, Kingston, NH


August 15, 2013

Ribbon Cutting

LEE —What’s New? is a second hand store supporting local charities, located on Route 125, 29 Calef Highway, in Lee (in the Leighton’s Cycle building just north of the traffic circle). They will celebrate their one-year anniversary beginning Fri., August 30, at 10:00 a.m. with the Greater Barrington Chamber of Commerce conducting a ribbon-cutting ceremony. This event will kick off a weekend long anniversary sale with fifty-percent off all items storewide!

What’s New? is a thrift shop that strives to support many non-profit organizations in Lee and surrounding communities. To date, What’s New? has made donations to The Seacoast Charter School, Live & Let Live Farm, Lee Church Congregational Food Pantry, Barrington Food Pantry, Options for Women, Great Bay eLearning Charter School, Raymond Baptist Church, Community Partners, Project Linus, Journey Song, and Childvoice International, totaling more than $2200.00. This has all been possible due to the many generous donations of gently used clothing, linens, household goods, furniture, sporting goods, tools, books and music, antiques, jewelry and more. They are continually grateful to accept your donations during store hours: Mon., 12:00-6:00 p.m.; Tues., Thurs. and Fri., 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.; Wed., 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; Sat. and Sun., 12:00-5:00 p.m.

Lesley Arnold, owner and operator of What’s New? invites you to join them for refreshments and jaw dropping sales during the grand opening weekend event. (Fri., August 30 – Sun., September 1). For more information, visit, or call 603-793-7639.

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