Bond of Hope Gala Supporting the Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club of New London

"Bond of Hope" Kick-off Gala fundraising gala will introduce our Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club youth plans for 2020 and present the 2019 Award of Excellence on October 29 at 6 p.m., Port & Starboard at Ocean Beach, New London. 

Exemplary Award of Excellence
Beatrice Jeanette, founder and president of S.T.E.P.S., Inc.
With Beatrice's vision, over 800 girls have learned to make positive, confident choices and how to bounce back from adversity. 

Unsung Hero
Cindy Alvarez, teen program coordinator, New London Youth Affairs.
New London Youth Affairs is a youth service bureau which promotes positive outcomes for children, youth, and families by supporting a wide range of comprehensive services and collaborations. provides students and educators tools for engaging the future through motivational assemblies, coaching sessions and 1-1 mentoring.

Special Recogniation
Bulldog Fire Apparatus maintains our disaster relief vehicles. They provide the best emergency vehicle. 

Guest Speaker
Anthony Nolan
State Representative, 39th District, New London

Master of Ceremonies
Ana Alfaro
El Show de Analeh, Univision, Hartford, CT

Kick-off Gala tickets are $35 per person. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Captain Jose Borrero 860-443-6409, or visit