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September 9, 2013

Disabled American Veterans to meet tomorrow

HAVERHILL — DAV Hannah Dustin Chapter 20 will meet on Tuesday at 6 p.m in the veteran’s room in the basement of City Hall.

Guest speaker is newly elected State Commander Kenneth Kooyman. There will be a raffle, regular business and refreshments. The DAV Mobile Service Office will be at the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge 1601, 64 Broad St., Merrimac, on Sept. 26 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Any veteran who needs assistance with claims or counseling is invited. For more information call 978-521-3982 or 978-374-2390, ext. 32.

Cultural council hosts reception for grant recipients

NORTH ANDOVER — The North Andover Cultural Council is pleased to host a reception in honor of its 2013 grant award recipients at The Rogers Center for the Arts at Merrimack College, 315 Turnpike St., North Andover, Sept. 17 at 7 p.m.

North Andover Cultural Council grant recipients, including Stevens Memorial Library, North Andover School Enrichment Council, North Andover Council on Aging, Merrimack Valley Philharmonic Society Inc will discuss their funded projects.

The event is free, accessible, and open to all residents of North Andover. Light refreshments, provided by Merrimack College will be available.

North Andover Town Manager Andrew Maylor and Legislator Kathleen O’Connor Ives, Diana DiZoglio and James Lyons will be in attendance to welcome guests and present awards.

“This is a chance to honor the work of artists and arts organizations in North Andover,” says Linda Ann Mac Donald, chairperson of the North Andover Cultural Council. “We are particularly excited about the range and quality of North Andover Cultural Council-funded projects this year. Each project was chosen because of its substantial public benefit for the residents of North Andover.”

The North Andover Cultural Council is part of a network of 329 Local Cultural Councils serving all 351 cities and towns in the Commonwealth. The LCC Program is the largest grassroots cultural funding network in the nation, supporting thousands of community-based projects in the arts, sciences and humanities every year. The state legislature provides an annual appropriation to the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency, which then allocates funds to each community.

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