Simon to Speak During LEAP Fundraiser

Centerbrook Architects & Planners Principal Mark Simon, FAIA is scheduled to speak during the 24th Annual LEAP Year Event fundraiser on Feb. 28.

Simon’s talk, titled “Not Your Grandfather’s Peabody,” will go behind the scenes of Centerbrook’s expansion and renovation of the esteemed Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History.

LEAP is non-profit that strives to provide free social and academic enrichment, mentorship and leadership opportunities for children in the high poverty neighborhoods of New Haven, Connecticut. This year’s fundraiser consists of dinners at 31 elegant homes and restaurants in the New Haven area. A different notable guest of honor joins each dinner party, providing a special theme for each gathering.

The dinner featuring Simon will be held at the Geballe residence in Branford, Connecticut. For more information and to register, please visit the LEAP Year Event website.