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Brightening up our town windows

To the editor:

The Jaffrey Parks and Recreation Department would like to thank the following merchants for offering the use of their windows for our annual Halloween Window Painting Contest:

Athen’s Pizza, Belletete’s, CarQuest Auto Parts, Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce, Jaffrey Children’s Library, Hill Family Insurance, HKS Realty, Lab-n-Lager, McDonald’s, Monadnock Pediatric Dentistry, Mobil Station/ River Street Market, Nail Nook, People’s Bank, Pizza Barn, Red’s and Sanel Auto Parts.

We would like to thank the following people for their expertise in judging for our contest: Jacky Byrne, Stephanie Faulkner and Glen Peterson of the Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce and Becky Newton for coordinating the judging process. This was a difficult task as the paintings were all spooktacular!

We extend our thanks to Dunkin’ Donuts for providing munchkin boxes to hold the paint kits and to Pizza Barn for providing cups to hold the paints and to McDonald’s for providing gift certificates to the 1st place winners.

The talented artists that participated in this year’s contest were: Grades K/1: Dustin Whitney-Bechard, Tate Guptil, Lola Hayes, Charlotte Hutchinson, Neve Mormando and Liam Parent; Grades 2/3: Chelsea Dupuis and Mary Ruth Whicker; Grades 4/5: Bella Hayes and Samantha Newton; Grades 6-8, JRMS Jaffrey Rindge Extended Day Program: Destiny Dellasanta, Hannah Nye and Eugene Spears; Grades 9-12: Noelle Vestal.

All participants receive a certificate of “Artistic Excellence.” Additional prizes are awarded to 1st, 2nd, 3rd place winners as well as “honorable mention” winners. If you participated in the contest and did not receive a certificate, please contact the Jaffrey Parks and Recreation Department at 532-7863.

Caren Lewis

Jaffrey

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