EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

November 15, 2012

Samaritan's Purse Project seeks donations

The Eagle-Tribune

---- — SALEM — A drop-off center has been established at Berge's Real Estate for those who would like to contribute to the Samaritan's Purse Project.

The Samaritan's Purse Project delivers gifts to children around the world affected by war, terrorism, poverty and natural disasters.

Individuals, families, schools, Scouts, and religious and civic organizations are invited participate.

This will be the 10th year that Berge's, 22 S. Broadway, has helped needy children during the holidays.

For more information, contact Vici Kramar at 893-8686, Ext. 208.

Eat well, then walk it off

HAMPSTEAD — The Outside in Hampstead “Annual Turkey Buster” will be led by David Treat the day after Thanksgiving.

Meet at the West Road parking area at 9 a.m. Friday, Nov. 23, for a two-hour "romp" on and off trail around the West RoadConservation area.

Questions about the outing may be directed to Treat at 329-6131.
Meat raffle proceeds to help needy

PLAISTOW — The Plaistow Lions Club and Carl G. Davis Post 34 America Legion will be holding a Meat Raffle Friday, Nov. 30, at 6 p.m.

The Meat Raffle will take place at the American Legion Carl G. Davis Post 34 at 176 Main St. Proceeds from the Meat Raffle will go to the Santa Fund to help those in need during the holidays.

Contact Paul Waring at 382-3125 or email plaistownh.lions@gmail.com with any questions about the event. Details are also available on Facebook at "PlaistowNHLions."

Meet 'Gwendolyn, the Graceful Pig'

ATKINSON — There will be a day of ballet fun for budding dancers and story lovers on Tuesday, Nov. 27, at 4:30 p.m. when ballerinas from the European School of Dancing take center stage at Kimball Library, 5 Academy Ave.

Author David Ira Rottenberg reads his picture book, "Gwendolyn, the Graceful Pig," while the dancers perform the story. As an added treat, a mini-movement lesson will be offered to the children in the audience after the performance and Rottenberg will sign copies of his book.

The event is free and cameras are encouraged.

Call 362-5234 for more information.

Trustee of trust funds needed in Salem

SALEM — Selectmen are seeking candidates to serve as a member of the Trustees of the Trust Funds.

Anyone wishing to fill the vacancy until March 10, 2015, is asked to submit a letter of interest by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 28. Trustees oversee town trust funds and capital reserve funds.

Selectmen are tentatively scheduled to interview candidates at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 3. Applicants will receive notification of the interview date.

Letters of interest can be faxed to 603-890-2220 or mailed to: Board of Selectmen, Attn. Trustees of the Trust Funds Vacancy, Town of Salem, 33 Geremonty Drive, Salem NH 03079.

Windham Windup bound for Verizon Arena

WINDHAM – The Windham Windup robotics team is bound for Verizon Wireless Arena and a robots-on-ice competition between periods of a Manchester Monarchs game Dec. 8.

Tickets are $25 and proceeds will help the Windup pay expenses this season.

The Windup will take on the Hopkinton OzRam club with robots specially designed to function on ice. Game time is 7 p.m.

For tickets, contact Janet Samsel: 548-9330 or jansam4@msn.com.

Tickets on sale for senior dinner

HAMPSTEAD — Tickets for the town's Senior Dinner Dec. 2 are on sale at the tax collector and town clerk's office.

The event will be held at the Granite Rose.

The event is geared toward seniors age 62 and up, and tickets are $5 each.