Frenchy was asked by the Connecticut Sports Foundation to join this year’s celebrity dinner and memorabilia auction. Starting in 1988 this has become an annual event dedicated to raising funds to help cancer patients in the state of Connecticut. Frenchy created a live portrait of the New York Yankees Legends, which was later auctioned off for $11,000! ALL of the proceeds were donated to the foundation.
This year’s celebrity participants included Steelers greats Merril Hodge and Lynn Swan, ESPN’ Steve Levy and Mike Golic, Bobby Valentine, Sean McDonough and many more.
In addition to painting, Frenchy had some time to mingle with sports greats and other celebrities: