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June 14, 2012

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Select photos from Carriage Towne News June 14, 2012 edition.

Student Council Scholarships

The Timberlane Regional High School Student Council hosted a “Festival for Kids” with proceeds to benefit student council scholarships given during graduation exercises. The fun day was for children up to 12 years old and featured a bouncy house, face painting, arts and crafts, games and they also held a “Kids Nite Out”. Crafty friends are Sydney Halliday, left, and Sara Pichowicz. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

Special Donation

Bob Worden Administrator/Partner of Pinnacle Physical Therapy and his wife Linda Worden donated a Chrysler Town and Country van to the Plaistow Food Pantry at Holy Angels. The vehicle was given to Marie and Joe Farren in recognition of 22 years of commitment to the underserved members within our community. The donation allowed Pinnacle to reach its goal of raising over $100,000 for the food pantry over the last eight years.

Insurance Solutions Corporation President Carmen Maglia donated and coordinated insurance coverage which was also shared by the generosity of the Atkinson and Plaistow Lions Club. Master Auto Mechanic, Ed Thurston, owner of Vintage Auto Enthusiasts, tuned the vehicle and performed routine vehicle maintenance as a contribution. Eric Hebert of Details Plus of Atkinson donated a day of diligent car detailing. The car was presented by many supporters at Pinnacle Physical Therapy of Plaistow and the community.

Pictured above, from left to right, are: Dr. Barbara St. Jean, Jane Dudley, Janice Sullivan, Partner Dr. Leigh Boyle, Zac Blais, Bob and Linda Worden, seated in her new car is proud owner Marie Farren, Joe Farren, Paul Waring, Neil Leonard, Carmen Maglia, Ed Thurston, Paul Rene, Dick Lemiux and Eric Hebert representing the Lions of Atkinson and Plaistow.

(Courtesy Photo by Chuck Kendrick)

Eagle Scout Project

Tylor Beaulieu of Boy Scout Troop 268 in Sandown, hosted a Spaghetti Dinner at the Edward C. Garvey Recreation facility, Pheasant Run Dr., Sandown (with a little help from mom Amy), during the four-hour event. For his Eagle Scout Service Project, Tylor will use the funds towards the installation of a sign outside the recreation facility, a pole, and an American Flag. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

Children Grateful for $5,000 Check

The manager of the JCP store from The Mall at Rockingham Park, presented a $5,000 check to the Southern District YMCA School Age Child Care program to provide access to afterschool care for children who need it most. Representatives from the Southern District YMCA and Pollard School, as well as children in the program, were present. The Southern District YMCA/Camp Lincoln will receive the funds, having already raised the required matching $5,000. Pictured above at the presemtation, are: front row, from left - Devan Patnaude, Anthony Beltran, Andrew Vierkant, and Connor LeFleur; second row, from left - Jordan Randall, Lexi Wagnitz, Austin Patnaude, Cody Brackett, Brayden Cardone, and Andrew Randall; back row, from left - Rhonda Bernstein, YMCA Camp Lincoln Development Director, Mia Censullo, Michelle Gaydos, Pollard School Principal, Tanya Gonzalez, School Age Child Care Coordinator, Southern District YMCA, Tony Sicurella, J.C. Penny Store Manager, and Bob Mitchell, YMCA Board of Directors. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

Fremont 'Dresses Up' for Memorial Day

The Fremont Garden Club (FGC) and the Fremont Junior Girl Scouts worked together to decorate the town. On May 16th, Fremont Town Hall gardens and signs were decorated with red, white and blue plants in observance of the upcoming Memorial Day.

Leaders Cheryl Rowell and Deb Genthner, along with eleven of their troop, weeded and planted.  Girls who participated are: Brooke Arsenault, Sophie Rowell, Jessica Fowler, Emily Abney, Kailee Dirienzo, Kaileigh Brown, Emily Hinckley, Jackie Genthner, Julie Bond, Kira Dabrieco, and Emma Roderiek. The Garden Club extends many thanks to all involved in this community project, including FGC members Patti Gentile, Lorraine Downing, Patricia Richmond, and Carolyn Carr.

Brentwood Plant Sale

The Brentwood Gardeners, made up from local growers and local gardens, held its annual Plant Sale at the Mary E. Bartlett Library, 22 Dalton Road, Brentwood. Tracy Jones of Exeter, pictured, took advantage of the fresh grown greens. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

Raymond Music Entertainer

Paul Lavoie, pictured, of Raymond, entertained the many families prior to and following the 2012 CROP Walk for Hunger, hosted by the Triumphant Cross Church in Salem. Seven churches participated in the successful 20th anniversary event. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

Community Rap Song

South Hampton Barnard Elementary School Kindergarten 1 and 2 classes sang their version of a community Rap song during a special school breakfast honoring volunteers. Each month the children learned about their neighbors, and the last month of school was “Built on Character”. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

Colonial Day Celebration

The Danville Elementary School students and staff celebrated Colonial Day with many dressed in costume during the Enrichment Day festivities. Pictured, from left, are Tara Nelson, Historic New England instructor, Newbury, MA; Colissa Paquette, Hannah Kwittle, Charlene Antonakos, fifth grade teacher, Caleb Viviani, Hannah Dolloff, Steven Mills, Lauren Paradise, Luke Senches, Christina Leonard, and Kaley Silva. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

 

Penny Drive Benefits Red Cross

Lisa Michaud, the Chief Communications External Relations Officer for the Concord branch of the Red Cross, visited Hampstead Academy to accept their donation from the 5th grade Penny Drive. The fifth grade organized a penny drive which raised $655.00 in aid for the victims of the nation's spring tornadoes. Thank you Hampstead Academy 5th graders!  Pictured above, from left, are: Lisa Michaud; Carter Smith, fifth grade, and Jodie Leen, fifth grade teacher.

Smokey Bear at Ellis

Forest Ranger Neil R. Bilodeau, right, of the Forest Protection Bureau and sidekick Smokey Bear, played an active role during a general assembly of students at the Ellis School in Fremont. Thoughts were shared and a movie shown concerning fire danger and safety of all. The Fremont Garden Club members gave three awards to poster contest winners.

(CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

So. Hampton Fishing Derby Results

The State Line Field and Stream Club INC. sponsored its annual “Take a Kid Fishing Day” on May 6th. The annual event was held on club grounds in South Hampton. About 50 children enjoyed a great morning of fishing. The winners were as follows: Girls over age 5: First Place - Hope Humphries, Second Place -  Ciera Humphries, Third Place - Zane Fitzgerald, and Fourth Place -  Isable Losier; Boys over age 5: First Place -  Owen Tebo, Second Place -  Nathan White, Third Place -  Brian Losier, and Fourth Place -  Jacob Cebule;  Boys under 5 winners were: First Place - Cruz Bradshuer,  and Second Place - Miles Bickle. Prizes were awarded to all winners A well-attended pancake breakfast was served to raise funds for the scholarship program.

Epping Spring Tea Party

The annual Children's Tea Party was held at the Harvey Mitchell Memorial Library in Epping, complete with costumes, finger foods (who needs forks?), desserts, games and prizes and other activities. Having a party are, from left: Kaylee Drover, 5; Nev Haugh, 5; Jaidyn Waters, 2; and Addison Waters, 3. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

A Special Thank You

For more than twenty-three years, Marie and Joe Farren have dedicated themselves to running/directing the Plaistow Community Food Pantry at Holy Angels Church in Plaistow. The couple were honored with others during a Volunteer Recognition and Dinner Awards Night hosted by the Plaistow Lions Club at the Atkinson Country Club. Making the presentation at right is Dick Lemieux, event coordinator. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

Power of Concentration

Atkinson Selectmen Chairman Fred C. Childs, Jr., left, and Heidi Shikes, Sunshine Chairman of the Friends of the Kimball Library, take time from their town responsibilities to enjoy a concert sung by students at Atkinson Elementary School. Seniors were guests of Atkinson Recreation Commission for lunch and entertainment at the Atkinson Community Center, Main Street. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

Lions Co-Sponsor Health Fair

Hampstead King Lion Peter LaPointe, left, has his blood pressure checked by Phil Boshar, a Walgreen's pharmacist. The 11th annual Health Fair was hosted by the Hampstead Middle School and Lions Club. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

Epping Lions Canoe Race

The Epping Lions Club recently held its annual Canoe Race on the Lamprey River, beginning at the Mary Folsom Blair Community Park. The successful event is a fundraiser that was taken over by the Epping Lions a few years ago with the continuation of a thirty-five year history. From left are Carol Hill, Erica Thompson, Deborah Brooks, Pam Tibbets, president; Debbie Moulton, Peggy Morgan, and Colleen Palmer. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

Annual Baked Goods

Friends of the Kimball Library in Atkinson held its annual fresh Baked Goods Sale to benefit new books and programs at the Academy Avenue facility. Grace Hurni, 9, above, checked out all the delicious items with mom Chris Hurni, including sour cream coffee cakes, seven layer cake, brownies, cookie pop garden, and everyone's favorite...giant whoopie pies. Grace will be entering the fifth grade at the Atkinson Academy Elementary School in the fall. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

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