Brasilian Carnival!

What a fiesta!

It was a wonderful, social, colorful, electric evening, all for a good cause. Thank you to our sponsors, committee members, and all who attended. We appreciate your support!

Click to view photos of the night, taking by photographer Francesca Cara.

2015 Fundraiser – Bootleggers’ Ball!

The date and theme has been set. Take out your 20s/30s-inspired dress and best gangster attire for what will surely be a roaring great time at the DCA.

Saturday, March 7th, 2015
(Snow date: Sunday, March 8th)

More details will be available in November…

Amazonas will perform for the DCA's Brasilian Carnival! on Saturday, March 1st, 2014.Arthur Murray Grande Ballroom of Greenwich will send their Brasilian dancers to perform at our Brasilian Carnival on Saturday, March 1st, 2014. (Credit - Laureen Vellante)The DCA's 2014 Brasilian Carnival will be catered by Marcia Selden Catering & Event PlanningFabulous items dress the Brasilian Carnival auction table.



Live music from Amazonas




Latin dance performances by Arthur Murray Grande Ballroom of Greenwich



Delicious Latin American-inspired food

Open bar

provided by Marcia Selden Catering and Event Planning



And a fabulous silent auction
View what was on offer through this link.




This event was all for a good cause – proceeds benefited the DCA mission including scholarships for Darien High School graduates. Marge Harrington was this year’s honorary chair.

Saturday, March 1st, 2014
7:00pm ‘til late


Thank you to our sponsors!

Rings End proudly sponsors the DCA's Brasilian Carnival!

Baywater Properties is a silver sponsor of the DCA's 2014 Brasilian Carnival!Ed & Penny Glassmeyer are proud sponsors of the DCA’s 2014 Brasilian Carnival!
Dr. Osherow proudly sponsors the DCA's Brasilian Carnival!Abercrombie, Burns, McKiernan & Company Insurance, Inc. are proud to be a Bronze sponsor of the 2014 DCA Brasilian Carnival!

The Darien Police Association is a Bronze level sponsor of the DCA's 2014 Brasilian Carnival!
David Harvey Jewelers is a proud sponsor of the 2014 DCA Brasilian Carnival!

William Pitt Sotheby's is a proud sponsor of the 2014 DCA Brasilian Carnival!Charles Schwab proudly sponsors the DCA's Brasilian Carnival!












Darien Rowayton Bank proudly sponsors the DCA's 2014 Brasilian Carnival!State Farm Insurance is a proud sponsor of the DCA's 2014 Brasilian Carnival!









Thank you to our Brasilian Carnival! committee members:

Honorary Chair
Marge Harrington

Committee Chairs
Audrey Cadwallader, Lisa Joyce, Kate Larson, Judi Linskey, Michele Litt, Cindy Ryan, Diane Schlinkert, Susan Spain and Anita Walter

Event Committee

Florence and Thierry Anglade Lisa and Terran Miller
Susan and Suresh Bhirud Ginger and Howard Morgan
Delice and David Bolotin Althea Perley
Andrea and Jim Bonfils Ellen and Charles Powis
Sophie Cirillo Sherry and Brian Ramsay
Kim Corcoran Sarah and Ted Seelye
Kathy and Barry Cronin Elyse and Michael Spalding
Maureen and Walter Donovan Amy and Jim Squyres
Gina and Brian Dunn Jayme and John Stevenson
Carol and Ward Glassmeyer Jeannette Sucre
Dianne and Will Green Tammy and Lou Taylor
Susan and Jeff Hamill Linda and Rich Terhune
Kristen and David Harnisch Rosie and Chris Trompeter
Beth and Obie Harrington-Howes Susan and Roger Vogel
Autumn and Tom Howard Audrey and Ken Weil
Alex and James Howe Terrie and Jay Wood
Liz Ann Sonders and Bob Meier