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LWVG Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
5:30 - 9:00 pm
Riverside Yacht Club LWVG Annual Meeting and Dinner. Keynote Speaker: Dr. Julie Varughese Medical Officer, Americares "Promoting the Health of Vulnerable People Around the World and at Home in Connecticut"

Presentation of The Mary Award to Caroline Adkins

5:30 Annual Meeting; 6:30 Reception (cash bar); 7:30 Dinner and Keynote Speaker.

Dinner Tickets $75 ($90 after May 30) Patron Tickets $100

About the speaker: Americares, the disaster relief and global health organization based in Stamford, CT, is the world's leading nonprofit provider of donated medicines and supplies. As Americares' medical officer, Dr. Julie Varughese is responsible for increasing access to quality medicine for low-income patients in more than 90 countries. She shapes health programs to enhance patient care, provides medical oversight and reviews offers of donated products from over 200 pharmaceutical and medical supply companies, ensuring the contributed items are used safely and effectively by Americares' health care partners around the globe. Dr. Varughese also oversees Americares' Medical Outreach program, which supplies medical products to U.S.-based health care professionals traveling overseas to provide primary care services and surgeries for patients in desperate need. Since joining Americares in 2015, Dr. Varughese has traveled with the organization to Cambodia, El Salvador, Haiti, India and Tanzania. She is Board Certified in infectious disease, internal medicine and pediatrics.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
12 - 2pm
To be announced Annual Legislative Picnic. State Rep. Livvy Floren, 149th District; State Rep. Mie Bocchino, 150th District; State Rep. Fred Camillo, 151st District