Candidate Blumenthal expects to arrive at the Litchfield Inn sometime after 12:30 p.m. He can begin speaking shortly thereafter, probably sometime between 12:45 and 1 p.m. Rotary speakers have about 30 minutes for their presentation, including questions and answers. Rotary members and their guests will be able to ask questions of the candidate. Blumenthal scheduler Melissa Ozols said Wednesday the candidate has allocated about 10 minutes after the conclusion of the meeting at 1:30 p.m. to mingle and meet with the press.
U.S. Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal, the Connecticut attorney general, will be the guest speaker Thursday [July 15] for the Litchfield-Morris Rotary luncheon at the Litchfield Inn.
The meeting begins at noon sharp. Blumenthal, a Democrat, will speak and take questions during the luncheon.
Blumenthal will be introduced by Emily Olson, editor of The Litchfield News.
Katie Weiser, a music major at Smith College and a graduate of Litchfield High School, will sing the National Anthem.
Cost of the event is $20. Rotary members and guests are welcome. RSVP @ firstname.lastname@example.org or 860-690-0211.
The Litchfield-Morris Rotary recently hosted Republican U.S. Senate candidates Linda McMahon, Rob Simmons and Peter Schiff and Democrat gubernatorial candidate Dan Malloy.
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