Rotary Club of Stamford

 

The U.S. Mental Health Reform Act
and How it Impacts Connecticut


The Rotary Club of Stamford is proud to announce that they will host U.S. Senator Chris Murphy as a keynote speaker. The event will take place today, Tuesday, March 22nd
, from 12:15 PM until 1:30 PM at the Stamford Sheraton Hotel, 700 East Main Street, Stamford.
 
The Rotary Club Meeting is open to members, friends of the Club, and the general public at a cost of $20. Reservations can be made by calling 917-756-0900; or emailing: StamfordRotary@gmail.com
 
Sen. Murphy will speak about his bipartisan Mental Health Reform Act and how it impacts Connecticut, and hold an open discussion afterwards. A buffet luncheon will be served. There will be a brief business meeting, following which Sen. Murphy will speak. The Mental Health Reform Act was introduced last August by Senators Murphy and Bill Cassidy (R-LA). On Wednesday, March 16, the U.S. Senate Health Committee passed it unanimously.
 
Sen. Murphy was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2012 and serves on the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, the Foreign Relations Committee, the Appropriations Committee, and the Joint Economic Committee. Before being elected to the U.S. Senate, he served three terms in the U.S. House, representing Connecticut’s Fifth Congressional District. From 1999 to 2007, Sen. Murphy served in both Chambers of Connecticut’s General Assembly: the House of Representatives and Senate.
 
The Stamford Sheraton Hotel is located at 700 East Main Street, Stamford, Conn. 06901, and is accessible to people with mobility impairments. For more information, about this program contact Ric Meyer at 917 756 0900 or StamfordRotary@gmail.com
 
Rotary International provides service to others, promotes integrity, and advances world understanding, goodwill, and peace through its fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders. Founded in 1905, Rotary has 1.2 million members in more than 200 countries and territories. The Rotary Club of Stamford was chartered in 1923. Eradicating polio has been Rotary’s main philanthropic goal since 1985, contributing more than U.S. $1.5 billion and countless volunteer hours toward eradicating polio. Other notable Rotary programs include its Youth Exchange Program, and Rotary Foundation Scholarships. For more information visit www.rotary.org. #WeAreRotary