|The chefs pose for a group shot at Warsaw Park in Ansonia. / Contributed photo|
More than 70 Valley men who cooked and 600 family and friends of TEAM celebrated at the 5th annual Men Who Cook at Warsaw Park April 14. The event was a success and all monies raised will be used for program funding for TEAM, Inc. The night could not be possible without the strong community support of chairpersons David M. Grant and Charlie Sullivan, sponsors, men who donated their cooking talents, volunteers and attendees.
MC was Chaz of Chaz and AJ in the Morning on 99.1 PLR, music was provided by “Nimons Entertainment,”silent auction items donated by local businesses and organizations. Special thanks to the media who covered the event and to TEAM’s Marquee Sponsor: Naugatuck Valley Savings and Loan; Silver Plate Sponsors: Grant’s Smoke&Bones BBQ, Griffin Hospital, Lindley Food Service and The Valley Community Foundation; Bronze Plate Sponsors were Iroquois Gas and Serra&DelVecchio Insurance. Blue Plate Sponsors were Apicella, Testa & Co., P.C., Aquarion, Barnum Financial, Foundation for Life, BHcare, Cornell Scott Hill Health Center, Curtiss Ryan Honda, D’Addario Buick, GMC,Cadillac, Delivery Concepts East, Huntington Family Dental Group, Rolf & Beverly Knolls, Ned Miller Associates Inc., Newtown Savings Bank, Ralph Mann & Sons Inc., Riverview Funeral Home, Santa Fuel, Inc., Sunflower Dental, The Schegg Group, LLC and The Workplace, Inc.
The above release was provided by Mary Ann Vlahac, marketing coordinator at TEAM, Inc.