Stories – Butterfly Bash 2017

Chrysalis Center will hold its signature fundraiser, the Butterfly Bash.

The 13th Annual Butterfly Bash will be held on Thursday, October 19th from 6 pm to 9:30 pm at Chrysalis Center's TCC (Training & Conference Center), 255 Homestead Avenue, Hartford

To purchase tickets for this exciting event, please click on the secured link below. This link will also feature the silent auction items as they are being added to the event. Keep watch in order to bid early!

Chrysalis Center is honored to announce that Mr. Chris Swift, Chairman and CEO of The Hartford and his wife Mary will be co-chairs for the event. Channel 3 News Anchors, Dennis House and Kara Sundland will serve as Master of Ceremonies..        

A silent auction, featuring over 50 items, along with a live auction will be held. This year’s Bash proceeds will support Veterans, children and families and other Chrysalis Center services.

During the evening's event, several individuals and groups will be recognized by Chrysalis for their contributions to the agency over the past year. This year's award recipients are:

Partnership Award - House of Bread, Hartford, CT

Individual Support Award - Ms. Tammy Salminen

Community Support Award - Sharon O'Meara (posthumous)

Helen E. Gaston Award - Ms. Margarita Garcia

Should you wish to be a sponsor, advertiser, or make a donation to this signature event, please contact Arlene Greco, Director of Development at 860.263.4425 or