Westport Sunrise Rotary Club will host a talk by U.S. Rep. Jim Himes, D-4, at its next breakfast meeting at 7:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 31, at Bobby Q's Bodacious Bar & Grill, 42 Main St.

Himes, a member of the House Committee on Financial Service, is serving his second term in Congress representing Connecticut's 4th District in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Born in Lima, Peru, in 1966 to American parents, he spent his early years in Peru and Colombia while his father worked for the Ford Foundation and UNICEF, according to a news release.

He moved with his mother and sisters to the United States when he was 10 years old.

Himes, a graduate of Harvard University, earned a Rhodes Scholarship and attended England's Oxford University to continue his studies of Latin America.

Prior to serving in Congress, Himes ran the New York City branch of the Enterprise Community Partners, a nonprofit that addresses the challenges of urban poverty, the release states.

He also served as a commissioner and chairman of the Greenwich Housing Authority, a member of Greenwich's finance board and chairman of the local Democratic Town Committee.

His professional career began at Goldman Sachs & Co., where he became vice president over the course of 12 years.

At Goldman, he worked extensively in Latin America and headed the bank's telecommunications technology group.

He lives in Greenwich with his wife Mary and two daughters Emma and Linley.

Guests are welcome to attend the meeting. There is a $12 fee for the meeting which includes a breakfast buffet.

For information, visit westportsunriserotary.com; contact Sheila Keenan, membership, at 203-856-9172, sheilafkeenan@aol.com; or attend any Friday meeting at 7:30 a.m. at Bobby Q's.