June 2011: Table of Contents



Features

The Ultimate Oprah Moment
Oprah Winfrey tends to change lives. Stephen Paletta knows this firsthand. The Oprah’s Big Give winner talks about the reality show that made him a million dollars richer and sent him on his way to helping millions of people.
by Jill Johnson

This Land is Your Land
From restoring one of our most historical waterfront landmarks to preserving open spaces to protecting wildlife, local groups put their heart and soul into conserving the natural beauty of Greenwich.
by Christy Colasurdo

Join the Club
Dr. Jane Goodall has inspired millions with her work. Today, Jennifer Bresler, who grew up knowing the famed naturalist as a family friend, brings Dr. Goodall’s message to Greenwich school kids. The results are spectacular.
by Chris Hodenfield

Department

From the Editor

From the Founders
Our Debt to the Navy SEALs
by Jack Moffly

Of Weddings and Magic Moments
by Donna Moffly

Town Talk
Angela’s Answers: Talking about the tough stuff • Offering a helping hand to our miltary vets • Chamber Players turns 40

People & Places
Greenwich Hospital; Dance for Fiji; Soundwaters; B*Cured; Chabad Lubavitch of Greenwich; League of Women Voters; Whitby School; Greenwich High School; Community Answers; Junior League of Greenwich; Greenwich Academy; Corpus Christi–Holy Rosary School; Habitat for Humanity of Coastal Fairfield County

Weddings
Armenta–Jamieson
McDonagh–Meier
Reid–Rosenblum
Hajjar–Chemali
Brittain–Valenti
Lefebvre–Cleary
Stearns–Steffens
Healy–Byrne
Rumely–MacDonald

InGoodTaste
L’escale
by Mary Kate Hogan

Buzz
Carlisle Collection • Stanwich School • Stamford Hospital • Green Moon • LifeWorx

Calendar

Index of Advertisers

Postscript
Celebrating Dad with style
by Jennifer Miskowiec

 

Greenwich Agenda

  • Parties at the JCC Center

    2014.09.02
     @ Stamford JCC

    A place to celebrate birthdays and special occasions. Be a guest at your own party! The JCC offers a wonderful space for you and your guests to...

  • Greenwich Harbor Sunset Wine Cruise | Greenwich, CT

    2014.06.05
     @ Delamar Hotel Dock

    The boat "Prudence" departs from the Delamar Hotel Dock on 500 Steamboat Rd. All the wine is sponsored through VALS with food...

  • GREENWICH FASHION ON THE AVENUE

    2014.09.05
     @ Greenwich Avenue

      GREENWICH FASHION ON THE AVENUE TO BE HELD SEPTEMBER 5 FEATURING LIVE RUNWAY SHOW, CAR AND BOAT SHOW Greenwich Avenue will...

  • SM&NC Farm Market

    2014.06.15
     @ Stamford Museum & Nature Center

    Sundays, June 15 – October 5, 10am – 2pm We're thrilled to bring back the SM&NC Farm Market — now on Sundays!...

  • Exclusive Tour of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Yale University Art Gallery

    2014.09.09
     @ Yale University Art Gallery

    Join JCC Greenwich for an exclusive tour with museum curator Elizabeth Manekin. The collection is noteworthy for exemplary works from the...

  • Junior League of Greenwich's New Member Open House

    2014.09.09
     @ Junior League of Greenwich

    Please join us for cocktails and casual conversation to learn more about the Junior League of Greenwich and how you can become a member. ...

  • Understanding the Gaza War: Strategic & Political Implications

    2014.09.09
     @ Greenwich Library, Cole Auditorium

    Dr. Efraim Inbar is a Professor in Political Studies at Bar-Ilan University and Director of its renowned Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic...

  • Bruce Museum: Look and See - Into the Deep

    2014.09.10
     @ Bruce Museum

    A program especially designed for children ages 3-5 years and their adult caregivers, who will explore the Museum’s exhibition through...

  • College Admissions Boot Camp | Greenwich, CT

    2014.09.13

    College Prep 360 will be offering two college admissions “boot camps” in their Greenwich office over the summer. The first workshop...

  • Nigh Season: New Paintings By David Konigsberg

    2014.09.13
     @ Kenise Barnes Fine Art

    Dates: September 13 – October 31, 2014 Opening Reception: September 13, 6 – 8:30 PM  Public Invited   NIGH...

  • Undulate: Paintings By Julie Gross and Margaret Neill

    2014.09.13
     @ Kenise Barnes Fine Art

    GALLERY II Dates: September 13 – October 31, 2014 Opening Reception: September 13, 6 – 8:30 PM Public Invited...

  • Greenwich Area Newcomers Annual Lobster Fest

    2014.09.14
     @ Tod's Point Clambake Area

    This is our kickoff event each year-held at Tod's Point Clambake area. The event is scheduled for Sunday September 14th starting...

  • Information Fair

    2014.09.16
     @ YMCA

    Our Annual Information Fair - This event showcases non profits , community businesses, schools and  services in the Greenwich...

  • Laurel House Family Seminar Series

    2014.09.18
     @ Laurel House

    Thursday evenings, September 18, October 2, 16, 30, 6:30-8:00 pm Join us Thursday evenings for this four part Family Seminar Series as...

  • SoulCycle GWCH for Make-A-Wish CT

    2014.09.20
     @ SoulCycle

    Make-A-Wish Connecticut is thrilled to be partnering with SoulCycle's Greenwich location for a charity ride on Saturday, September 20th!...

  • Arts & Crafts on Bedford

    2014.09.20
     @ Bedford Street

    Shop at over 100 craft and artisan boutiques on Bedford Street, which will be closed to traffic for the weekend. Dine in our extended sidewalk...


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