Animal Rescue League names Volunteer of Year
Marie Kohler of Manchester, with her husband, Ray, holds a plaque with her newly engraved name as the Animal Rescue League of New Hampshire's 2012 Volunteer of the Year. (Courtesy)
The nonprofit animal shelter has just 22 paid staff members, so it says it relies heavily on its more than 400 volunteers, who do everything from cleaning cages to fostering shelter animals to staffing events.
To learn more about the shelter and the animals there, go to www.rescueleague.org.
Plant sale, garden tour benefit animal shelter
A variety of plants, including annuals, perennials, herbs, vegetables, shrubs and trees, will be for sale, with all proceeds benefiting the shelter.
Visitors are invited to tour the animal shelter and meet some of the animals available for adoption. If rain is steady, the sale will be rescheduled to the same time Sunday, June 2.
Her gardens include azaleas, rhododendrons - many in colors not usually seen outside conservatories - Mountain Laurel, many varieties of perennials and a water feature inspired by the Monet gardens in France.
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