Here are some events that took place around the state over the summer.
In June the Palace Theatre in Stamford welcomed five-time Grammy Award-winner Dionne Warwick for the nonprofit’s 10th annual gala, which raised $120,000 to support the organization and its arts education programs.
In July the Community Renewal Team hosted its 10th annual Tee-Off with Women golf tournament at Tunxis Country Club in Farmington. The event raised over $25,000 in support of CRT’s Women’s Empowerment Center in Hartford.
In June the Connecticut Women’s Golf Association celebrated the 100th anniversary of its founding with an anniversary tournament and luncheon.
More than 100 local students and members of Abilis attend the second annual Together We Shine red carpet event in June at the Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich. The roaring-twenties-themed event was put on by the Greenwich Junior United Way in partnership with the Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich and the Greenwich YWCA for Abilis.