East Andover Village Preschool: March 2013

By Elizabeth Janvrin, Director, EAVP
East Andover Village Preschool: March 2013

The month of March took us on a trip to “Once upon a time” land. We explored many of the fairy tales throughout the month in all areas of our classroom. Working together, we constructed a castle out of recycled materials, which also offered opportunities to share our thoughts and ideas with others nearby. As […]

Walking With Seniors in the Proctor Gym

By Larry Chase, for the Monitor

From the February 18 Concord Monitor By the numbers: During winter weekdays, about four or five of us are already walking at 7:30 AM, even though the fieldhouse doors don’t officially open until 8. By 9, when participation peaks, there may be close to 20. By 10, when the doors close, there’s rarely more than […]

Laura Powers Wins Two “Bests” at ChocolateFest

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Laura Powers Wins Two “Bests” at ChocolateFest

New Hampshire’s Lake Sunapee Region Chamber of Commerce hosted some of the area’s most celebrated makers of chocolate creations on March 9 at the 18th annual ChocolateFest and Chocolate Challenge. The event was held once again on the campus of Colby-Sawyer College in beautifully renovated Wheeler Hall in the Ware Campus Center. ChocolateFest 2013 was […]

Dorothy Lull, March 7, 2013

Dorothy Mitchell Lull, long-time resident of Potter Place, died March 7, 2013 at the Veteran’s Home in Tilton. Born in 1923 in Lynn, Massachusetts, the daughter of Dr. Frank A. Mitchell and Edith (Lister) Mitchell, she was raised in Grafton, New Hampshire and graduated from Canaan High School in 1941. Answering the call to serve […]

George Gove, March 2, 2013

George Gove, March 2, 2013

On the evening of March 2, 2013, in the West Lebanon living room where he watched thousands of Red Sox games, George William Gove, 87, died peacefully, surrounded by his family and protected by his wonderful dog Quint. George finally found something that he just couldn’t fix, and that was beating pancreatic cancer. During his […]

Loretta Bates Honored For Her Community Service

Mascoma Bank donates $1,000 to St. Jude's in her honor.

Loretta Bates Honored For Her Community Service

Samantha Pause (left) and Tom Hoyt (right) of Mascoma Savings Bank awarded a $1,000 check to Loretta Bates, which she donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Her husband Bill nominated her for Mascoma’s award in honor of people who make a difference in their communities.

After School Program Enjoys Winter, Celebrates Chinese New Year

By Diane Adams, Director, Andover After School Program
After School Program Enjoys Winter, Celebrates Chinese New Year

Andover After School Program has been in full winter attire. We have added sledding and fort building to our list of activities. The nor’easter was enjoyed by the children a bit more than the adults, I’d say! February was filled with a lot of love, hearts and penguins. We also made groundhog puppets and celebrated […]

Zumba-thon to Benefit Ovarian Cancer Victim

Come on March 23 for Zumba and to support Michelle Tanguay

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Zumba-thon to Benefit Ovarian Cancer Victim

The Michelle Tanguay Believe Fundraising Committee is asking for your support. The Merrimack Valley community has an amazing woman who gives selflessly of her time and resources to help others. Our own Michelle Tanguay, owner of Commit 2B Fit at Infinite, has been diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Ironically, Michelle’s cancer diagnosis came just weeks after […]

Imagination Inn to Celebrate St. Patrick, Easter

By Doreen Perreault, Director, Imagination Inn
Imagination Inn to Celebrate St. Patrick, Easter

In like a lion, out like a lamb! It’s hard to believe that on Wednesday, March 20 we will be welcoming spring. Wonder if anyone is going to tell Mother Nature? During the month of March we will be setting up traps in hopes of catching ourselves a leprechaun. The nursery and preschoolers set the […]

EAVP Explores the World of the Post Office

By Elizabeth Janvrin, Director, EAVP
EAVP Explores the World of the Post Office

February was a busy month at East Andover Village Preschool, with many discussions around family and friendship. We started off the month with appreciating our families in our second Parent Appreciation Week. Families wore their children to work with homemade buttons, enjoyed breakfast during drop-off time, and enjoyed a night of dinner and dancing. Thank […]

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