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Article Published April 17, 2019
A Great Success
Eileen Banisch

The Madison Chamber of Commerce’s retailers teamed up on April 4 at the Madison Beach Hotel for their ninth annual Fashion Show benefiting the chamber’s Scholarship fund.

Event sponsors were Dragonfly Holistics, The Dressing Room, Hammonasset Dental Care, Hammonasset Package Store, Principle Wealth Partners, Salon H, Technique Printers, and Timothy Pamment Salon.

Models representing the community and Daniel Hand High School graced the runway showcasing 21C Designs, Angie Lu Tailors, bellaPerlina, Ciao Bella, The Country Shop, Creations, The Dressing Room, Everthine Bridal, J Horton, RJ Julia, Timothy Pamment Salon, Walker Loden, and Willow and Birch. Scot Haney of WFSB and DJ Joe Bunovsky of J&S Entertainment entertained the audience, and Cindy Ringer of LJR Images donated gorgeous professional photography.

Each of the sponsors and participating stores donated silent auction items, in addition to the following donors: The Audubon Shop, Baldwin Graphics, Clean Paws Mobile Pet Spa, The Frame Shop on Wall Street, Ivoryton Theater/Carly Callahan, Jack Reynolds, Jennie Fresa Beauty, The Homestead Bed and Breakfast, Lee Tutoring, Lenny & Joe’s, Life Full Yoga, Livable Solutions, Louisa Iacurci Tutoring, M&J Beach Grille, Madison Country Club, Madison Earth Care, Madison Lyric Stage, Madison Neighbors Magazine, Madison Racquet & Swim, Madison Financial Planning, Mercy by the Sea, North Madison Fire Department, Privé-Swiss, St. Margaret’s Church Knights of Columbus, Stop & Shop, Sylvia Loomis, Silver Moon, and The Wine Thief.

Delicious hors d’oeuvres complemented the donated signature cocktails by the Frikki Tiki of Branford and Freixenet Ice donated by Freixenet-Mionetto, as well as wine.

A special thanks goes to our volunteers who helped plan the event and make the evening a great success, our volunteer bartenders, the retail community, sponsors, models, the staff of the Madison Beach Hotel, and of course the audience for supporting the chamber’s scholarships.

Eileen Banisch, Executive Director
Madison Chamber of Commerce