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Everything was AMAZING!

You all were just beyond accommodating, helpful, supportive and truly helped make our event a success. We are already discussing our event for next year so you should hear from us soon!

Michelle Gray and Alicia’s Angels

On behalf of the ACES Education Foundation Board members, the Gala committee and our friends, we would like to thank you for a lovely night on March 22, particularly with threats of postponing due to weather. You were especially considerate and generous in offering us the option of another evening in April.

Parking issues were not raised as we thought they might be with snow covered parking areas, and the room set up, though, a concern due to ever increasing registrations, was fine. Of course as you can imagine having an increase in the number of guests was a wonderful problem for us to manage.

And finally the food, the presentation, and your very accommodating staff, contributed to a lovely evening. We should have used the second bar, however, everyone, including your bar tenders, was patient.

Ken, Vanessa, and the staff setting up the room were so helpful and pleasant, it is obvious they have extensive experience with such events.

Thank you again,
Cheryl S. Saloom, Gala Co-Chair

2017 Event

Thank you and your team for ensuring that our ACES Education Foundation Gala was a success. You and your team did an outstanding job in making sure that everything ran smoothly- even accommodating a last-minute request for a gluten-free meal. It was a pleasure holding our event at Woodwind’s. We hope we can work together again.


I want to thank you for your dedication from start to finish in making this event so memorable for our Pastors and our church. It was the first time we had an event here and we really loved it. The service and the food was wonderful.

Thank you again and have a blessed day!
Monica Maysonet
Church Anniversary Celebration
September 30, 2015

Thank you once again for your incredible customer service and support of the CFMS Fund. The fundraiser was a success raising $80,000 to help those with cystic fibrosis and multiple sclerosis.
We look forward to working together in 2015 too!

Guilford, CT

Thank you for your support of our fourth annual “Help Our People Event”. Because of your support we were able to bring an abundance of food to each of the food pantries we targeted which included the Branford Community Dining Roo, The Orange Community Center, Inspirica in Stamford, The Bridgeport Rescue Mission, The Loaves & Fishes at St. Paul, St. James Church in New Haven, The Emmanuel Baptist Church Food pantry in New Haven, The Community Center Pantry in Wallingford , The Emergency Human Services in Woodbridge, the Hamden Food Band as well as Makela Pantry in West Haven. Each food pantry was overwhelmed and very grateful for the amount of food that we were able to offer.

Arti Dixon
May, 2014

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