Connecticut’s junior U.S. Senator, Chris Murphy, will be the Wilton League of Women Voters’ guest speaker at its Opening Meeting & Lunch on Thursday, Oct. 2 at the Rolling Hills Country Club (333 Hurlbutt St.) from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.. The program includes a brief business meeting and lunch, followed by Sen. Murphy’s presentation—Update from Washington DC.

Senator Murphy was elected to the Senate in 2012 and serves on the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, the Foreign Relations Committee, and the Joint Economic Committee. Prior to his election to the U.S. Senate, Murphy served Connecticut’s Fifth Congressional District for three terms in the U.S. House of Representatives.

The Wilton League’s event is open to members, friends of the League, and the general public at a cost of $35. Advance reservations are required. A reservation form is available at or e-mail the Wilton League at for more information.

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan organization and does not support or oppose any political party or candidate for elective office. The League promotes active participation of citizens in government and may, in the public interest, take action on proposed governmental measures and policies.