Venison gourmet dinner benefits Toy Closet program

Peggy DeZinno, former president of the Auxiliary and member of the Board of Managers, and husband Gary Olewnik hosted a Venison Dinner on February 3 at Carmine’s Restaurant in New Haven. Diane Petra, chair of the Toy Closet committee, thanked the attendees for their support and explained the history and mission of the Toy Closet. The event raised $1,830 for the Toy Closet program. At left, Peggy (left) presents the check to Diane (center) and Auxiliary President Betty LaBonia. If you have an idea for a fun dinner event or fundraiser or would like to host an event, contact Billye Bradley at the Auxiliary office at auxiliary@ynhh.org.