• Rep. Terri Cortvriend

REPRESENTATIVE CORTVRIEND CO-HOSTS DARK WATERS SCREENING AND EXPERT PANEL DISCUSSION










FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


July 13, 2020


Contact - House Representative Terri-Denise Cortvriend - terricortvriend@gmail.com – 401-472-4789


REPRESENTATIVE CORTVRIEND CO-HOSTS DARK WATERS SCREENING AND EXPERT PANEL DISCUSSION


PORTSMOUTH, RI - Today, Representative Terri-Denise Cortvriend announced co-hosting a Virtual Screening of the Dark Waters Movie and expert panel discussion. Dark Waters is a chilling tale of one lawyer's fight for a community poisoned by PFAS chemicals. 


Participants have five (5) days to watch the DARK WATERS film at home for free before the panel discussion on July 22 at 12 noon. 


The expert panel discussion on July 22 will feature the following panelists: Terry Gray, Deputy Director for Environmental Protection at RI DEM; Dr. Angela Slitt, URI College of Pharmacy Professor; Dr. Greg Howard, Research Scientist


This public event is co-hosted by Rep. Terri Cortvriend, Rep. June Speakman, Clean Water Action and the Conservation Law Foundation. 


Get your free tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rhode-islands-dark-waters-virtual-screening-expert-panel-tickets-111863282088?aff=CWAlink&fbclid=IwAR37Gbn5ITQjtVRIAQm6TvirvXjUunVzTeC2F5McIxfbNuMWmQSzmm9X-Ug


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Cortvriend has served as District 72’s RI State House Representative for the past two (2) years, and is running for re-election. She is a long-term Rhode Islander, mother of Savanna Cortvriend, graduate of Portsmouth public schools. The Founder and CEO of Ocean Link, Inc. (a marine trade business in Melville), Cortvriend has been a small business owner and employer for over 30 years. She also served ten years on the Portsmouth School Committee, four (4) years as chair. Terri has also served as a Board Member of the Newport Chamber of Commerce, and as both Chair and Vice-Chair of the Portsmouth Tank Farm Redevelopment Advisory Committee. She serves on the Restoration Advisory Board for Naval Station Newport, and on the IYRS Marine System Program Advisory Committee. She was elected and served two terms on the Portsmouth Water and Fire District Advisory Board. Cortvriend served on the Portsmouth Economic Development Committee, and on the Portsmouth Charter Review Committee. Cortvriend is proud to be a long-standing member of the Portsmouth Democratic Town Committee. 

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TERRI CORTVRIEND, STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 72, MIDDLETOWN AND PORTSMOUTH

TERRI CORTVRIEND ADVOCATES STRONGLY FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, PUBLIC EDUCATION,
AFFORDABLE HEALTHCARE, GROWING BUSINESSES, AND COMMON SENSE ECONOMIC POLICIES.

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