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Letter

‘It truly takes a village’

To the editor:

Sincere appreciation and thank you to all contributing to the success of the Spring Fling dinner dance and silent auction, which raised $5,000 for restoration of the Old Meeting House of Francestown. Especially, to the sponsors underwriting the event: Monadnock Paper Mill, Francestown Village Store, Charles and Sarah Pyle, David Avery, MBA CFP, NH Historic Window and Sash, DH Hardwick and Sons, Michael Petrovick, Architect, Crotched Mountain Golf Resort, and Sound Choice DJ.

Businesses, donating goods and services: Roy’s Market, EMS, Toadstool Bookstore, Window Shop at Monadnock Community Hospital, New England Everyday Goods at Coll’s Farm, Achilles Agway, Town & Country Animal Hospital, Manhattan East Hair Design Studio, Peterborough Basket, Belletete’s, Steele’s Stationers, Harvester Market, Edmunds Ace Hardware, Francestown Village Store, Camirand’s Car Care, O’Reilly’s Auto Parts, Wonder Blink Photography, Shaw’s Supermarket, Spring Pond Farm, Dale Carlisle Decoy Carving.

Scott Jenkins and his ConVal woodworking class, for constructing 20 birdhouses. Talented local artists, for turning each birdhouse into a one-of-a-kind masterpiece. And friends and neighbors, for attending and bidding! It truly takes a village to maintain our beloved historic buildings.

Stephen Griffin

President, The Old Meeting House of Francestown, Inc.

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