Yard sale July 27 to benefit Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary
MANCHESTER — A yard sale to benefit the Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary is planned from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 27, at 121 Cedar St. The sale will take place rain or shine.
Else Cilley DAR plans picnic lunch, talk on Nevers' 2nd Regiment Band
NOTTINGHAM — The Else Cilley Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution's next meeting will be a picnic lunch at noon Thursday, July 18, at the Nottingham Square Schoolhouse, which is at the corner of Route 156 and Ledge Farm Road.
Deborah Lincoln will present the program, "Historical Gigs of the Nevers' 2nd Regiment Band."
The public is invited. Anyone attending should bring their own lunch; dessert and beverages will be provided.
The chapter recently hosted a genealogy workshop at the schoolhouse. Verne Greene gave an introduction on how to use various resources when doing genealogical research to the community members and prospective DAR members. Afterward, DAR genealogist specialists helped guests and members individually. A light lunch and business meeting followed the workshop.
Women interested in joining the DAR may receive help with the application process at any meeting. The DAR is a service organization dedicated to promoting patriotism and education and to preserving American history. The public is always welcome at meetings. For more information, go to www.freewebs.com/ecilleydar or call Regent Nancy Gervino at 382-6389.
New London college student wins Wilmot Garden Club scholarship
WILMOT — The Wilmot Garden Club presented a monetary scholarship on July 1 to New Londoner Sarah Morse at Spring Ledge Farm, where she works.
Morse, who will be a sophomore this fall at Saint Michael's College in Colchester, Vt., has worked at Spring Ledge for four summers. She has had an interest in gardening most of her life and can be found in Spring Ledge Farm's strawberry fields, shop and in the gardens. On weekends, she also works at the New London Inn.
The club offers an annual scholarship to one or two people in the Kearsarge region who demonstrate a strong interest in pursuing further study in a horticulture-related field.