Have fun while supporting Gaylord! Throughout the year fundraising events are hosted by Gaylord or are created and hosted on our behalf by individuals, businesses, foundations or organizations. We hope that you will not only attend an event but that you or your organization will be inspired to create a benefit event on behalf of Gaylord. Events for 2013 are below. Click event titles for details.
2013 Fundraising Events
October 5, 2013 Halloween Party
Halloween Party benefitting Gaylord Hospital and the Spinal Cord Injury Program.
Date: Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013
Location: Hamden Elks Lodge #2224, 175 School St., Hamden, CT
Time: 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Event Info: Events for children and adults including two pinatas, grab bag gifts for children 12 and under, food provided by Ferraros Market, cash bar, disc jockey, and for everyone a candy buffet, costume contest, 50/50 raffle and spook house.
Tickets: $20 per adult, children 10 and under two non-perishable food items
Info & Tickets: (203) 284-2881 or email: email@example.com
Halloween Party pdf
October 19, 2013 Bike Tour
The First Annual Gaylord Cycling Tour, held in October 2012, was created by Gaylord patient Colleen Kelly Alexander as a fundraiser to support Gaylord. The 2012 Tour raised $10,000 toward purchasing recumbent bikes for the Gaylord Sports Association. The 2013 event will be held on Oct. 19, 2013 with more details to follow soon.
2014 Fundraising Events
2014 Date TBA Creative Expressions Art Show
Gaylord's Creative Expressions Program accommodates artists of all abilities. More than 125 pieces of art will be displayed and available for purchase and proceeds will benefit the artists and the Creative Expressions Program.
||Exhibit Opening and Reception
5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Gaylord Hospital. Brooker Lecture Hall
Refreshments will be served.
2014 Date TBA Wine & Beer Tasting
The Elizabeth Birney Gagliardi Endowment Fund for Multiple Sclerosis was established at Gaylord for providing care for those with MS. Every donation makes a tremendous difference by offering financial assistance to MS patients whose insurance benefits have expired.
||5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Brooker Building, Gaylord Hospital
Food: Hearty Appetizers, Wine, Beer and Cordial, Dessert & Coffee Bar
Special I-Pad Raffle (limited to 100 tickets), 50/50 Treasure Chest, Silent Auction
June 2, 2014 Gaylord Annual Golf Classic
The Annual Golf Classic is an 18-hole, competitive golf tournament in the scramble format held the first Monday of every June at the Farms Country Club in Wallingford. This tournament provides the operating income for Gaylord’s adaptive sports program for people with physical disabilities.
||Monday, June 2, 2014
The Farms Country Club, Wallingford, CT
Registration/Lunch 11:30 a.m.
Shotgun Start 12:30 p.m.
Buffet/Awards 6:00 p.m.
2014 Date TBA MJ Petretto Golf Tournament
The M.J. Petretto Foundation’s mission is to fund organizations that support education health, and quality of life to build stronger Connecticut communities. The Foundation was also inspired by a 2008 automobile accident that nearly claimed the life of M.J.’s nephew, Jesse. Each year The MJ Petretto Foundation Golf Classic helps fund Gaylord Hospital’s Spinal Cord Injury Program and other non-profit Connecticut Organizations. M.J. Petretto Golf Sign-Up Form
||5th Annual M.J. Petretto Foundation Golf Classic
Clinton Country Club, Clinton, CT
12:30 p.m. Shot Gun Start
Entry fee includes: Green Fees, Golf Cart, Refreshments, Buffet Lunch, Awards, Prizes, Happy Hour Hors d’oeurvres and Dinner