Contact: Karen Cooke
South County Tourism Council
The Towers in Narragansett, overlooking the sparkling Rhode Island Sound, made for a picture-perfect evening for the 22nd Annual Dinner Meeting and Installation of Officers of the South County Tourism Council on Thursday, September 11.
David C. DePetrillo, RIEDC, Director of Tourism, conducted the installation of the South County Tourism Council�s 2008-2009 Board of Directors: Charles Beck and Pam Lyons of Charlestown, Debra Fournier and Larry Harvey of Coventry, Hon. Michael Lenihan and Frank Prosnitz of East Greenwich, Pati DeWardener and Matthew Thole of Exeter, Hon. Brian Kennedy and Dave Punska of Hopkinton, Hon. David Caprio and Andrew Nota of Narragansett, Dale Grogan and Frank Lennon of North Kingstown, Dick Benson and Bill Bokon of Richmond, Marcia O�Brien and Diana Zanetto of South Kingstown, Hon. Kevin Breene and Dr. Clyde Fish of West Greenwich and Barbara Cardiff and Denise Marcey of Westerly.
The keynote speaker was John Torgan from Save The Bay. Mr. Torgan described the evolution of Save The Bay during the past years and the importance in respecting our state�s water resources as a tourism asset.