On May 20, Armed Forces day, at Atria Darien, at 6:30 p.m. former U.S. Army Sergeant Tim Payne, author of “Chosen,” will share his journey after losing both legs on a combat mission in Afghanistan.
Atria Darien Veterans Group will host a charity book signing event to benefit its rowing partner, Veterans Rowing & Kayaking. The event will consist of an author presentation and book signing. Local dignitaries participating include Connecticut State Sen. Bob Duff (D) and Archie Elam, commander of Fairfield County’s branch of Connecticut Veterans of Foreign Wars. Darien First Selectman Jayme Stevenson and State Rep. Terrie Wood are also both invited.