Annual Meeting, Fri. May 29, featuring Lawrence O’Donnell

Friday, May 29 at 6:30 pm
Florian Hall
55 Hallet Street, Dorchester, MA

Join NepRWA Board Members, staff, volunteers, and friends at the iconic Florian Hall in Dorchester as we welcome Lawrence O’Donnell, the host of MSNBC’s, “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell”.

Lawrence grew up in Dorchester, near the Neponset River, and has fond memories of jumping in the water to cool off in the summer. He’ll share a few stories with us from those times, as well as his thoughts on how politics affect the state of our environment.

Read on for meeting details and Lawrence’s bio.

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Kayak Raffle

Thanks to Paddle Boston, we are offering a raffle for a brand new Dagger Zydeco 11 kayak with paddle.  Attendance at the Annual Meeting is not necessary for kayak raffle participation.  The winner’s name will be drawn at the end of the evening. Get more kayak details…

If you have any questions about the raffle, please contact Development Director Dee Mullen 781-575-0354 x303

Meeting Agenda

5:30 pm
Optional walking tour of the Neponset Greenway Trail.

Due to Florian Hall’s close proximity to the Neponset Greenway Trail at Pope John Paul Park, we are able to offer a staff led walking tour prior to the start of the Annual Meeting.  Please let us know if you’ll be joining us so that we will know to expect you. Call Nancy Mahon at 781-575-0354 x324 or email

6:30 pm
Hors d’oeuvres & cash bar

7:00 pm
Welcome/Business Meeting/Special Recognitions

7:30 pm
Buffet Dinner
Featured Speaker, Lawrence O’Donnell

More About Lawrence O’Donnell

O’Donnell joined MSNBC as a political analyst in 1996. He is an Emmy Award-winning executive producer and writer for the NBC series “The West Wing” and creator and executive producer of the NBC series, “Mister Sterling.”

From 1989 through 1992, he served as Senior Advisor to Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan. In 1992, he was Chief of Staff to the Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works. From 1993 through 1995 he was the Chief of Staff of the Senate Finance Committee. He first began working with Sen. Moynihan as Director of Communications in the Senator’s 1988 re-election campaign.

A writer prior to entering politics and government, O’Donnell published the book Deadly Force (1983), which was adapted as a CBS movie in 1986. He has written essays and articles for several publications including The New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, New York Magazine, People, Spy, and Boston Magazine. O’Donnell has also appeared on NBC News’ “Today,” “Good Morning America,” “Nightline,” and several other programs. Suffolk University awarded O’Donnell an honorary degree, Doctor of Humane Letters, in 2001.

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