If you live in Westport and don’t know Bill Meyer, you don’t really live in Westport.
In his 35 years in town, Bill has:
- Been elected 7 times to the RTM, where he chairs the Parks and Recreation Committee
- Serves on the RTM’s Education, and Health and Human Services Committees
- Been a member of the Little League board of directors; still umpires — and had a softball field named for him
- Served as Y’s Men president and membership chairman
- Been a director of Sunrise Rotary, Friends of the Senior Center, First Night, Westport’s AARP chapter, Westport Community Theatre and 2 intercity Bridgeport agencies
- Served on the Saugatuck Congregational Church council
- Helped with Meals on Wheels
- Won the 2004 Service to Older Adults award
- Earned a Westport First award
- Received the YMCA’s Faces of Achievement honor
Today, Bill turns 80. If his 3 1/2 decades here are any indication, he’s just warming up.