On Saturday, Feb. 8, friends and supporters gathered to enjoy “Pitch Perfect II” and raise funds for the patients of Wilton’s Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County.
The benefit was held at Woodway Country Club and raised nearly $100,000 for the Agency’s patients in need. Wilton resident, Megan Smith-Harris served as emcee for the event and highlights of the evening included cocktails, an elegant dinner, a silent auction and drawing as well as an a cappella concert by the Yale Spizzwinks.
Underwriting sponsors for Pitch Perfect II were the Bauer Family Foundation as well as Ken Edgar and Denise Harvey. Additional sponsors included Rone and Carol Baldwin, Bankwell, Day Pitney, LLP, Liz Fox, Janet and Peter Lebovitz, Stamford Health and Sterling Equities. Media sponsors of the event were AR Media Services and TownVibe.
Members of the volunteer Benefit Committee were Wilton residents Janice Hess, Judy Higby and Jeanne Robertson; Weston resident Ken Edgar; New Canaan residents Carol Bauer, Jane Fox and Janet Lebovitz; Stamford resident Phyllis Osterman; and Westport resident Hal Shupack.
“We are thankful for the friendship and support of so many in the community who share in our mission to bring healing and comfort to the patients and families in our care,” said agency president and CEO, Sharon M. Bradley. “We are tremendously grateful to all our corporate and individual sponsors. We also want to thank Megan Smith-Harris, our Leadership supporters, our volunteer Benefit Committee members, our in-kind donors and everyone who contributed to this very special evening. The funds raised at this event will touch the lives of the many patients in need in our community and we extend our heartfelt thanks.”
A non-profit community organization for more than 107 years, Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County provides professional nursing and support services, senior care management, rehabilitation, health education, community wellness programs and compassionate hospice and palliative care for children and adults in Wilton and throughout Fairfield County. The agency is a preferred provider of home health and hospice services for Nuvance Health. Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County is supported by contributions from corporations, foundations and individuals. Visit them online or follow them on Facebook.