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December 9, 2013

Christmas tree sales benefit Salem club

SALEM — Purchasing a Christmas tree at Tuscan Village on Main Street will help raise money for the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Salem.

The trees are balsam and Fraser firs between 5 and 14 feet tall. The tree stand is operated by AOK Lawn Care Sunday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

A portion of the proceeds go to the club.

Sacred Hearts holds open house

HAVERHILL — Sacred Hearts School in Bradford will hold an Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 10 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m and from 6 to 7 p.m. The Early Childhood Center Nursery to Kindergarten is at 48 South Chestnut St.

The school is at 31 South Chestnut St. Registration for 2014-2015 is available. No need for an appointment. Stop in, take a tour, and meet faculty and students. For more information call 978-374-7161 or 978-372-5451 or visit online at www.sacredheartsbradford.org.

Kingston firefighters collect toys, clothes

KINGSTON — The Kingston Fire Department is collecting new toys and winter clothing for local children.

Drop new, unwrapped toys, coats, sneakers, boots and other warm clothing at the fire station.

Call 642-3626 for details.

VAV donates wheelchair to injured Marine

LAWRENCE — Marine Private James Crosby, 29, of Winthrop — who was seriously injured in Iraq — will be given a highly specialized all-terrain wheelchair from the Merrimack Valley-based group, Veterans Assisting Veterans, in a ceremony Sunday, Dec. 22 3 p.m. at the VFW Joseph L Mottolo Post, 4524 Garofola St., Revere.

The Action Track wheelchair for Crosby — which will give him mobility to navigate all sorts of hard surfaces including beaches, frozen lakes, shallow streams and snow — is made possible after VAV and Pentucket Medical Associates jointly raised more than $71,000 at a black-tie gala held at Salvatore’s in Lawrence last month.

In addition to the Action Track wheelchair for Pvt. Crosby, proceeds will go to help fund several other veteran’s outreach programs. For more information visit veteransassistingveterans.com.

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