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Merrimack Valley

October 16, 2013

VFW Santa Parade fundraiser needs your support

HAVERHILL - The 49th annual VFW Santa Parade is set for Sunday, Nov. 24 at 1 p.m., and parade organizers are shifting into full gear to raise the $45,000 needed to pay for this year’s event. Family boosters and business boosters club letters are in the mail asking parade supporters to help raise the funds. In addition, the Santa Parade has a new and improved website that allows for direct contributions to be made through PayPal, and also contains applications and important parade information. Visit the new site at www.vfwsantaparade.com.

Doo Wop danceNov. 2 at Reliefs In

LAWRENCE - Get out your poodle skirts, saddle shoes, jeans and tees. “It’s Saturday Night at the Hop” a Doo Wop dance Nov. 2 from 7 to 11 p.m. at Reliefs In, 1 Market St.

The party features Ralphie B. of R.B. Entertainment and Company with special guests the Senior-Tones, Tony Funches, former lead singer of Herb Reeds and the Platters and his daughter, Porscha.

Tickets are $25 per person. There will be a cash bar and a 50/50 raffle. For reservations, call 978-423-4658 or 978-685-0949. The event is sponsored by the St. Rita’s Sodality of Corpus Christi Parish at Holy Rosary Church.

NECC to host College Fair

Northern Essex Community College will once again host the New England Association of College Admission Counseling (NEACAC) Fair on Sunday, Oct. 20 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Sports and Fitness Center on the Haverhill campus, 100 Elliott St. Approximately 150 colleges and universities from around the country will be participating in this year’s fair. This event, which is free and open to the public, will be co-hosted by the Greater Newburyport College Night Association, consisting of the school districts of Amesbury, Georgetown, Newburyport, Pentucket, and Triton Regional Schools.

For a list of colleges and universities that are scheduled to participate, visit online at www.necc.mass.edu/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/NEACAC-College-Fair.pdf. For more information, contact Enrollment Services at 978-556-3735 or admissions@necc.mass.edu.

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