Fifth Annual White Coat Gala


Lead Corporate Sponsor


Founding Title Sponsors

Richard and Jane Lublin

Published November 2013

stories-2013-10-gala3.jpgSave the date for greater Hartford's signature event of the spring!

Fifth Annual White Coat Gala
A Benefit for UConn Health
Saturday, April 12, 2014



6:00 p.m. VIP Reception 
6:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception and Silent Auction 
7:30 p.m. Dinner, Followed by Awards Presentation, Live Auction and Dancing

Joe D'AmbrosioSpecial Guest Host

Joe D’Ambrosio, the Voice of the Huskies and host of "WTIC's Sports Talk" on WTIC News Talk 1080

2014 Carole and Ray Neag Medal of Honor

The Carole and Ray Neag Medal of Honor is awarded to outstanding individuals who have made significant contributions to medicine. Recipients of this prestigious award are selected based on their legacies in treatment, education, public outreach or philanthropy. Please join us in honoring the recipients of the 2014 Neag Medal of Honor at the Fifth Annual White Coat Gala.










Connecticut Convention Center 
100 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, CT 06103 



Live and Silent Auctions, and Music by Face Value

Ticket Prices

$2,500 per table (table of 10)
$500 per person includes VIP Reception
$275 per person


Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship Packet (PDF)

Program Display Specifications (PDF)

For sponsorship opportunities or tickets, please contact Amy Chesmer at or 860.336.6706. 



2013-white-coat-gala-premier.jpgSpecial Offer

Discounted transportation to the White Coat Gala provided by Premier Limo. For more information, please call 860.828.9111 and ask for the special rate for the UConn Foundation White Coat Gala.



Past Neag Medal Recipients

2013 David and Rhoda Chase, Arnold and Sandra Chase, and Cheryl Chase and Stuart Bear
2013 Thomas Taylor, DDS
2013 Richard A. Garibaldi, MD (posthumous)
2012 Peter Deckers, MD
2012 Barbara E. Kream, PhD
2012 John W. Rowe, MD
2011 Jim Calhoun
2011 Marja M. Hurley, MD
2011 Ravindra Nanda, MDS, PhD
2010 Lawrence G. Raisz, MD



Tickets: Please contact Wendy Tortomas at or 860.486.5606. Or register online at  

Volunteer: Employees who want to get involved with the gala are welcome! Please contact Ellie Conrad Claffey at or x4569 if you are interested in volunteering the day of the event.

Sponsorship: Please contact Amy Chesmer at or 860.336.6706.

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To support UConn Health, please contact the UConn Foundation's development department.

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