Speaker Date Topic
David McGuire Apr 10, 2019
American Civil Liberties Union of CT

David J. McGuire joined the American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut in 2007. His primary areas of legal interest are prisoners' rights, digital privacy, and free speech issues. He has also taken a leading role in pressing for police accountability legislation and was instrumental in passing laws to reform police complaint procedures and police use of Tasers. McGuire received his B.A. in history from Purdue University in 2003 and graduated cum laude from Western New England College School of Law in 2006. After law school, he clerked for the judges of the Connecticut Superior Court.

Laura Floyd Apr 17, 2019
East Hartford YMCA Update
RICHARD S. LAWRENCE May 29, 2019
Guatemala Water Project

INTRODUCTION – RICHARD S. LAWRENCE
Rick received Bachelor of Building Science and Bachelor of Architecture degrees from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY. He was a practicing architect in Manchester, CT for 46 years until his retirement in 2015 when he and Elin made Ft. Lauderdale their residence and began spending summers in Rhode Island.
He joined the Manchester, CT Rotary Club in 1978 and received the first of six Paul Harris Fellow awards in 2000. For the past six years he has served as District 7890 Chair for Water & Sanitation Projects. In 2014 Rotary International presented him with the “Service Above Self” Award – Rotary’s highest honor and awarded annually to a maximum of 150 individuals throughout the world.
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While vacationing in Guatemala in 2006 Rick attended a meeting of the Rotary Club of La Antigua, Guatemala, making the initial connections that resulted in nineteen sustainable clean water and sanitation projects completed from 2007 through 2018. His presentation today describes the efforts to fund another three villages in the current Rotary year 2018-2019 utilizing a seventh and eighth Global Grants.
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