Gertrude O’Donnell Riska shares the history of the Cos Cob Power Plant, and the contributions of her father, Lewis Grant O’Donnell, who played an instrumental role in that history.
Longtime Greenwich resident Bob Wylie tells of serving as a tail gunner in the Army Air Corps during World War II in bombing missions over occupied Western Europe, Germany, Poland, and Czechoslovakia.
Ted Gilman relates his experience and calling as a naturalist and Audubon educator for over four decades.
Meredith Sampson, wildlife rehabilitator, shares her work with animal rescue, and her environmental observations of wildlife in the town of Greenwich.
Over 300 attendees were present for the 2016 YWCA Spirit of Greenwich Awards on Sept. 28 at the Greenwich Country Club. The event honored 12 outstanding women who exemplify volunteerism and philanthropy in our community. “Strengthening our community is a vital part of the mission of YWCA Greenwich. With the help of community partners, and the selfless contributions of the women we honor tonight, we are making a difference in the lives of all members of our community, and we thank you,” said Mita Spilo, interim President and CEO, YWCA Greenwich. read more...
YWCA 2016 Spirit of Greenwich Awards takes place Wednesday, Sept. 28, at the Greenwich Country Club from 5 to 7 p.m. Established in 1993, this award honors women who exemplify volunteerism and philanthropy in our community. Since its inception, more than 150 local women have been honored for their long-term vision, dedication and commitment to enriching the lives of others in our community. The 2016 Spirit Co-Chairs are Nisha Hurst, Lauren Walsh, YWCA Leadership Council Member, Joy Lautenbach and YWCA Board Member, Jane Batkin. read more...