Friends of Connecticut Parks Day

March 11, 2015
left to right: Eileen Grant, Senator Formica, Pam Aey Adams were among those who joined Mar. 11 at the State Capitol during “Friends of CT Parks Day” to raise awareness and support for the state park system.

left to right: Eileen Grant, Senator Formica, Pam Aey Adams were among those who joined Mar. 11 at the State Capitol during “Friends of CT Parks Day” to raise awareness and support for the state park system.

Harkness Memorial State Park Represented

Hartford, CT – State Senator Paul M. Formica (R-East Lyme) attended “Friends of Connecticut Parks Day” at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford today.

Among those who joined at the event Eileen Grant and Pam Adams members of the Board of Directors of the Friends of Connecticut State Parks. Grant is the President of the Board of Directors and a landscape designer and sole proprietor of Latin Roots Garden Design in Madison, Connecticut. Her interest in historic gardens led her to Harkness Memorial State Park in 1996. She has volunteered at the park for 15 years, assisting with the restoration of the world renowned Beatrix Farrand gardens, co-chairing the Friends of Harkness horticulture committee and organizing its Annual Plant Sale.

Pamela Aey Adams was born in Norwich, CT and currently resides in Colchester. She is an active volunteer, currently serving on the Board of Directors of the Friends of CT State Parks, Mystic Country (Eastern CT Regional Tourism District), Friends of Harkness Memorial State Park and the New London County Historical Society. She is also a member of the CT State Park Centennial Celebration Committee-2013, The National Association of State Park Directors (Retiree) and the Norwich Power Squadron.

Sen. Formica represents Old Saybrook, Old Lyme, East Lyme, Waterford, New London, Montville, Bozrah and Salem.