Evron Trim Helps Hall Neighborhood House Fulfill Its Mission Through Financial Responsibility

Evron Trim Helps Hall Neighborhood House Fulfill Its Mission Through Financial Responsibility

Here at Hall, we are so proud of our amazing team! They work together every day to carry out our mission and serve our neighbors. To celebrate them, we’re starting a profiles series here in our monthly newsletter and on the Hall Neighborhood House blog so you can meet them and learn more about how they got involved with Hall. You’ll also hear about their heart for our mission, their favorite things to do when they aren’t serving families on the East Side of Bridgeport, and their recommendations of great spots in our community. 

Evron Trim
Director, Assurance, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, LLP
Hall Neighborhood House Board of Directors

When Evron Trim first visited Hall Neighborhood House in 2020 as a prospective Board Member, he felt he had discovered a hidden gem. “During the tour,” he shared, “I just automatically fell in love the more I learned.”

Today, Evron is a Board of Directors member and deeply committed to our mission. He works as an Assurance Director in PWC’s National office in New Jersey, and his audit and accounting background is an asset to our Board’s leadership capacity. 

EvronEvron grew up in Milford, Connecticut, near Hall. Still, he only discovered the organization a few years ago when a partner at PWC introduced him to Bob Dzurenda, our Executive Director. Bob’s passion when talking about Hall was contagious, and Evron was immediately excited to learn more and see the facility in person. “I was so shocked that it was literally in my backyard, and I had no idea,” he said. 

He was impressed by the quantity and quality of services, spanning from services for infants to senior citizens with accredited educational programs and medical services. He was also moved by our 130+ year history in Bridgeport. One woman he met during his tour had three generations of her family involved with Hall. “That’s just a testament to the services and just how great the people are—people love Hall,” Evron said.

Evron brings unique skills and perspectives to Hall in his role on the Board. He was born in Trinidad, and his family moved to the United States when he was just two and a half years old. His mother worked in the medical field, his father was a mechanic, and (as the oldest) he was the first of his siblings to attend college. “It was just me, kind of paving my way,” Evron said. “While my parents to this day are my biggest supporters and continuously challenge me to be the best version of myself,  I didn’t know some of the things that you grow up learning or hearing about if your parents or other family members work in certain fields. So with the experiences I’ve been fortunate to have throughout my own professional career, I welcome any  opportunities I have to share my story, especially with the youth, and present them with options and potential career paths they might not otherwise have considered as an option when thinking about their own future”

That passion for sharing his experiences and offering perspectives extends throughout Evron’s life. He’s a member of PWC’s inclusion networks and doesn’t miss an opportunity to speak to our students about college and career opportunities.  

Additionally, Evron noted that his work experience as an auditor meshed seamlessly with his role on the Board.  “As an auditor, the underlying objective is building trust in society. With that mindset and knowing the intentions of the Board here at Hall, we all share in achieving that objective.” Hall prides itself in providing financial information that can be trusted because we have a huge responsibility in making sure that the funding and grants that we receive are accounted for accurately so that we can pass along those benefits to those we serve. “Being the Head of the Audit Committee is very important to me. It provides me an opportunity to share my experiences from out in the workplace and provide insights and best practices of processes and procedures that should be in place in order to ensure our financial operations run as effectively and efficiently as possible and that we are being as transparent as possible to our stakeholders”.

Together with the rest of the Board, Evron is committed to Hall’s growth in impact and providing the best services for those in need. “What we’re trying to do is really expand our reach,” he said. “The more we build awareness and get funding, the more we can open the doors, enhance our services, and adapt to the needs of the community.”

When asked to describe Hall in one word, Evron smiled and immediately said positive. “Everything, that Hall currently offers as well as our visions for future services and projects —are all focused with the primary objective of having a positive impact on the community,” he shared. “I urge everyone to schedule a visit to see it and feel the positive energy for themselves. You experience that positivity as soon as you walk into the doors.” 

First Annual Science Day

First Annual Science Day

We had an incredible day of learning and discovery at our first annual Science Day!

Drone Cadets taught us the basics of flight, Gerald Moore led us through The Game—an interactive art piece that leverages the power of play, Nate Barnes and Marcus Allen from Universal Sounds showed us how to use computers to make music, and Mad Science led The Freaky Lab featuring lots of fizzing and booming experiments.

Energize CT Mobile put up 9 interactive stations to teach us about energy and sustainability with their mobile STEM experience, and the University of Bridgeport STEM on Wheels Bus joined them in the parking lot with their mobile laboratory where students participated in thermal imaging and more!

Milestone C taught us how to move robots through a maze, and Green Farm Academy Dragonoids Robotics Team showed our students the magic of robotics.

It was an incredible day of learning and fun, and we are so grateful to all of our community partners who made it possible!



Hall of Science

Hall of Science

At Hall Neighborhood House, we know science is fun! When students in our After School Program visit the Hall of Science, they get to explore innovative programming and enjoy an accessible entry point into all types of science. 

Our science curriculum is designed to help students explore a variety of concepts and engage with the world using hands-on activities. Our STEM Coordinator, Mr. David Mestre, prioritizes simple experiments that students can replicate at home, and he also introduces students to state-of-the-art technology not found anywhere else in the area. Here are just some of the highlights of the last few months of science…

Static Electricity

Students used balloons, empty soda cans, paper, and running water to experiment with static electricity. Students learned not only how to conduct static electricity, but also how it works, learning how objects with similar electrical charges repel one another. 

Studying the Stars

The Vaonis Stellina is a state-of-the-art telescope that is portable, app-controlled, and has a light pollution lens, which allows students to easily see and photograph stars, planets, galaxies, and more! This photo of the Whirlpool Galaxy (which is 31 million light-years away!) was taken by Mr. David from right outside Hall Neighborhood House! 

The Vaonis Stellina telescope.


A photo that was taken with the Vaonis Stellina telescope.


Our youngest students learned about sound and how it travels via vibration using cups and strings! “I didn’t know science could be in the smallest things!” exclaimed one of our students during the lesson. 

We love how our awesome teachers work hard to foster students’ natural creativity and make tricky concepts easy to understand.

The students explore how sound waves move along a piece of string.


Mr. David and students used the PocketLab to explore the world outside of Hall Neighborhood House! Hall has two types of PocketLabs: The PocketLab Voyager and the PocketLab Air. These handheld devices can be used to measure air quality, temperature, speed, magnetic fields, and more. 

Electrical Engineering

Students built electric circuits to learn about the flow of electricity. We love watching their curiosity come alive through hands-on experiments and activities! 

Students learn about electricity through hands-on demonstrations.


Students learned about aeronautics by making and flying bumblebee kites, helicopters, and loop gliders. They explored the factors influencing flight, such as push and pull forces. 

Let’s go fly a kite!

Vacuum Forming

With the Hall of Science’s Vacuum Formers, students were able to make hologram projectors out of a sheet of plastic using a process called Thermoforming!

Through the Hall of Science, we are giving students experiential learning opportunities that encourage them to be curious, observe the world around them, and stretch their abilities. We are grateful for the partnership and support that makes programs like these possible!