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The Senior Men's Club of New Canaan, Connecticut, welcomes men 55 and older who reside, or own property in, New Canaan, CT. Founded in 1977, the SMC is affiliated with the New Canaan YMCA, but individual Y membership is not necessary. SMC 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 SMC members. Click on: SMCNC.INFO to watch our video and learn more about the Senior Men's Club of New Canaan. 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 SMC Speakers

August 21 Speaker Photo Rob Petersen is the Founder and President of BarnRaisers, a full-service digital marketing agency that builds brands with proven relationship principles and ROI. The title of Rob's speech is Demystifying Social Media Marketing, answering questions: Does it work? How does it work? Why do so many businesses not see Return On Investment (ROI). Looking at industry trends, consumer behaviors and case studies, he will explain the business principles behind social media marketing with real examples and insights.

Sept. 4 Speaker Photo Labor Day Weekend - No Meeting

Sept. 11 Speaker Photo Rick de Ney is Managing Director for Headwaters MB where he provides Merger & Acquisition advisory services to technology companies. He will be speaking on The Future of Technology in Our Lives. Technology can be to some an intimidating and sometimes frightening subject. The purpose of the talk is to encourage us to view technology as a gift from God to be used for the advancement of human well-being on earth and discuss how future technology awaiting us will make the world a more prosperous place than it is today.

Sept. 18 Speaker Photo Bob Prince is a principal in the hedge fund Bridgewater Associates. He will speak about the Grace Farms Project which has been developed in the northern part of New Canaan. He will explain how this major project will serve the New Canaan community. He serves on the Board of the Grace Farms Foundation and has been a part of the Planning Team of Grace Community Church of New Canaan since the church's founding in 2001.

Sept. 25 Speaker Photo William Tobey was most recently Deputy Administrator for Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation at the Nations Nuclear Security Administration. There he managed the government's largest program to prevent nuclear proliferation and terrorism by detecting, securing and disposing of dangerous nuclear material. He also served on the National Security Council Staff in three administrations. His speech topic is very timely: Evaluating the Iran Nuclear Deal; It's Strengths and Weaknesses Now and in the Future.

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