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Mon, Nov 28, 2022

Westport’s own Dan Woog brings his popular blog “06880: Where Westport Meets the World” to life, via the Verso Studios at the Westport Library – recorded LIVE in the Trefz Forum! On Monday, November 28 at noon hear Dan's conversation with Vasili Tziolis, a native of Westport who is the current General Manager of Westport's iconic Sherwood Diner.

Mon, Nov 14, 2022

Westport’s own Dan Woog brings his popular blog “06880: Where Westport Meets the World” to life, via the Verso Studios at the Westport Library – recorded LIVE in the Trefz Forum! On Monday, November 14 at noon hear Dan's conversation with Maxx Crowley, a native of Westport and the current President of the Westport Downtown Association. Surrounded by real estate his entire life through his father’s company, SCA Crowley Real Estate Services, Maxx felt passionate in following the footsteps of his family.

Fri, Oct 28, 2022

Westport’s own Dan Woog brings his popular blog “06880: Where Westport Meets the World” to life, via the Verso Studios at the Westport Library – recorded LIVE in the Trefz Forum! On Monday, October 31 Dan' speaks with Jeff Wieser. Jeff has served on the RTM since his election in 2007, where he has served as a representative member for the town’s Health & Human Services, Library, Museum & Arts, Parks & Recreation, and Finance committees. Throughout the decades, Jeff has served a wide variety of community groups and currently serves on the board of Positive Directions and the Vestry of...

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Christ & Holy Trinity Church.

Mon, Oct 17, 2022

On Monday, October 17th at noon hear Dan's conversation with two of Westport's stellar woman, Sharuna Mahesh and Stacie Curran (Pictured below, left to right). Each have been highly active in the community in a myriad of impactful ways and have raised their children in town. Both are strong and active advocate for the educational, recreational, and general living needs for children and adults with disabilities.

Mon, Oct 3, 2022

Westport’s own Dan Woog brings his popular blog “06880: Where Westport Meets the World” to life, via the Verso Studios at the Westport Library – recorded LIVE in the Trefz Forum! On Monday, October 3rd at Noon, hear Dan's conversation with  Dr. Nikki Gorman of the Westport Medical and Wellness Center.

Mon, Sep 19, 2022

Westport’s own Dan Woog brings his popular blog “06880: Where Westport Meets the World” to life, via the Verso Studios at the Westport Library – recorded LIVE in the Trefz Forum! On Monday, September 19th at Noon, hear Dan's conversation with Westport's own Jazz Rabbi, Rabbi Greg Wall

Mon, Aug 22, 2022

On Monday, August 22th at Noon, hear Dan's conversation with Jay Norris. Not only is Jay a newly minted member of the Library's Board of Trustees, he is an innovative leader who uses his creativity and imagination to uncover opportunities in today’s challenging media, retail, and real estate industries. Jay is also dedicated to some significant community-building projects to help build a more inclusive and kinder community - and future.

Fri, Aug 5, 2022

Dan Woog sits down with Westporter Liz Milwe, an active member of the Westport Community who has served on the RTM for over ten years. She joins Dan to talk about her community work, especially her dedication to Wakeman Town Farm, one of the oldest family farm properties.  

Fri, Jul 22, 2022

On Monday, July 25th at Noon,  Jen Tooker takes the stage to talk with Dan Woog about her role as Westport's First Selectperson. Tooker has long been a public servant in our community. Prior to becoming First Selectwoman, Jennifer was Second Selectwoman , a position she has held since her election in 2017.

Fri, Jul 8, 2022

On Monday, July 11th at Noon, Woog speaks with Diederik Van Renesse. who has spent twenty-four years as a teacher, admission director and private school college counselor.

Mon, Jun 27, 2022

On Monday, June 27th at Noon, Woog speaks with John Videler, a lifelong photographer who began his career by working at his parents storefront photography studio located in Westport. John covers all genres and is deeply dedicated to the craft as all who have worked with him can attest.

Mon, Jun 13, 2022

Westport’s own Dan Woog brings his popular blog “06880: Where Westport Meets the World” to life, via the Verso Studios at the Westport Library – recorded LIVE in the Trefz Forum! On Monday, June 13th at Noon, Woog speaks with local financial planning adviser Tom Henske. Tom, after many years of work in the financial planning field, now consults on matters pertaining to life insurance with high -net worth individuals and their advisors. Importantly, he is on a mission to educate parents on how to talk about money with their children, which led him to develop a revolutionary program, Money-Smart...

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Kids. He is a frequent contributor to CNBC.

Thu, May 26, 2022

Woog speaks with Danielle Dobbin who is the elected Chair of the Westport Planning & Zoning Commission. She founded the P&Z Commission’s Affordable Housing Subcommittee and has two decades of commercial real estate & zoning experience as an attorney and investor in the multifamily, industrial and life science sectors.

Sun, May 15, 2022

This week on Monday, May 16th at Noon, Woog speaks with Superintendent of the Westport Public Schools, Thomas Scarice. Scarice discusses his thoughts on ways to launch the schools forward, with a sharp eye on issues of connection, belonging, and affinity that impact student outcomes, along with attention needed by the facilities.

Mon, Apr 4, 2022

Westport’s own Dan Woog brings his popular blog “06880: Where Westport Meets the World” to life, via the Verso Studios at the Westport Library – recorded LIVE in the Trefz Forum! This week, Woog interviews the Library's Executive Director, Bill Harmer, about VersoFest and so much more!

Tue, Mar 15, 2022

Jack Mitchell is Chairman of the Mitchell Stores a three-generation family business, started in 1958 in Westport, and now operates men’s and women’s specialty stores in CT, NY, CA, WA and OR that are nationally renowned for their personal service touches and strong relationships.

Fri, Mar 4, 2022

Elaine Allen Daignault, the Town of Westport's Director of Human Services, joins Dan in the Trefz Forum for a conversation about her role in service to the community.

Fri, Feb 18, 2022

This week on Monday, February 21st at noon, The Westport Center for Senior Activities Executive Director, Sue Pfister, joins Dan in the Trefz Forum for a conversation all about her mission-focused life, dedication to community and our vibrant and vital seniors. 

Mon, Feb 7, 2022

This week on Monday, February 7th at noon, Dan brings Westport real estate powerhouse Karen Scott to the Trefz Forum for a conversation all about her career, what drives her, and her community involvement.

Mon, Jan 24, 2022

While a senior at Georgetown University, inspired by President Obama's call to action, Staples graduate Will Haskell decided to run for the 36-member Connecticut Senate. And he won, unseating a longtime incumbent. Now he wants to inspire his peers — and the next generation — to do the same. Woog sits down with Haskell to talk about his experience and his newly published book, "100,000 First Bosses: My Unlikely Path as a 22-Year-Old Lawmaker", published this January.

Mon, Jan 10, 2022

Dan talks with Bob Selverstone, a psychologist in Westport, CT, working with adults, couples and teenagers. A veteran of 35 years in the Public Schools, he has conducted more than 1000 programs in 31 states and in four countries, addressing issues of values, sexuality, and communication.

Mon, Dec 27, 2021

Kicking off September, Dan Woog has an insightful conversation with Westport's impressive and community-minded Chief of Police, Chief Foti Koskinas.

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