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January 30, 2013

Ham and bean supper is Saturday at church

The Eagle-Tribune

---- — First Church of Christ, 10 Church St., Bradford, will hold a ham and bean supper Saturday at 5 p.m. The meal includes baked ham, hot dogs, potato salad, cole slaw, bread and butter, dessert and beverages. Cost is $7 for adults and $4 for children. More information is available by calling 978-374-1114 or online at fccbradford.org.

Lions Club to hold Twisted Magic Show

The Haverhill Lions Club will hold a Twisted Magic Show Feb. 10 at the Elks Hall, 24 Summer St., from 1:30 to 3 p.m. There will also be balloon twisting for children in attendance. A donation of $5 per person is requested and tickets will be available at the door.

More information is available by calling 978-372-8322. All proceeds benefit Lions Club charities. The Haverhill Lions Club raises money for eye research, scholarships, eye exams and eyeglasses for those who cannot afford them. The club meets on the second and fourth Monday of each month at Maria’s Restaurant, 83-85 Essex St., at 6:30 p.m.

Council on Aging to hold Valentine’s Party

The Council on Aging will hold a Valentine’s Day luncheon and dance Feb. 14 at 12:30 p.m. at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St. Music will be provided by A Goodtime DJ George Whitehouse. Lunch is by the Chicken Connection. Tickets are $6 per person. More information is available from Kathy Bresnahan or Rita LaBella at 978-374-2390.

Local bank honored

for aiding veterans

The American Legion, Wilbur M. Comeau Post 4 recently honored Haverhill Bank for its donation and support of the Legion’s Veterans Day celebration.

John Kazarosian, Post 4 treasurer, presented Haverhill Bank President and CEO Thomas L. Mortimer with a certificate of appreciation “In recognition and sincere appreciation of outstanding service and assistance which contributed to the advancement of the American Legion programs and activities.”

Wilbur M. Comeau Post 4 serves veterans from all branches of the armed forces. It is committed to community programs that advocate patriotism and honor, promote strong national security and serve present and past service members. Post 4 includes more than 280 Legion members, 70 Sons of the American Legion and 90 members of the American Legion Auxiliary. Activities take place at 1314 Main St.

“Post 4 offers many different activities that both reinforce patriotism and honor while at the same time promotes service to the community, state and nation,” Mortimer said. “We are proud to support an organization that does so much good in our area — both for veterans and non-veterans alike.”

A nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization, The American Legion is the nation’s largest wartime veterans service organization. Its success depends entirely on active membership, participation and volunteerism. The organization belongs to the people it serves and the communities in which it thrives. For more information visit online at www.theamericanlegionhaverhillma.org.

Haverhill Girls Softball signups

The Haverhill Girls Softball League will hold open registrations for girls age 5 to 16, Feb. 2 and Feb. 16, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Elks Lodge on Summer Street. For more information please the league online at www.haverhillgirlssoftball.org.

Haverhill Senior Baseball sign-ups

Haverhill Senior Baseball will hold sign-ups for anyone in the Haverhill area Feb. 9 and March 2, 9, and 16, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Haverhill YMCA, 81 Winter St. The league has divisions for players age 13 and players ages 14 to 15. All home games will be played on a regulation 90-foot diamond on the JV Field behind Trinity Stadium. Applications are available online at haverhillseniorbaseball.com or by calling Larry O’Brien at 978-373-6982 or Dan Francescone at 978-807-5068.

Comedy night to raise money for

Haverhill sports

The fifth annual Haverhill High School Comedy Night will be held March 8 at DiBurro’s function hall. Four top professional comedians will perform. The event will feature a long list of raffle items as well as silent and live auction items. All proceeds benefit the Haverhill High School Athletic Program. Tickets are $25 per person and can be purchased at the high school, 137 Monument St. For more information or sponsorship opportunities, contact Athletic Director Tom O’Brien at 978-374-5732.

Craft fair on tap

Riverside Memorial Church, 278 Groveland St., will hold its fourth annual Spring Fling Craft Fair March 23, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Event organizers are seeking crafters to participate in this event. The fee is $30 for a 3- by 6-foot table with chairs. All proceeds support Riverside Memorial missions fund. For more information contact Renee Cannon at 617-455-2792 or email to ms.renee1969@yahoo.com. Application can be submitted online at http://thebusychickadees.com. Space is limited and the church ran out of tables last year so please call early.