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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
Photo of St. Mark's Church
Apr. 18 Speaker Photo No Meeting - Good Friday
Apr. 25 Speaker Photo Ed Hynes will be speaking on The 1777 Danbury Raid and The Battle of Ridgefield. He will touch on the British landing 1800 men on Compo Beach to destroy the Patriot's supplies stashed in Danbury; highlight the Patriot's resistance and will follow the British on their four-day raid and the Patriot's attempt to deny them safe return to their ships. Sure brings this period of history directly into our backyard! Ed is a Chartered Financial (CFA) and currently a Financial Advisor with Merrill Lynch in Westport, CT.
May 2 Speaker Photo George Bodenheimer assumed the newly created position of Executive Chairman, ESPN, Inc. In that capacity, he provides strategic direction for ESPN's global business. His path to leadership mirrors that of ESPN itself - with his sharp focus on creativity and cutting-edge innovation, always enhancing value for sports fans and ESPN's conviction for teamwork. His stated mission for ESPN is to "Serve Sports Fans, Anytime, Anywhere" and will discuss what ESPN is doing today to continue to grow and fulfill its mission.
May 9 Speaker Photo No Meeting - ANNUAL MEETING LUNCHEON - for all members at the Country Club of New Canaan. Cash bar with "munchies" opens at 11:30am, lunch at 12:20pm. A stag event. Menu: mouthwatering roast beef or delectable salmon. Wine at table included. Cost: $55 in advance; $60 at the door. Make reservations at Couth table or mail check to Paul Stein, 172 Oenoke Lane, New Canaan, CT 06840. Write "meat" or "fish" on the check. Getabout is offering free rides; get a party of friends and ride together. Call Getabout at 203-972-7433.
May 16 Speaker Photo Lisa Oldham is the Executive Director, New Canaan Library. She will be speaking on The Future of Libraries. A native of New York, Liz moved to New Zealand where she commenced her library career. From 1993 to 2006, she lived and worked in libraries in Guatemala, Sri Lanka, Mexico. She returned to New Zealand 2006 - 2013 and worked in libraries this entire time including: Head of Reference department in Nelson City, Manager for Tasman District (Director of 4 libraries serving 50,000), and the National Library of New Zealand.
May 23 Speaker Photo No Meeting - Memorial Day Weekend
May 30 Speaker Photo Dr. Ron Kahan will speak about the best ways to utilize the benefits under Medicare from the perspective of a widely respected professional with a longstanding interest in the problems faced by seniors. He is a sought after advisor, consultant and lecturer on the subject and has written two books on the subject: Medicare Decision Making-Choosing and Using Your Coverage Wisely and, his latest, Medicare Demystified. Dr. Kahan practiced dermatology in Norwalk, 1977 until retirement in 2102, and also taught at Yale's School of Medicine.

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