State Rep. Jonathan Steinberg, in his first term representing Westport in the General Assembly, will speak to the Westport Sunrise Rotary at its weekly meeting 7:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 5, in Bobby Q's Restaurant, 42 Main St.

Steinberg will speak about his experience and observations as a first-term legislator, his impressions of the recent legislative session, and comment on the budget controversy and the state's fiscal prospects.

Steinberg was first elected to serve as state representative in the 136th Assembly District of Westport in 2010. He began his career in public service when he was elected to Westport's Representative Town Meeting in 2003. He has also served on Westport's Town Plan Implementation Committee, the Wastewater Management Committee, the Celebrate Westport Committee and the Longshore 50th Anniversary Committee.

The public is welcome to attend; there is a $12 fee per person that includes a breakfast buffet.

For information about Westport Sunrise Rotary, visit or contact Sheila Keenan, membership, at 203-856-9172 or