Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

  • Plan for the Future. How an Estate Plan Puts You in Control

    Friday, January 27th 9:30am to 11:00am During this seminar you will learn ways to care for the people and things you love after you’re gone and leave behind a lasting, meaningful legacy. This seminar focuses on five key financial planning issues associated with estate planning: proper account ownership, beneficiary review, strategies to minimize estate and income taxes, gifting strategies and how long term care insurance can protect your estate. This session will be led by Karen Goersch, CPA, CRPC®, APMA®, Financial Advisor, Ameriprise Financial, who will be joined by Michelle Beltrano, Estate Planning and Elder Law Attorney from Beltrano Law. Coffee and pastries will ...Read More »

  • The Darien Community Association, in collaboration with At Home in Darien and the New Canaan-based Alliance of Business Professionals, will present a panel discussion “Dementia: A Primer for Families and Caregivers” at the DCA, 274 Middlesex Road, on October 18th from 5:00-7:00 pm.  The program is targeted not only for the families - spouses, adult children and caregivers of those with dementia - but also other seniors and/or their children who would simply like to learn more about this disease, which is affecting a larger portion of the population in today’s world, as people live longer. Panelists include Dr. Stephen Jones, ...Read More »

  • CAN’T GET OUT OF DYING? WHY NOT PLAN FOR IT! A Panel Discussion on End-of-Life Issues: Death is not easy to talk about, but having the family conversations well in advance is healthy for all and helps lessen the burden on loved ones later on. APRIL 27TH AND MAY 11TH 5 – 7 PM LAMB ROOM AT THE NEW CANAAN LIBRARY April 27th – Advice for talking about end-of-life wishes and care decisions. Moderator: Barb Achenbaum, Executive Director, Staying Put in New Canaan The ...Read More »

  • Over 100 people attended the recent Panel Discussion “Dementia: A Primer for Families and Caregivers”, co-sponsored by The Alliance of Business Professionals, Staying Put, New Canaan and the New Canaan Library. Held in the Library’s Lamb Room, the program targeted not only families - spouses, adult children and caregivers of those with dementia - but also others interested in learning more about the disease. Panelists included Dr. Stephen Jones, gerontologist and Director of Greenwich Hospital’s Center for Healthy Aging and Tania Paparazzo, LMSW, Southwest Regional Director, Alzheimer’s ...Read More »

  • Last of a three part educational series: Navigating divorce and transition: What you need to know! Part 3: Starting a new chapter? How do you take control of your life? Presenters include Linda Olson, Licensed Clinical Psychologist; Kathleen Toombs, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, M.A. and M.S.; and Dom Bonarrigo, Career and Job Transition Counselor. Free admission however space is limited. To reserve a seat, please call (203) 273-1647 Waveny House 677 South Avenue New Canaan, CT 06840 7:00 - 8:30 PM  Read More »

  • Our second of a three part educational series: Navigating divorce and transition: What you need to know! Part 2: Getting divorced?  What do you do now? A panel discussion led by Bill Bergner, State Farm Insurance - New Canaan.  Panelists include John Murphy, Financial Advisor and Portfolio Manager, Boudreau Murphy Group at Morgan Stanley;  John Nelson, CPA;  Don Moyle, Insurance Navigation;  Carol Hollyday, Realtor, William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty;  Anna Maria Kinberg, Interior Designer; and Cynthia Herbert, Appraiser, Fine Art and Personal Property. Free admission however space is limited. To reserve a seat, please call (203) 273-1647 Waveny House 677 South Avenue New Canaan, CT 06840 7:00 - 8:30 PM    Read More »

  • Our first of a three part educational series: Navigating divorce and transition: What you need to know! Part 1: Considering divorce?  Exploding the myths! Are you considering divorce?  This seminar will address the initial questions you may have and the role of professionals in the divorce process.  The presenters will cover topics including the value of counseling, how to structure a strategy to proceed with the divorce, preparing a financial inventory of assets and liabilities, child custody and visitation, alimony and child support. Presenters include Sari Jaffe of Jaffe and Jaffe, a law firm in New Canaan. Ms. Jaffe has specialized in all aspects of Connecticut ...Read More »

  • “We are all here because we appreciate and believe in ‘brand’ New Canaan, First Selectman Rob Mallozzi told members of the Alliance of Business Professionals at a recent meeting of the Alliance, a network of professionals involved in a wide variety of local businesses. The Alliance frequently invites community leaders of non-profit organizations as well as local business owners to its weekly meetings for a mutual exchange of information. First Selectman Mallozzi was the first official government guest. New Canaan is a ...Read More »

  • “Valuing Art, Architecture and Luxury Real Estate” is the subject of the fourth event in the Arts and Culture Series sponsored by the Alliance of Business Professionals, a New Canaan based group representing a wide variety of community business resources. The event will be held on Thursday, evening, November 10 at the Hemicycle House in New Canaan The featured speaker is George Ballantyne, renowned art historian and former Senior Vice President of Sotheby’s International Realty who also served as a liaison between the real estate division ...Read More »