Hats, Horses & Hope

An evening to benefit type 1 diabetes (T1D) research.

Honoring Cherrie and Andy Bessette for their commitment to finding a cure for T1D.

About the Event
Saturday, May 5th at 6:00 pm
Connecticut Convention Center
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Sponsored By


Travelers Presenting Sponsor


Aetna Platinum Sponsor
Aspen Re Platinum Sponsor


Cigna Diamond Sponsor
HealthPlan Services Diamond Sponsor

Mandell Family

Optum Diamond Sponsor


Accenture Gold Sponsor
Convey Health Solutions Gold Sponsor

Dr. William White
and Bob Samuels

Pratt & Whitney Gold Sponsor
Prudential Financial Gold Sponsor
Travelers Championship Gold Sponsor
Stanley Black & Decker Gold Sponsor
American Specialty Health Gold Sponsor
Samuels & Associates Gold Sponsor
PwC Gold Sponsor
Fiserv Gold Sponsor


Covington & Burling Silver Sponsor
The Hartford Silver Sponsor
KPMG Silver Sponsor

Travelers Championship
Board of Directors

Bartlett Brainard Eacott Silver Sponsor
GenRE-New England Asset Management Silver Sponsor
UConn Foundation Silver Sponsor
Ernst & Young Silver Sponsor


Barnes Group Bronze Sponsor
Concentrix Bronze Sponsor
Yard Goats Bronze Sponsor
Lilly Diabetes Bronze Sponsor
Marcum Bronze Sponsor
New Britain Bees Bronze Sponsor
New Country Motor Cars Bronze Sponsor
New England Development Bronze Sponsor
Pro Unlimited Bronze Sponsor

Family Foundation

Red River Bronze Sponsor
People's United Bank Bronze Sponsor
Six Flags NE Bronze Sponsor
CBRE Bronze Sponsor
UTAS Bronze Sponsor
Care Management Solutions Bronze Sponsor
Hartford Steam Boiler Bronze Sponsor
Hartford HealthCare Bronze Sponsor
Cotiviti Bronze Sponsor
Magellan Health Services Bronze Sponsor
Revint Bronze Sponsor
CenturyLink Bronze Sponsor
Morgan Stanley Bronze Sponsor
Deloitte Bronze Sponsor
Accent Bronze Sponsor
West Corporation Bronze Sponsor
Verizon Bronze Sponsor
Quest Diagnostics Bronze Sponsor
American Medical Association Bronze Sponsor
Citius Tech Bronze Sponsor


Smith Brothers Dessert Sponsor
HGS Raffle Sponsor
Alegeus Entertainment Sponsor
Farmington Bank Step and Repeat Sponsor
Saint Francis Hospital Registration Sponsor
Milliman VIP Reception Sponsor
Prime Materials Auction Sponsor
Mohegan Sun Auction Sponsor