Cirque de la Mer gala
Thurs., April 20 at 6 p.m.
The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk presents its 18th annual Red Apple Awards on Thurs., April 20 during the elegant and creative “Cirque de la Mer” gala.
This annual fund-raising evening supports The Maritime Aquarium’s Red Apple Fund for Student Enrichment, which helps to make the Aquarium’s unique marine-science and environmental-education programs available to students and teachers in the tri-state area who otherwise may not be able to participate.
After a one-of-a-kind cocktail party in the Aquarium galleries, among the seals, sharks, sea turtles and other marine life, guests then enjoy a sit-down dinner and silent and live auctions “under the big top” specially erected outside the Aquarium’s main entrance.
The event includes the presentation of the annual Red Apple Awards, which honor companies, organizations and individuals who share The Maritime Aquarium’s concern for the natural world and environmental education.
The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk is a non-profit 501(c)(3). All gifts are tax deductible to the extent the law allows. A formal acknowledgement letter will be sent following the event.
Thank You to Our 2017 Gala Sponsors!
Harbor Seal Sponsors
|Schuyler & Charlie Hinnant||Wendy & Richard Hokin|
|Kit & Rob Rohn||Iris & Earl Mix|
|Spinnaker Real Estate Partners||Shipman & Goodwin LLP|
|Leonard M. Tannenbaum Foundation||Sustainable Growth Advisers, LP|
|Trafigura Trading LLC||Steven Wise Associates LLC & Roe Co.|
|Audrey & Ken Weil|
Sea Turtle Sponsors
|A. Pappajohn Company||A.P. Construction Company|
|Carolyn & Morten Arntzen||Bank of America|
|Bankwell||The Blattman Family|
|Fairfield County Bank||The Gibor Foundation|
|Daneen & Doug Grabe||Genevieve & Steve Halloran|
|The Per and Astrid Heidenreich Family Foundation||Hotel Zero Degrees, Norwalk & Danbury|
|John M. Glover Insurance Agency||Carl Kuehner|
|Susan & Andy Mais||Janet Martin & Chris Taylor|
|Kathy & Russ Mitchell||Ian Murray & Jamie Roach|
|O&G Industries, Inc.||PKF O'Connor Davies|
|Purdue Pharma LP||Alice Morrison & David Radulski|
|The Rich Foundation||Elora & David Sweedler|
|Wofsey, Rosen, Kweskin & Kuriansky, LLP||Workforce Partners, LLC|
|The Aiello Charitable Foundation||GGP||Newmark Grubb Knight Frank|
|Banker & Banker Realty||Ann & Frank Gilmartin||People's United Insurance|
|Stacey & Bob Bewkes||Cory Gubner||Makiaris Media|
|Agency||Caldwell & Walsh||Bill Hennessey|
|Tina Pray & Joe Lockridge||Amanda & Rory Callahan||Arnold Karp|
|Rick Redniss||CBRE Group, Inc.||KeyBank Real Estate Capital|
|Sharron & Ron Restivo||Chubb Group||Michele & John van der Kieft|
|James Ritman||Ann & Peter Clark||Courtney & Chris Krediet|
|RMS Companies||Michael Cottle||Steve Landis|
|Timothy Rorick||Jake DeSantis||M & T Bank|
|Lauren & Timothy Stisser||Barbara & Jeff Erdmann||Carol & Jim Marino|
|Triton Environmental, Inc.||Forstone Capital||Linda & Vince McMahon|
|Torey Walsh||Jean & William Miller||Webster Bank|
Maritime Golf Classic
Your birdies and eagles help connect schoolchildren with sharks and sea turtles when you participate in our annual golf fund-raiser.
Held each fall, proceeds from The Maritime Golf Classic support our efforts to help cash-strapped schools that need subsidies for Aquarium programs and for busing.
The Maritime Golf Classic includes carts, a barbecue lunch, refreshments, post-play hors d’oeuvres and dinner, a silent auction and other fantastic prizes.
Opportunities range from $10,000 as naming sponsor with two foursomes and two hole sponsorships to $1,000 as an individual player or $1,000 as a hole sponsor.
Date of the 2017 event is TBD. Get more details at (203) 852-0700, ext. 2277.