SCHOOL YARD SCRIBBLES

From the Issue: 
January 2012

    We hope everyone had a nice holiday and a restful vacation.  We come back to school in January rejuvenated and ready to get some serious learning done! Troy School would like to welcome Sandy Smith back to our staff. Sandy worked at Troy School as a para-educator from 1998 until 2002 and has spent the years since then working at the Middle School and High School as an Administrative Assistant.  She is the new Administrative Assistant here at Troy School and will be the new voice on the phone and face in the office so we ask you to give her a warm hello when you see her. 

TCCC ANNUAL MEETING

From the Issue: 
January 2012

    Troy Community Communications Corporation, the non-profit parent of TROY TOWN NEWS, announces the annual meeting will take place Saturday January 21st at 1 PM at Kimball Hall.  The public is welcome to attend and offer suggestions, ask questions or bring forward any concerns.  There is a likelihood of positions to be filled on the board, so if you are interested, please contact TTN ttn@webryders.net or call Judy Mentzer ar 242-6463.

GAY-KIMBALL LIBRARY - WORKING TO MAKE YOUR LIFE BETTER!

From the Issue: 
January 2012

Let us help make your life better!  We have over 1,200 DVDs and books by your favorite authors.  AND easier with our wi-fi, faxing, copying, story time, online catalog and computers with internet & MS office products. 

Did you get a new e-reader or tablet for Christmas?  Make use of our NH Downloadable Book Collection (in co-operation with the State Library and other NH Libraries) to download FREE e-books.  Find the link on our website or on our catalog.   

GAP MT. LIONS CLUB

From the Issue: 
January 2012

    The Christmas Kid Shoppe was a great success on  December 11th.  We had some excited shoppers.  Thanks to all who came to shop, and to those who donated their time and items for the store.

         We met on December 8th for our annual Christmas Party at East Hill Farm. We were joined by other clubs in our zone and enjoyed a “Yankee Swap” after the meal.

         On January 5th we are having The President of the Fitzwilliam Visiting Nurses Association as our guest speaker.

EAST HILL FARM NEWS

From the Issue: 
January 2012

December 10 was a cold, sunny day that was perfect for the 7th Annual Currier and Ives Cookie Tour.  Over 200 people participated in this self-guided tour of 15 local inns, bed & breakfasts, and gift shops.  A 53 passenger bus from Chelmsford, Massachusetts, also visited 5 of the stops on the tour.  A portion of the ticket proceeds were donated to the Helping Hand Center.  All the guests enjoyed the event and had many positive things to say.  Thank you to the establishments that opened their doors to the public, and thank you to the public for supporting their local businesses.

FITZWILLIAM RECREATION DEPARTMENT NEWS

From the Issue: 
January 2012

Changes are Happening – As we ring in the new year, we are ringing in a new coordinator for the Recreation Department!  We would like to introduce our new Coordinator Cindi Beede.  We are excited to have Cindi on board and know that she will bring great enthusiasm, fun and continue to help provide great programming to the Town of Fitzwilliam.  New office hours are posted at town hall come on by and welcome Cindi!!!!

TTN 2012 UPDATE

From the Issue: 
January 2012

             It’s been almost 20 years since the first issue of TROY TOWN NEWS hit mailboxes and I wondered if the readership is aware of the process it takes to make that happen these days?  TTN is staffed by volunteers and financed by advertising revenue.  Sally Adams is our advertising coordinator.  She contacts both current and new advertisers to get the information for their ads.  Judy Mentzer is bookkeeper and occasional proofreader.  Pauline Fish works on layout: we use Publisher to produce the paper, inserting each article and ad in a hopefully pleasing and interesting manner. 

CHARITY FASHION SHOW

From the Issue: 
January 2012

    Times are economically tough for numerous families around the country.  With the high unemployment rate and rising cost of commodities (milk, bread, eggs, etc.) it is very difficult for people to provide for their families.  Organizations like the Helping Hand Center in Troy are assisting people to lessen the burden of these financial constraints.  Helping Hand is foremost a food pantry. They also sell clothes and other donated items for about a dollar, which anyone in the may community purchase.  All of the proceeds are then used to buy food for families in need.  The number of families that need assistance are constantly growing.  With that said, it makes it very important for donations to come in.

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