November 12, 2008
Bankers on Main Street
James Cronin, President & CEO, Dime Bank, was interviewed on the economy’s downturn and clarified what is actually happening in the financial market. James also discussed the good news about community banks.
New London Police Celebrate 140 Years
On October 30th at the Radisson Hotel, New London, the New London Police Department (NLPD) celebrated its 140th anniversary. The CT Police Union, Congressman Joe Courtney and Attorney General Richard Blumenthal attended the festivities. “This is an historic milestone for the department,” said Marshall “Chip” Segar of the NLPD. (l-r) NLPD Officer Leslie Smith received a CT Wartime Service Medal by Congressman Joe Courtney. Marshall “Chip” Segar also received an award.
Westerly Businessmen Put Aside Modesty
The Greater Westerly-Pawcatuck Area Chamber of Commerce produced a humorous calendar that features 30 respected local businessmen who agreed to cast aside their modesty for fundraising. The photos show men in various stages of undress, often with just a “prop” that relates to their business. Kenyon Murphy, Vice President, Ray Hoxsie Buick Pontiac GMC, poses for the camera.
November 26, 2008
L&M’s The Well Healed Woman
The Well Healed Woman is a one-day conference, presented by Lawrence & Memorial Hospital, designed especially for women. Held at the Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa on November 9th, the conference featured five-time Emmy Award-winning actress, Doris Roberts was the guest speaker.
Jimmy Buffett Kicks Off Opening
On a Saturday evening at 5 O’ Clock, singer, songwriter, and author Jimmy Buffett performed an intimate, invitation only concert for 650 lucky guests at the grand opening celebration of Margaritaville at Mohegan Sun’s new Casino of The Wind. Some of the guests included Jimmy Buffett fan club members (Parrotheads), Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, the Resident Newspaper, and radio contest winners.
Valenti Subaru Grand Opening
Valenti Subaru held a Grand Opening celebration on November 13, at their new dealership on Langworthy Road, Westerly. This is Valenti’s sixth dealership in the Southeastern CT and Southern RI area.