Beth Hayes - Board Member honored at "Light a Fire" awards
November 4th, 2010
Moffly Media presented the 3rd annual Light a Fire Awards on Thursday November 4th. This unique event, celebrating 12 of our community’s nonprofit and philanthropic leaders was held at the Westport Country Playhouse in the Jason Robards Theater and was hosted by James Naughton. An elegant cocktail reception attracting 300 attendees preceded the awards ceremony and was catered by Festivities, The Art of Celebrating.
The event was made possible by title sponsor George N. Venizelos Managing Director- Investments, Wells Fargo Advisors, while the awards were generously donated and presented by Lux Bond & Green. This special evening benefited the Fairfield County Community Foundation.
Light a Fire saluted those who have gone beyond the ordinary to extraordinary in their giving back to our community. From philanthropists and volunteers to organizations helping families, girls, children and the community, the honorees are a truly unique group.
This year’s honorees included Beth Hayes (Most Dedicated Committee Member), Arnold M. Karp (Most Charitable Business Owner), Susan E. Rogers (Best Friend to Children), Dara Reid (Best Friend to Animals), Edith Gilliss Faile (Best Friend to Women), William H. Bittel (Best Friend to Seniors), Juanita James and Dudley Williams (Most Involved Couple), Jyotsna Winsor Outstanding Teen Volunteer), Rosalia A. Barnes (Exceptional Grassroots Volunteer), Lynn Slavin (Outstanding Health Advocate) and Sally Schenk (Lifetime Achievement).