STAR event raises $50,000

Elizabeth Smart, abduction survivor and author of the New York Times bestseller, My Story, spoke to a sold-out crowd of more than 420 people at STAR’s Fourth Annual Speaker’s Luncheon on Thursday, March 31, at Woodway Country Club in Darien.

The event raised more than $50,000 to benefit programs and services for people with intellectual disabilities in Darien, Norwalk, Westport, Wilton, New Canaan and Weston.

Among the sponsors were Deborah McFadden and Ring’s End.