Community Stuff 1/19/14
Backyard Growers Recruiting Mentors for 2014!
Recruiting Volunteer Garden Mentors
Backyard Growers is recruiting volunteer garden mentors for the 2014 growing season. Mentors help train participants how to grow their own food! Intermediate gardening experience required; low time commitment; big community impact! We provide you with mentor training at a mandatory orientation on Saturday, February 22nd. To download the mentor outreach flyer visit www.capeannfarmersmarket.org/backyard-growers and click on “Become a Mentor” or call Anna at 610.220.9823. Deadline to apply is February 1st.
Friends of Halibut Point State Park Scholarshp Recipient
Alexander Shepard was the recent recipient of the Friends of Halibut Point State Park Scholarship. Alex is from Manchester and is studying At Lyndon State College in VT. Pictured are Fred Peterson, Treasurer, Alexander Shepard, Gail Halloran, President, and Edwin Jylkka, Vice President.
Submitted by: Judith Harris
Friends of Halibut Point State Park
Diane Bertolino, guest speaker at the Pigeon Cove Circle on January 23
Diane Bertolinio, Director, Rockport Senior Center, will be the guest speaker at the Pigeon Cove Circle on January 23. An overview of upcoming events, day trips, volunteer opportunities, will be discussed at this meeting. There is no fee or pre-registration required. All are welcome.
The evening will begin at 6 p.m. with a pot luck buffet dinner, followed by speaker at 6:45 p.m. Those attending are welcome to bring an item for the buffet.
The Pigeon Cove Circle is located at Six Breakwater Avenue in Rockport, made-up of men and women throughout Cape Ann, a civic group who provide fund-raisers for community needs such as a yearly scholarship to a Cape Ann high school student, and other needs on Cape Ann. Those who would like further information about the availability of the Pigeon Cove function hall are welcome to call Michelle at 978-546-1195.
Cape Ann Cultural Exchange Roundtable
seARTS hosted it’s semi-annual Cultural Exchange Roundtable at The Sawyer Free Library yesterday . There were 36 attendees representing the four Cape Ann Cultural Districtsdiscussing ideas to stimulate the Creative Economy on Cape Ann. Guest speakers were Tim Montgomery, publisher of Art New England, and associate publisher Rita A.Fucillo. seARTS President James Caviston facilitated the meeting.