Monthly Archives: October 2015

New Executive Director introduced to the Network’s Board and guests at informal social gathering

Board members and their guests gathered on Sunday afternoon, 3-5 pm, October 25, 2015, for a “Beer and Pretzels/Cupcakes and Cider” party at the home of Vice- President, Gloria Legvold, to meet and welcome Aba Taylor, the Network’s Executive Director. Aba...

Jerome Garciano joins the Network as Board Member

The Winchester Multicultural Network is delighted to welcome Jerome Garciano as a member of our Board of Directors, effective November l. Jerome is an attorney with a concentration on state and federal tax financing incentives affecting the built environment. An...

Winchester Reads Draws 400 to hear Carlos Eire

Author Carlos Eire spoke to an attentive audience at McCall Middle School Tuesday evening, October 20. Eire, who has written two memoirs: Waiting for Snow in Havana and Learning to Die in Miami (the Winchester Reads selection for this year),...

Board Member Terry Marotta exemplifies volunteering with purpose

Board Member Terry Marotta, interviewed by lifestyle writer and editor, Kara Baskin, on volunteering with purpose gained a national audience when the article was published on Life Reimagined, an idea of AARP. Life Reimagined is a thriving community of people committed to rediscovering...

Panelists’ personal stories deepen discussion on Cuba 1950s to present

Four local Cuban-Americans shared their experiences of being forced to leave their home country because of the Castro revolution at the Jenks Center on the evening of October 13. The panel, sponsored by Winchester Reads, complemented this year’s book selection Learning To...