New Hampshire Club Notes
May 07. 2014 8:52PM
Oscar Reid of Warner, center, one of the Mercy Hathaway White Chapter of DAR's Good Citizens, is joined by the chapter's Good Citizens chairman, Elizabeth O'Donnell of Newbury, left, and chapter Regent Merle Dustin of Contoocook at the state DAR's annual Good Citizens awards luncheon. (COURTESY)
DANBURY — Wally Borgen’s vaudeville troupe will fill the Danbury Grange hall with music, comedy and a hint of burlesque to help raise money for the Blazing Star Grange’s stage scenery conservation project.
Anyone is welcome to the entertainment and food and to learn more about the project. A suggested donation is $5 per person, however, any amount is welcome.
The restoration project, under the direction of Curtains Without Borders, a Vermont-based nonprofit specializing in preserving historic stage curtains, will begin in late June and be ready for showcasing at the 100th Grange fair on Sept. 6.
Reprisal Chapter of DAR to host state DAR regent
NEWPORT — The Reprisal Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution will welcome Phyllis Gagnon of Manchester, regent of the New Hampshire State Organization of DAR, as guest speaker at its 2014 annual potluck luncheon at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Richards Free Library.
Windham club’s social/trip to Cape Cod open to public
WINDHAM — The Windham Woman’s Club’s June social is open to the public. Men are welcome.
Anyone interested should call Polly Chervincky at 560-7298. The group will meet at the park and ride on Route 111.
BRADFORD — Six members of the Mercy Hathaway White Chapter of DAR attended the New Hampshire State Organization of DAR’s annual Good Citizens awards luncheon in Concord last month with one of the chapter’s DAR Good Citizens, Oscar Reid of Warner, a senior at Kearsarge Regional High School in North Sutton.
The state DAR honored the Good Citizens, representing 58 high schools, who were chosen for demonstrating the qualities of dependability, service, leadership and patriotism.
Reid is a member of a jazz band, the pit band for school musicals, manager of the Kearsarge track team and class vice president. He also served as a page for the 2013 N.H. House of Representatives, is active in his church and has been a volunteer at the New London Hospital Day Triathlon.
HOLLIS — The Hollis Woman’s Club is sponsoring its annual day trip to New York City on Saturday, June 7, via coach bus.
The trip, which is open to the public, will leave the Tyngsborough (Mass.) Park and Ride at 6 a.m. and depart from New York City at 7 p.m.
For more information about the trip, email Susan.Benz@gmail.com or call 465-3607.
Candia Homemakers to tour garden, go to lunch
The group will carpool to a special garden in Londonderry and then go to lunch at a nearby restaurant.