Saturday, April 6, 2024


The Bushnell
166 Capitol Avenue | Hartford, CT

Thank You!

Thank you for your support of the 32nd Annual Black & Red. We are excited to announce that $2.6 million was raised—a new Black & Red fundraising record! The net proceeds will benefit Hartford Hospital’s Emergency Department.

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2024 Black & Red Featured Entertainer

Jennifer Hudson

Hartford Hospital is excited to welcome Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Award-Winning Artist, Producer, and Humanitarian Jennifer Hudson as the featured entertainer at the 2024 Black & Red. Hudson is the youngest female EGOT winner in history, having been a two-time GRAMMY® Award-winning recording artist, an Academy Award-winning actress, and a Tony and Emmy-Award-winning producer. Her musical performance will headline the 32nd edition of Black & Red, which will celebrate and raise funds for Hartford Hospital’s Emergency Department.



Our Black & Red Team

Honorary Event Co-Chairs

  • Beverly Buckner Baker
  • Jim Marzi

Committee Co-Chairs

  • Samara & Andrew Ginsburg
  • Mickey & Pia Rosenberg Toro

Clinical Leadership

  • Anumeha Singh, MD
    Chief, Emergency Medicine
  • Cynthia Price, MD
    Associate Program Director, Emergency Medicine
    Treasurer, Medical Staff
  • Patricia A. Veronneau, RN, MSN
    Director, Patient, Family and Colleague Access
  • Colin John Huguenel, MD
    Medical Director, Emergency Department
  • Lincoln F. Abbott, MD
    Director, Informatics
  • Heather Standish, MSN, RN, CCRN, CRFN, NRP
    Nurse Director, Emergency Department


  • Mayor Shari & Michael Cantor
  • Lauren & William Chase
  • Alexia Cruz & Jon Brighthaupt
  • David J. Dixon, Jr.
  • Sheila & Doug Elliot
  • Ann & Marty Guay
  • Annie Lazarus
  • Dawn Lazarus
  • Kathy & Brian MacLean
  • Milrose Mercado
  • Mark Moriarty
  • Rennie & David Polk
  • Mary-Jo & Greg Toczydlowski
  • Maria & Michael Turner
  • Elizabeth Vandeventer
  • Leigh & Joel Vengco
  • Henry M. Zachs
  • Jessica & Eric Zachs
  • Judith Zachs

General Questions? Please contact Kristen Lapenta.

Contact Info

Phone: 860.972.1299

Email Kristen

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