Tickets on Sale for OPUS’ Person-to-Person BigGER Rig Gig Fundraiser With a ‘Homecoming’ Theme

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OPUS for Person-to-Person is pleased to announce that tickets are on sale for its annual fall fundraiser, The BigGER Rig Gig.

All are welcome to attend this festive and casual outdoor event from 6:30 to 11 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018 at the Rowayton Community Center, a new location for OPUS’ most popular event.

For its 6th annual event, OPUS has chosen a “Homecoming” theme, where all partygoers are encouraged to wear colors and apparel from their alma maters.

Homecoming theme for 2018 OPUS BigGER Rig Gig

— an announcement from OPUS for Person-to-Person

The event will invite all to tailgate from the food trucks of Cowabunga, Melt Mobile, Taco Pacifico, Boothbay, Pizza Truck Co., and Wafles and Dinges.

It will also feature live music from Booga Sugar, lawn games, and the chance to win auction items that include a two-night stay at Hotel Bel Air in Beverly Hills, tickets to ‘Watch What Happens Live,’ and tickets to an Alabama football game.

Tickets can be purchased on the OPUS website; member tickets are $135 each, and non-member tickets are $150 each.

“Every year, the BigGER Rig Gig raises tens of thousands of dollars for the emergency programs at Person-toPerson,” said Kristen Smith, co-President of OPUS for Person-to-Person. “Thanks to those in our community who attend this fundraiser and thanks to all our sponsors who support us.”

“The funds we raise go directly to the people who need it most in our community. It’s exciting to think that the work we put into this event has a direct, positive impact for so many who are in dire need.

About OPUS for Person-to-Person

  • OPUS for Person-to-Person is a charitable organization whose mission is to support Person-to-Person through fundraising efforts and public awareness.
  • Our fundraisers help P2P provide goods and services to more than 25,000 individuals and families in our neighboring communities who lack basic necessities and resources.

Thanks to:

OPUS is grateful for the continued and generous support of their platinum sponsor, Rings End; their gold sponsors, The Bank of Oklahoma and Evolution Air; their silver sponsors, Connecticut Green, Laurel Road Bank, Palmers, Stamford Hospital, Pure Barre Darien, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management – The Ceglarski Group, and BMW of Darien.

Also, bronze sponsors, Coco & Lala of Watch Hill, Hoffmann Landscapes, Maureen Bloom Playdates, Twin Rinks, Rowayton Market and Greenwich Hospital; and their sponsors, Darien Disposal Service, Sergio’s Painting, and Town & Country Carting.

The BigGER Rig Gig has received incredible support and in-kind donations from Teddy’s Private Car Service, BMO Capital Markets, Darien Butcher Shop, Hotel Bel Air, Thrive Results Coaching, Take Shape Massage & Movement, Salt Cave of Darien, Build By Janel, Litchfield Distillery, Monograms off Madison, Spiked Seltzer and Lock City Brewing.

BigGER Rig Gig 2018 OPUS for Person-to-Person fundraiser

Also, Two Roads Brewing Company, Thimble Island Brewery, Stony Creek Brewery, Lagunitas Brewing Company, Half Full Brewery, Catering Staff by Mary Watters, Kaia Yoga, Joy Ride, Stamford Museum and Nature Center, John Spector Landscape Design, Homefront Farmers and Monogram Mary.

Also, Soundview Milworks, Maison d’Alexandre, Kristen Wood Photography, Talaria Flats, Charles Michael Gallery, Stefanie Jones – The Realistic Organizer, Gramercy, Away suitcases, Lauren and Griffin Wetmore, Kathy Boushie, Mar Fisher Footwear, and Tony’s Di Napoli.

OPUS BigGER Rig Gig planning committee 2018

Photo from OPUS for Person-to-Person

OPUS BigGER RIG GIG planning committee. Front, from left: Lindsey Zevnick, Gail Kennedy Archer, Caroline Jennings, Stephanie Trotta, Kristen Smith, Cristina Paolazzi, Lindsey Rhoads, Lauren van de Kamp Back, from left: Danielle Rasamny, Ashley Boggia, Meghan Shain, Sarah Vrabac, Lauren Capen, Elizabeth Banach, Lindsey McGuinn Not pictured: Virginia Sterling, Kate Brame, Jessena Chen, Ashley Diamond, Meghan Egan, Ellie Hunter, Bridget Pikiel, Alexandra Sinclair, Kaitlin Vandura, Daisy Koltov

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