Our sincerest thanks to all who made our first annual fundraiser a wonderful, inspiring event!
Growing Great Schools would like to thank our chef partners Billy Grant, Chef/Owner, Grant's and Bricco; David Borselle Jr., Executive Chef and Co-owner, Avert; Warren Hardman, Executive Pastry Chef, Max Downtown; Dorjan Puka, Chef/Owner, Treva and Avert; and Chris Torla, Exectutive Chef/Partner, Trumbull Kitchen, without whom this evening would not have been possible. Many thanks to the talented student musicians who entertained the crowd.
Growing Great Schools would like to express our gratitude to the town for their support. We were grateful to share the night with West Hartford Town Council members Mayor Scott Slifka, Deputy Mayor Shari Cantor, Leon Davidoff, Burke Doar, and Claire Kindall; West Hartford Board of Education members Tammy Exum, Terry Schmitt, Jay Sarzen, and Mark Overmyer-Velazquez; and West Hartford Public Schools Superintendent Karen List, Department Supervisor of Physical Education and Health Education Rosemarie Bonner, and Director of Elementary Education Kerry Jones.
We would also like to acknowledge the Hartford Symphony Orchestra and conductor Carolyn Kuan for their partnership in creating this spectacular event and congratulate them on their inspiring performance!