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ew and young professionals celebrated the season in
style at the sixth annual Mingling & Merriment holiday
party at the Society Room of Hartford on December 12.
The flagship event featured networking, appetizers, wine
and beer tastings, a pasta station, and a make-your-own "cheese-
cake-tini" bar. To top off the evening, each attendee went home with
a commemorative mug filled with hot chocolate or hot cider mix.
This year, guests tipped their wine servers (members of the New
and Young Professionals Cabinet) for a great cause: Foodshare.
Pictured front row (from left): Lana Pomeroy (CohnReznick), Laura Kohanski (United Technologies), Joanna Purtell (Fiondella, Milone & LaSaracina), Stepha-
nie Barone (ESPN), Staci Muench (Bailey Murphy + Scarano), Katherine Donovan (Whittlesey & Hadley), Lauren Albert (United Technologies), Katherine
McNair (O'Connor Davies), Heather Young (Meyers, Harrison & Pia), Kathleen McKeon (Lefurge & Gilbert), and Donna Figueiredo (PwC). Back row (from left):
Christopher Marion (Barron, Yanaros & Caruso), Kevin O'Keefe (Allied World Assurance), Michael Maksymiw (Filomeno & Company), John Higham (Stanley
Black & Decker), Kevin Gokey (CohnReznick), Kevin Kiss (McGladrey), Evan Kalish (Saslow Lufkin & Buggy), and Paul LaBelle (BlumShapiro). Not pictured
are Andy Cole (Grant Thornton), Rosa Epperson (Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers), Mitch Insero (CohnReznick), and Amber Tucker (CohnReznick).
The New and Young Professionals Cabinet
Special thanks to the New and Young Professionals Cabinet members, who plan the Mingling & Merriment holiday party
along with many other events throughout the year.