Suzy made many contributions to her hometown as evidenced in the preservation and improvement of numerous historical buildings in Chester. She was a founding member of the Chester Historic Preservation Committee and the Chester Beautification Committee, now known as Chester Townscape.
Presenting a plaque dedicating the Suzy Forlie Memorial Reading Room to Whiting Library Director, Deirdre Dorn (center) are Kathy Pellett (left) and Heather Chase (right), both members of the Suzy Forlie Memorial Committee which worked to formalize the reading room for Suzy. Committee members also included, David Lord and Cathy Hasbrouck, Library Trustees; Rachel Root and Nancy Chute. A public dedication of the reading room and a reception will be held sometime in 2022 when it becomes safe to hold indoor gatherings.
In the background are the beautiful watercolor paintings of Jeanne Carbonetti, which are currently on display in the reading room. Please come by and enjoy this beautiful space and exceptional art exhibit this winter.