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Postponed to 6 p.m. Sunday: The DCA’s Brasilian Carnival

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The Darien Community Association is bringing a Brasilian Carnival! to Darien on Sunday, Feb. 10.  (Rescheduled from Feb. 9th due to the road ban.)


The festivities, from 6pm till 10pm, will include live music from Brasilian Vibes featuring Arthur Lipner, carnival dance performances by Arthur Murray Grand Ballroom of Greenwich, delicious Latin American-inspired food provided by Marcia Selden Catering and Event Planning, an open bar and silent auction.  Dress will be festive - of course!


Tickets are $100 per person; tickets will be available at the door. Proceeds benefit the DCA mission including scholarships for Darien High School graduates. 


We would like to thank our generous sponsors.  Gold level: TD Bank.  Silver level: Baywater Properties, Landmark Financial Group LLC, Nielsen’s Florist. Bronze level: Price Financial Group,  BMW of Darien, Dr. David Osherow DDS, Abercrombie, Burns, McKiernan and Company Insurance, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Darien. Other sponsors: Darien Rowayton Bank, Darien Police Association, State Farm Insurance.


In addition we’d like to thank Honorary Chairs Jane and Scott Pelley; Committee Chairs Audrey Cadwallader, Lisa Joyce, Kate Larson, Judi Linskey, Michele Litt, Cindy Ryan, Diane Schlinkert, Susan Spain and Anita Walter; and the Event Committee with Florence and Thierry Anglade, Gayle and Scott Appleby, Lendy and Andrew Barnard, Susan and Suresh Bhirud, Barbara and Bill Bidell, Ana and Cliff Blaze, Maureen and Charlie Bloom, Delice and David Bolotin, Andrea and Jim Bonfils, Karen and Henrik Christiansen, Sophie Cirillo, Kathy and Barry Cronin, Susan and Brian Daly, Maureen and Walter Donovan, Gina and Brian Dunn, Carol and Ward Glassmeyer, Karen and Juergen Goersch, Dianne and Will Green, Kristen and David Harnisch, Alex and James Howe, Allison and J.R. McDermott, Lisa and Terran Miller, Liz and Pete Moley, Ginger and Howard Morgan, Melinda and Goran Puljic, Maureen and John Roach, Tracy and Doug Schiff, Claudia and Kevin Sheehan, Liz Ann Sonders and Bob Meier, Elyse and Michael Spalding, Amy and Jim Squyres, Jayme and John Stevenson, Linda and John Tavlarios, Tammy and Lou Taylor, Linda and Rich Terhune, Marc and Barbara Thorne, Victoria and Steven Trepp, Rosie and Chris Trompeter, Susan and Roger Vogel, Audrey and Ken Weil and Terrie and Jay Wood.


The carnival will be held at the DCA, 274 Middlesex Road in Darien.  For more information on this event, view our website at dariendca.org or contact the DCA 203-655-9050 / info@dariendca.org  For more information on DCA scholarships, please view the “scholarship” section of our website.

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