Barbara and Ray Dalio help Greenwich Historical Society write history


Scene… Over 230 people attended the Greenwich Historical Society benefit at the Belle Haven Club in Greenwich in honor Barbara and Ray dalio with the History in the Making award for their exemplary philanthropic work. Indra Nooyi, previous winner and former president and CEO of PepsiCo, presented the award virtually with Haley Rockwell Elmlinger, co-president of the historical society. The award features a collage of fingerprints created by students from the New Lebanon School. The evening including a Q&A interview with the Dalios carried out by the historian David Rubenstein on their approach to philanthropy. The Dalios stressed the importance of supporting education by forging partnerships with teachers in disadvantaged neighborhoods. The History in the Making Prize was created in 2003 to recognize the people who are the makers of the history of our time. Past laureates include Derek boothby, Thomas foley, Curt Welling, Marie and Charlène Von Saher, and Lewis lehrman. It was the largest fundraising event in the history of the historical society. For more information, visit

Scene… Rapper and fashion designer Kanye West was seen visiting Grace Farms, New Canaan Humanitarian and Cultural Center on October 8 with a social media personality Chris Smoove “How much is your adjustment” videos. West and his future ex-wife Kim Kardashian West share four children together, and he was in the area to support his appearance on “Saturday Night Live”.

Scene… Filming for a new Disney movie takes place in Connecticut. Scenes from the basketball movie “Chang Can Dunk” with Chase Liefeld (from “Honor Student” and “Sunnyside Up”) and Bloom li (from Awesomeness TV’s “My Dead Ex” and Hulu’s “Into the Dark”) will be filming in Stamford and Stratford this month.

The low… Bedford Playhouse in Bedford, NY, is hosting its annual “Splendor in the Grass: Hollywood on the Green” gala from 6:30 pm to 11:30 pm on Saturday, October 23. The evening of Hollywood glamor honoring John and Violaine bernbach, will offer cocktails, dinner and dancing on Bedford Village Green. For more info and tickets, visit or call 914-273-1674.

Scene… Former “Real Housewives” and Bond girl star Denise richards and actor Patrick muldoon (from “Days Of Our Lives”) were seen filming the upcoming comedy “The Junkyard Dogs” in Cromwell this past weekend.

The low… The YWCA Greenwich Candlelight Vigil celebrating survivors and honoring victims of domestic violence takes place at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 21 at 259 E. Putnam Ave. For more information and to register, visit or call 203-869-6501.

The low… Greenwich’s First Congregational Church on Sound Beach Avenue will be holding its Halloween Trunk or Treat event from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, October 23. Parents and children from across the community are welcome to collect candy from the decorated car trunks of friends. and neighbors in a fun and safe outdoor environment. The event will feature food trucks, lots of candy, and decorated cars in the church parking lot, which will be closed to traffic. Admission is $ 10 per family. For more information, visit

The low… Popular ’80s group Air Supply will perform at the Palace Theater in Stamford at 8 p.m. on Saturday, October 23. For tickets ($ 50 to $ 179), go to or dial 203-325-4466.

“A lot of the failures in life are due to people who didn’t realize how close they were to success when they gave up.

– Thomas Edison

And that’s it for now.


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