Our Tenth Annual Conference and expo on October 20, 2017 focused on Organizing for Power. Jaime Estades, founder and president of the Latino Leadership Institute in New York, delivered a powerful keynote speech on influencing legislation. Agenda priorities were set for RI seniors, which were, in order:
A distinguished panel including, from left: Maureen Maigret, Representative Deborah Ruggiero, Bill Flynn, Senator Harold Metts, and Lee Ann Byrne held a lively discussion which provided tools for influencing legislation and legislators.
Volunteer of the Year Sherman Pines is congratulated by Representative Lauren Carson and Senator Dawn Euer.
The Senior Agenda Coalition is grateful to all those who helped make this important conference possible. Many thanks to our Presenting Sponsor Neighborhood Health Plan of RI, Silver Sponsor AARP Rhode Island, and Bronze Sponsors AAA Northeast/AAA Northeast Bank, BankRI, Blue Cross Blue Shield of RI, and MetLife Auto & Home.
We thank our presenters Doreen Putnam, Reverend Kathryn Palen and Phil Goldman for their time and talents. And the volunteers who helped pull it all together were Jane and Edwin Adler, Marty Ames, Julie Baldwin, Bob Cox, Don Curran, Maria Finucane, Tom Fleming, Joan Flynn, Diane Gardner, Virginia Neves Gonsalves, Jack Indeck, Michael Moore, Anne Mulhall, Jack Reinholt, Angela Ryding, Ozzie Silva, and Marcia Slobin. We appreciate you all!
SAVE THE DATE! This year's Spring Awards Luncheon
will be held on Tuesday, May 8 at the Marriott
Downtown Hotel, One Orms Street, Providence
from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm.
Tickets are $60 pp, with discounts available on tables of eight.
This year's honorees are Cy O'Neil, Linda Katz, and Kathy McKeon.
Register by telephone at 401.351.6710 or online using the button below:
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