Emily Casey, an attorney with the law firm Tobin, Carberry, O’Malley, Riley and Selinger of New London, Conn., was recently inducted as a Director for the Boys and Girls Club of Southeastern Connecticut (BGCSECT).
Though only newly affiliated with the organization, Casey has already taken an integral role, helping plan and staff events such as last month’s Great Futures Benefit Dance held at Ocean Beach Park in New London.
“Emily’s leadership and professional experience coupled with her commitment to help create great futures for the children of Southeastern Connecticut – especially those who need us most – is a most welcomed and valued addition to the Boys & Girls Club of Southeastern Connecticut board,” said BGCSECT CEO Catherine Foley. “Reflective of TCORS dedication to community service, Emily knows that investing in quality enrichment programs for youth helps create great futures for the both the kids and the entire region.”
According to Foley, BGCSECT helps to ensure all children, especially those in greatest need, have access to educational and enrichment opportunities that aligned with the overall goals to help kids and teens become more actively engaged in their community, live a healthy lifestyle and achieve academic success. Through daily after-school and summer enrichment programs using evidence-based programs, Club member are empowered to reach their full potential by staying on track to graduate high school with a plan for their future, demonstrating good character and citizenship and practicing healthy lifestyles.
“The BGCSECT is a worthy organization that really gives back to the community. It’s one you can truly get behind and support 100%. I’m honored the board has selected me to serve as a director and I only hope that I can further their mission of creating a safe place for the youth of our community to learn and grow into caring adults,” said Casey.
Casey has been practicing at TCORS since 2013 and works primarily in the areas of Workers’ Compensation, employment law, intellectual property and cultural property.