The Old Guard

Guest Speakers 2021-2022

Matt Hart, West Hartford Town Manager
Mary Donohue - Big Houses, Big Architects, Big Stories
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Prof. Eric Lehman, University of Bridgeport
Benedict Arnold and the Burning of New London
William Keller - Monuments Men (Italy)
Clem Sayers - Gen. Mgr. , ROGO Distributors (ret.)
History of Beer Sales in Connecticut
The Salvation Army - Michael Baldelli and Holly Fink
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Mark Vasington, Board Chairman
Hartford Habitat for Humanity
Terry Fogarty -  Kaman Corp.
Kaman Helicopters in 2021
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Steve Gephard, CT DEEP
Status of the Connecticut River
Coach John Gallagher  University of Hartford
Elizabeth Normen,  Publisher
Connecticut Explored
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Jason Jakobowski, President Connecticut Foodshare
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Prof. John Bell, Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry, UConn
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Mark Moriarty, PGA  Executive Director
first tee (connecticut)
Walter Woodward, Ph.D.
Professor of History, UConn
Creating Connecticut
Steve Loff, Film Producer
Willie Pep, Documentary
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Todd Andrews, Senior Vice President
Goodwin University
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Salvatore Menzo, Superintendant
University Magnet School System
Margaret Hann, Executive Director,
The Bridge
Dr. James Gill, Chief Medical Examiner, State of Connecticut
Attorney Michael Cantor,
Connecticut Business Development

 Speakers via Zoom Since Covid

Jeff Lee       Mantle, Mohammad and Me

Greg Boyko   Japan: Always Reinventing Itself

Tracy Flater     An Inside Look at the Playhouse         Theatre Group

Beth Boyle   The House of Bread

Tom Mullaney  What's Up with the Financial Markets

Shari Cantor, Mayor, West Hartford   Town  Update

Interesting presentations and lively questions and answers 

As many as 35 presentations during normal season

(some meetings may be cancelled due to weather)