Community Speakers Series at New Milford Hospital Resume in March

New Milford Hospital

NEW MILFORD, Connecticut – February 18, 2016 - New Milford Hospital announces the next series of monthly Community Speakers Series presented in partnership with the Plow-to-Plate Senior Suppers. The educational and socially-oriented programs will be held on the second Wednesday of each month beginning Wednesday, March 9, 2016. The programs are free and take place at New Milford Hospital in the Robison Conference Rooms starting at 6 p.m.

The Community Speaker Series at New Milford Hospital features special presentations by famous local authors, health and wellness experts, and entertainers.

Programming dates through June are as follows:

  • March 9th – Edmund Morris, New York City/Connecticut author of The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt, Dutch: A Memoir of Ronald Reagan, Theodore Rex, and Beethoven: The Universal Composer.
  • April 13th – Robert Steele, Connecticut author of The Curse, a fact-based novel set against the explosion of casino gambling in Connecticut during the 1990s.
  • May 11thNutrition and Cancer Prevention by Michele MacDonell, Registered Dietitian and Cynthia Tyler, RN/Cancer Navigator
  • June 8th – Peter Vermilyea, Connecticut author of Hidden History of Litchfield County (2015 CultureMax Award from the Northwest Connecticut Arts Council).

For more information regarding the Community Speaker Series at New Milford Hospital, please call Susan Twombly, Community Outreach Coordinator, at 860-210-5341, or e-mail susan.twombly@wchn.org.  

About Western Connecticut Health Network

Western Connecticut Health Network is the region's premier, patient-centered health care organization serving residents of Western Connecticut and adjacent New York. The organization is anchored by three nationally recognized hospitals, Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital and Norwalk Hospital, as well as their affiliated organizations. In addition to the three hospitals, the continuum of care offered includes numerous medical practices and sub-specialties across the region, home health care services, a nationally renowned biomedical research institute, the Western Connecticut Health Network Foundation, the Norwalk Hospital Foundation and other affiliates. For more information, visit our websites:  www.danburyhospital.org; www.newmilfordhospital.org; and www.norwalkhospital.org. For more information, visit WCHN.org. Share your comments with us at Facebook.com/DanburyHospital; Facebook.com/NewMilfordHospital and/or Facebook.com/NorwalkHospital.

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