Rep. Wood Named “Capitol Caregiver” by AARP

Posted on May 31, 2019 by admin


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HARTFORDState Representative Terrie Wood (R-Darien) was presented with an award on Wednesday from AARP Connecticut Volunteers Peter and Kathy Eder of Darien acknowledging her work advancing policies in 2018 that supported in-home family caregivers of parents, spouses and children with disabilities.

“I am honored to receive this 2018 AARP Caregiving Champion award,” said Rep. Wood, member of the Human Services Committee. “Connecticut’s dedicated caretakers make it possible for their loved ones to live independently in their own home, which greatly improves the quality of life for so many. Anything we can do to help them in their efforts is a worthwhile cause in my book.”

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Reps. Wood and Lavielle Collecting American Flags in Need of Retirement

Posted on May 23, 2019 by admin


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HARTFORD State Representative Terrie Wood (R-141) is hosting two flag drives this year – one in Darien and one in Norwalk with State Representative Gail Lavielle (R-143) – from May 28th to June 13th, during which constituents can drop off worn and damaged American Flags to be properly and honorably disposed of.

WHEN: May 28 – June 13, 2019

DROP-OFF BOXES WILL BE LOCATED AT:

Darien Library
1441 Post Road

VFW Post #6933
205 Noroton Avenue

Darien Town Hall
2 Renshaw Road

Rowayton Library
33 Highland

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Memorial Day 2019

Posted on May 23, 2019 by admin


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I wish you and your family the best this Memorial Day weekend. Please consider attending one of these local events to honor the sacrifice so many Americans have made to ensure our freedom.

Rowayton Civic Association Memorial Day Parade
Sunday, May 26th at 12:00 p.m.
Rowayton Community Center to Downtown Rowayton
Ceremony to be held at Veterans’ Cannon after the parade,
followed by a cookout at the Firehouse.

Darien Memorial Day Parade
Monday, May 27th at 10:00 a.m.
Goodwives River Shopping Center

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Rep. Wood Congratulates Stamford Hospital Physician on EMS Award

Posted on May 20, 2019 by admin


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Joined by Darien First Selectman Jayme Stevenson and Executive Director of Darien Post 53 & Deputy Chief of Stamford EMS Joe Larcheveque

HARTFORD – In honor of National EMS Week, Officials from the CT EMS Councils, EMSPro, CT Department of Public Health, and legislators from across the state gathered at the State Capitol today to award emergency responders who have gone “beyond the call.” State Representative Terrie Wood (R-Darien), as well as Executive Director of Darien Post 53 & Deputy Chief of Stamford EMS Joe Larcheveque and Darien First Selectman Jayme Stevenson, were in attendance to congratulate Dr. Dorothy Turnbull of Stamford Hospital for her lifetime of service to EMS.

Dr. Turnbull received the Dr. AE Hertzler Knox Award. The intent of this award is to recognize and commend an individual whose work has made an extraordinary, significant and lasting impact on the EMS system in Connecticut. A graduate of the Medical College of Pennsylvania with 43 years of experience, Dr. Turnbull is certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and the American Board of Internal Medicine. She has also served as the Medical Director of Post 53 for more than 30 years.

“I thank Dr. Turnbull for her life-long dedication to medicine, and for all she has done for the patients of Southwestern Connecticut,” said Rep. Wood. “The emergency room can be a daunting place, so I am very proud of the high-quality care being offered to my constituents, knowing they can rest assured that they will be in excellent hands.”

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Rep. Wood Heralds Passage of Bill to Increase Employment Opportunity for Persons with Disabilities

Posted on May 17, 2019 by admin


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HARTFORD – On Wednesday the House of Representatives unanimously approved legislation to study and develop recommendations to increase employment opportunities for persons with disabilities. State Representative Terrie Wood (R-Darien), who co-sponsored and voted in favor of the bill, hopes to see it pass through the Senate as well.

“House Bill 7093 serves as a critical step towards successfully supporting our individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities in becoming more independent and

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