Rob Morrison, WCBS-TV anchor of "This Morning and At Noon with Mary Calvi," will preside over the Darien YMCA grand reopening as master of ceremonies at the ribbon-cutting event, according to a release.

The ceremony

will take place Saturday, Sept. 15, at 10 a.m.

Following the ribbon-cutting, there will be a host of free special events, including sailboat rides, pony rides, music, magic and more.

Local officials slated to attend include Congressman Jim Himes, D-4, Darien First Selectman Jayme Stevenson, state Rep. Terrie Wood, R-141, and state Sen. Bob Duff, D-25.

Morrison, a

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Darien resident, is a broadcast news veteran with 20 years of experience.

For almost 10 of those years, he was an anchor and reporter at WNBC-TV. Morrison has anchored the Emmy Award-winning morning show "Today in New York" and has appeared regularly on NBC's "Weekend Today" and MSNBC.

Morrison and his family moved to Darien last year and are active members at the Darien YMCA.