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Pam Nelson grew up in Concord and at TriCon. Her family was very active in the church.  Her mom and dad sang in the TriCon choir and her mom was a co-chair at the Church run Wright Tavern Gift Shop for several years. After graduating from Colgate University –READ MORE–





Joan and her three brothers were born and raised in Torrington, CT.  Sports were always part of Joan’s life, though there were few organized sports available for girls. A woman who had swum in the Olympics in the 1920’s started a swim team for girls in -READ MORE–





Carolyn started attending TriCon when eldest daughter Lena—now 24—was just three.  Daughters Audrey and Natalie followed Lena in making their way through Church School, Seekers, Youth Group, Confirmation, and Mission Trips.  The girls are the light of her life –READ MORE–







Bob grew up in CT and graduated from Middlebury College. Bob spent his 20’s teaching math and computer courses to the children of both expatriates and locals in England, Switzerland and Japan.  He moved to Boston to be close to the Red Sox and –READ MORE–






Betsy grew up in Concord where she and her family, the Wielands, were very active at Trinity Episcopal Church. After graduating from Kenyon College with a degree in English Literature, Betsy moved to NYC and –READ MORE–





Liz grew up in NJ with two brothers, both of whom now live in the Midwest.  Her parents, David and Helen Crowell, are also TriCon members.  From an early age, Liz was a writer, filling books and journals, and reading poetry when she –READ MORE–





Thad grew up in Wellesley, the second of three boys. Until 2017 he spent many summer days in VT at his family’s lakeside cottage built by his grandfather in 1929.  He and his brothers sadly sold the property last July. –READ MORE–





Jan and Ruthann Hall moved to Carlisle and joined TriCon in the mid-80’s, after moving to the area to pursue his legal and her actuarial careers. Each served on church committees over the years, and were once Clerk and Assistant Moderator, respectively. –READ MORE–






Ellen was raised in New Canaan, CT, one of five children. She attended Lafayette College in PA as did her sister, brother, father and both grandfathers. After graduation, Ellen moved to New York City and worked in the –READ MORE–






Otto was raised in Rutherford, New Jersey, in the shadow of Giants Stadium, to parents who owned a family bakery for many years. Along with his brother, Paul, Otto spent years playing pickup sports and –READ MORE–






Rick Johnson grew up on a farm in New Jersey and had a Huck Finn boyhood with lots of outdoor time. After college at Princeton, he served as a Weapons Officer on two US Navy destroyers, including service on the Cuban blockade during –READ MORE–






Hank Haff grew up in Rye, NY with three siblings and spent his summers in a family house in Old Lyme, CT. The extended family still gathers there each Thanksgiving. Hank has lived in MA for over four decades having graduated from –READ MORE–







Who do you know who actually gets paid to travel around the country and hang out with casino owners and other leaders of the gambling industry?  Russell Sanna does!  It’s not as though he woke up one day and said to himself, “that’s what I want to do” but –READ MORE–







Trish was raised in New Jersey, the middle of three children.  Growing up, she was surrounded by lots of cousins, aunts and uncles and a dog named, Duffy.  She played soccer, basketball and ran track and played the piano.  At Colgate University, Trish majored in –READ MORE–






Amantha grew up in Concord and returned back to town seven years ago with her husband and two daughters. Amantha’s favorite part of being back in town is going to the Cheese Shop to sample their wares. Amantha and her family have a lot of fun exploring the –READ MORE–






Fred grew up in an 1841 house in Bristol, Rhode Island where Bristol Harbor lay out the west windows. His grandparents had a wonderful library and liked to travel abroad bringing home remarkable souvenirs such as a Polynesian carved canoe paddle, a foot-long –READ MORE–

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