Gwen Ruta is EDF's vice president of Programs.

EDF VP to address RMA on human health and the environment

The Environmental Defense Fund’s Vice President of Programs – Gwen Ruta is the guest speaker this Wednesday at the Retired Men’s Association weekly meeting held at the First Presbyterian Church, at Lafayette Place. Ruta will speak on “Unlikely Alliances: Why Good Environmental Strategy is Good for Business.”         Ruta represents this leading […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Peter Arguimbau to show new paintings

Greenwich painter Peter Arguimbau has taken his paintbrush down south to the Georgia Sea Islands and returned with some evocative paintings.  Noted for his marine paintings, Arguimbau is having a show on Friday, May 9 of “New Works, Marines, Georgia Sea Islands.” Arguimbau will also give a talk on “Balancing Inspiration with Technique in Painting. There […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Blumenthal to speak at Stanwich commencement

The senior senator from Connecticut will have the floor next month at The Stanwich School. U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, a former Stanwich parent, will serve as the school’s keynote speaker at its inaugural commencement ceremony on May 29. “I’m excited and proud to attend this joyous and significant graduation — launching these very special young […] [Read More]

Whitby delegates represent school at Model UN conference

In case you missed it, Greenwich Time covered on Wednesday a panel discussion at Whitby School, featuring its middle-school students, who represented the school earlier this month at the Montessori Model United Nations conference in New York City. Here’s the link to the article: In the gallery below are contributed pictures from Whitby School […] [Read More]
Categories: Education, Whitby School
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Big fundraising haul for Lions Club’s Egg Hunt

Talk about an eggs-ellent outcome. The Greenwich Lions Club’s annual Egg Hunt last Sunday in Roger Sherman Baldwin Park raised approximately $5,000. ShopRite was the event’s lead sponsor, while the Greenwich Department of Parks and Recreation co-sponsored. The St. Lawrence Club, McDonald’s and Greenwich Bank & Trust also made contributions. Many volunteered for the event, including […] [Read More]
Categories: Greenwich

ZAC Foundation co-founder talks water safety

An article in Friday’s print edition of Greenwich Time reported on this week’s ZAC Camp, a water-safety program, at the Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich. After Thursday’s closing ceremony for the camp, Karen Cohn, co-founder of The ZAC Foundation, which partnered with the Boys & Girl Club to organize the camp, spoke with Greenwich […] [Read More]
Categories: Boys & Girls Club
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Three generations, one haircut

Like father, like son… and his son. Three generations of the Lasley family helped to set a new Guinness World Record, when they appeared April 9 on NBC’s “Today” show to get their heads shaved in a fundraiser for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, which raises funds for children with cancer. The newly shorn Lasley trio […] [Read More]

Bishop Caggiano to attend St. Roch’s Easter Sunday mass

For local Christians, Easter Sunday means many things: an observance of the rebirth of Jesus Christ, a celebration of the return of spring, a moment to gather with family and friends to share goodwill and a Marshmallow peep or two. This Sunday, one new member of the St. Roch’s Church’s extended family is preparing to […] [Read More]
Categories: Chickahominy, religion