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Please Join us for CRT’s Women’s Empowerment Fundraising Event!

100% of proceeds will benefit CRT’s Women’s Empowerment Center

To become a sponsor of this event, please complete the form below. Please also consider donating an item for our silent auction by contacting This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (860) 560-5657.


Thursday, March 7, 2019
Spotlight Theatre, Front Street in Hartford
5:00 pm - Networking and "All you Can Defeat" Appetizers
7:00 pm - Showtime!  

Guests are invited to enjoy:

  • Networking
  • Happy Hour and Wonderful Appetizers
  • Private Theater – Movie Premiere
  • Silent Auction
  • A Update on the new CRT Women’s Empowerment Center

Our guest Emcee for the evening is Renee DiNino, DJ with The River 105.9 FM and iHeartRadio Community Access.


Not All Superheroes Wear Capes! 

We are excited to welcome a special guest - Pat Wilson Pheanious
A Democratic member of the Connecticut House of Representatives, Pat Wilson Pheanious represents District 53. She was elected to office on November 6, 2018. In addition to running as a Democratic Party candidate, she cross-filed to also run with the Working Families Party in 2018. Pat has lived in this District for over 50 years, and shares a sense of responsibility toward the community she serves. Pat graduated from E.O.Smith, and earned her bachelors and graduate degrees in social work and law degree from UConn. She was admitted to the Connecticut Bar in 1981. Her education is supplemented by more than 30 years of teaching at Saint Joseph College, and executive leadership in government in Connecticut and Colorado. Pat was Connecticut DSS Commissioner from 1999 until 2007.
About the Women’s Empowerment Center:

The Women’s Empowerment Center will serve as a safe and open place for women from Hartford and Middlesex counties to access intensive mentorship, holistic case management, personal development classes, support groups, conferences, workshops and leadership training focusing on supporting financial literacy, entrepreneurship, career and workforce readiness, and networking opportunities. All proceeds from this networking event will be used to support CRT’s Women’s Empowerment Center, addressing the challenges women face in building a successful future. Your support will allow us to continue to our mission: Preparing Our Community to Meet Life’s Challenges.

Information about purchasing tickets is below. We hope to see you there! 


Updated February 2019