The Southbury Public Library Benefactors’ Reception was held Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at the Southbury Public Library. The reception was to thank the many supporters of the library and to honor Lu Burke and her extraordinary bequest.
The food was donated by the Naugatuck Savings Bank. The wine was donated by Vincent and Rachel Sinopoli and Premier Wine & Spirits.
Lisa Ozga, Southbury & Woodbury Brand Manager Naugatuck Savings Bank, benefactors and special sponsors; Shirley Michaels, Chair, Southbury Library Board; Patti Hine Schlapfer, benefactor
Shirley Thorson, Head Librarian, Southbury Public Library; Ellie Ackerman, Vice-Chair of the Southbury Library Board; Frank Delaney, author and featured speaker; Marea Carroll, benefactor
Mary Norris of the New Yorker Magazine; Ginny Middleton, Southbury Library Board member; Alice Quinn, of the New Yorker Magazine.
Chuck Crowdis, Southbury Library Board member; Walter Morrissey, Southbury Library Board; Ginny Middleton, Southbury Library Board