Last Chance to Register for Tax Event!

Visit taxfoundation.eventbrite.com/ or click here to save your spot now for our breakfast event on Wednesday, April 22 at the Hartford Club. The Tax Foundation’s Joe Henchman will be talking to us about how to fix Connecticut’s financial future.

Breakfast will begin at 8:30 a.m. Tickets include free parking.

Yankee is pleased to host this event in conjunction with the CT Chapter of the Federalist Society.


Event: Connecticut Can Do Better — Learn How!

Our tax system is a mess and it’s making us lose to other states. Join us to learn how to reform – and lower – Connecticut’s taxes.

In conjunction with the CT Chapter of the Federalist Society, Yankee is pleased to host Tax Foundation expert Joe Henchman on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at the Hartford Club.

Breakfast will begin at 8:30 a.m. Tickets are $25 per person and include free parking. Click here to save your seat now!

All questions should be directed to Jessica at (860) 282-0722 or jessica@yankeeinstitute.org.

About Joe
Joe Henchman is an attorney and policy analyst who supervises the Tax Foundation’s state policy and legal programs, analyzing state tax trends, constitutional issues, and tax law developments. In 2010, he was identified in State Tax Notes as among four people who “will likely dominate the field in the next 10 years.”



On December 4, join Yankee Chairman of the Board Rob Simmons, new Yankee President Carol Platt Liebau and Yankee Board members to honor Yankee Heroes from the 2014 elections!

We had some truly outstanding candidates this past election who incorporated Yankee materials, like the List of Lasts, into their campaigns and we hope you will join us to recognize them while we celebrate Yankee’s 30th birthday.

You will also have the opportunity to get a photo with our guest speaker and Yankee Champion of Freedom Award winner Larry Kudlow. Our reception appetizer menu will highlight Farm to Table goodies and specialty craft beers, along with a full complement of wines and other beverages.

Kudlow photo op, Connecticut-grown treats, outstanding candidates and public officials, and an evening including music and celebration of our economic freedoms—it doesn’t get any better!!

The Stamford Sheraton is the place to be as festivities get under way the evening of Thursday, December 4.

Don’t miss the celebration!

Please click here to register now.


Celebrate with Yankee!

Please join us on Thursday, December 4th at the Stamford Sheraton for the Yankee Institute’s 30th Anniversary Gala. We’ll be celebrating with special guest and Champion of Freedom award recipient Larry Kudlow!

VIP Reception 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Includes photo opportunity, complimentary drinks and light hors d’oeuvres
$400 per couple, $250 per person

Yankee Reception 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Hors d’oeuvres and beverages to be served
$250 per couple, $150 per person

A limited number of reserved tables are also available on a first come/first served basis.
Business Attire.

Click here to purchase your tickets now!


And the first winner is…

Yankee’s turning 30 — and we’re ready to celebrate! Among the awards we will be presenting is:

The Cincinnatus Award – For an elected official who served with distinction then voluntarily surrendered his office and the accompanying perks of power.

And the winner is . . . Sen. Jason Welch!

Join us at Yankee’s 30th anniversary lunch on Thursday, Oct. 9. Reserve your seat here.


Celebrate Yankee’s Thirtieth Anniversary

Yankee is turning 30! Please join us for lunch as we commemorate three decades of improving lives through freedom and opportunity. We’ll be honoring a few individuals as “Yankee Champions of Freedom” for their extraordinary contributions to our state.

Special guest Dan Lovallo will be joining us to host this event to benefit Yankee’s ongoing efforts.

Thursday, October 9, 2014 | 11:30 am
The Hartford Club | 46 Prospect Street

Tickets are $80 per person and $700 per table. Click here to save your place today!

Contact Jessica@YankeeInstitute.org or (860) 282-0722 with any questions.

The winners:
The Cincinnatus Award- Sen. Jason Welch
The Alumni Award- Brian Bolduc
The Citizen Activist Award- Cathy Ludlum and Gwen Samuel
The Free Enterprise in Action Award- Kevin North
The Truth Teller Award- Chris Powell

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Milton Friedman Legacy Day

Milton Friedman would have turned 101 years old this year. In celebration of this anniversary, please join the Yankee Institute in honoring Milton’s legacy! We’ll be hosting a luncheon on Wednesday, July 31 at the Town and County Club in Hartford.

Jason Bedrick of the Cato Institute will join us to discuss financial transparency and school choice. He will explain which states are transparent about their public school spending and discuss scholarship tax credit programs nationwide and why Connecticut should adopt one.

Lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m. This event is free but please reserve your spot by clicking here by July 24.

All questions should be directed to Jessica at Jessica@yankeeinstitute.org or (860) 282-0722.

UPDATE: Registration for this event is now closed!

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Yankee Luncheon: Brad Lips

Join us for lunch on Thursday, May 2, 2013 with Brad Lips of the Atlas Network at the Hartford Club, 46 Prospect Street, Hartford.

The Atlas Network is a DC-based organization that provides services to more than 400 free-market organizations in 90 countries. Brad Lips, CEO of Atlas, will be joining us to discuss the organization’s worldwide work to promote freedom.

Lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m. and tickets are $30 per person and include free parking. Click here or use the ticket box below to save your seat!

*This event is sponsored by Thomas D. Lips in honor of Brad Lips and the Atlas Network for their dedication to promoting free enterprises throughout the world.*

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Yankee Luncheon: Amity Shlaes

Join us for lunch on Thursday, March 28, 2013, with author Amity Shlaes at the Stamford Sheraton.

Amity’s newly published book, Coolidge, delivers a provocative reexamination of America’s thirtieth president and the decade of unparalleled growth that the nation enjoyed under his leadership.

**Please note: the Stamford Sheraton is now at 700 East Main Street, Stamford.  Use this address for directions and maps.**

Lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m. and tickets are $30 per person and include free parking. Lunch and book tickets are $55.

Click here or use the ticket box below to save your spot now!

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