Bobby Valentine will speak at chamber dinner

Former major league baseball star Bobby Valentine will be the keynote speaker at the Wilton Chamber of Commerce’s 24th annual dinner on Wednesday, Nov. 13, at Rolling Hills Country Club. Mr. Valentine is currently athletic director at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield.

The dinner is sponsored by The Greens at Cannondale.

In addition to Mr. Valentine’s speech, the 2013 Business Person of the Year will be announced at the dinner, as well as recognition of outstanding achievements by Wilton businesses.

In a press release Chamber President Tierney O’Hearn said, “Our annual dinner is a gala night of fine dining and great fellowship, at an exceptional Wilton venue. We will be celebrating another very active and successful year that included membership growth, and the many annual and inaugural events that brought business to our community.

“We are grateful to The Greens at Cannondale for their generous support and continued commitment of our chamber and community. We are especially pleased that Bobby Valentine has made time in his busy schedule to celebrate our chamber’s 24th anniversary. We encourage all chamber members and members from the business community to join us to meet Bobby Valentine and to network with colleagues.”

Event Sponsor, John Jetty, executive director at the Greens at Cannondale added, “The Greens at Cannondale is once again honored to be a sponsor for this chamber event. It demonstrates our ongoing commitment to supporting outstanding organizations that serve and promote the best interests of the people and businesses of Wilton.”

Seating for the dinner is limited and reservations are required. The cost is $100 per person. This event is open to the public.

To reserve a place, email Executive Director Janeen Leppert at or call 203-762- 0567.