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May 9, 2013

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Cancer Crusaders Pledge $10,000

In 2009, the Plaistow Lions Club donated $10,000 to the Merrimack Valley Hospice House, located on North Avenue in Haverhill, not far from the Plaistow line. Once again, the charitable group has pledged another $10,000 to go towards an addition to Hospice House that is now in progress. Plaistow Lions are asking that you join the fight for a cure against cancer and related diseases by purchasing a raffle ticket for $100.00 donation for a 2013 Harley Davidson Street Glide, pictured above. The winning ticket will be drawn on June 29, at the Plaistow Old Home Day celebration at 12:00 p.m., by a special celebrity. Second prize is an Apple iPad2 and third prize is $200.00. Time is ticking away so please call Paul at 508-843-9089, Ed at 603-479-2439, or Jay at 603-819-3330. You can also purchase tickets online at http://plaistow.nhlions.org. Help hospice by helping the Lions. Pictured above, from left, is Jaimie Bezanson, president; Paul Waring, chairman; and Pete Johnson, past president. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

Civic Club Catch

The Hampstead Civic Club hosted its annual Fishing Derby at Shop Pond for area girls and boys. Hale Ashford, above, daughter of Julie and Joe Ashford, proudly displays her prize perch. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

Kimi Nichols: Planning for the Future

The Kimi Nichols Center (KNC) Board of Directors recently met at the facility in Plaistow to modify and refine KNC's Strategic Plan for March 2013 through March 2014. The primary purpose of the meeting was to identify and finalize the organization's objectives for the coming year and to establish an action plan designed to achieve those objectives. As a group, the Board is determined to increase KNC's visibility in the community; enhance the services it provides to its clients; and anticipate and prepare for the legislative, social, medical, and economic changes that are likely to affect the organization and its clients in the years ahead. The Kimi Nichols Center provides a full array of day programs and residential support for clients with various types of disabilities. For more than 40 years, KNC has provided high quality, cost-effective care to clients residing in Plaistow, Atkinson, Newton, Derrt, Kingston, East Kingston, and Salem. Directors are from left, Joe Freeman, executive director; Jane Stewart, vice president; Charlie Perry, president; Dan O'Toole; Julie Kinney, secretary/treasurer; and Tom Eifler. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

Project Hope Fundraiser

The Susan G. Komen and Angel Fund for local families fighting cancer got a boost from The Touch-A-Truck Project Hope Fundraiser, sponsored by Timberlane Regional High School. All types of vehicles were on display as well as food, musical entertainment, and lots of characters. Pictured are children's favorite Elmo, Meaghen Guanci, Timberlane teacher/faculty advisor; Bessie Curtis, grandmom with Brayden Curtis, grandson, 8 months. He is the son of Cara and Brian Curtis. At right is the construction grader driver bunny. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

Exeter Methodist Church

Rev. Cindy Nickerson, pastor of the Exeter United Methodist Church, 307 Epping Road in Exeter, invites everyone to church services each Sunday at 9:30 a.m. The church is hosting teen member Zach Frye, as he gets set to go to Malawi on a Mission Trip. For information, please call the church office at 603-772-6625. (CTN photo by Larry Kennedy)

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  • Elwood (Al) Shaw, 93

    Meredith, NH — Elwood (Al) Shaw, 93, of Center Harbor, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 30, 2014, at Forestview Manor in Meredith. He was the beloved husband of the late Greta L. (Sykes) Shaw, to whom he was married for 62 years.

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  • 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.

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  • Sherry Lynn (Cookson) Scanzilo

    Raymond, NH — Sherry Lynn (Cookson) Scanzillo, 58, of Raymond, N.H., passed away Saturday, April 5, 2014, at the Elliot Hospital surrounded by her loving family after a sudden illness.

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  • Thomas Hugh Clinton, 73

    Atkinson, NH — Tom passed away on Sunday, March 30, 2014, at Elliot Hospital in Manchester. Tom was born on October, 30, 1940, at Clover Hill Hospital in Lawrence, Mass., as the only child to Hugh Clinton and Evelyn (Forcier) Clinton. Tom graduated from Methuen High School in 195

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  • 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.

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