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The New Canaan Men's Club of Connecticut, welcomes men 55 and older who reside, or own property in, New Canaan, CT. Non-residents are welcome to become members as long as they are proposed by a resident member and seconded by another member. Founded in 1977, the NCMC is affiliated with the New Canaan YMCA, but individual Y membership is not necessary. NCMC membership applications are available here, at the YMCA on South Avenue or at our Friday 10 a.m. meetings at Morrill Hall at St. Mark's Church on Oenoke Ridge. Each weekly meeting features local, state and nationally known speakers. Visit the links below for the many additional activities of our NCMC members. Click on: to watch our video and learn more about the New Canaan Men's Club. Members are reminded that Getabout is available for rides to and from our Friday meetings. Call Getabout at 203-972-7433 one day in advance and sign up to travel with the others enjoying this service.

Unless otherwise noted, meetings are held Fridays at 10 a.m. in Morrill Hall
at St. Mark's Church on Oenoke Ridge. Directions to St. Mark's

Upcoming NCMC Speakers

Aug. 19 Speaker Photo Dr. E. Anne Peterson, AmeriCares Senior Vice President of Global Programs, directs the delivery of more than $500 million in medical aid and relief supplies to more than 90 countries each year. She oversees the organization's ongoing health programs, including its work with the uninsured in the US, its emergency response work and its global distribution of medicines and supplies. She will speak on the relief efforts provided to Syrian refugees and give an overview of AmeriCare's work done to alleviate the sufferings and what else needs to be done.

Aug. 26 Speaker Photo No Meeting - Summer Break

Sept. 2 Speaker Photo No Meeting - Labor Day Weekend

Sept. 9 Speaker Photo Fay Vincent has had an extensive career first in the field of law, then in corporate finance with the SEC, then with Columbia Pictures/Coka Cola in charge of their farflung entertainment activities and then became Commissioner of baseball. Fay will be telling anecdotal stories about people he has met through the years and things that he has done.

Sept. 16 Speaker Photo Art Gottlieb is a local historian on subjects of political and military history. He will talk about the history of the World Trade Center, it's beginning in 1966 which included seven office skyscrapers, an underground shopping concourse and later the addition of the famous 1,368-foot tall twin towers that were destroyed on 9/11/2001.

Sept. 23 Speaker Photo Evonne Klein is the Commissioner of the CT Department of Housing that works at ending homelessness, increasing the supply of affordable housing and creating new home ownership opportunities. The title of her talk is "Affordable Housing in the 21st Century: Myths, Reality and Progress."

Sept. 30 Speaker Photo Stewart Hudson is VP, Executive Director of Audubon CT. His core responsibilities include fundraising and development, budget and finance for $4 million annual state budget, program design and management in conservation, education, science and policy management. He will speak on the Audubon CT's goals and strategies to meet the challenges and opportunities in our state.

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