch Manager co-chair their Women’s Leadership Network that was started four...

  Published by Douglas Elliman Republished by PWM Douglas Elliman is hosting this #GiveHealthy Drive to support Neighbor to Neighbor. As the Neighbor to Neighbor community and people across the globe deal with a global pandemic, we are working hard to support our food insecure community members in Greenwich. We are devising plans to continue food support with new models that decrease the risks for our customers and our staff. As a community in Greenwich we find ourselves in an...

  Published by The Ginger Man - Republished by PWM It is with great sadness and heartache that we have temporarily closed The Ginger Man due to COVID-19. Despite an unclear path forward, we hope that this precaution helps protect the safety of our community, our friends, and our staff. We have been with you for 18+ years and hope to be serving, and joking with you again after this subsides and we enter into the new 'norm'. Many of us...

  We first interviewed Saira Rao for our Mom of the Week column in June 2013. She had just co-founded In This Together Media, a company that published books featuring “real” girls as central characters. Since then, ITTM has gone on to publish books featuring brown, black, gay, and disabled kids, with great success.  “Representation matters,” Saira explained. All kinds of children like to see themselves in books. We caught up with her again in 2018 when...

    If you read Party with Moms regularly, you already are familiar with the work of Greenwich moms, Kaile Zagger and Diane Powis on establishing the MAT Designation to educate physicians about the early signs of Ovarian Cancer. In conjunction with Yale New Haven Health, Greenwich Hospital, and Discovery to Cure, the MAT designation is a rigorous course and exam provided to non-oncology doctors to help them understand symptoms, genetics and family history to effectively screen...

  Cycle for SUPERWOMAN September 17th at Soul Cycle Studio, Greenwich @ 7:15 PM Kaile Zagger and Diane Powis, in partnership with Discovery to Cure and Greenwich Hospital, launched a new program in May 2019, designed to educate the medical provider community on how to identify, risk stratify and manage women who present with the puzzling and disparate symptoms of Ovarian Cancer –and train the doctors to act immediately. The program, called MAT Designation, aims to eliminate the long period...

By Remy Cook Paul Sudell & Remy Cook I was honored to attend the 1stAnnual Weevster 18 Golf Outing on Monday, May 6th at The Griff. The outing memorialized Steven “Weev” Sudell, who lost his battle with brain cancer in November 2018 at age 14, and raised funds for an organization dear to his heart, Make-A-Wish Connecticut. Make-A-Wish Connecticut sent Steven and his family to the Bahamas in the year before his death, and they were able to enjoy...

    There is less than one month until the Third Annual Cook for Kids Fundraiser! As we all shop for back to school clothes it's easy to forget that for many Fairfield County, CT families, new clothes are a luxury that they cannot afford. Help us give these kids agency over their lives and the chance to feel comfortable and confident in the clothes they wear to school.      All it takes is approximately two hours of your...

  What do you love to do with your children? How old are they? And what is your greatest wish for them? Geralyn Grace (GG) will be 5 this November, hard to believe! She is 4 going on 30 and just amazes me every day. She is smart, kind, a ball of fun and a beautiful little soul. I love our relationship and how much she wants to talk about real world things now. It’s a very...

  In honor of September and Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, the Sound Beach Fire Department in Old Greenwich, Connecticut will be “Turning TEAL” on Tuesday, August 14th at dusk. The exterior of the building will be illuminated in TEAL colored lights and the Ovarian Cancer Awareness flag will be raised. The Sound Beach Fire Department and team of Firefighters will remain a symbolic cornerstone in the fight against Ovarian Cancer and the T.E.A.L. ® (Tell Every Amazing Lady®)...

  James Greco son of Frank Greco of Greco's Bella Cucina & Express Pizza. "I’m excited to share that I’ve been selected to play lacrosse for Team Make-A-Wish for the Spring/Summer 2018 travel tournament season. This is a huge honor for me because I get to play with top players and learn from top coaches while also helping make wishes come true for local kids with critical illnesses." Learn More & Donate Here ...

  Fairfield County’s Giving Day is Today! Thursday, March 1st.  You can help local kids by making a donation to CTKF.  DONATE HERE Help low-income parents use finances toward groceries or rent instead of clothing Improve self-esteem and confidence in school-age children Provide clean, well-fitting clothing to children in need Enable children to focus on academics Organizations receiving the most unique donations will win cash prizes to help carry out their missions. PRIZES - Most Unique Donors 1st place         =         ...

  Sunday, October 1st, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM - Zumba Fundraiser Sweat It Out For A Cause! Zumba Fundraiser to benefit Ready to Empower Women, at the YWCA, Greenwich. Dancing, shaking, raffle prizes, giveaways and more.  Registration here Sunday, October 1st, 1 - 3 PM - Public Open House 4 Grove Lane, Greenwich CT, 06831. For Sale or Rent. Full listing here Sunday, October 1 - 4 PM - Greenwich Symphony Orchestra Concert At the Performing Arts Center at Greenwich High School, featuring Finnish pianist,...

  Congratulations to our dear friends, Leslie Yager (Mom of the Week, May 2014) of Greenwich Free Press and Jeb Fiorita of Val's Putnam Wines! Leslie was awarded the Quality of Life Award, and Jeb, the Small Business Award by the Greenwich Chamber of Commerce. Both Jeb & Leslie were so well-deserving of these awards. We are happy to see such great people be recognized by our community.  [caption id="attachment_8454" align="aligncenter" width="608"] Jeb & Mom of the Week,...

  Celebrating Hope is the Alzheimer's Association Connecticut Chapter’s premier benefit in lower Fairfield County. The event is a lively evening of dinner and dancing. Guests will mix and mingle in a lounge-like atmosphere, at the Delamar Greenwich Harbor and l’escale, while enjoying a gourmet buffet dinner and the music of one of Fairfield County’s best bands, What Up Funk! Special Guest, Hill Harper, actor, author and philanthropist will emcee the ceremony. The evening will also...

  Every year, parents and staff are amazed at the art the children of Putnam Indian Field School create for their Art Show. This past weekend was no exception, as the school was transformed into a very colorful art and science museum. The children work very hard on their creations. Some are individual expressions; others are the result of longtime group projects. An example of a long-term project was one Pre K’s “cleaning and security robot.” It...

  Having worked in a nursery school for 36 years, I was part of many attempts to encourage young children to be charitable. Whenever the efforts involved giving toys, they inevitably failed. Parents and staff would initiate a “Toys for Tots” kind of effort. After explaining that some families could not afford to buy toys, parents would take their child to a store and encourage him or her to pick out a toy for an underprivileged...

  As we celebrate Valentine's Day Week with special friends and family, please show your love for those little ones who are in need of extra attention in our community. Thanks to your support, in 2016, Mothers for Others expanded its role to a much needed diaper bank for Lower Fairfield County. Funds donated for the Share the Love Campaign go directly to provide diapers for children in need.  www.mothersforothers.org...

  Putnam Indian Field School and Mothers for Others, get together to help local families. PIFS is sponsoring a diaper drive this week, January 23 - 27 to support Mothers for Others to provide supplies to families who need them. Caring for children is the essence of each group's mission. ...

  For the last decade a tradition has been observed at PIFS. Families and staff support the families of Waterside School in Stamford during the holiday season by contributing to the purchase of Target gift cards. Waterside Head of School Jody Visage then distributes the cards to families who need additional support for the holidays. The cards can be used for food, clothes, or toys and gifts at Target. This year PIFS was able to contribute over...

A LIVE NATIVITY SCENE LIVE MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT TENT FOOD TRUCKS ICE SCULPTURE DEMONSTRATIONS HORSE DRAWN CARRIAGE RIDES Visit live reindeer and take photos with Santa at Sam Bridge Nursery from November 25th to December 24th - $5 of every photo will be donated to Kids in Crisis during Holiday Stroll Weekend. GreenwichVIP.com puts the Holiday Stroll in the palm of your hand giving you insider special offers, promotions, rewards and sales from all participating stores and merchants. Arthur Murray Grande Ballroom hosts...

  We still have room for golfers, lunchers and bidders… Contact - Remy@partywithmoms.com  or cell 203 - 219 - 8233 Awesome prizes, over 10 raffle items and 20 auction items including photography packages, restaurant gift cards, wine and cocktail tastings in your home, golf lessons, McArdle’s flower arrangements, and many more. See the entire list below. Lunch includes burgers, sausage & peppers, bbq grilled chicken, mixed green salad, dessert, Open Bar (wine & beer). The raffle and auction will...

  By Dr. George Tsangaroulis Greenwich Family & Cosmetic Dentistry  Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide, and it takes center stage every October. Finding anyone whose life has not been touched by breast cancer in some way is nearly impossible. Dr. George Tsangaroulis and his team at Greenwich Family & Cosmetic Dentistry are no exception. The dental practice has a focus on prevention and takes a holistic approach to treating their patients. Good...

  Terra Ristorante, the renowned Italian restaurant in the heart of downtown Greenwich, celebrates its 25th year in business on Thursday, October 6, 2016. In honor of this milestone, the restaurant will host a cocktail party from 5 – 7 PM, offering complimentary hors d’oeuvres and cocktails as well as a special appearance by breast cancer survivor, Geralyn Lucas, who will be conducting a book signing of her latest book “Then Came Life.” To continue the celebration,...

Dear Friends, We were all so disappointed that the course had to close on Monday due to terrible weather and we couldn’t host our annual Party with Moms Golf Classic. Luckily we have been able to reschedule it for Monday, November 7th, at a better time, 9 AM. We are hoping all who planned to play on Monday can play on our new date. Our lunch party, open bar, raffle and live auction will take place immediately after...

Foursomes, Threesomes, Twosomes, Singles all welcome. Don't play golf but still want to be a part of this year's event? Join us for our open bar & lunch party from 1-3 PM at the 19th hole. We will have our live auction, and give away many prizes. Have a fun day of golf, enjoy delicious food & drinks and much more! A percentage of all proceeds to our beneficiary - Mothers for Others. Sponsor a Hole Donate a Gift Card or...

  SAVE THE DATE… Our Fourth Annual Party with Moms Golf Classic will be held on Monday, September 19th at The E.G.B. Golf Course in Stamford, CT (same venue as last year). We hope you will join us for an awesome day! Golf begins @ 8:00 AM (Shotgun Start) followed by a lunch party & open bar from 1-3 PM at Zody’s 19th Hole. Prizes will be given, and we will have the raffle and live auction then. There...

  Mom of the Week Jen Danzi, has a new extraordinary event, the Greenwich Art Gala to benefit Haiti. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fXgpRrS06fw Opening night party on May 6th at an elegant home on Winding Lane. Click for details and to reserve. Enter promo code PWM for a 50% discount! www.greenwichartgala.com...