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April 18, 2013

NECC teacher earns national award


O’Connor Ives office hours tomorrow

NORTH ANDOVER — State Sen. Kathleen O’Connor Ives will be hosting office hours tomorrow from 1-2 p.m. at the North Andover Senior Center activity room. Appointments are not required. For any questions, please contact her office at 617-722-1604 or Christopher.Power@masenate.gov.

Church hosts meeting on planning a funeral

METHUEN — Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish is hosting an informational session on planning a Catholic funeral, May 5 at 2 p.m. at St. Theresa Church, 22 Plymouth St.

The goal of the seminar is to help Catholics select their liturgical instructions for their family members and funeral directors.

During the meeting, participants will learn about the Mass of Christian burial, the funeral rites, scripture and new music often used at funerals.

Pastor, the Rev. Christopher Casey, will give liturgical instruction at the event, while Lori Charette-McLaughlin and Christine Torres will present works appropriate for burials.

The free meeting is open to all Catholics.

‘Together for Tiffany’ pancake breakfastset for Saturday

METHUEN — The American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Methuen/Merrimack Valley team ‘Together For Tiffany’ is holding a pancake breakfast fundraiser on Saturday April 20 from 8-10 a.m. at Applebee’s , 56 Plaistow Road, Haverhill.

Tickets are $5 and include breakfast, coffee, juice and milk. There will also be raffles for a pair of Red Sox tickets, Lia Sophia jewelry, Tastefully Simple basket, signed sports memorabilia and more.

For tickets please contact Melissa Coveney lissabean22@gmail.com or 603-819-3175.

Barbershop Chorus to hold bookstore fundraiser

The Beverly Northshoremen Barbershop Chorus will hold a Bookfair Fundraiser on Saturday, April 27, at the Barnes and Noble Bookstore, 210 Andover Street, behind the Northshore Mall in Peabody.

The Northshoremen chorus and its three quartets will perform from 1–5 p.m.

To support the Northshoremen, please visit www.harmonize.com/northshoremen and download the Barnes and Noble voucher. Show that voucher at the register, and the chorus will receive a portion of the proceeds from your purchase made at any Barnes and Noble that entire business day.

If you can’t make it to a Barnes and Noble Bookstore that day, you may still support the Northshoremen. Just visit bn.com/bookfairs to support the group with online purchases from April 27 – May 2, by entering Bookfair ID # 11053501 at checkout.

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