Brenda DelGado received the 2018 World AIDS Day Trailblazer Award from the greater Hartford AIDS funding and services community for her life-long commitment to HIV Care and Prevention services. It was presented at the World AIDS Day ceremony hosted by the City of Hartford. World AIDS Day is observed internationally each year on December 1st. The day is dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic and uniting people in the fight against the disease.
Roger recently graduated from East West School of Planetary Herbology receiving a diploma as a Professional Herbalist in Chinese, Ayurvedic and Western Medicine with an emphasis on Chinese Differential Diagnosis and herbal pharmacopeia. He is pursuing two courses in Anatomy and Pathology of Diseases with Chinese influence.
Richard has been named Clarence Adams and Rachel Adams Visiting Professor of the Practice of Political Science by Brown University. His most recent book, Congressional Procedure: A Practical Guide to the Legislative Process in the United States, has been named a finalist for the Benjamin Franklin Award in politics and current events and also a finalist in two categories for the Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Award.
Judy shares that 43 members of the Class of 1965 enjoyed a December 2018 Holiday Party at Prime 82 hosted by Bill '65 and Elaine Valace '71 Trantalis. Since the 50th Reunion, members of the the class continue to meet monthly for lunch, and welcome all classmates, near and far, to join them.
Diane is singing with a group called "Rock Voices;" a choir and a rock band that puts on three performances a year in West Hartford, Connecticut. To see her perform, access the upcoming event dates at rockvoices.com.
Joyce and her husband Charlie became great grandparents for the second time on September 6, 2018. Carson J. Mendez was born to our granddaughter, Brittnie. Carson was 19 inches long and weighed 9 lbs 6 oz.
Andrea lives in North Bellmore, Long Island, New York and is an office manager for her husband, Michael, who is an ophthalmologist in private.practice for 40 years. They recently had a reunion of four generations of their family when their children who live in Israel came to visit. The reunion included their three daughters, two sons-in-law, 9 grandchildren, and Andrea's 94 year old mother. The family was celebrating Andrea and Michael's 70th birthdays, as well as their 49th wedding anniversary.
Warren and his wife Carolyn attended a Civil War Conference in Newport News, VA from May 27-Jun 3, 2018 hosted by the Civil War Trust (CWT). This organization just recently hit the remarkable goal of 50,000 acres of battlefields preserved for future generations to learn about the history of this country. This also includes battlefields from the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812. The CWT recently changed their name to the American Battlefield Trust to reflect the new direction they have taken to preserved all battlefields in the US.
Ann was honored by Northern Virginia Magazine, June 2018 edition, for 20 years of fund raising for a battered women shelter.
Judy and her husband Rob are happy to announce the birth of their grandson, Emory Joseph Strom, born on August 1, 2017 to their daughter Tammy Strom.