Great Expectations 2019

Great Expectations is the Ridgefield Library's annual signature benefit. On this occasion, the Library honors an individual, couple or family whose work reflects the vision and mission of the Library.  We are delighted to have Paul and Dewey McNamara as the honorees for 2019.

Contact: Laureen Bubniak, Director of Development, 203-438-2282 x11029


An evening affair to benefit the Ridgefield Library

Honoring Paul and Dewey McNamara with the
2019 Hope H. Swenson Visionary Award

Saturday, May 4, 2019
6:00 to 11:00 PM
The Ridgefield Library
472 Main Street




Honoring Paul and Dewey McNamara as the 2019 recipients of the Hope H. Swenson Visionary Award for their ongoing strong support of the Ridgefield Library over the years including to the new building campaign and their meaningful contributions to the many organizations in Ridgefield.


Cocktails & hors d'oeuvres
followed by a seated dinner presented by
Sarah Bouissou Catering.

Live Auction featuring a limited number of exclusive items

Join us for dessert and coffee in the transformed Bossidy Commons to sing the night away in a lively piano bar!


Tickets at $250 per person are now available here.

Sponsorships at several levels, including various benefits, available here.

Gala program book ads in sizes ranging from $100 - $500 are now available here.

If you are not able to attend but wish to make a donation
in honor of the McNamaras
, please contact Laureen Bubniak
at 203-438-2282 x11029 or click here.