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Everyone Has a Story

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Story teller, screen writer and television producer Linda Bergman told Westport Sunrise Rotary this morning “every single one of you has a story… not your autobiography, but a big, fat juicy slice of life… with an arc – a beginning, a middle and an end.” She started by telling the audience of about 40 club […] [Read More]
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Westporter Finds Employment for Ex-Offenders

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Westporter Bob Stokes, a Job Development Director with ReEntry Works in Bridgeport, talked to Westport Sunrise Rotary on Friday, June 17, about his work, helping non-violent ex-offenders find employment. He began with a few statistics to frame the issue. “25% of the world’s incarcerated population is in the US,” Stokes told the audience of about […] [Read More]
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Staples Seniors win Sunrise Rotary Poster Contest

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Two talented Staples seniors, Timothy Yang and Madeline Mafilios, won awards Saturday, June 18 in a poster contest sponsored by Westport Sunrise Rotary and the Westport Library. Eleven posters were entered, ten created by Staples students in an honors Graphic Arts class taught by Paula Anderson, the other by two middle school students. The Library […] [Read More]
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Army Aviation – The Evolving Face of Modern Warfare

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Bill Hughes, Executive Director of the Army Aviation Association of America and a Sunrise Rotary club member, gave the club a brief introduction to Army Aviation at the meeting on June 3. He opened by asking “what is Monday,” to which the answer is “D-Day – June 6, 1944,” and followed by noting that two […] [Read More]
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