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2021 Spelling Bee Sponsors

2021 Gold Sponsors

Ruth Beardsley and Tom Sansone
Ruth and Tom have been longtime supporters of New Haven Reads. Ruth is a dedicated tutor for several years. She has also served on the New Haven Reads Board of Directors since 2015 and is currently our Board President. The CazBee Fund supports education-oriented nonprofit organizations, courtesy of funds from the estate of Carolyn J. Beardsley.

2021 Silver Sponsors

William Reese Company
The William Reese Co. is among the leading specialists in the fields of Americana and world travel. It serves a large international clientele of collectors and private and public institutions in the acquisition of and the collection development of rare books and manuscripts. The Company also offers maps, photography, and letters. In addition to Americana, the Company maintains a large and eclectic inventory of literary first editions and antiquarian books of the 18th through 21st centuries.

Your financial life encompasses much more than the current markets. It includes your goals for the future and how you want to live right now. At UBS Financial Services, we will work with you to help you understand how cash flow may impact saving for college and your retirement plans. How credit can work in concert with your portfolio strategy. And how protecting your assets today can preserve your legacy tomorrow.

Suzio-York Hill
For over 110 years, the L. Suzio Companies have been forerunners in high-way and residential/commercial construction and in providing Crushed Trap Rock and Ready-Mix Concrete products to the construction industry in Connecticut. All materials are tailored to the specifications of the job.

The Russell Hall Company, Inc.
For over 150 years The Russell Hall Co. has operated with the philosophy established by its founder, Russell Hall, to sell honest goods at competitive prices. Located in Meriden, they are the area’s premier distributor of wholesale paper and plastic goods as well as cleaning supplies.

Claire’s Corner Copia
Claire’s Corner Copia is a vegetarian restaurant serving New Haven since 1975. They serve organic, sustainable, kosher, vegan, and gluten-free dishes and are located at 1000 Chapel Street.

Yale Center for British Art
Founded by Paul Mellon (Yale College, Class of 1929), the Yale Center for British Art is the largest museum outside of the United Kingdom devoted to British art. Located in the final building designed by Louis I. Kahn, the Center is a focal point for modernist architecture. It is free and open to all.

2021 Bronze Sponsors

Carol Bailey and Laurie Desmet
Carol and Laurie are long time supporters of New Haven Reads. Laurie has served on our board and is currently our secretary. Laurie has been a tutor since 2014 and Carol has also volunteered support for NHR.

Nappo Wealth Advisory Group
At Nappo Wealth Advisory Group, we strive to be the highest standard of success in financial relationships. The measure of our success—and how we differentiate ourselves from other firms—lies in the strength of our relationships with you, supported by a foundation of trust and performance. Putting your financial needs first is at the center of who we are and what we do.

Yale University Office of New Haven and State Affairs
The Office of New Haven and State Affairs provides support on economic growth, fiscal impact, public schools, youth, strong neighborhoods, and community outreach in the Greater New Haven area through various community groups, workshops, projects, and performances.

Writers Desk
Writer’s Desk, an online writing classroom, is a fun, innovative new approach to online learning. We use great books and stories, rigorous exercises, and expert feedback to teach middle- and high-school students how to find their voice as exceptional writers. Explore the meaning of heroism through our Of Mice and Men online course, or personal identity through our Outsiders online course.

Yale New Haven Hospital
Yale-New Haven Hospital is a nationally recognized, 1,541-bed, not-for-profit hospital serving as the primary teaching hospital for the Yale School of Medicine. The hospital’s two New Haven-based campuses include Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital, Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital and Smilow Cancer Hospital. YNHH’s York Street campus and associated ambulatory sites are Magnet-designated by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Jacobs & Jacobs Injury Lawyers
Jacobs & Jacobs handles injury law cases of all types: motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, personal injuries, and workers’ compensation. They provide the experts, the investigators, and the technology necessary to fight the most complex cases. At Jacobs & Jacobs, every client has a lawyer and a paralegal assigned to the case.