Mary Lee Kiernan

Greenwich United Way Welcomes New Board Members

“Local Insights. Lasting Results, the Greenwich United Way tag line says it all,” declared Greenwich United Way Board Chair, Karen Keegan, following a passed motion to elect five new members to the organization’s Board of Directors: Anne Franscioni, Diane Viton, Frank Carpenteri, Joui Hessel and Nancy Kail, and four members to its Advisory Board: Ken Mifflin, Lisa Baird, Frances Deutsch and Mary Laughlin during the organization’s Annual Meeting at Innis Arden Golf Club. read more...

YWCA Greenwich Raises Awareness of Why Words Still Matter

Each year, to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., YWCA Greenwich holds an event to spotlight issues that Dr. King dedicated his life to addressing. With the recent rise in hate speech and hate crimes across the country, the 2017 event will focus on “Why Words Still Matter” in the context of building a community without hate. The 2017 event will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 18, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the YWCA Greenwich, 259 East Putnam Ave., and is open free for all members of the Greenwich community. read more...

Broken Promises Launches Campaign in Greenwich

Broken Promises, a non-profit dedicated to helping struggling single parent families and their children by providing financial support and educational opportunities, raising national awareness of the challenges they face, and to effect positive change, held a fundraising event at Zorya Fine Art gallery. The event, part of the “Help is on its way!” campaign for all of Fairfield County, was a great success. Many State and Local representatives were on hand including First Selectman Peter J. Tesei, Selectman John Toner, State Representative Livvy Floren, and Mary Lee Kiernan to celebrate the organization’s mission and show support for their cause.  read more...