The 8th Annual Michael Herklots Birthday Fundraiser

The 8th Annual
Michael Herklots
Birthday Fundraiser

Since 2005, Michael Herklots has raised money for the Killingly High School Learning for Life Fund- a fund set up to support his high school alma mater's "School to Career" and "Career Pathways" programs.  To date, the annual event has raised over $150,000 for the northeast Connecticut public school located in the state's "Quiet Corner".  ALL funds raised go directly to the fund to supplement the success and sustainability of these incredible programs.

Monday, May 7, 2012 - The Carnegie Club (156 W. 56th St.) 6:00pm-10:00pm
This FREE event has become a "must" for cigar enthusiasts as consumers, manufacturers, celebs and friends all get together to enjoy great cigars and raise money for a great cause! The night will feature an incredible raffle and silent auction.  Over the years, the event has welcomed Chefs Emeril Lagasse and Wayne Nish, Actors Tony Darrow, Arthur Nascarella and Frank Vincent, and friends from around the world. The event is open to anyone who’d like to attend and make a donation.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012 - The Grand Havana Room (666 5th Ave) 6:00pm-10:00pm
6:00pm Cocktails and Hors d'Ouvres
7:00pm Dinner
$300p/p ($150 is a donation to the KHS Learning for Life Fund).
Silent and Live Auction throughout the evening.
A private dinner will be hosted at the exclusive Grand Havana Room, a private cigar club in the former “Top of the Sixes” space on the 39th Floor of 666 Fifth Avenue. This intimate affair will offer an open cocktail hour followed by dinner paired with fine wines and cigars as well as a silent and live auction.

For the most recent "Learning for Life Newsletter" featuring student acheivements as well as a full breakdown of the Fund, please click here!

For more information or to make a donation please email

Here are some great pictures from years past.