A Community Tribute to Our Friend,
“I’m going to have the best ambulance service in the State.”
August 18, 1944 – October 31, 2009
Live Wisely, Love Well:
An Afternoon with Jamie Lee Curtis
On November 1, Well Healed Woman celebrated its 10th Anniversary with a record-breaking 861 attendees at the Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa, Groton. Each year, Lawrence and Memorial Hospital presents the dynamic one-day conference for women. This year the keynote speaker was actress and activist, Jamie Lee Curtis who epitomizes the theme of Health, Healing, and Humor.
AmericanWarrior: WWII Vets
On November 7th, the AmericanWarrior program, established in 2005 by State Representative Chris Coutu, flew 100 World War II veterans from CT to Washington, DC. The veterans arrived at the capital to a water cannon salute. After lunching at the WWII Memorial, they visited the Korean, Air Force, SeaBee, Vietnam, Marine and Navy Memorials. At the end of the day, they returned home to a hero’s welcome at Bradley International Airport, Windsor Locks. (l-r) Veterans Sitting: Raymond Tkach, Wilfred Nelson, Harry Darrow Sr., Dorothy Reed, Wilson Beaulieu, John Manoilow, Ward Bing, and Thomas Sabatino. Veterans Standing: unidentified, John Rose, unidentified, Ken Fish, Roger Grenier, Kenneth Ring, Bob Snow, Leon Gardner, unidentified, Robert Wicks, George Ference, Charles Enos, Doug Winslow, unidentified, unidentified, Edward Insalaco, unidentified, Joseph “Gene” Millette, unidentified, George Henson, Merton Green Sr., Fred Stone, and unidentified. Kneeling: State Repressentative Christopher Coutu, Founder, AmericanWarrior, and Rich Buzon, Team Leader.
November 25, 2009
Dr. Raymond B. Johnson Receives
William Crawford Distinguished Citizen Award
The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut presents the William Crawford Distinguished Service Award annually to an outstanding member of our community who exemplifies the spirit of service to one’s neighbors and who contributes to the quality of life in Eastern Connecticut. Dr. Raymond B. Johnson, formerly of Pfizer Inc., this year’s award recipient, was honored on November 5th at the Mystic Marriott.
The Real Housewives of NY & NJ
It was mix and mingle with the Housewives of New York and New Jersey at Foxwoods Resort Casino on Sunday, November 8th. (l-r) Caroline Manzo, NJ, Teresa Guidice, NJ, Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Member Cheryl Martin, Ramona Singer, NY, MPTN Elder Sharon Porter, and Alex McCord, NY, mingle at the Meet & Greet.
North Stonington Pie Ladies
At the North Stonington Congregational Church, on Main Street, a group of hard-working women are in the kitchen coring apples, rolling dough and creating handmade pies, right down to the boxes that you take them home in. The tradition of pie making in the historic village of North Stonington raised $15,000 for the church fund last year. (l-r) Ann Wohlleber, Janet Lewis, Carrie Bossie, Janetha Sander, Barbara Gildersleeve, and Sharon Roode