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Thank You for Joining Us!

Thank you to everyone who joined us in person and to all who gave their generous support! Our continued success these past 10 years is possible because of you.
We look forward to seeing you again next year!

This year's event may be over, but you can continue to support us using the donation link below. 

Thank you to our Keynote Speaker:

Luis Canales, Esq.

We are thrilled to announce that Luis Canales, Esq., a former undocumented immigrant whose harrowing journey to the U.S. has paved a way for many others, will be our keynote speaker!

Attorney Luis E. Canales was born in Honduras and he is now a first-generation American who became a naturalized U.S. citizen in 2014. He is a former undocumented immigrant and asylee to the United States who knows first-hand the difficulties and hurdles that immigrants face in this great country.
Attorney Luis E. Canales obtained his Juris Doctor Degree from Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law in 2017.

In 2018, Mr. Canales became a licensed attorney in New Jersey and he founded Canales Law Offices in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. Now Attorney Canales, along with his team, assists immigrants in the most compassionate manner possible. Attorney Luis E. Canales is a passionate and dedicated immigration attorney who zealously fights for immigrants' rights. 

 

 

We were honored to have Mayor Caroline Simmons join us for the Benefit Breakfast and address the audience with some remarks. Please click here to learn more about Mayor Caroline Simmons, City of Stamford.

 

Thank you to our keynote speaker

Luis Canales, Esq.

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We are thrilled to announce that Luis Canales, Esq., a former undocumented immigrant whose harrowing journey to the U.S. has paved a way for many others, will be our keynote speaker!

Attorney Luis E. Canales was born in Honduras and he is now a first-generation American who became a naturalized U.S. citizen in 2014. He is a former undocumented immigrant and asylee to the United States who knows first-hand the difficulties and hurdles that immigrants face in this great country.
Attorney Luis E. Canales obtained his Juris Doctor Degree from Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law in 2017.

In 2018, Mr. Canales became a licensed attorney in New Jersey and he founded Canales Law Offices in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. Now Attorney Canales, along with his team, assists immigrants in the most compassionate manner possible. Attorney Luis E. Canales is a passionate and dedicated immigration attorney who zealously fights for immigrants' rights.

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B1C's 7th Annual Colloquium

September 8th, 2022 at the Stamford Yacht Club at 6 PM

A special thanks to our early Benefit Breakfast supporters

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Presenting Sponsors $15,000 +

Inisfad Foundation

Jose Luis & Sarah Zepeda

Diamond Sponsor $10,000 - $14,999

Anne Downey & Ken Wiegand

Sarita & Greg Hanley

The Walter Kann Foundation

Bruce & Linda Koe

Kevin MacGuire 

Neuberger Berman  

Stamford Health

Platinum Sponsor $5,000 - $9,999

Susan & William Adamsen

Sonia Alcantarilla-Medina &
Marcelo Gigliani      

Anonymous   

Jane Carlin & Ben Gifford

Maryann Kann & George Cooke

Ann Mandel 

Optimum

Jill & Miguel Patricio

Pitney Bowes

Gold Sponsor $2,500-$4,999

Cannell & Co. 

David & Rochelle Charnin

King School

John Lane – In Memory of Hana

Mary Maarbjerg

Rev. Ted Pardoe

Maria & Oscar Sandoval

Mary Sommer & Jay Sandak

Silver Sponsor - $1,000-$2,499

Paula & Mark Argosh

Anka Badurina & Roberto Sobrino

Andrea & David Cohen

Eilish Collins Main

Mark & Angeles Dam

Fox & Fox LLP 

The Ferguson Library

Belle Horwitz & Jon Weiner

Eileen & Tom Hynes

Morgan & Betsy Mitchell 

Noroton Presbyterian Church

People's United, A division of M&T Bank

Meredith & Eric Reuben 

Arisleyda Riehl

Everett & Sally Schenk

The Simari Family

Stephen Sinacore

Betsey & Gary Unger

Mirellise Vazquez & Thomas Birmingham

Arthur & Leigh Wit

Hon. Terrie & Jay Wood

Chrome Sponsor - $500-$999

Bank of America

Clarion River Group 

George Cooke

First County Bank

Carole Greenberg

Nicole Heath

Catalina & Ivan Horak - In Memory of   Hana Lane

Juanita James

Donna & Jim Lutton

Carolina McGoey

Brian & Cricket Mullaney

Tony & Caroline Murray

Pat & David Nelson

Anne Celeste & Michael O’Rourke 

Cathy & Rich Ostuw

Law Offices of Douglas R. Penn LLC

Bob & Lisa Schultz

David Smith & Sonya Singh-Smith 

The Strategy Group

Bronze Sponsor - $250-$499

Laure C. Aubuchon

Ana Maria Badash

Josh Barton

Susan Bhirud

Colleen Burke

Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey LLP

Jude B. Coard

Patricia Conklin Thompson

Ronald & Carmen Domonkos

Leo P. Gallagher & Son Funeral Home 

Nancy B. Gramps

Rabbi Joshua & Dr. Mara Hammerman,         Temple Beth El

MariCarmen Losada

In Memoriam: Hana Lane –

       A great friend of B1C

New Covenant Center

Realist Ventures

Kathleen & Michael Walsh

Anne Wichman

Exclusive Media Sponsor

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