TANGO Member Showcase - February 2022
Wadsworth Mansion at Long Hill Estate
The Wadsworth Mansion, a nineteenth century Beaux Art style mansion, is the quintessential country estate. Graced by expansive lawns and surrounded by 103 acres of wooded parklands the Mansion reflects an era of grandeur and elegance. Once a private residence, the Mansion is now owned by the city of Middletown and is used as an event space and community resource. The Mansion can accommodate two hundred guests for a seated dinner reception and larger numbers for cocktail parties. Only one event is scheduled each day and customers are treated to the exclusive use of the Mansion with multiple locations for meeting space, outdoor recreation, and dining.
Services We Provide
- Event Space
- Cocktail Receptions
- Board Meetings
- Walking Trails
- Team Building Packages
- Free Community Events
A Unique Setting For Your Next Event
The Mansion just entered its 22nd year hosting private events and has been the backdrop for many different types of meetings and celebrations. With its legacy as the “hidden gem” of Middletown, guests can expect the unexpected with its grand ballrooms for meetings or dining, and a terrace overlooking a sweeping vista. Its private setting is ideal for creating an experience that encourages guests to unplug and enjoy the beauty of their surroundings. Why put your valued guests in a windowless boardroom when you can host your event in a Mansion!
Accomplishments in the Nonprofit Community:
- Provided space and event logistics for numerous local nonprofits and arts organizations to ensure their fundraising met their maximum potential including Middletown Pride, CT Ballet, United Way of Middlesex County, Everyone Outside, Middletown Rotary Club and The Rockfall Foundation
- Offered free public events to our local community to increase access to the outdoors and environmental programs on our 103 acres of walking trails and open space
- Offered free historical tours of The Wadsworth Mansion to provide a rich local history set in a site-specific context; offered virtual tours to schools and retirement communities to keep their students and residents engaged during the pandemic
- Hosted a free summer music series for the public with a group of diverse bands, food trucks and vendors
How Has TANGO Impacted Your Organization
TANGO and its member partners have helped us meet our operational and capacity building goals on a quick timeline, saving us considerable costs. Through their network of trusted partners, the time-consuming process of vetting potential vendors is virtually eliminated, and we are able to start a project immediately after the initial discussion and proposal phase. Throughout the year, our team participates in free TANGO webinars with valuable content to refine our skills, stay up to date on various financial and legal changes in the business/nonprofit community and communicate more efficiently. The TANGO Team provides us with necessary resources we would otherwise have to pay for.