(Redding, February 5th) The Redding Republican Town Committee officiallyendorsed State Representative Adam Dunsby as its candidate for re-election to the State House of Representatives in this November’s election. The endorsement was announced following a vote in the Town Committee’s monthly meeting on February 5th.
Dunsby, who was first elected in 2016, represents the 135th House district, which includes Easton, Weston and the majority of Redding. He serves on the Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee, the Education Committee and the Environment Committee. During his first term he achieved a perfect voting record, casting a vote ion every one of 417 roll call votes in the House.
In addition to serving in the State House of Representatives, he is First Selectman of the Town of Easton, where he’s maintained the town’s AAA rating. He had previously served on the town’s Board of Education and its Conservation Commission, chairing both. Prior to becoming First Selectman, Adam founded and ran two successful investment companies. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and also holds a PhD in finance from Wharton. He and his wife Cathy have four children ranging from 10 to 19.
“We’re proud to announce our endorsement of Adam Dunsby,” remarked Redding RTC chair, Michael Thompson. “As a voice for fiscal stability in Connecticut and local control for our towns, he has been a very effective representative of Redding’s interests.”
“I am honored to receive the endorsement of the Redding Republican Town Committee.” remarked Dunsby. It’s been a privilege to serve Redding in the legislature. While we did make some important changes last session, such as finally implementing the state spending cap, we still have a lot of work to do to return Connecticut to fiscal stability. I look forward to continuing to do my part.”
REDDING, CT, February 9, 2018 – Nationally-recognized artist and Redding resident Robert Mars will give a presentation featuring his latest work, Futurelics: Past is Present, at the Mark Twain Library in Redding, CT on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 7:00 pm.
Mars is best known for his Neo-Pop multilayered, mixed media and collage art that celebrates cultural icons of the 1950s and 1960s, which he has dubbed “futurelics”. His work calls to mind pop art masters like Andy Warhol, Robert Rauschenberg, Richard Diebenkorn and Jasper Johns. His work examines the question of what it means to be “iconic”. Subjects such as Marilyn Monroe, Kate Moss, and Jacqueline Kennedy are juxtaposed with familiar imagery like the Union Jack and the Chanel logo, while commercial products like Coca Cola bottles are plastered with the old New York Mets mascot.
At the February 27 event, Mars will give an artist talk on his work. Additionally, he will offer six of his pieces for sale and will donate 50% of the proceeds to the library’s Furnace Fund. After its boiler unexpectedly blew up in early January 2018, the library was forced to replace its furnace immediately – and in the midst of a frigid cold snap. There were also significant expenses incurred to keep the building safe until heat could be restored. The library is extremely grateful to Mars for this magnanimous gesture. Following the presentation Mars will sign copies of the book, which will be available for purchase during the event. Those who already have a copy are encouraged to bring it to the event for signing.
Please register online, at the Library or call 203-938-2545 for information.
The Mark Twain Library is owned by the Mark Twain Library Association. It was founded in 1908 by Samuel Clemens – Mark Twain himself – one of Redding’s most celebrated residents.