Jill Weiner

United Way Announces New Program, Board Members

The Greenwich United Way Board of Directors Annual Meeting happened on Jan. 24, at the Innis Arden Golf Club. Members of the organization’s staff and Board welcomed five new Board members; Karen Chaplin, Grace Lockhart Djuranovic, Jaime Eisenberg, Mario Forlini and Eva Maria Janerus. Four members retired from the Board; Richard Porter, Jill Weiner, Marie Woodburn and the Organization’s Board Chair, Karen Keegan. Anne Sherrerd was appointed as the new Board Chair. Sherrerd has served on the Greenwich United Way Board of Directors for six years, three of those years on the Executive Committee. Her roles have included Co-Chair of the CEO Search Committee, Vice Chair for Stewardship and Co-Chair of the Sole Sisters Luncheon. Sherrerd currently serves on the Princeton University Board of Trustees and the Princeton University Art Museum Advisory Council. “The Greenwich United Way is appreciative and grateful for the incredible talent and dedication that Karen Keegan brought to the role of Board Chair for the last three years,” said Sherrerd. She continued, “She led the organization through a period of significant change with skill and wisdom — and an extraordinary work ethic driven by a passionate devotion to the organization and its mission. I’m really looking forward to continuing this work with the entire Board of Directors and Advisory Board – as well as David and our great staff – in the coming year!” read more...

YWCA Announces Spirit of Greenwich Honorees

YWCA 2017 “Spirit of Greenwich Awards” will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 27, at Greenwich Country Club from 5 to 7 p.m. Established in 1993, the award recognizes outstanding women in our community who, through their significant volunteer work, vision, devotion, and accomplishments have enriched the lives of many. Together, this year’s recipients have volunteered for more than 50 local schools, churches and non-profit organizations in Greenwich and Fairfield County. read more...

United Way hosts Tocqueville Society Dinner

Approximately 40 members of the Greenwich United Way’s Alexis de Tocqueville Society met for a private dinner event on June 2 at River House Adult Day Center, a funded agency of the Greenwich United Way. The Tocqueville Society recognizes those whose generous contributions to the Greenwich United Way over the past year total $10,000 and above. As a group, Tocqueville members contribute almost one half of the Annual Campaign funds at Greenwich United Way. read more...