Gala 2018


The Children’s Law Center of Connecticut (CLC) is excited to celebrate its 25th Anniversary with a celebration Gala at Delamar West Hartford. The Gala will be held on Thursday, November 29, 2018, from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Sponsorship and program ads provide a unique opportunity to celebrate and support CLC’s important work and be recognized among regional leaders and businesses at our Gala, which attracts over 300 community leaders, attorneys, business executives, donors and friends. The evening will include cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, culinary stations, as well as live and silent auctions.

To see the sponsorship levels and benefits, click here. If you are interested in sponsoring our 25th Anniversary Gala and being a hero to children across Connecticut, fill out this form and return it per instructions detailed on the page. To inquire about our auction item donation process or for any other questions, please contact Danielle at


Champion Sponsor

Advocate Sponsors

Judy Hyde


Advocate Sponsors

Venue Sponsor

Elevate Sponsor
Bruce & Hanna Clements


Debra & Jim Ruel and Ruel Ruel Goings & Britt

Anniversary Sponsor
Aaron & Sandra Gersten
Flaherty Legal Group

Moses Tax Group, P.C.
Russell & Company CPAs PC

Inspire Sponsor
Connecticut Collaborative Divorce Group
Elizabeth & John Thayer
The O'Neil Law Firm
Robinson + Cole

Sullivan & LeShane Public Relations
Webster Bank

Live Auction Items

Head to Hilton Head
One week stay in a three (3) bedroom home with a pool in quiet Hilton Head Plantation. House sleeps eight. 10-15 minute drive to the beach, close to bike trails, walking paths, golf, shopping and great restaurants. 50-minute drive to the beautiful city of Savannah. Dates to be mutually agreed upon.
Donors: Mark and Diane Roach

Chef Noel Dinner in Home
Invite guests to your home for a luxurious in-home dining experience for eight (8) prepared by award-winning and internationally respected Chef Noel Jones. Known for his culinary creativity and delectable cuisine, Chef Noel and his team will prepare their Chef's Tasting Menu. Date to be mutually agreed upon. Wine and liquor not included.
Donors: Chef Noel Jones, Compass Group

Siesta Key Vacation
Enjoy a seven (7) day getaway to a two (2) bedroom, two (2) bathroom condo that sleeps 6 with a full-water view of Sarasota Bay. The condo's street is from a private section of Crescent Beach, and includes a beach monitor to provide set-up of umbrellas and chairs. Dates to be mutually agreed upon.
Donors: Andrew & Rachel Hechtman

Auction Item Donors

The Adventure Park at Storrs
Ake Massage & Fitness
Alvarium Beer Co.
American Girl
Anthony & Logan Carducci
Art Connection Studio
Artisan West Hartford
Avery's Beverages
Back East Brewery
BK & Co.

Boston Red Sox
Bridgewater Chocolate
Buttonwood Farm Ice Cream
The Children's Museum
The Claypen
The Coffee Trade
Compass Group USA
Connecticut Science Center
DORO Restaurant Group
Elizabeth Grady
El Pollo Guapo
Engine Room
Farmington Miniature Golf Course & Ice Cream Parlor
Ferris Acres Creamery
Food Schmooze
Frank Pepe's Pizzeria
The Golf Club of Avon
Gouveia Vineyards
Hartford Stage
Hartford Symphony Orchestra
Hechtman Family
IRIS Photography
JEMS Garden & Dairy Barn
KidCity Museum
Liquid Nirvana
The Mark Twain House
Matthew Phillips
Medspa at the Delamar
Milexy Couture
Mortensen Dairy Ice Cream
Mount Southington Ski Area
Muse Paintbar
Mystic Aquarium
The New Britain Museum of American Art

New York Giants
Oriental Trading Company
Pamela & Jeffery Verney
Patrick & Carol McCabe
Playhouse on Park
Quassy Amusement & Waterpark
Real Art Ways
The Roach Family
Salem Valley Farms Ice Cream
Shake Shack West Hartford
The Silva Household
The Silver Dahlia
Sinatro Agency Insuranec
Spoke + Spy Ciderworks
Stepping Stones Museum for Children
Still Hill Brewery
Stonewall Kitchen
Super Cellar Warehouse Liquors
Susan Loraine Jewelry
Susi Kinsloe-Byers
Therapeutic Solutions
Truffles on Main