The Darien Democratic Town Committee will host its annual winter fundraiser on Saturday, March 2, at the home of Vickie Riccardo and Don Spencer, 33 Red Rose Circle.

The event, which kicks off a series of new fundraising efforts, will feature food, cocktails and the first-ever DTC Trivia Contest.

The event starts at 8 p.m., with the trivia contest at 9. Special prizes will be awarded at 10. Guests should be prepared to team up with friends and elected officials to be challenged on topics, such as pop culture, sports, current affairs and politics.

"The Darien DTC is introducing some exciting new fundraising events this year, starting with the trivia night," said Beth Cherico, chairman of the DTC Fundraising Committee.

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"With victories at the national, state and local level in November, we have a lot to celebrate this year, and we want to keep Democrats on top as we ease into the municipal and gubernatorial elections on the horizon. We encourage anyone to attend, not just to mingle, but to discuss issues."

The cost is $50 at the door. For reservations, which must be made by Saturday, Feb. 23, email MaryEllen Moore at or call 203-655-4834.