Round Hill Neighbors Pack the Room for the Annual Backcountry Candidates Forum

The 2019 backcountry Candidate Forum was held on Tuesday, October 22, 2019, at the Round Hill Community House.  The event was co-sponsored by the Round Hill Association, the Northwest Greenwich Association, and the Northeast Greenwich Association.  A standing-room-only crowd of approximately 300 attended the debate.  Everyone was welcomed in brief remarks by the three Presidents of the backcountry associations:  John Conte, President of the Round Hill Association, Ted Walworth, President of the Northeast Greenwich Association, and Allen Williams, President of the Northwest Greenwich Association. Lauren Rabin (R) and Sandy Litvack (D), candidates for the office of Selectman debated first.  This was followed by a debate between the candidates for First Selectman, Fred Camillo (R) and Jill Oberlander (D).  Jara Burnett…

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Round Hill Association To Host Forum on Backcountry Real Estate on May 1, 2019 at Round Hill Community House 6:30-8:30 pm

Backcountry resident and Round Hill Association board member, Brendon DeSimone, will moderate a discussion with local real estate experts about the trends that are shaping the real estate market in backcountry, what homeowners can do to enhance their property values, and the ongoing efforts to promote property ownership and life in backcountry Greenwich. Light refreshments will be served at 6:30. The panel discussion will begin promptly at 7. A question and answer session will follow the panelists’ remarks. This will be followed by a brief Annual Meeting. Admission is free. Panelists Carolyn Anderson is the publisher of The Anderson Guide to Enjoying Greenwich, CT and Managing Director of Anderson Associates, an independent real estate firm specializing in residential real estate. …

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Lloyd Hull Memorial Oak Tree Dedication

On November 23, 2018, friends and family gathered on the lawn of the Round Hill Community House to pay tribute to Lloyd Hull, a much beloved former Director and President of the Round Hill Association.  A resident of backcountry for 60 years, Lloyd devoted a tremendous amount of energy and time to preserving and enhancing what we all love about this area of town. John Conte, President of the Round Hill Association, presided over the dedication of a sapling oak tree and plaque in Lloyd’s honor.  The oak tree is the Connecticut state tree. The “mighty oak” grows to be big and strong, and is built to last hundreds of years, a fitting tribute to a wonderful man.

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First Annual Round Hill Association Turkey Trot

Have you ever participated in a Turkey Trot?  Round Hill Association hosted its first-ever Turkey Trot on Sunday, November 18, 2018!  Backcountry trotters of all ages gathered at the Round Hill Community House and began with a potato sack race, before starting out down Mooreland Road.  It was a race to the finish for some, while others took their time in completing the 2-mile loop back to the RHCH where games, refreshments, and prizes awaited kids and adults alike.  A great time was enjoyed by all!

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