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New Hall Fame 22nd Anniversary Event log

Thursday, October 17, 2019 @ 5:30pm

Corporate Honoree












Jill Rubin Hummel

President and General Manager

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Corporate Honoree











Gregory Pepe

Founding Principal

Neubert, Pepe & Monteith P.C.

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Community Honoree











Faith Middleton

Two-time Peabody Award-Winning Journalist

and Culinary Goddess

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Alumni Honoree










Keith T. DeCosta

Signal Maintainer Helper


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Nicholas S. Naclerio, CPA

Vice President, Corporate Tax

AllianceBernstein (AB)

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Because Of You


The Gateway Community College Foundation will hold its 22nd Annual Hall of Fame Induction & Reception on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at Gateway Community College in the Curran Community Center. The Hall of Fame remains the Foundation’s largest fundraising event.


The scholarship funds raised from this event will help students achieve their educational dream. The Hall of Fame event honors outstanding members of the corporate community, community leaders and Gateway alumni, and recognizes them for their commitment and dedication to Gateway’s educational mission.

The Foundation helps build a network of community support and promotes better public understanding of Gateway Community College as a significant regional resource and a means of providing and promoting educational opportunity and career advancement. Contact the Foundation to learn more about how you can make a donation and make a difference for our Gateway students.


Hall of Fame contact: Mary Ellen Cody at or 203.285.2296


Foundation contact: Genavave DeSisto at or 203.285.2617


    Hall of Fame

Induction & Reception

2019 Sponsors

Ruby Melton & Gail McAvay

William E. Curran

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The Eder Family Foundation

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Helene and Jeffrey Augustine, Margaret Bauer, Tom & Colleen Beirne, Daniel N. Caron, Elsie Chapman, Mary Ellen and Thomas Cody, Kevin & Robin Dougherty, Lindy Gold, William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund, Tom Griggs and Edward Bottomley, Allen Hadelman, Dwight Johnson, Langan, LAZ, Mimi M. Lines, Cynthia & Paul McCraven, Rick Mayer, Linda Randell, Susan Swirsky, Ena Williams, C.A. White, Yale University Office of State & New Haven Affairs

    Dishing It Out

2019 Restaurant Participants

Amici Tavern (Amici Restaurant Group)

Anaya Sushi

Aniello's Pizza & Italian Restaurant

Basta Trattoria

Bar Bouchée

Bin 100 Restaurant

Blue Apron (mail order food company)

Brazi's Restaurant

Café Allegre

Café Amici (Amici Restaurant Group)

Caffe Bravo

Chestnut Fine Foods & Confections

Claire's Corner Copia

Consiglio's Restaurant

Elm City Market

Elm City Party Bike

Fairytale Brownies (mail order food company)

Four Flours Baking Company

Goodfellas Restaurant


House of Naan

Madison Beach Hotel

Metro Bis Restaurant

Noodle House

Noodle Shack

Olea-Innovative Spanish Cuisine

Olives and Oil

Pasta Cosi

Ristorante Luce

                                Roìa Restaurant

Rosso Vino

Saybrook Point Inn

Savin Rock Roasting Company

The Spice and Tea Exchange of Guilford 

Soul de Cuba Café

Sugar Bakery

WAVE Gallery

York Street Noodle House

Zinc Restaurant

Since its establishment in 1998, the Gateway Community College Foundation’s Annual Hall of Fame Induction and Reception has honored an outstanding cadre of business leaders who have enriched the fabric of the community, as well as alumni whose professional accomplishments, academic excellence and service to others have brought honor to Gateway.