CarriageTowneNews.com, Kingston, NH

News

September 26, 2013

Anniversary Tea

NEWBURYPORT, MA — The Anna Jaques Hospital Aid Association will celebrate its 125th year of dedicated service with a special anniversary tea. Founded in 1888, the AJH Aid Association is one of the oldest continuously operating auxiliary societies in Massachusetts. Its longstanding goal has been to support patient services and to promote the health, education and welfare of the Greater Newburyport community.

The 125th Anniversary Tea will be reminiscent of teas of old and will include specialty sandwiches, desserts, tea and coffee. It will take place on Fri., September 27, from 2:004 p.m., in the Higgins Room at the hospital. The cost will be $15.00 for Aid Association members and $17.00 for nonmembers.

Ms. Lois Valeo, a Newburyport resident since 1973, will be the guest speaker. Ms. Valeo holds degrees from Syracuse University and Lesley College. The former owner of The Cloth Company in downtown Newburyport, she has taught courses in textiles, fashion history and fashion marketing at a number of area colleges, including Southern New Hampshire University for the past 18 years. The title of her talk will be “Head to Toe: Bygone Women’s Accessories, “ in which she starts with hats and ends with shoes.

Reservations for the tea may be made by sending a check, made out to the AJH Aid Association, to Ms. Amanda LaPlante, Volunteer Office, Anna Jaques Hospital, 25 Highland Avenue, Newburyport, MA 01950.

Seating is limited, so early registration is strongly recommended. For questions, please call Amanda LaPlante, at 978-463-1150.

1
Text Only
News

New England News
Obituaries
  • Jo Ann Hughes, 79

    Sandown, NH — Jo Ann (Phelps) Hughes of Sandown, New Hampshire passed away on Thursday, March 27, 2014, surrounded by all of her children at home. She was born in Little Bend Kentucky, to Beatrice (Shepherd) Phelps and John (Cat) Phelps in 1934. Jo Ann was predeceased by brothers, Marcus Phelps, Johnny Phelps, Forrest Phelps and sisters, Juanita Phelps, and Jeanette (Phelps) Vincent. She is survived by brother, Donald Quiggins of Georgia; sisters, Geneva (Phelps) Stanley of Kentucky, and Frances (Phelps) Bratcher of Tennessee who had just visited Jo Ann in September of 2013.

    Continued ...
    The Carriage Towne News Thu, April 10
    6 days
  • Margaret F. (Harrington) Kinney, 107

    Atkinson, NH — Margaret F. (Harrington) Kinney, 107, a resident of Atkinson for eighty-two years, died peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family.

    Continued ...
    The Carriage Towne News Thu, April 03
    13 days 1 Photo
  • Laura L. Day, 79

    Newton, NH — Laura L. (Hartford) Day, 79, of Newton, NH, died Sunday evening, March 16, at Kindred Hospital, Peabody.

    Continued ...
    The Carriage Towne News Thu, March 27
    20 days
  • Norman Sansoucie, 77

    East Kingston, NH — Norman P. Sansoucie, 77, died on March 3, 2014, at the Clipper Harbor Nursing Home in Portsmouth, NH. He was born on May 29, 1936, in Haverhill, MA, son of William and Albertine (Beauparlant) Sansoucie.

    Continued ...
    The Carriage Towne News Thu, March 20
    27 days
  • John Colby, 76

    Brentwood, NH — John Ellsworth Colby, 76, formerly of Sandown, N.H., and Brownville, Maine, died on February 22, 2014, at the Rockingham County Nursing Home, after a lengthy illness. Born in Keene, N.H., Mr. Colby was the first son of the late Russell and Edythe Colby of Bradford, Mass. His brother, Dr. David R. Colby of Beaufort, N.C., predeceased him as well. Mr. Colby graduated in 1955 from Haverhill High School and attended Northeastern University and Wentworth Institute of Technology. He was a well known home designer and builder, and furniture craftsman, particularly known for his ability to create beautiful curved staircases. He was the founding production manager of both Westville Homes Corporation of Plaistow, N.H., and Xyloid Corporation of Greenville, Pa.,, pioneers in the modular home industry. He was also proprietor of the Westville Getty service station in Plaistow in the 1970s, and co-owner and occasional driver of the “1/5 Schenley Special” stock cars that raced, from 1968 to 1989, at Star in Epping, N.H., Lee, N.H., Hudson, N.H., and Westboro Mass., speedways.

    Continued ...
    The Carriage Towne News Thu, March 13
    34 days

Stocks