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CNN Commentator, Hedge Fund Founder, Business CEO in Latest ‘Darien Neighbor’s, Global Players’ Speaker Series

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The latest “Darien Neighbors, Global Players” speaker series includes SE Cupp, a commentator with a show on CNN; Steve Mandel, the founder of the Lone Pine Capital Investing hedge fund; and Ian Murray, founder and CEO of Vineyard Vines. The three-lecture series starts on March 31 and concludes on April 28 at the Darien Community Association. Tickets are on sale now. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Jayme Stevenson and Terrie Wood in Public Discussion on State Issues Saturday, Feb 29

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Everyone’s invited to join hosts First Selectman Jayme Stevenson and state Rep. Terrie Wood for a morning cup of coffee and a conversation about the state budget, and how proposals in the new state legislative session would impact Darien. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Marketer Warren Tuttle of Darien Speaks on ‘Open Innovation’ Wednesday to Darien Men’s Association

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Warren Tuttle, a Darien resident who marketed many of the kitchen products you’ve seen on shelves marked “As Seen on TV,” will speak Wednesday morning to the Darien Men’s Association about “Open Innovation.” Warren’s talk at the DMA’s meeting begins at about 10:45 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 12 at the Darien Community Association, 274 Middlesex Road, Darien. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Recent Diplomat Susan Thornton to Speak on China-U.S. Relations on Monday, Feb 3 at DCA

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Susan Thornton of the Yale Law School will deliver the final lecture of this year’s Darien Community Association 2020 Academic Lecture Series on Global Issues,  ”China’s Global Reach,” at 8 p.m., Monday, Feb. 3. (more…) Continue Reading →

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DCA Speaker Series on China’s Global Reach Continues Thursday With Talk on ‘Belt and Road Initiative’

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The fourth speaker in the Darien Community Association Academic Lecture Series on Thursday, Jan. 30 will be Neysun Manhboubi, whose topic will be “China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Paving the Way to a New Global Order?” (more…) Continue Reading →

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Grace Farms to Host Panel on How Public/Private Partnerships Combat Modern Slavery

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Grace Farms Foundation today announced its upcoming public panel, “A Framework for Freedom,” which will discuss the critical role that public-private partnerships play in eradicating modern day slavery. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Expert Talks on ‘Social Anxiety and Generalized Anxiety Disorder’ in Youth at Darien Library on Jan 8

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Youth today worry about academics, sports, college. When is it too much? The Darien Special Education Parents Advisory Committee and Darien Library invite you to a presentation Jan. 8 on “Social Anxiety & Generalized Anxiety Disorder” by national expert Jerry Bubrick, PhD. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Learn at the Library about Leonardo Da Vinci Exhibit at the Louvre

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The life of Leonardo Da Vinci is being celebrated around the world on the 500th anniversary of his death in 1519. Columbia University adjust professor, Page Knox, will discuss Da Vinci’s most-known works at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9 at Darien Library on Thursday. (more…) Continue Reading →

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A Talk About That ‘Special Alchemy of Italy’ Wednesday Morning at the Darien Men’s Association

Carla Gambescia speaks Nov 6 2019 at Darien Men's Association
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What is it about Italy? Cultural Superpower yet merely a mountainous Mediterranean peninsula, Italy has exerted an outsized force on the world, Western civilization and the popular imagination over the course of millennia. Carla Gambescia, an author and lecturer on all things Italian, will speak Wednesday, Nov. 6, at the Darien Men’s Association’s morning meeting. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Talk on Teach for America by a Former Chairman of the TFA Board at Darien Men’s Association

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Steve Mandel, recent Teach for America board chair, on Wednesday will give a talk discussing the organization’s unique approach to educating children from urban and rural low income communities. Mandel will speak at a meeting of the Darien Men’s Association from about 10:45 a.m. to 12 noon at the Darien Community Association. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Learn About Gems (and Auctions) Nov 5, When a Sotheby’s Expert Speaks at DCA Women’s Luncheon

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A Darien Community Association Women’s Luncheon on Nov. 5 will feature  a representative from Sotheby’s auction house talking about colored gems— rubies, emeralds and sapphires — their qualities and origins, and how to determine which are the finest. (more…) Continue Reading →

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