PDG Lawrence Furbish was born and brought up in Sanford, Maine. He attended Colby College, did graduate work at the University of Maine and Ohio State. He has a 30-year career in Connecticut as a non-partisan researcher for the state legislature. In 2004, he retired and moved back home to Maine, to a house his grandfather had built and where he grew up.
Lawrence joined Rotary in 2006, was President of the Sanford-Springvale Rotary Club in 2011-12 and District 7780 Governor in 2014-15. He’s married to Barbara Sutcliffe (who is also a Rotarian) and they have two children, two step daughters and three grandchildren.

PDG Lawrence will explain why the Foundation is important to all of us….its history, basics, where the donated money goes, recognition, how to donate and will give us information about our own Club’s participation.