Mary Wade

Family Fun Festival

Hosted by The Mary Wade Home, Inc. 
DATE: Sunday, September 15, 2019
TIME: 1:00 - 4:00 pm

The Mary Wade’s Family Fun Concert was established 9 years ago in 
coordination with the Nichols family who shared our vision to create a day of music, games, food and fun for Residents, Families, and Staff in our own backyard. This fun-filled day brings smiles as well as memories for all! 

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Golden Star Award Winners

Mary Wade honors the following Superstars for exemplifying the spirit of Mary Wade’s mission and vision to create a better community.  We celebrate the impact of dedicated individuals and honor their lives of continued service over the years.

- Bitsie Clark, Arts Advocate
- Rafael Melendez, Co-Founder, Latin Council of New Haven
- Patricia Lawlor, City of New Haven
- Rosemarie Lemley, City of New Haven
- William H. Placke, CEO, Start Community Bank
- Ida Wells, Community Activist
- Diane Ecton, Youth Continuum, Education Outreach Provider
- Marian Lemley, Community Volunteer, Mary Wade Resident
- Charles Negaro, CEO, Chabaso Bakery
- Mayor Toni Harp, First Female Mayor of New Haven
-Edward Onofrio, Vice-President, Onofrio’s Ultimate Foods
- Vincent Onofrio, President, Onofrio’s Ultimate Foods
- The Rev. Dr. Samuel N. Slie, Yale Divinity School
- George Carranzo, Jr., Owner, Grand Apizza 
-Mary Ann Morin, Active Community Member, Fair Haven
- Andy Wolf, Director, City of New Haven Department of Arts, Culture & Tourism

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Fair Haven Community Parade 

Hosted by The Mary Wade Home, Inc. 
DATE: FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2019
TIME: 10:30 AM 

This parade began ten years ago when a national organization, LeadingAge, began an initiative to bring a parade to aging adults who were unable to attend local parades due to varying health conditions. 

We thank you for marching and participating in this annual event that celebrates our wonderful Fair Haven Community. We are honored to acknowledge the Outstanding Community Leader chosen by their peers for their continued dedication.

Outstanding Leadership Award Winners

2010 - Assistant Police Chief Luiz Casanova, NHPD
2011 - Lee Cruz, The COMMUNITY Foundation for Greater New Haven
2012 - Mary Ann Moran, The COMMUNITY Foundation for Greater New Haven 
2013 - Laurie Lopez, Livable City Initiative 
2014 - Rafael Ramos, Livable City Initiative
2015 - Lieutenant Herb Johnson, NHPD 
2016 - John and Anthony Fabrizio, FAB Cleaners 
2017- Maria Melendez, Well Baby Coordinator
2018 - David Weinreb, Teacher, New Haven 
2019 - Lieutenant David Zannelli


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Reaching out to our neighbors

Mary Wade’s commitment to our residents and members involves the broader community. Community Outreach efforts allow residents and members to share their knowledge and talents with their neighbors, as well as meet and socialize with a wide variety of people.

Partnerships and associations include the City of New Haven, the Agency on Aging of South Central CT, the Fair Haven Community Health Center, Chatham Square Neighborhood Association, the Atwater Senior Center, the Fair Haven Management Team, Fair Haven Police District, St. Francis & St. Rose School.