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Spring 2017

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01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 01. The Morimoto Family 02. The Hopson Family 03. Olivia and JB Brom 04. Liam and Sue Westhoven 05. Laura Beck, Victoria Serafi no, Andrew McDonald, Sally Truglia, Sister Carol Ann 06. Alan Mathis, Sarah Kanarek, Robin Kanarek, Mort Lowenthal 07. Christel Truglia, Mayor David Martin 08. Jennifer and Mark Lapine 09. Christel Truglia, Bob Arnold LOOK G R E E N W I C H [ 050 ] This year's Fall Festival on October 9th gave a nod to the Historical Society's newest exhibition An Eye to the East: The Inspiration of Japan. Along with kite making and face painting, visitors enjoyed demonstrations of traditional Japanese dance by the Greenwich Japanese School and martial arts displays by World Seido Karate Studio. The Truglia Thumbelina Fund held its annual benefi t fundraiser on October 6th and honored education advocate, Jennifer Lapine at the Water's Edge at Giovanni's in Darien. Lapine has played a key role in helping the City of Stamford grow and enhance the education services off ered to its children for more than 40 years. After spending time as a teacher at Roxbury Elementary School, Lapine founded Quality Education for Stamford –a grassroots advocacy group of parents and community members that lobbied for changes to improve classroom performance. She also founded the city's School Readiness Council and served as its chairman for several years. Greenwich Historical Society Fall Festival: Eye to the East Truglia Thumbelina Fund Bene t The special event included a family-friendly tour of Bush-Holley House. Jennifer Lapine was awarded the Christel Truglia Humanitarian Award for her unyielding dedication to improving the lives of Stamford's children and families.

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