Our Sponsors

Our Sponsors

We’re very grateful for the support of our sponsors, who make our work possible.

CHARTER OAK CULTURAL CENTER IS PROUD TO ACKNOWLEDGE THE CORPORATE AND FOUNDATION SUPPORTERS OF OUR PROGRAMMING
January 1, 2014 through April 30, 2015
Aetna Foundation
Allied World Assurance Company
Armsmear
AT&T
Beatrice Fox Auerbach Foundation Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving
Bank of America Charitable Foundation
Bella and Max Shulman Family Fund at the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford
The Benevity Community Impact Fund
Beth El Temple
Beth Hillel Synagogue
Beth Sholom B’nai Israel
Bill’s Automotive
J. Walton Bissell Foundation, Inc.
Senator Richard Blumenthal
Budget Printers
The Bushnell Center for Performing Arts
Carey Wiper & Supply
Sandra & Arnold Chase Family Foundation
Christ Church Cathedral
Cigna Foundation
Citizen’s Bank
Community Development Block Grant funds allocated to Charter Oak Temple Restoration Association, Inc. by the City of Hartford
The Claypen
CLSJ Foundation
Congregation Beth Israel
Congregation B’Nai Tikvoh-Sholom
Congregational Church of Marlborough
Connecticut’s Children
Cooney, Scully and Dowling
Covenant Preparatory School
Cowdery, Ecker & Murphy, L.L.C.
CREC – Capitol Region Education Council
Connecticut Science Center
Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation
Day Pitney LLP
Daughters of the Holy Spirit
Department of Economic and Community Development – Office of the Arts
The Frederick A. DeLuca Foundation, Inc.
The Discovery Center
Ellis A. Gimbel Trust
The Emanuel Synagogue
Ensworth Foundation
Ethel Walker School
Express Strategies
Fierston Financial Group Inc.
The First Church of Christ in Hartford
First Niagara Foundation
Foodshare, Inc.
The Fund for Greater Hartford
Geoquest Inc.
The Harnisch Foundation
Harry E Goldfarb Family Foundation
Ellen Jeanne Goldfarb Memorial Fund
Goodwin College, Inc.
Greater Hartford Arts Council
Horace and Amy Hagedorn Fund
Halloran and Sage
Hands on Hartford, Inc.
Hartford Dispensary
Hartford Family Institute, LLP
The Hartford
Hartford Foundation for Public Giving
Hartford Hospital
Hartford Opera Theater, Inc.
Hartford Public Library
Hartford Seminary
Hartford Steam Boiler
Hartford Symphony Orchestra
HCC Global
Nilofer and Mateen Haider
Henry Hall Charitable Trust
Hoffman Auto Group
The Simon Hollander Fund
The Aaron Hollander Trust
Howard, Kohn, Sprague and Fitzgerald
Ichiban Japanese & Korean Restaurant
Inspiring Kids, Inc.
International Women’s Circle
Jean M. Waggett Memorial Fund
Jewish Community Center
Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford
S.A. Johnson Family Fund at Hartford Foundation for Public Giving
Kehilat Chaverim of Greater Hartford
Kinder Morgan
Kirschbaum Family Foundation
The Knox Foundation
Congressman John Larson
LAZ Parking
Leadership Greater Hartford
Lincoln Financial Group Foundation
George A. & Grace L. Long Foundation
Manchester Community College
Andrew J. & Joyce D. Mandell Family Foundation
Melville Charitable Trust
Meriden Public Library
MetroHartford Alliance
Miriam Toubman Family Fund at Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford
William and Alice Mortensen Foundation
Motts Holding Inc.
National Endowment for the Arts
National Inclusion Project
NewAlliance Foundation, Inc.
Jon and Martha Newman Family Fund at the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford
Robert and Margaret Patricelli Family Foundation
Pfizer
The Phoenix Companies, Inc.
The Evelyn W. Preston Memorial Fund
Reid and Riege
Edward C. and Ann T. Roberts Foundation
Rocky Hill Congregational Church
Rosenberg Orthodontics
Block/Saffir Fund at the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford
Samuel Roskin Trust at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company
SINA/Trinity College
Sisters of Saint Joseph
St. Francis Hospital
St. James Episcopal Church
Temple Sinai Newington
Town of Bolton
Town of Enfield
Town of West Hartford
Travelers
Trinity College
Tunxis Community College
Turnpike Motors
U.S. Trust
UBS
UConn Foundation
Unitarian Universalist Society
United Illuminating
United Way
Unity of Greater Hartford
University of Hartford
Walt Disney Company Foundation
Waterford Group Charitable Foundation
Zachs Family Foundation, Inc.
And the generous donors to the Greater Hartford Arts Council’s United Arts Campaign

OUR HEARTFELT THANKS TO THOSE WHO HAVE SUPPORTED US
January 1, 2014 through April 30, 2015
Gifts of $5,000+
Naomi Lubin-Alpert and Stuart Alpert
Jeff and Jane Digel
William and Maureen Goldfarb
David Gollob
Rona Gollob
Steven Konover
Andrew and Joyce Mandell
Ivan Polonsky
Zachs Family Foundation

Gifts to Bimah Circle – $1,000 to $4,999
Leonard and Victoria Albert
Claudia Baio-Downes
Sherry Banks-Cohn
Thomas Goodrum and Evelyn Benoit
Rabbi Donna Berman
Allan and Maria Borghesi
Dr. and Mrs. Louis Brown
Sherry Brown
Ken Byer and Anthony Michalak
Eleanor Caplan
Victoria Woodin Chavey and Mark
Chavey
Adam Cohen
Arlene and Marshal Elovich
David Gilroy and Donna Baker-Gilroy
Lorna L. Sedor and Elliot Alan Ginsberg
Robert and Francine Goldfarb
Fred Gollob
Donna Hobbs
Jacqueline Isaacson and Louis Blumenfeld
Bernard Kavaler
Lida Kearney
Gerard Lian
Adlyn and Ted Loewenthal
The Rev. Molly O’Neill Louden and Bruce
Louden
Elaine Lowengard
Ellen and Marvin Makofsky
Francine and Allen Maltz
Barbara Marcus
David Miller
Andrea Miller-Keller
Mary Davenport and Paula Murphy
Reba and Arthur Nassau
Rita and Tom Neal
Bobsie Ness
Arlene and Paul Norman
Norma Pappalardo
Ann Pava
Barbara Pickett
Carol and Barry Rosenberg
Barbara Rubin
Diane Samuels
Barbara Wolf and Andy Schatz
Judith and Gerard Selzer
Alex and Christine Pina Smith
Julianne Splain
Susan and James J. Tancredi
Margarita Torres and Charles Culliton
Michael Wilder
Eric and Jessica Zachs

Gifts of $500+
Rachna Agrawal
Shirley and Martin Amdur
Sharen Baker
Morris Banks
Eileen Fitzgerald and Barry Baskind
Stephen Bayer and Elizabeth Schiro
Barbara and Jack Blechner
Courtney and Anne Bourns
Ellen Brown
Jeffrey Capelle
Stephan and Francine Christiansen
Aaron Crosson
Sue Ginsberg DeJuan and Jose DeJuan
Diane and Paul Duva
Doreen Endress
Lisa Fishman
Kristin Flyntz
Marilda Gandara and Scott O’Keefe
Maria Giacco
Jeanne and Jack Godsill
Matthew Dallas Gordon and Ruth Kurien
Christopher and Julie Gordon
J.C. David and Sara Hadden
Felice Heller
Michael and Corinne Johnston
Theodore Kaplan
Bert and Jeffrey Kaplowitz
Robert and Lynn Katz
Cynthia Kellogg
Olga Kim
Alaina and Dr. Matt King
Steve and Debbie Kleinman
June Komisar
Bernard and Gale Kosto
Pastor Rick Kremer
Leta Marks
Stephen and Susan McConnell
Stephen and Catherine McDonald
Kathleen and Gary McLeod
Laurie Meotti
H. Tollie Miller
Margaret and Robert Patricelli
Brewster Perkins
Mr. and Mrs. Rodney R. Reynolds
Belle Ribicoff
Rise Roth
Kenneth and Julie Saffir
Dr. Ann Sagalyn
Ronit and Scott Shoham
Harris Simons
John T. Small
Dr. Jay Smith
Gary S. Starr and Leigh A. Newman
Evelyn Strauss
Kathleen Strauss
Carolyn and Elliott Tertes
Elizabeth Weber
Michael Wells
Robert K. Yass and Mary-Jane Eisen

Gifts of $250+
Gail Adler
Patrice and Dudley Aviles
Edward Barlow
Russell and Rachel Gates-Bell Bell
Barbara Bennett
Rabbi Jeffrey Bennett
Mollie Bornstein
Darlene Peaches Brandon
Robert Braunstein
Harold and Joyce Buckingham
Beth Bye
Wendy Carberg
Marc Casslar
Scott and Sara Connor
Barry and Gail Deutsch
Elizabeth Rose and John Dougherty
Judy Dworin and Blu Lambert
William Eisen
Sharron Emmons
David and Lori Fagone
Gina Federico-Muslim and Adnaan
Muslim
Glenn and Lianne Fuller
S. Gingras-Baker
William H. Goldfarb
Sandra Gollob
Diane and Larry Greenfield
Oz and Kirsten Griebel
Raymond Guenter and Doris Honig
Guenter
Walt Hampton and Ann Sheybani
Lourdes and Rev. George Harris
Merle and David Harris
Debra Javit
Ann S. Jennings
Adam and Laura Kasowitz
Tracy King
Martin Koppell
Lois and Chuck Koteen
Ilze Krisst
Mark and Marilyn Kritzman
David Lang and Nancy Stuart
Donna Larcen
Susan Levine
Audrey and Arlen Lichter
Jennifer Lotstein
Scott and Alice Macchi
Sue Malliet Herrmann and Dave
Herrmann
David and Gail Mangs
Dr. Norman and Denese Mann
H. Gwen Marcus
Michele and Ernest Mattei
Kimberly McAllister
Martha McCoy
Catherine Meyer and Steven Seligman
Jamie Mills
Priya Morganstern
Cheryl Leigh Mowry
Steven Neiditz
Marilyn Nelson
Ron Pitz
David Oliveria and Karen Nelson-
Oliveria
Andrew Packer
Joan and Jeffrey Panella
Daniel and Beth Papermaster
Kathryn Pickard
Rabbi Michael and Randi Pincus
Paquita Poindexter
Jason and Brenda Poriss
Kerry and Fernando Rausch
Carmen and Cesar Rincon
Helen and Randolph Ronco
John Rose, Jr.
Richard and Lea Rubenstein
Mary and Gideon Rutenberg
David and Julie Safran
Christina Salvio
Phil Schonberger
Theresa Scott Sesko
Elaine R. Shapiro
Barbara Sicherman
John and Kim Silva
Claire and Ray Skoglund
Ira Smith
Bessie and Tom Speers
Marge and Ricky Swaye
Alvin and Lesley Thompson
Deborah Ullman
Zhanna Volynskaya and Harvey Levy
Wyrot Ward
Lorrie Wexler
Linda and James Williams
Charles and Meredith Willson
Doreen Fundiller- Zweig and Elliot Zweig

Gifts of $100+
Richard and Helen Albertson
Glenn Altschuler
Jane and Daniel Arnold
Ivan A. Backer
Raymond Baker
Stephen and Denise Balcanoff
Shawnee Baldwin
Kathy Barron
Amy Jaffe Barzach and Peter Barzach
Carolyn Augur Birbara
Anne L. Bjorkland
Michael Blechner
Sasa Blidgen
Susan Rubin Block
Karen Brand
Helen and Richard Bridburg
James Brodey
Karl Brooks
Martin L and Aviva Budd
Ed Centeno
Carolyn and Milton Ciplet
Carol Clapp
Dr. Letty Russell and Shannon Clarkson
Glenn Coe
Ellie and Peter Cohen
Manuel Cohen
Shatice Collins
Kathleen M. Corpuel
Harvey Corson
James Curry
Louis and Irene De Vivo
Laura and Robert Deutsch
Peter and Ellen Donshik
Hollis Dorman
Ruth Dunn
Robert and Sharon Efron
Mary and John Elder
Jean Ensling
Garrett Eucalitto
Curtis Farr
Clare and Barry Feldman
Carol Gabrielson Fine
Marcia and Jim Fine
Beverly and Michael Fitzsousa
Ellen Flanagan
Robert and Joyce Flescher
Donald Frechette
Victoria and Rabbi Stephen Fuchs
Beverly Gans
Frank Garcia
Emily Gianquinto
Karen Goldberg
Robert and Lynne Golden
Blanche and Steven Goldenberg
David and Allison Goldfarb and Family
Dolly and Ben Goldfarb
Lynn M. Goldfarb
Michael and Kay Goldfarb
Linda and Ira Goldman
The Goldstein Family
Barbara A. Goldstein
Leslie and Steve Gordon
John Schucker and Paul Gorrell
Beverly and Arnold Greenberg
Jeremy and Julie Greshin
Hillary and Sean Grogan
Margo Lynn Hablutzel
Minh A. Han
Laura Harris
Carolyn Hebsgaard
Margo Hennebach
Marcia and John Hincks
Theresa Hines
Mark Hoffman
Becky Hollister
Albert Honegan
Keith Hook
Patricia Horgan
Jennifer Hosein
Herbert and Lois Isaacson
B. Theodore and Sheila H. Jacobs
Marge and David Jacobsohn
Brianna Johnston
Debbie Katz
Linda Kelly
Eileen and Joe Kennedy
Raquel Kennedy
Cheryl and Roger Kirschner
Susan and Frederic Lee Klein
Edward Kleinman
Naomi Baline Kleinman and Joel
Kleinman
Michele and Dane Kostin
Nancy Kramer
David Lacoss
Pam and Nate Lassman
Margaret Levy
Vien, Sandra and Gabby Loi
Trudy Lovell
Sarah Lusignan
Maura Majeski
Donna Manoccio
Edward McDonald
Alan Mendelson
Margie and Louis Mendelson
Raymond Millan
Tuck and Ki Miller
Marcey Munoz
Leigh Newman
Pamela Noble
Michael and Denise Novak
Richard Orr
Sherry Osadchey
Susan Peck
Christopher and Sugati Phillips
Kirk Porter
Reverend Marston and Pamela Price
Jon Putnam
Marilyn Ricci
Ellen Robinson and Jim Condren
Katrease Rogers
Peter and Pamela Rosa
Dorothy Silverherz Rosenberg
Judith and David Rosenthal
Andrea and Lance Rothstein
Deborah Rothstein
Laura and Dave Rozza
Patricia and Andrew Salner
Susan and Joe Sappington
Clem and Ellen Sayers
Thomas F. Schoepfer
Kimberley Scott
Steven and Janet Selden
Jonathan and Beverly Seymour
Rabbi Dena Shaffer
Haig and Leeny Shahverdian
Gale and Larry Shapiro
Douglas A. Cohen and Phyllis F. Shikora
Sonia and Mark Shipman
Manola Sidara
Lois Siegal
Arlene Siegel
Robert Siegel
Dr. Herbert and Judy Silver
Cantor Pamela Siskin
Mark Slitt
Beverley Blass Small
Jay D Smith
Morgan Sones
Neil and Judith Blank Stein
Myron Sturm and Joyce Lebowitz-Sturm
Arnold and Leslie Sucher
Elsa and Michael Suisman
Lisa Sussman
Leonard Swade
Lonnie and Bob Swarz
Scott Sweeney
Cynthia Toporek
Mary Lee Morrison and William B.
Upholt
Luciano Valles
Margaret Vasington
Lyn Walker
Jeffrey A. Wands and Meryl Fields
Alan Warshow
Beverly Washichek
Roselle Weiner
Daphne Wilcox
Glenn Winfree
Michael Winterfield
John Wolfson
Henry M. Zachs
Judith M Zachs
Henrietta Zavatkay
Cheryl Zeiner
Janice and Gary Zeltzer
Marsha and Bill Zimmer
Laura Zimmerman

Gifts up to $99
Diane Albert
Larry Albert
Theresa Allen and Alexander Karas
Elizabeth Appelman
Ron Apter and Carrie Berman
David Attas
Florence and Allen Attas
Jeanne Auerbach
Elizabeth G. Babson
Joseph Barber
Myron and Ilene Baron
Jane and Norman Barstow
Catherine and John Bates
JoAnne Bauer, Ph.D.
Alan Benford
Claire Bergin
Harriet and Robert Berland
Arnold and Elizabeth Berman
Elaine Berman
Lenore B. Blank
Karen and Raymond Bliss
Mary and David Blume
Bobi Borenstein
Joseph Bradley
Nancy and Marc Brazilian
Dr. Sybille Brewer
Ashika Brinkley
Kathleen Brooks
Kerry and Patrick Brown
Susan Carey
Victoria Carmona
Carlos Hernandez Chavez
Emily Cantor Sleeper Mekler and Marc
Cohen
Naomi and Michael Cohen
Charlene and James Corbett
Marianne Cornish
Ann Costello
Joyce Cowles
Nancy Cretaro
Laura T. Curry
Donna, David and Jonathan Roseman
Sandra S. de Holl
Andrea and Siegfried Dehaas
Harriet Deutsch
Donna and Tom Divine
Tess Dudek
Robert Dziedzic
David and Barbara Edelheit
Anne Eglinton
Grant and Elizabeth Ehrlich
Judy and Jerry Elbaum
Lisa Elswit
Daniel Falotico
Sherry and Edward Feinglass
Art Feltman
Daniel and Joan Fine
Nancy Finman
Joy and Roger Floyd
Maureen A Faenza and Theresa Fonti
Beth and Joseph Fox
Jill Friedman
Carolyn Gabel-Brett
Linda Geisler
Bette D Glickman
Laura Goldfarb and Noah and Devin
Karp
Dr. Michael Goldstein
Leslie Gordon
Gayla and Jonathan Greenberg
Steven and EJ Greenspan
Judy Gruskay
Richard and Debbie Gutcheon
Monica Harper
Christopher Hayes
Alice Herrmann
Elizabeth Hibino Sequenzia
Pamela Hill
Audrey Hochstadt
Regina Hopkins
Catherine Hoyser
Katie Hudak
Joan and Albert Hurwit
Yvonne Inniss-Brewer
Arthur Israel
Nora Jamieson
Laurence S. Johnson
Lynn Johnson
Lisa Kassow
Robert and Claire Katz
Judith G. Katzman
Elaine Kaufmann
Janet and Marvin Kay
Hillary Keller
Daune Kemp
Shirley Kiefer
Elizabeth Kincaid-Ehlers
Bunny and Leon Kliman
Michele and Jeffrey Kridler
Judith and Allen Kronick
Michael Labrie
David and Margaret Larson
Kathleen Lavoie
Michael and Mary LeClair
Leslie and Jay Legum
Judith and Richard Levy
Leonard and Arlene Lippman
Marcia Magee
Rabbi Steven Mason
Beverly and Eugene Mazzo
Patrick and Katherine McCormack
Bill and Barb McDougall
Randy P. McKenney
James and Diane McLaughlin
J. Alan and Joan M. McLean
Patricia Warner and Malcolm McMillen
Clifton McPherson and Elizabeth
Freedman
Reshima Mead
Deborah Hollis Mehlman
Susan Meisler
Dr. S and J Melnick
Jeffrey and Wendy Ment
Grant and Barbara Miller
Betsy Mitchell
B. Moskowitz
Shari Most
Kathryn Myers
Peter and Audrey Natches
Carol and Leonard Nectow
Anthony Newman
Patricia and David Nicholas
Karen Nichols
Feza Oktay
Rita Ortiz
Mark Overmyer Velazquez
Sadanand Padmawar
Kathy and John Parenti
Dorian Grey Parker
Libby and Bennett Pearl
Nancy Pelletier
Theresa Pendergast
Brooke Penders
Amy and David Pinette
Dr. John and Anne Martha Pitegoff
Raphael Podolsky
Jacob and Lauren Poleyeff
Elizabeth and Robert Pressman
Katherine B. Prout
Bruce Putterman
Luanna Reid-Sachs
Michael and Deanna Rhodes
Liz and Bill Richard
Harvey and Carol Robbin
Katie and Andy Robbin and Family
Suzanne Robinson
Joseph Ronan
Joel and Judith Rosenberg
Sandy Rosenberg
Willa and Elliott Rosenworcel
Cynthia Ryan
Marvin and Myrna Schaffman
Cheryl and Peter Scheinblum
Paula Schenck
Marcie Schwartz
Leon H. and Brenda Seitelman
Joyce Selig
Craig and Lanie Shapero
Deanne Shapiro
Jill Siegel
Mary Silverberg
Amy Silverman
Andrea Silverstein
Louise Simmons and Peter Chenette
Joan Skydel
Fredric and Deborah Smith
Robert H. and Sharon W. Smith
Howard and Gail Sohn
Shari and Howard Solon
Robyn Sommer
Lawrence and Mary Spellacy
The Rev. Linda M. Spiers
Moses and Leah Stambler
Jerome A. Stien, DDS and Geraldine
Stien
Marian and William Hardwick Stinson
Edward and Marilyn Stockton
Pat and Bob Stubbs
Roberta Tansman
Jason and Lois Tanzer
Chris Thomas-Melly
Kris and Sarah Thompson
Richard Tulman
Richard Voigt
Julia Volynskaya
Robin and Jeffrey Walden
Steven Wallet
Ruth Weiner
Janice Weinstein
Marlene Wenograd
Charlene Wentworth
Margaret and Philip Wetzler
Olivia White
William Williams
David and Arline Wolansky
Virginia Wolf
Jason Wolfe
Les Wolkoff
Denise and Kenneth Woodhouse
Lois Wurzel
Albert Zakarian
Martin Zeldis

OUR DEEPEST GRATITUDE TO OUR GENEROUS IN-KIND DONORS
January 1, 2014 through April 30, 2015
ACT Group
Lisa Backus
Beth El Temple
Beth El Temple Women’s Knitting Club
Barbara Blechner
Black-eyed Sally’s
Blooming Lotus Energy Works
Diane Boxer
Alfred E. Burr Community School
Kate Callahan
Susan Campbell
Carey Wiper & Supply Co.
Sandy Chase
Cigna
Debra Cinquemani
East West Grille
Julia Faraci
Carol Fine
Sandy Garfield
Ellen Gillhooly
Glastonbury Senior Center
Elliot Ginsberg
Judith Goldstein
Jean Greenberg
Harry’s Pizza West Hartford Center
Hartbeat Ensemble
Hartford Prints
Theressa Hennessey
Jane Hurwitz
Elaine Kahener
Donna Larcen
Congressman John Larson
Lincoln Financial
Jen Lowe
Nanette Malone
Susan Mazer
Marriott Hartford Downtown
Max Bibo’s on Main
Max Restaurant Group
Moe’s Southwest Grill in South Windsor
Monster Music
Moscarillo’s Garden Shop
Arlene Norman
Susan Olsen
Joan Dylan
Dennis Peabody
Sue Pearlson
The Phoenix
Lee Pollock
Daniel Rosow
Lea Schmerler
Sea Tea Improv
Kim Silva
West Hartford Senior Center
Wethersfield Senior Center
Gillian Workman Stein
Norma Jean Sternschein
Steve Thornton
Margaret Vasington
The Village for Families & Children
Wadsworth Atheneum
Jan Wilson
YWCA