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Community Centers of Greenwich Spring Fundraiser: Meet and Greet with Author, Designer & Artist, David Monn

Community Centers, Inc. of Greenwich (CCI) will hold its 6th Annual Spring Luncheon at the Belle Haven Club (100 Harbor Drive) on Thursday, April 6. The fundraiser will begin at 11:30 a.m. and feature event planner, David Monn, author of ‘The Art of Celebrating.’ Event proceeds will benefit CCI’s education and support programs.  Register here.

"Community Centers, Inc. is delighted to have David Monn ‘the Architect of Style’ speak this year at our Annual Spring Luncheon," said Carol A. Memishian, CCI Board President. Memishian continued, "Mr. Monn is a talented author, artist and designer, who shares our deep commitment to the people we serve- those living in public housing."

Monn is best known for his broad range of artistry, from intimate private parties to noteworthy events such as the White House State Visit, the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual Costume Institute Ball and a performance production, “In the Void,” at the Park Avenue Armory in New York. During CCI’s Luncheon, Monn will present his work using a slideshow and be available to autograph copies of his book, priced at $75 each. A portion of book sales will go directly to CCI. "We are very much looking forward to hearing about his extraordinary work on April 6th, and raising awareness for all the work we do in the community,” said Lauren Franciamore (LCSW), Executive Director at CCI. 

CCI offers a combination of educational and therapeutic recreational programs, individual, family, group counseling, and advocacy. As a non-profit social service agency, CCI has served the Greenwich community, particularly those living in subsidized housing, for over 60 years with a mission to build skills that empower clients to overcome educational, social, and economic barriers. 

Former Spring Luncheon keynote speakers include; Lara Spencer, Terry Betteridge & Amor Towles, Mario Buatta, Kevan Hall and Katie Fong Biglin. "I showed my newest collection of gowns last year and it was a wonderful event! A great turn out - the CCI committee, chairs, and organization were all wonderful and easy to work with. It was so much fun," said Biglin, CEO & Creative Director at Katie Fong.

For tickets please visit CCI online (ccigreenwich.org). For more information please contact CCI by phone (203-869-1276).  

2017 Spring Luncheon Committee Members: 

Barbara Arenz, Carmella Budkins, Mary Pat Cabrera, Laurie Cassoli, Carolyn Crabtree, Martha Eustis, Icy Frantz, Lauren Ghaffari, Barbara Gotch, Boo Huth, Miriam Landsman, Cathy Mariani, Carol Memishian, Joy Patafio, Alma Rutgers, Cheryl Simon, Betsy Swindell, Kimberly Terrenoire and Candee Weed. 

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