Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Feb. 11 Roundtable features Senator Neil Breslin

New York State Senator Neil D. Breslin (D-Albany) will address the Albany Roundtable at a luncheon on Wednesday, February 11, 2009.

Senator Breslin was elected to the state Senate in 1996 and Chairs the Senate Insurance Committee. He also serves on the Senate Agriculture, Banks, Codes, Education, Finance, Judiciary and Labor Committees. He is a member of the Executive Committee and is chair of the NAIC/NCOIL Liaison Committee (National Association of Insurance Commissioners / National Conference of Insurance Legislators) .

Neil has been a community leader for many years. His involvement in civic and social areas in Albany includes 15 years as a board member of Arbor House, a residence facility for women in need. He has been the attorney for St. Anne's Institute in Albany and has done work for Hospitality House, the International Center and Hope House, a drug treatment facility. Further, Neil was Vice President of the Interfaith Partnership for the Homeless from 1994 to 1998. He is an active member of the New York State Bar Association and has served as a lecturer on real estate law.

Reservations are required by Monday, February 9 and can be made by calling 518-431-1440 (the reservations hotline of the Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber of Commerce) or by e-mail albanyroundtable@yahoo.com .

The luncheon is open to the public. The cost is $12 for those who register on or before February 9, and $15 at the door. The buffet lunch begins at 12:00 noon and concludes at 1:00 p.m. It is held in the third floor former court room of the Old Federal Building, now part of SUNY Plaza at the foot of State Street. (Click here to get your bearings with Google street view. Building is currently surrounded by scaffolding. Disregard signs on front doors that say you must go around the back to enter ... )

PS: Please join the Friends of the Roundtable in 2009, our 30th Anniversary year! You can download a membership form below. Your support for the Albany Roundtable will allow us to continue to discuss the challenges and envision the opportunities that might be in store for our area during the next three decades. We'll look forward to seeing you at the Albany Roundtable!

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