Special Thanks...

Special thanks to our sponsors, donors, volunteers and staff for your generosity in helping CWE help women and veteran entrepreneurs realize their dreams of becoming successful, prosperous business owners  We are so grateful that you could join us to celebrate and support them in business.
With your help we raised over $330,000 to help women and veterans transform their lives and create opportunities for them to become economically self-sufficient and prosperous through business and entrepreneurship.

Special thanks to our sponsors and donors including:  Eos Foundation; Kirkland & Ellis; and Karen Copenhaver

2019 Rising Star Award Winner, Karla Morales

Each year a deserving member of the CWE family who has benefited from her relationship with CWE on the road to starting and/or growing a business is honored at this event. The2019 Andrea C. Silbert Rising Star Award was presented to Karla Morales, owner of Your Home Detox, Ayer, MA.   

Karla came to CWE with a deep love for her mother and a vision of success for Your Home Detox. "We aspire to transform it into a business with a purpose that will last even after my mother has retired," shared Karla.  Click here to read Karla's story.

Again, Thank You.

With your support, you are ensuring that women and veterans have a place to go to get the critical skills, quality training, technical assistance, and confidence that they need to start and grow a viable business. In 2019 and beyond, we hope you will continue to stand with us in transforming their lives and improving communities through education and entrepreneurship. We know that with you by our side, we are well on our way to a stronger economy and true equality for all. If you didn't get a chance to participate in this year's event and would like to help us help women and veterans please click here to donate.  Your gift will make a difference.

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Auction Item Donors

We appreciate all those who have supported this event.  Their donations will help us raise funds to help women who cannot afford CWE programs and services or access the education and tools they need to help themselves become financially self-sufficient.

Joel Adler
AIG
All Points Limousine
Areti Bratsis Photographer
Baluva
Bellicchi's Best Biscotti
Bobbie Bush Photography
Bose
Boston Bruins
Boston Museum of Science
Boston Red Sox
Brick & Beam Tavern
Bristol Clothing
Brooks Brothers
Burlington Wine & Spirits
Castle Hill Inn
Comcast
Cyprian Keyes
Joanna & Zander Damp
Greg DeBono
Douzo
Robin Dziuba
Encore Boston Harbor
Euno Ristorante
Maureen & Ralph Fevre
Fifteen Beacon Hotel
Flourish Beauty Lab
Formaggio Kitchen
Forty 1 North
Foxwoods
Fruit Center Marketplace
GAP Promo
Lina Gallotto
Gooseneck Vineyards
Great Wolf Lodge
James & Maria Gusella
Hilton Garden Inn, NYC
Ellen & Steve Hoffman
Hope & Main
Hotel Commonwealth
ICON Information Consultants LP 
Iveey’s “Everything Honey”
Jet Blue
Kabloom
Keds
Lagunitas 
Laugh Boston
Launch Trampoline Park
Loon Mountain
Lucky Strike Social Boston
Chef Barbara Lynch
Marsh & McLennan
Denise MInor
Peter Mitchell
Mohegan Sun
Lori Mollo
Musings on the Vine
Narragansett Sailing
New England Aquarium
Newport Art Museum
Newport Craft Brewing & Distilling Co.
Night Shift Brewing
Nina McLemore
North Coast Brewing
Carol O'Donnell
Old Sturbridge Village
Omni Parker House
Owner's Edge
Panera
Persimmon
Port City Pretzels
PSP Imports
Susan Rittscher
Roche Brothers
Veronica Rosa
S.A.L.T.Y.
Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel
SRV
Taylor Made Meals
Tex Mex Eats
The Cheesecake Factory
The Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts
The Gracious Gourmet
The Haven Country Club
The Lenox Hotel
The Look Book
The Mooring
The New England Patriots Foundation
The Oar House
The Renaissance Boston Waterfront
The Vanderbilt
The Weekapaug Inn
The Welch Corp. Contractors
Total Wine & More
Tree House Brewing Company 
Vineyard Vines
Wachusett Mountain Ski Area
Zoar Outdoor