Rebuilding Together Greater Haverhill Inc. will use its grant funds to repair homes of low-income homeowners. The Salvation Army in Haverhill, which was awarded a $1,500 grant, will use its money to support its Bridging the Gap program. The Merrimack Valley General Fund is a field of interest fund at ECCF serving agencies in the Eastern Merrimack Valley. The fund was established when the Merrimack Valley Community Foundation merged with ECCF in 2004. The MVGF funds programs serving the community in the areas of arts and culture, education, social and community Services, and youth service.
Council on Aging announces new trips
The Council on Aging is planning a mid-winter trip to visit and tour the Boston Public Library on Feb. 21 at 10 a.m.
The library houses 8.9 million books as well as manuscripts, maps, musical scores and prints. Of significant importance is the Sargent Gallery, which includes murals painted by John Singer Sargent. Cost is $35 per person for transportation and tour.
The Council on Aging will also visit The Museum of Fine Arts Art in Bloom exhibit on April 29 at 10 a.m. This is an exceptional opportunity to see some of the museum’s famous art and the creativity of floral artists as they interpret the artwork through the use of beautiful flowers and vegetation. Cost of this trip is $45 per person for transportation and admission to the museum. Cost for museum members is $20 for transportation. More information is available from Kathy Bresnahan or Rita LaBella at 978-374-2390.