Living with Intention 2018 Focuses on Forgiveness and “Owning Your Story”

WEST HARTFORD, CONN. (April 25, 2018) – Local women will be inspired by a personal story of forgiveness at Living with Intention 2018, presented by Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford’s Women of Impact on Wednesday evening, May 23, 2018, at the Mark Twain House, 385 Farmington Avenue, Hartford. Keynote speaker Kara Sundlun, an Emmy Award-winning news anchor and talk show host at WFSB-TV, will discuss her journey to reconnect with her father, former Rhode Island Governor Bruce Sundlun, and share what she has learned about reconciliation, reconnection and “owning your story.”

This is the fourth year that Federation has offered Living with Intention, which inspires women to live a more meaningful life. The evening begins at 5:30 p.m. with a community dinner, which will include remarks by Jeanette Koll, Director of Resource Development at Beit Uri Village in Afula, Israel. Ms. Koll will share her experiences raising a son with special needs and discuss how Israel is including people with disabilities. Dessert follows at 7:00 p.m. and the program with Kara Sundlun begins at 7:30 p.m.  

All women are welcome to attend Living with Intention. The couvert is $60 for dinner, dessert and the program, or $18 for dessert and the program. RSVP to Jill Nulsen at or 860.727.6119 or register online at

Living with Intention 2018 is chaired by Robin Landau; the dinner is co-chaired by Nancy Gershman and Ann Baidack Pava. Dana Keller is Federation’s 2018 Women’s Philanthropy Chair. To learn more about Federation’s Women of Impact, please contact Meredith Chandler at 860.727.6125 or


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