Save the Date for the OPUS FOR PERSON-TO-PERSON Spring Masquerade Ball - New Canaan & Darien Moms
Front left to right: Libet Koncz, Julia Johnson, Alexandra deVilliers, Paige Scardigli, Shannon Doherty, Rachel Gillin, Adare Kiely, Katherine Spellane
Back from left to right: Catharine Rykowski, Kelly LeSage Kelly, Danielle Rasamny, Andrea Pezley, Jessica Bartch, Hillery Gibbons, Lindsay Blackinton, Jackie Vene, Gail Archer, Cristina Paolazzi, Carleigh Gill
Not pictured: Caitlin Austin, Kate Barber, Chauncey Boothby, Heidi Bouton, Kate Brame, Ali Ceglarski, Nicole Hirschler, Callie Hulick, Caroline Jennings, Blakely Larrabee, Sarah Love, Kaki McGrath, Moriah Monsif, Kerry Pearson, Lindsey Reardon, Kristin Saltzman, Alex Shriner, Virginia Sterling, Daisy Straus, Kate Sullivan, Stephanie Trotta, Sarah Vrabac, and Amy Young
Saturday, April 21, 2018 at The Country Club of Darien
OPUS for Person-to-Person announced today that its annual spring fundraiser will be held on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at the Country Club of Darien. This year’s event, the Masquerade Ball, will invite guests to step into a night of mystery and intrigue at this black and white formal affair while supporting Darien-based Person-to-Person (P2P). Proceeds will be earmarked for P2P’s programs that directly benefit children, including Campership scholarships for children and youth in need, grants to families, the Holiday Toy Store, Baby Basics layettes for new mothers, and Scholarships for college.
Guests may don masks while they sip on sumptuous spirits, enjoy a gourmet sit-down dinner under the soft glow of candlelight, and unwind on the dance floor with the acclaimed King of Hearts live band. Along with the silent auction and raffle, guests won’t want to miss the live auction hosted by the ever-entertaining CK Swett. Auction items will include luxury vacation getaways, VIP sports packages, spa pampering, group adventures, and other fine goods. Guests may continue dancing into the wee hours of the morning as this year’s spring benefit boasts an extended hours after-party—which is included in the standard ticket price.
Board Liaison Shannon Doherty with Co-Chairs Alexandra deVilliers, Rachel Gillin, Adare Kiely, Libet Koncz, Paige Scardigli and Stephanie Trotta, as well as the entire Masquerade Ball committee have been hard at work since last summer planning an extraordinary evening. The spring gala is OPUS’ largest fundraiser of the year, and this event promises to be one of the most memorable social events this spring.
For information about volunteering, making a donation, or becoming a corporate sponsor for the Masquerade Ball, please contact OPUS co-president Lisa Bishai at [email protected].
About OPUS for Person-to-Person
For over 20 years, OPUS has supported Darien-based Person-to-Person through fundraising efforts and public awareness.  Last year, more than 24,000 individuals, residing in the towns of Stamford, Norwalk, Darien, New Canaan, Wilton, Weston, and Westport, received assistance from Person-to-Person, including food and clothing, funds for Scholarship and Camp programs, layettes for babies, financial assistance, Holiday Toy Store and more.  For more information on this growing membership organization of more than 200 women and how to get involved, visit

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