Annual Christopher J. Dodd Congressional Reception
We are pleased to announce that our 24th annual Christopher J. Dodd Congressional Reception will take place on Monday, February 25, 2013 from 6-8 p.m. in the Mansfield Room of the United States Capitol. At the reception, we'll be joined by members of the Connecticut Congressional Delegation, including our state's newest Senator, Chris Murphy, and our newest member of the House, Elizabeth Esty. This is always a well-attended event and a highlight of our year. Please click here for more information and to RSVP for this year's reception.
Connecticut Society & UConn Alumni Raise $2500 for Sandy Hook Charities
More than 100 people attended, including U.S. Reps. John Larson, Rosa DeLauro and Jim Himes. The groups brought in more than $2,500, which will be donated to the Sandy Hook School Support Fund, established by the United Way of Western Connecticut to support the community, and the Sandy Hook Memorial Scholarship Fund at the University of Connecticut. Read about it in the Hartford Courant.
The event was held at the Tortilla Coast restaurant, which donated the food and the space for the reception; servers at the restaurant donated their time as well.
Connecticut Society Shows Support for State's Veterans
Members of the CT Society spent the morning laying wreaths at the graves of Connecticut heroes, joining thousands of volunteers in honoring those laid to rest at Arlington. We all took the time to reflect on their service and sacrifice during this holiday season.
Connecticut Society Mourns the Victims of Newtown Tragedy
Members of the Connecticut Society gathered on December 14 at the Washington Monument to bring together Connecticut's community in Washington, DC and help each other through this tragedy. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families.
Read more about our vigil in the Washington Post, Politico, NBC 4, and 99.1 WNEW.