TCAN Founders Dinner 2019

The 2019 Founders Dinner celebrates the contributions of TCAN's most generous benefactors and friends, and honors selected members for their exceptional contributions to our organization. Founder's Dinner is an evening of fellowship, fun, and good food. This exclusive event reunites old friends and introduces new friends. Old memories are remembered fondly and new experiences are shared.

Wednesday, May 8,2019
The Verve – Crowne Plaza Natick
1360 Worcester Street
Natick, MA 01760

Cocktail reception at 6:30pm
Dinner served with dessert following





Tim and Betsy LePain
A professional financial advisor in practice for over 40 years, Tim LePain has served TCAN as a dedicated Board Member and Treasurer since 2004. Tim also played a leadership role in corporate fundraising on behalf of TCAN's mission. Tim's work on TCAN's Nominating Committee helped recruit new talent to TCAN's Board. TCAN is proud to recognize Tim and Betsy LePain of Natick with this year's Founders Award.

MetroWest Subaru
A generous business sponsor of TCAN since 2009, MetroWest Subaru is one of three corporations recognized at the Gold level of the TCAN Founders Society. Significant contributions from MetroWest Subaru helped complete the 2016 cinema room renovation and address crucial capital repairs to the historic Firehouse. MetroWest Subaru is led by Dealer Principal Frank Hanenberger, who also serves as a member of the TCAN Board of Directors.


Marsha Showstead
One of the founding members of TCAN's staff, Marsha supported TCAN in a wide variety of important roles in marketing, development, programming and operations. Marsha recruited and supervised hundreds of TCAN volunteers, and helped craft TCAN's mission statement and case for support. TCAN will recognize Marsha with its first Director's Award for her years of service to TCAN's mission.

Founders Dinner 2019 Program: 

6:30pm Cocktail reception with TCAN Board of Directors
7:25pm Welcome - David Lavalley
TCAN Executive Director
7:35pm Dinner
8:30pm Testimonials and award presentations
Michael Collins, TCAN Board Chair
9:15pm Coffee and adjourn