A beautiful night and the stylish setting of Heidi and Tripp Friedler’s home produced a spirited atmosphere on Nov. 8 for the annual KID smART fund-raiser, “Growing smART.” KID smART is an organization that ensures that art is still a vital part of a child’s learning experience—its Artist in Classroom, after-school and community-based programs taught by professional artists awakens creativity in children. The cause is a popular one—the Friedler home was full of KID smART supporters, who also enjoyed cuisine from Joel’s and music from NOCCA’s Masakowski Trio. The guests were also enlivened with the thought that their contributions would help the next generation of artists, musicians—even mathematicians.

Tripp and Heidi Friedler with event chair Jill Dupré and Josh Mayer

Don and Amanda Massey
photos: Nijme Rinaldi Nu

Allison Stewart, Campbell Hutchinson, Victoria Ryan and Lee Area

Gretchen and Joel Dondis with Echo Olander

Marie Palumbo, Sarah Clark, Kimaree Long and Helene Florence

Melanee Usdin, Neil Landry and Barbara Sands