Through the strong roots of The Community Coalition in Chester County, we are fortunate to have friends from all over the United States who generously support our member organizations.

The Community Coalition’s Annual Cocktail Reception & Auction

Wednesday March 14, 2018
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Hosted by James Berwind & Kevin Clark

Tarpon Cove | 320 Island Road | Palm Beach

Take a break in Palm Beach, Florida with The Community Coalition this March 14, 2018 for our Annual Cocktail Reception & Auction. Escape from Winter and relax among friends who share the Coalition’s mission to enhance the wellbeing of communities in southeastern Pennsylvania. Don’t miss a chance to enjoy an evening out and an opportunity to bid on a selection of unique auction items!

Sponsorships and tickets can be purchased here:     


Our Event Committee is busy making preparations for a stellar night including a growing list of items for our silent and live auctions!

The Auction:

“Silks” style earrings – created with real gemstones: natural mint green tourmaline cabochons and faceted aquamarines, hand set in 18kt hammered gold, and are handcrafted by an expert Dutch goldsmith. They are truly one-of-a-kind.


Philadelphia Phillies VIP Package – 16 Game Tickets in an Owners Suite; Dinner & Cocktails in the Executive Dining Room; Parking in Parking Lot P for up to 6 Cars; for a mutually agreeable date during the 2018 season.

Two Invitations to “Life in the Doghouse” – A touching documentary by Ron Davis, about Danny and Rons Rescue,  which opened after Hurricane Katrina passed through New Orleans, and has to date saved over ten thousand dogs. Invitations are for the premiere screening on the 27th of March.

Eric Javits purple, green and black leather handbag – A handbag made by premium designers. Samples of their handbags can be viewed here (spring/summer) and here (fall/winter).

Montblanc Black International Passport Case – A designer passport case with additional pockets. Details can be found here.

Graphic Image Brown Leather Frame – Photograph frame handcrafted by expert designers. Samples of their work can be viewed here.

Small Tiffany Atlas Bowl – Breathtaking design in a small glass bowl.

Lafco Amber Black Vanilla Candle – Comes in Hand blown Art Glass Vessel

From Classic to Contemporary-Decorating with Cullman & Kravis – Interior design firm Cullman & Kravis combines traditional interiors with modern perspective. In this book, Ellie Cullman and Tracey Pruzan explore new and welcome designs in the firm’s most recent projects.

Electric Rabbit Rechargeable Corkscrew with Electronic Display – Open wine in style and with little hassle. Automatically removes the cork and ejects it. Works on all types of corks, and typically opens 24-30 bottles on a single charge.

Final Touch Ice Bottle Chiller – Freezer safe, and effective cooling lasting up to 6 hours. Hand wash.


Thanks to our 2018 Event Committee:

Franny & Franny Abbott
Carol Atterbury
James Berwind & Kevin Clark
Allison & Chip Brady
Don Burns
Kip Forbes
Cynthia Friedman
Anne & Matt Hamilton
Judy & Jerry Kling
Hillie Mahoney
Stephanie & John McGowan
Leanne & Rob McMenamin
Leigh & John Middleton
Caroline Moran
Moira & Ken Mumma
Janice & Britt Murdoch
Tom Quick
Jamie & David Rosenberg
Jane & Bob Souaid
Betsy & Wally Turner
Diane Weiss
Pam & Dick Williams
Fernando Wong & Tim Johnson
Eliza & Peter Zimmerman


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