We’re grateful for the support of our generous 2017 sponsors!

Read more about them below.

TITLE SPONSOR

PSEG Power Connecticut LLC

Powering a Brighter Future. At PSEG, our work brings us into our customers’ neighborhoods, homes and businesses all day, every day. We strive to earn their trust by providing exceptional reliability and by demonstrating the values of a strong corporate citizen and community partner. Since our formation in 1903, we have maintained our commitment to the communities where we serve and live. Through our corporate and Foundation giving, we support and partner with organizations such as LifeBridge, which are powering a brighter future for the places in which we do business.

GOLD SPONSOR

People’s United Bank

A Strong Legacy of Support. For more than 170 years, People’s United Bank has been a proud and active member of the communities where we live and work. We take our responsibility to be good neighbors seriously. Our ongoing efforts consist of charitable giving, education and outreach, community reinvestment, and employee volunteerism. We believe a community’s health and strength is achieved through collaborative efforts, and that by working hand-in-hand with our community partners, we can have an important impact on local economic growth and development, and helping our communities thrive.

SILVER SPONSORS

Berchem, Moses & Devlin, P.C.

A Team Approach. From our roots as a general practice law firm established in 1933, we have grown into a sophisticated multi-practice law firm with a reputation for quality client service. Even with more than 40 attorneys, we continue to provide each client with personalized attention and an efficient, integrated approach to solving our clients’ legal concerns. We are also committed to serving the communities in which we live and do business, and our attorneys are actively involved in local, civic and charitable organizations.

Ganim Financial

Making a positive difference in people’s lives. Since our founding in 1985, we have been providing specialized employee benefits, wealth management, and business succession planning solutions for individuals and businesses of all sizes. Our approach to financial management is comprehensive, and our size enables us to remain independent, innovative, objective and nimble. At Ganim Financial, we make a point of treating our clients as we would like to be treated, appreciating what we’ve achieved while always pursuing improvement. We are proud to support LifeBridge and our community.

Newtown Savings Bank

Investing in the health of our communities. For more than 160 years, Newtown Savings Bank has been serving our communities and investing in the health of its businesses and individuals. We’re committed to supporting nonprofit organizations that support families and individuals with financial need, with a strategic emphasis on social services and affordable housing initiatives, education, community economic development, health and human services, and arts and culture. Since 2009, employees in our NSBCare community service program have performed over 40,000 service hours, serving over 200 not-for-profit organizations.

BRONZE SPONSORS

Aquarion Water Company

Stewards of the environment. Supplying approximately 625,000 in 51 cities and towns throughout lower Connecticut, Aquarion is the largest investor-owner water utility in New England and among the seven largest in the U.S. We have been delivering high quality products and services since 1857. Based in Bridgeport, we actively support nonprofit organizations in our service areas that promote environmental conservation and awareness, education, health, and cultural appreciation.

Bankwell Financial Corp.  

Seeking ways to help our neighbors. For us, “community support” isn’t just lip service. In addition to providing financial support to organizations like LifeBridge and events that serve and promote the areas of education, health and human services, and the arts throughout Connecticut, Bankwell employees regularly fan out across Fairfield and New Haven Counties to get involved–volunteering, mentoring and helping to improve life in our communities. This is the essence of being a Connecticut community bank, and we are glad to participate.

Colony Grill    

Community-Centered Hospitality. Colony Grill provides simple enjoyment, exceptional hospitality, and abundant civic leadership to the communities in which our restaurants are located. We act upon our mission by offering an inviting, comfortable, and safe local destination where people from all walks of life can count on thoughtful service and renowned thin-crust, hot oil pizza. In addition, we endeavor to be an outstanding workplace and an example of generosity toward the worthwhile and positive initiatives of our patrons, neighbors, and employees – especially those involving men and women who serve “in uniform.”

Dworken, Hillman, LaMorte & Sterczala, P.C.

Innovative listening. As an innovative, full service accounting and business consulting firm, we believe at DHL&S that the most important way we can serve our clients is to listen to them so that we learn their business in depth and can design the right suite of specifically tailored services. We also listen to our communities’ needs, and many of our team members and senior management take an active role with local not-for-profit organizations that serve those in need—like LifeBridge.

Forger-Kunkel Plumbing & Heating, LLC    

Unrivaled expertise. In business for nearly 60 years, Forger-Kunkel Plumbing & Heating services and remodels high-end plumbing systems and fixtures. Our client reviews note that our company’s knowledge of upper Fairfield County’s towns and historic homes is unrivaled, and we have been praised for our work and prompt responsiveness. A proud, long-time supporter of LifeBridge, Forger-Kunkel is a co-sponsor with Ellen and Steve Tower.

Koskoff Koskoff & Bieder PC

A long tradition of involvement. A nationally recognized Connecticut law firm that has served the public for more than 75 years, Koskoff Koskoff & Bieder PC handles cases involving serious personal injuries or losses. Our attorneys have won 6 of the 10 largest personal injury verdicts in Connecticut history. Most of our cases are referrals from other attorneys who value our experience and record of achievement. Our lawyers have a long tradition of active involvement in community affairs, and generously support numerous activities and organizations.

Pullman & Comley LLC

“Pulling Together, Succeeding Together.” At Pullman & Comley, this is how we come together to give back to the communities where we live and work. Since our founding in 1919, our firm has grown and adapted to meet our clients’ changing needs, playing a vital role in shaping our local communities and contributing to the legal profession. We serve a wide range of organizations, from major financial institutions and public and private companies of all sizes to non-profit organizations like LifeBridge.