Social Activities 2011 – 2012 year


Luncheons with community or GE speakers September through June


September 20, 2011 – Vista (Van Patten Golf Club) – Matthew L. Lazarewicz, VP and Chief Tech Officer of Beacon Power Corp --- Flywheel Technology for Grid-Based Energy Storage and Frequency Regulation –PS Mr Lazarewicz worked 25 years for GE Power Systems and Aircraft Engine.

October 19, 2011 – Lighthouse – Rivers Edge – Tim Baechle – Battery Manufacturing in Schenectady – Additional information on the talk.

November 15, 2011 – Mohawk Gulf Club – Tricia Shaw – Role of the Erie Canal During the Civil War.

December 14, 2011 – Edison Club – Jessica Crisci  -- Scotia Glenville High School Choralaries singing “ Songs of the Christmas Season”.

January 17, 2012 – Glen Sanders Mansion -- Matt Mazzone, Chief Financial Officer, Mazzone Management Group -- Matt Mazzone will share with us how  Angelo Mazzone and his team developed and implemented the vision for their very successful company.   Mazzone Hospitality has been recognized by Inc.5000 as the 99th fastest-growing company within the food and beverage industry.  This is the third year in a row that Mazzone Hospitality as been included on the comprehensive list that measures business growth.   Matt will share his experiences with this effort and also discuss the growth of the company. 

February 15, 2012 – Mallozzi’s  --   Our speaker will be John I. Garver, Ph.D. Department of Geology, Uniom College.   “A historical perspective of Flooding in the Mohawk Watershed related to Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee”

March 20, 2012 – Mohawk Golf Club -- Watervliet Arsenal commander, Colonel Mark Migaleddi, and the director of Benet Labs, Lee Bennett

Benét Laboratories, part of the United States Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center, is the US Army's primary design, development, engineering and production & field support facility for large caliber armament systems, including Cannons, mortars, and recoilless rifles. They also work on tank gun mounts and turret components and munitions handling systems.

April 18, 2012 – Century House --  Mark Little, Sr. VP, GE Global Research  Mark will highlight how technology developments at GE result in new products and platforms to help the company grow. Mark will focus on key initiatives in Energy, Aviation, Healthcare and the role that innovation plays in improving GE's manufacturing capabilities

May 15, 2012 – Glen Sanders Mansion --- George Wise Title: Finiteness and the Future

Why did world population growth and economic growth accelerate in the couple of hundred years leading up to 2000 AD? Can population growth and economic growth continue at rates to which people in the developed world have become accustomed? What are the fundamental constraints on population and economic growth? This talk will address these questions

June 14, 2012 – Edison Golf Club -- Ray Gillen, Commissioner of Economic Development and Planning for Schenectady County and Chair of the Schenectady County Metroplex Development Authority


Reduced Price Tickets


Proctor’s Memphis Feburary 12, 2012

Schenectady Civic Players Leading Ladies.  Many showings in Oct 2011.

Schenectady Civic Players The Royal Family December 2011

Schenectady Civic Players The IVES Have It January and February 2012

Schenectady Civic Players Les Liasons Dangereusus – March 2012

Schenectady Civic Players The REAL Thing  -- May 2012

Schenectady Symphony Orchestra November 20, 2011

Schenectady Symphony Orchestra January 22, 2012

Schenectady Symphony Orchestra April 2012




Schenectady County Library group tour of Ireland Sept 2012.  For more information go to


Announcing the Elfun 2011 Service Adventures



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