|Mar 19||A Trivia Night fundraiser to send Broadwater High Schoo students to Britain. Contact Jill Flynn for more information.|
In Townsend, starting Friday, October 5th you will begin seeing 10x10 squares of pavement on South Pine and B streets and grass in Heritage Park magically transform into boutiques, furniture stores, clothing shops, art galleries and cafés. They will be open for business Saturday from 10am-6pm and Sunday 10am-5pm. Some will be open Friday night when Fall Fest kicks off with world-famous brats, Fall Fest specialty micro brews and live bands.
The 2018 Rotary Slice of Summer celebrations ended with a special flourish on August 16th. Free youth activities included swimming, face painting, four bouncy toys, and the Elkhorn Community Fellowship climbing wall. Rotary sold Full Beli Deli pizza and cotton candy. The Lions sold hamburgers, hot dogs, and nachos. The Close Up kids sold ice cream, root beer floats, beverages, popcorn, and candy to raise money for their trip to Washington, DC.
On July 10, 2018 the Townsend Rotary Club installed new officers for the 2018-2019 Rotary Year. Over 40 people had a picnic at Heritage Park as Jeff Langlinais assumed the role of club President from Laura Obert.
Other officers installed for 2018-2019:
On June 12 nearly 70 people gathered at the old Masonic Hall to hear Walter Deege speak about his life in Germany during the Holocaust. While Walter and his family were not jewish his father was sent to a concentration camp where he died. Many non-jewish people were sent to the concentation camps for any activity that offended the Nazi party.
Rotary’s eighth annual Slice of Summer celebration is Thursday June 21 at Heritage Fun Park. Free kids’ activities during the afternoon and evening include free swimming, face painting, the Elkhorn Community Fellowship Church climbing wall, and a bouncy house.
(Townsend) (June 7) — The Rotary Club of Townsend has invited Walter Deege to speak at their Rotary Meeting June 12 at 7 pm in the Community Room on the Townsend School District #1 Campus at 201 North Spruce Street. Walter will share his experiences as a young boy in the Netherlands during WWII. His is a first-hand account of the terror his family endured during the Nazi occupation from its prison system to their concentration camps. The program and narrated slide show will last about ½ hour. Because of the special
Slice of Summer Celebration Starts June 21st.
Rotary Club of Townsend plans for the eighth annual Slice of Summer season are being finalized. Slice of Summer is a community-sponsored family fun event held on the third Thursday of June, July, and August each year at Heritage Fun Park. Mark your calendars-this year’s Slice of Summer dates are June 21, July 19, and August 16.
The Townsend Rotary Club sponsors Sr. Art Projects events at the 3 Townsend area Seniors Assisted Living Facilities and the Nursing Home. Pam Sample (local artist and owner of Artisans On Broadway art gallery) visits each of the 3 Seniors homes every quarter and leads the residents through completing an art project.
(Townsend) (March 29) — On Tuesday, March 27th, the Rotary Club of Townsend held a pot luck party at the American Legion to honor the Broadwater Community Foundation (BCF). BCF Board members Carol Plymale, Helen Turcotte, and Terry Nugent gave an overview of the history and status of the organization. The BCF Endowment has grown to almost one-half million dollars in 20 years since its inception!